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Pope Benedict XVI's gentle, positive statements at Gaudí's Sagrada Familia were described as 'railing' by the secularist media (Photo: PA)

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

Pope Benedict XVI celebrates Mass at the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (Photo: CNS)

In his homily Pope Benedict XVI said Catholics must promote the family and resist every attack on human life

Pope discusses upcoming trip to Spain

Pope Benedict XVI talks about his excitement at the trip during his general audience

A banner welcoming Benedict XVI hangs from the façade of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. The Pope will consecrate the still unfinished church on Sunday (CNS photo)

The Pontiff takes the pilgrim path

On the eve of Benedict XVI’s second trip to Spain David Eade explains why the Pope is so concerned about the country’s future

Two-day trip includes stops in Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela

Benedict XVI will fulfil his wish to visit Santiago de Compostela next month

Next year’s World Youth Day will be the second time the event has been held in Spain

A view of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (Chris Ison/PA Archive)

Benedict XVI will consecrate La Sagrada Familia during November trip

Victorious squad visits shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico

L’Osservatore Romano pays tribute to La Furia Roja