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Holy Father recalls his difficult path to priesthood in Nazi Germany

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster celebrated Mass for the close of the Year for Priests and the Feast of the Sacred Heart at Westminster Cathedral on Friday, June 11

It’s time to move on from the debate about ritualism versus activism, says Dominic Scarborough

The Year for Priests seems at first glance to have been a tremendous failure – but for many of the world’s priests, says Pope Benedict XVI, it has been a time of quiet renewal

Pope Benedict XVI: Year for Priests helped the Church to grow in gratitude for the gift of the priesthood
• Comment: The past year has lifted the morale of the priesthood
• In pictures: Archbishop Nichols solemnly closes the Year of Priests