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Pope Benedict XVI leads Mass and the beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman (CNS)

We should accept the teachings of the Church, even if we risk sounding old-fashioned

The Pope pictured with his brother on his 85th birthday (CNS photo)

Seven years after his election, he continues to show great trust and humility

Fr Brian McGinley, Philip Jones, Sir Michael Perry, Canon John Moran, Fr Dominic Cosslett and Debbie Liggins are pictured outside Worcester Cathedral (Photo: Peter Jennings)

Blessed John Henry Newman’s sublime poem The Dream of Gerontius, set to music by Sir Edward Elgar, was performed in Worcester Cathedral

People in Warsaw queue for marmalade-stuffed doughnuts on Paczki, or 'Fat Thursday', before the start of Lent (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Newman says that ‘the very notion of being religious implies self-denial’: true, maybe, but not easy

Pope Benedict XVI greets crowds outside Westminster Cathedral (Photo: PA)

Bishops of England and Wales say the papal visit gave them confidence and strengthened their identity as Catholics

From left to right: Audrey Hamilton, Rose Layson, Dee Williams, Desmond Gaynor, pilgrim leader, and Eamonn Hamilton of Our Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury, Harrow on the Hill in north London

Pilgrims from Harrow on the Hill in north London were delighted to make the journey to Cofton Park for the beatification of John Henry Newman

Ade Olopade of the Oratory school, near Reading, holds the Missal for the Pope

The beatification of John Henry Newman had special meaning for staff and pupils of the Oratory School and Oratory Prep School

GK Chesterton: 'a giant, spiritually as well as physically' (Photo: PA)

He was nothing like our traditional idea of what a saint is like: but his time has come

Pope Benedict was an example to priests in showing how the Mass can be gloriously celebrated (PA: Photo)

We owe him our deepest gratitude. His visit was as great a success as that of John Paul II in 1982

Newman reached out to the most needy

The 25th Sunday of the Year: Am 8:4-7; Ps 115; 1 Tm 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13