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Topic: Pope Benedict XVI

Lord Patten named president of new Vatican media team

The Vatican has set up an 11 member committee to advise on communications

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/05/14

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Orthodox bishop outlines hopes for Pope’s visit to Israel

Bishop said he hopes Pope Francis’s trip will promote Christian unity

What if Francis had been pope in 2005?

The then-Cardinal Bergoglio reportedly came second in the 2005 conclave and is said to have been relieved he wasn’t elected on that occasion

The moment that shook the world: An eyewitness account of Benedict XVI’s resignation

A year ago Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in 600 years. Here is Archbishop Leo Cushley’s moving eyewitness account of that day

Print Edition: 07/02/14

In this week’s print edition of The Catholic Herald, Archbishop Leo Cushley offers a moving eyewitness account of Benedict XVI’s resignation on the first anniversary of that momentous day. Architect Ptolemy Dean discusses his plans to give visitors to Westminster Abbey a striking new view of the shrine of St Edward the Confessor. Quentin de […]

Bishop is asked to open Cause of Focolare founder Chiara Lubich

Movement asks for Cause to be opened five years after Chiara Lubich’s death

Pope Francis to create first cardinals next February

The Pope will create his first cardinals on the feast of the Chair of St Peter

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/09/13

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The Guardian’s praise of Pope Francis as the ‘un-Benedict’ reveals some odd thinking

Its editorial seems to regard vestments and traditional morality as the main obstacles to progress