The Pope blames the clerical child abuse scandal on "sin within" the Church while on his trip to Portugal.
Two Portuguese women are killed in a stabbing attack at an Isma'ilism Shia religious centre in Lisbon, Portugal. Police shoot the suspect, an Afghan man, in the leg at the scene, before arresting him and taking him to a hospital.
Portugal reports a record 291 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide death toll to 11,012.
A tree falls over at a religious ceremony in Funchal, Madeira, killing at least 12 people and injuring over 50 others.
Portuguese authorities charge Luiz Felipe Scolari, the coach of the Brazil national football team, with tax fraud allegedly carried out when he was the coach of Portugal.
Portugal's treasury secretary Joaquim Pais Jorge resigns after media reports and opposition politicians questioned his previous role at Citigroup.
Pope Benedict XVI gives his farewell address at the Vatican City.
Pope Benedict XVI pardons his former butler Paolo Gabriele following his recent conviction for stealing confidential documents.
The Metropolitan Police arrest 6 people in London in connection to an alleged potential threat to the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the United Kingdom.
Pope Benedict XVI, accompanied by tens of thousands of pilgrims, visits the famous Catholic shrine to the Virgin Mary in Fatima, as part of his four-day visit to Portugal, and recalls the assassination attempt on his predecessor there.
Tens of thousands of people line the streets as Pope Benedict XVI begins his four-day trip to Portugal.