Parents with children at a primary school East Sussex expressed outrage this week, when it became clear that the school's popular headteacher, who was drafted in to save the failing primary, could not stay on permanently because he isn't Roman Catholic. The school of course, is a faith school.
Pope Francis held his first canonisation ceremony on Sunday creating over 800 new saints. Many of those honoured were victims
In his first public appearance since announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI said he had felt "almost physically" strengthened
By resigning, rather than dying in office, Pope Benedict has at last earned his place in the history books alongside his predecessor, making a unique contribution that no one could have imagined.