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Newman and papal visit receive stamp of approval

Isle of Man Stamps and Coins commemorates papal visit

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Archbishop of Birmingham talks about the papal visit and Cardinal Newman’s legacy

Photo: PA

Pope Benedict XVI will use the Popemobile during parts of his tour in Britain so that more people can greet him

Visitors from Rome at Cofton Park Birmingham on July 7: Mgr Guido Marini , papal MC, third from right, pictured with (L to R) Fr Paul Conroy, Fr Jan Nowotnik, Mgr Philip Moger, Mgr Andrew Summersgill, Canon Patrick Browne, Mgr Giulio Viviani and Mgr Diego Ravelli

Officials from Rome visit Cofton Park, Birmingham

Lord Patten pictured with (left to right) Sharon Lee, strategic director, Environment and Culture, Councillor Alan Rudge, cabinet member for equalities and human resources, and John Blakemore, acting chief highway engineer, outside Birmingham Council House (Photo: Peter Jennings)

The organiser of the papal visit enjoyed the sunshine at Cofton Park before visiting Cardinal Newman’s private chapel

Archbishop Bernard Longley pictured with, left to right, Peter Jennings, his press secretary, Jackie Edge, his aunt, Kathleen Lloyd his sister and Jennifer Davies his secretary                                                                                                                                         (Photograph: Robert Davies)

Pope Benedict XVI made the comment when he placed the pallium over the shoulders of Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham

Unlike their English counterparts, Scottish pilgrims will not be paying a fee for transport costs

Pope Benedict XVI leads the Angelus prayer at his summer residence in Castel Gandolfo on Sunday (Photo: PA)

Lay people and priests will have to pay £10 or £25 in order to attend big outdoor events in England

Mgr Guido Marini, the papal MC, and members of the Vatican Party are pictured at Cofton Park, Birmingham, with Mgr Andrew Summersgill, Canon Patrick Browne, and representatives of WRG, on July 7 (Photo: Peter Jennings)

The papal master of ceremonies and two other Vatican officials tour Birmingham, Glasgow and London to prepare for Pope’s trip

Lord Patten is overseeing preparations for the state aspects of the Pope's visit (Mazur/www.thepapalvisit.org.uk)

Papal visit ‘will put an end to any Catholic feeling like a second-class citizen’