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Isle of Man postal service issues three stamps to mark papal visit to Britain

The media, certainly, are not indifferent to the Pope’s trip. But are the faithful?

The travellers, from Ireland, say they hope to be blessed by the Pope but do not have tickets for the Mass

Pope Benedict XVI will make the announcement during the beatification Mass next month

Pop idol to perform for Pope

Michelle McManus, winner of the 2003 series of the television show Pop Idol, will sing for the Pope when he visits Scotland

Cardinal: visit will boost faith

Cardinal Keith O’Brien: Pope will remind Catholics in Britain how they should live their faith today

Susan Boyle to sing for the Pope

Scottish star will sing “I Dreamed a Dream” before papal Mass at Bellahouston Park

Stonemason says he is working ‘flat out’ to finish the project in time for papal Mass at Bellahouston Park

Archbishop Nichols says it will be a chance to show secularised society that faith is a gift, not a problem

Initiative is brainchild of charity Aid to the Church in Need