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In his weekly catechesis Pope Benedict held up the medieval mystic as a woman who understood that divine love is at the heart of spiritual life

Pope Benedict’s election caught American diplomats by surprise, Wikileaks documents from Rome have revealed

Apparently not even the sophisticated US intelligence service was able to penetrate the walls of the Sistine Chapel

Despite the furore over condoms, Light of the World, the book-length interview with Pope Benedict, is about a whole lot more than sex.

Catholics around the world pray for end to abortion

Or should he have listened to Fr Lombardi?

Trip to Benin confirmed by Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi

Archbishop Vincent Nichols said Pope Benedict’s September visit brought a sense of the spiritual dimension back to Britain

Fr Joseph Fessio worked with the author Peter Seewald on the English translation of the book