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Benedict XVI criticises utilitarian approach to education

Benedict XVI waves to young women religious at El Escorial

Benedict XVI speaks of ‘eclipse of God’ at meeting in El Escorial

Pope Benedict XVI is cheered by the faithful as he arrives in Plaza de Cibeles (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Build your life on solid rock, Pope urges young people

Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful as he delivers the Urbi et Orbi message (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Christ is risen, he is alive and he walks with us, says Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI holds a candle during the Easter Vigil in St Peter's Basilica (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Benedict XVI says that the Resurrection has inaugurated a new form of life

Benedict XVI leads the Good Friday Way of the Cross at the Colosseum (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI says that the Cross is a luminous sign of God’s love

Benedict XVI washes the foot of a priest on Holy Thursday (Alessandro Bianchi/AP/Press Association Images)

Pope prays for unity at Mass at Basilica of St John Lateran

Benedict XVI breathes over chrism oil, a gesture symbolising the infusion of the Holy Spirit, at Holy Thursday Mass last year  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Read the full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s Chrism Mass homily