Catholic Herald logo
Menu

Benedict XVI celebrates Mass at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium attended by 74,000

The faithful await Benedict XVI's arrival at Berlin's Olympic Stadium (CNS)

Around 70,000 people attend Mass in Berlin

The Pope waves to the faithful at Berlin's Olympic Stadium (PA)

Benedict XVI urges German Catholics to grow in love of the Church

Pope Benedict XVI meets leaders of Germany's Central Council of Jews yesterday (AP Photo/Wolfgang Radtke, pool)

Benedict XVI says the Church feels ‘a great closeness’ to the Jewish people

Benedict XVI receives standing ovation after address to Bundestag

Benedict XVI and German President Christian Wulff at the Bellevue Palace (CNS photo/Max Rossi, Reuters)

Full text: Pope’s address to the Bundestag

Benedict XVI issues challenge to ‘positivist world view’ in speech to German parliamentarians

Christian Wulff and his wife Bettina with the Pope (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Benedict XVI says the ‘issue of truth’ has begun to be seen as an obstacle in decision-making

President Christian Wulff welcomes Pope Benedict XVI at Bellevue Palace (Photo: PA)

Full text of Pope’s address at welcoming ceremony at Bellevue Castle

Pope arrives in Berlin

Benedict XVI was welcomed by Germany’s president Christian Wulff and by Chancellor Angela Merkel

President Christian Wulff, right, and Chancellor Angela Merkel welcome Benedict XVI at Tegel airport this morning (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

His trip to Germany this week is his first foray as Pope outside Germany’s Catholic strongholds