Pope concludes Britain visit with mass, beatification

LONDON - Pope Benedict XVI is due to end his four-day official visit to Britain Sunday with the beatification of a 19th century English convert, seen by the Catholic Church as a high point of the visit.

Pope ends UK visit with beatification of Newman, an Anglican convert held up by pope as model

Pope celebrates Mass to beatify Cardinal Newman

Protests as pope apologises for sex abuse ‘crimes’ (Second lead)

LONDON - Pope Benedict XVI Saturday delivered his strongest condemnation yet of the child sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church as more than 10,000 people demonstrated in London against his official visit to Britain.

Thousands protest against the pope in London

LONDON - Thousands of demonstrators marched through central London Saturday to demonstrate against the visit to Britain of Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope meets political leaders, celebrates mass in London

LONDON - Pope Benedict XVI met British Prime Minister David Cameron and other political leaders on the third day of his official visit to Britain Saturday, as police continued to question six men held on suspicion of a terrorist plot against the pontiff.

Pope in London on second leg of Britain visit

LONDON - Pope Benedict XVI began the second day of his state visit Friday by meeting thousands of school children in London in an event described as “the big assembly”.

Pope Benedict XVI to meet Archbishop of Canterbury on second day of state visit to Britain

Pope to meet Anglican leader on Day 2 of UK visit

Pope Benedict XVI Visits Great Britain

NEW YORK (GaeaTimes.com) — Pope Benedict XVI visited Britain on his four day tour. His first public appearance at Great Britain was celebrated as 65,000 Roman Catholics gathered at the Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park. It was a lifetime experience for most catholics as they had the sight of the Pope standing at the Altar.

Pope Benedict XVI in Scotland for historic 4-day state visit, admits failures in abuse scandal

Pope acknowledges church failures in abuse scandal

A brief collection of facts and figures related to Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Britain

A brief look at the pope’s British visit

Pope Benedict XVI is the first pope to be accorded a state visit to Britain, meaning that he was invited by the monarch as the head over another state, the Vatican. However, the queen will not host a banquet for Benedict, as she does for other state visits. Pope John Paul II came to Britain in 1982 on a pastoral visit organized by the church.

Pope travels to Britain for four-day visit

ROME - Pope Benedict XVI Thursday left Rome to travel to Britain for a four-day state visit set to include meetings with Queen Elizabeth II, government officials, and leaders of the Anglican Church.

On eve of pope’s visit, victims of childhood abuse demand Vatican hand over records on priests

Victims of childhood abuse demand action from pope

Pope Benedict XVI’s U.K. Visit A Big Event?

Pope Benedict XVI’s Visit Not Favored By Many

Pope delivers Christmas blessing after woman knocks him down; cardinal fractures hip

Pope delivers Christmas blessing after fall

In the Gulf, Christians are ‘tolerated, but not popular,’ Vatican’s top cleric says

Vatican’s top cleric in Arabia walks a thin line

Vatican: Pope’s attacker is the same woman who tried to reach him at Mass last year

Vatican: Pope attacker tried to get him last year

Woman jumps barriers and knocks down Pope Benedict at Christmas Eve Mass; Pope unhurt

Woman knocks down pope at Christmas Eve Mass

Woman jumps barriers and knocks down pope at Christmas Eve Mass. Pope unhurt

Pope knocked down by woman at Christmas Eve Mass