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The helicopter carrying Benedict XVI back to the Vatican flies over the St Peter's Basilica (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope Emeritus takes up residence in Mater Ecclesiae Monastery

Fifth Sunday of Easter, Acts 14:21-27; Revelation 21:1-5; John 13:31-35 (Year C)

Archbishop Marini: 'The Council is not behind us. It still precedes us'  (PA)

Perhaps the archbishop has been mistranslated. What exactly was he hoping to achieve?

Fr Radcliffe (centre): ‘In a very busy world you really need to give the Bible time. If it’s a word of friendship, you have to give time to your friends’  (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Fr Timothy Radcliffe speaks ahead of the Word of the Lord Conference

Pope Benedict XVI conducting one of his weekly general audiences (AP)

And I really can’t be doing with all this “emeritus” stuff. He’s still simply Pope Benedict to me

Pope Francis in St Peter's Square (AP)

Pope addresses more than 30,000 people in St Peter’s Square

Baroness Thatcher (Photo: PA)

Margaret Thatcher had her critics, Pope Francis can expect to have his too

Pope Francis receives a book from Dr Nikolaus Schneider

Dr Nikolaus Schneider hopeful for joint celebration of the anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

Pope Francis greets parishioners outside Sant'Anna church (CNS)

The Pontiff’s ‘Italian identity’ and a wise choice of Secretary of State will help bring about change at the Vatican

Archbishop Vincent Nichols called for Britons to pray Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk

Archbishop of Westminster denies the country has no voice in papal vote