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Archbishop Bernard Longley pictured with, left to right, Peter Jennings, his press secretary, Jackie Edge, his aunt, Kathleen Lloyd his sister and Jennifer Davies his secretary                                                                                                                                         (Photograph: Robert Davies)

Pope Benedict XVI made the comment when he placed the pallium over the shoulders of Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham

Pope arrives at Castel Gandolfo

Benedict XVI flies to summer residence

Pontiff praises Scottish Franciscan

Pontiff travels to the Italian town of Sulmona to mark the 800th anniversary of the birth of Pope Celestine V

Pope Benedict XVI passes before the remains of Pope Celestine V after a Mass in Sulmona, Italy                    (AP Photo)

Pontiff marks 800th birthday of 13th-century hermit Pope Celestine V
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Bishop Conry had a private meeting with the Pope in January (Photograph: Servizio Fotographico de l’OR)

Bishop Kieran Conry of Arundel and Brighton says the Church should rethink the way it presents itself

Usually the Pope returns to Rome on the national carrier of the country he's visiting (PA photo)

The detail emerged as the Holy See formally announced the Pope’s state visit

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Pope meets new Iraqi ambassador

Benedict XVI discusses plight of Christians

Pope deplores police raid on Belgian Church

Police opened tombs, searched the home of a retired cardinal and detained bishops for nine hours