There was great excitement when Pope Benedict visited the Midlands in 2010 with thousands of people attending a special mass and lining the streets to catch a glimpse of the head of the Catholic church.
Today, Catholics gave us their reaction to the announcement.
Lee Comley reports.
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One or two showers are still likely but it should be mostly dry further inland, but large amounts of cloud could persist.
One or two showers are still likely but it should be mostly dry further inland with clear spells in places.
A man serving life for murdering two security guards has been handed a second life sentence for killing an inmate with a fish tank rock.