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Stephen Bullivant, the director of the Benedict XVI Centre, speaks at its launch

The centre, at Britain’s largest Catholic university, seeks to ‘bring the riches of Catholic teaching into the national conversation’

England and Wales Green Party leader Natalie Bennett joins Patrick Harvie and other Scottish Greens on the campaign trail (PA)

Michael McGrath, director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service, said that Green party policy would bring an end to state-funded Catholic education in Scotland

Visiting nuns venerate the relics of St Thérèse of Lisieux at Westminster Cathedral (PA)

She never had any children, but as a dormitory mistress she lavished her maternal gifts on us

Pope Francis speaks via video message as Hanan al-Hroub receives the award (PA)

The Pope said that playing games teaches us to socialise and find joy

Syrian refugee children sit on the ground in a makeshift school in a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Kab Elias, Lebanon (AP)

Lebanon will become the thirteenth country in which the Scottish charity delivers its food and education programmes

Prime Minister David Cameron is escorted by prison governer Stephen Ruddy as he tours HMP Onley in Rugby ahead of a major speech on prison reform (PA)

England and Wales’ lead bishop for prisons has said ‘prisoners should be treated as assets to our society rather than liabilities’

The Commission on Religion and Belief in Public Life has released a report on the place of religion in UK society (PA)

Sectarianism is not a self-evident result of religious selection in schools

People take pictures with mobile phones and tablets as Pope Francis arrives  (CNS)

The Pope held a question and answer at a conference marking the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Christian Education

Christopher claims he was told to remove his rosary at school

School in Florida says the rosary violated the dress code

Children play football at the Terra Santa School in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Ramle (AP)

The schools were closed to pressure the Israeli government to grant budgeting equality