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The visit was a personal triumph for the Holy Father himself (Photo: PA)

The last four days began in anxiety, but ended in euphoria

David Cameron and Pope Benedict XVI at a farewell ceremony at Birmingham International Airport (Photo: PA)

In a powerful farewell speech, David Cameron says faith ‘has always been part of the fabric of our country’

Cardinal Keith O’Brien: ‘You have reassured us that Christianity is alive and well in our countries’

The sanctuary at Cofton Park (Photo: PA)

Pope Benedict beatifies Cardinal Newman

In homily, Pontiff praises English men and women who resisted the ‘evil ideology’ of Nazism

I’m at Hyde Park, trying to be tolerant. Thank God for the beautiful Mass this morning

I’d better pull myself together and get with the programme

The Pope met the victims of clerical child abuse at the apostolic nunciature in Wimbledon (Photo: PA)

The meeting lasted 30 to 40 minutes, longer than the Pope gave to the Prime Minister

(Photo: AP)

Pope Benedict XVI tells 2,500 people on Westminster Cathedral piazza that they should make space for silence every day

Pope Benedict XVI at Westminster Cathedral this morning Photo: PA

Pope Benedict XVI speaks of immense suffering of victims in homily at Westminster Cathedral Mass

Papal Visit 2010: Pope’s words to young people – full text

Full text of the Pope’s words to young people gathered on the Westminster Cathedral piazza

Papal Visit 2010: Westminster Cathedral homily – full text

Full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s homily at the Westminster Cathedral Mass