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Cardinal-designate Vincent Nichols (AP)

Some commentators even take it as meaning that Pope Francis would have been in favour of the Soho Masses

Sarah Teather MP (PA)

Sarah Teather made her decision while on a month long retreat

Pope Francis (CNS)

He prefers to communicate by means of discussion and conversation rather than preaching at people. But he never places the teachings of the church in any doubt

‘Glib writers chose to see in Pope Francis’s comments a papal white flag’ (AP)

Despite the enthusiasm of the left wing media, the Pope is not abandoning the traditional battlements of Catholicism

'The worse the crime, the more careful we need to be in our administration of justice' (PA)

The murder of an innocent man in Bristol illustrates how gossip and innuendo can have catastrophic results

Pope Francis (AP)

The Pope’s big interview is the biggest challenge yet to conservative Catholics

Singing from the same hymn sheet: Pope Emeritus Benedict and Pope Francis (Photo: CNS)

Its editorial seems to regard vestments and traditional morality as the main obstacles to progress

The Guardian's office in central London (John Stillwell/PA Wire)

The newspaper’s favourite talks are full of beliefs that are toxic and profoundly anti-Christian

Benedict XVI waves to the faithful (Photo: CNS)

Despite the excitement of the secular media, Benedict went through the same process as any other Christian when faced with a major decision

Pope Francis meets Argentine President Cristina Kirchner (CNS)

Pope Francis floors the media

Attacks on the Pontiff from the press were expected but are undeserved