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Photo exhibition marks papal visit anniversary

Clifton Diocese is staging a photographic exhibition to celebrate the Holy Father’s historic state visit to Britain last year

Ray Mooney explains the significance of the symbol-rich candle stand to St Joseph’s pupils                   (Photo: Celia Price)

The Towers Convent School hosts the Catholic Youth Ministry’s candle stand, which was blessed by Pope Benedict XVI last year

Pope Benedict XVI is pictured during the Angelus (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Paschal Uche, left, smiles after addressing the Pope outside Westminster Cathedral (CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo)

Are Catholics still energised and renewed by the trip or has the momentum already been lost?

A scene from the Protest the Pope march last September (PA photo)

The papal visit gave a boost to Humanism

Catholics were thrilled by Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to Britain. A leading Humanist journalist tells Ed West that secularists were too

Prime Minister David Cameron. Left, listens to the Pope during the departure ceremony at Birmingham Airport last September (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

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Pope Benedict XVI pictured with the bishops of England and Wales at St Mary's, Oscott, Birmingham (Photo: PA)

The papal visit, says one, is an ‘outpouring of grace’; the ordinariate, says the other, a ‘journey of faith’: not what I would have predicted

Benedict XVI waves as he leaves Oscott College in Birmingham (Photo: PA)

Bishop of Arundel and Brighton says Catholics are still talking about the papal visit and ‘the outpouring of grace that was witnessed’

Every year about 200,000 pro-lifers march along Constitution Avenue in Washington

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans gather in Washington DC on the anniversary of the Roe v Wade ruling. Imagine for a moment a similar event taking place in London

Pope Benedict XVI is presented with a copy of the official record of his state visit to Britain by Peter Jennings, its author and editor, in Rome 
at the end of his weekly audience in the Vatican on Wednesday December 15                                                      (Photograph: L’Osservatore Romano)

Record of papal visit delights Pope

Benedict XVI presented with official record of last year’s papal visit to Britain