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Bishops of England and Wales say the papal visit gave them confidence and strengthened their identity as Catholics

Dr Rowan Williams had been invited to Rome to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity

Dr Rowan Williams tells Vatican Radio he hopes the new structure will deepen appreciation of the Anglican patrimony

Pope Benedict XVI expresses ‘spiritual closeness’ to 37-year-old woman convicted on charges of blasphemy in Pakistan

Pope Benedict XVI asks that the Pakistani government release Asia Bibi and expresses his spiritual closeness to her and her family

Benedict XVI continues his series of reflections on women in the Church

Pope Benedict XVI cites as evidence the adoration of 80,000 people at the Hyde Park vigil in September

Sport can help develop a healthy sense of competition, says Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI encourages faithful to participate in prayer vigils on the eve of the first Sunday of Advent

If he were not a threat, his enemies would just ignore him