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Spanish students hold portraits of clergy killed in the Spanish Civil War, during a 2007 beatification ceremony at the Vatican (Photo: CNS)

Pope paves the way for 95 men and women killed in the conflict to be beatified

International Catholic youth event created 4,589 new jobs

WYD 2011: Benedict XVI in Spain: ‘a meek man of mighty action’

Madeleine Teahan describes her experience of Pope Benedict XVI’s first day in Spain

Pope Benedict XVI meets journalists aboard the flight to Madrid (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

WYD 2011: Papal Q&A on flight to Madrid

The Pope answered questions from reporters on his way to Madrid for World Youth Day 2011

The Pope greets faithful during the Angelus yesterday (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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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