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He was nothing like our traditional idea of what a saint is like: but his time has come

The Pope’s visit has reminded us that the two per cent difference in DNA between Orang-utans and humans is vast, unbridgeable and infinite

Let’s not forget that Rupert Murdoch is a papal knight

Are we now to expect a quiet undermining of what the Pope achieved?

Otherwise you will prove just how empty your words are

And, if so, how long will it last?

Behind all the euphoria, another piece of good news: author Leo McKinstry announces his conversion after a spiritual awakening in Venice

We owe him our deepest gratitude. His visit was as great a success as that of John Paul II in 1982

In the end, the atheist coalition discredited itself

And, in some ways, Catholics in Britain have already risen to the challenge