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The full text of the Holy Father’s homily to be delivered as part of the Mass at Bellahouston Park

Print edition 17.09.10

Much of The Catholic Herald’s content – letters, reviews, news, extra comment and features – is not available online. This week, Sky News presenter Colin Brazier writes about his preparations for the papal visit; Patrick Reyntiens praises Raphael’s revolutionary tapestries at the V&A; and Daniel Blackman unveils a major new pro-life initiative in London. In news, research suggests that the decline in Mass attendance has stopped. Meanwhile, Fr Ian Ker explores a neglected side of Cardinal Newman: his sense of humour.

Full text of the mid-flight press conference earlier today

The full text of Queen Elizabeth II’s welcome speech to Pope Benedict XVI

As the Queen welcomes the Holy Father, Pope Benedict praises Britain’s heroic Christian heritage and warns of dangers of aggressive secularism

Pope Benedict XVI is greeted by the Queen

The full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s speech at Holyroodhouse today

Benedict XVI addressed the abuse crisis on the papal plane

Pope arrives in United Kingdom

Footage of the Pope’s arrival into Britain