New Pope appointed

The latest following the appointment of Jorge Bergoglio as the new Pope and the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, who came to the Midlands in 2010.

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'Singing for the Pope was the best day of my life'

A student from Birmingham's Bishop Challoner Catholic College has told ITV News Central that singing for the Pope was the best day of her life.

Cory Smith, a Year-13 sixth former, sang for the Pope in Cofton Park, Birmingham, when he visited in September 2010.

The event attracted around 55,000 people.

The one day visit saw the beautification of Cardinal John Henry Newman

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