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  1. Cabrini chief to leave after just over a year
  2. Bishops hold historic prayer meeting in More’s cell
  3. Archdiocese signs NHS contract
  4. Media shift over UK papal visit
  5. Church reaches out to millions of Philippines typhoon victims
  6. Synod opens new door to women bishops
  7. Churches respond to homeless crisis
  8. Churches respond to homeless crisis
  9. Bishops anticipate Synod on Family with call for more compassionate Church
  10. Church ‘vital to social cohesion’, says Welby in New Year message
  11. Lonely calling?
  12. Catholic MP dies at 60 after collapsing while running
  13. UK ambassador denies Pope is a Marxist
  14. Campaign launched to buy recusant mansion
  15. Poll finds left-right split between Catholics and Anglicans
  16. Oratory wins latest round in selection battle
  17. Lynch says immigration bill endangers refugees
  18. Smith laments tragedy of easy abortion
  19. Charity under pressure to break even
  20. Parishes to get leaflets on assisted dying
  21. Loss-making charity may have to slash services
  22. Clegg speaks up for faith schools
  23. MP challenges Clegg over faith schools
  24. Cabrini plunges deeper into the red
  25. Cabrini axes nurseries and 25 staff
  26. SCHOOL REPORT - Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and Language College, Coventry
  27. Francis denounces Mafia at prayer vigil
  28. Cash boost for cathedral that will serve Saudi Arabia
  29. Dioceses told to apply for cathedral grants
  30. Pope goes to confession in public
  31. Lynch urges Government to help trafficked people
  32. Christians urged to boycott BJP
  33. Newest nation ‘spiralling into civil war’
  34. Leeds stabbing should not lead to ‘prison-like’ security in schools
  35. Anglican Church celebrates 20 years of women priests
  36. Bring on the fire
  37. Pope Paul VI ‘to be beatified’
  38. Churches pledge electoral neutrality
  39. Bishops ‘behind the times’ in support for failed marriages
  40. Longley says Oratorians play central role in Church
  41. Modest rise in entries to seminaries
  42. Cardinal Newman Catholic School, Hove, East Sussex
  43. Private grief or public property?
  44. Catholic children placed with gay couple
  45. Christian women targeted for rape and torture
  46. Migrants and innovation help to stem decline in church attendance
  47. Nuncio welcomes ‘rebirth’ of Catholicism in Ireland
  48. Clarke attacks Government for excluding RE
  49. Cardinal celebrates marriage with hundreds of couples
  50. Church of England schools admissions will be open to all
  51. Just under 200,000 abortions last year in England and Wales
  52. Sexual violence wounds humanity, Nichols tells summit
  53. Convert or go to Hell, Pope tells mobsters
  54. Convert or go to Hell, Pope tells mobsters
  55. Judges reject right to die bid but ask Parliament to look at the matter
  56. Catholic teachers told to accommodate Muslim students
  57. Bishops must be servants, cardinal says
  58. Governors attack plans to scrap Christian assemblies
  59. Archbishops of Edinburgh and Liverpool receive pallium
  60. Riposte to discrimination ruling
  61. Stratford Caldecott
  62. Women of the Year named
  63. Cuts to transport subsidy changing Catholic schools
  64. Prayer for today
  65. Parents put off by Mass timings, says survey
  66. ‘Make Mass family-friendly’
  67. Wraparound care
  68. Churches seek repair grants to safeguard buildings
  69. Rome ‘must lead way in defending persecuted Christians’
  70. Politicians and policymakers back Catholic solution to economic crisis
  71. Commission closure ‘lost opportunity’
  72. School report: St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire
  73. MP lines up against plans to charge migrants for NHS care
  74. Cafod backs CST as basis for economic reform
  75. Conry resignation ‘devastating’
  76. War fund awards cash for Catholic cathedral repairs
  77. Church must serve society
  78. A cry for humanity
  79. Churches ‘must unite for the persecuted’
  80. British children ‘do not know the meaning of Christmas’
  81. Adoption agency to close
  82. Vulnerability is not a liability
  83. Tartaglia pays tribute to family killed by bin lorry
  84. Bishops criticise Wolf Hall depiction of Thomas More
  85. Christianity faces ‘extinction’ in Iraq
  86. Anti-slavery tsar to meet with Polish bishops
  87. Breakdown in the classroom
  88. MPs back parents’ right to remove pupils from sex-education classes
  89. O’Toole unveils radical evangelisation plan
  90. ‘Stir yourselves’ – engage in politics
  91. Value judgements
  92. Oratory School takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  93. Lockerbie never leaves us
  94. Commissioner praises Church’s work on human trafficking
  95. McMahon and Bayes issue joint Easter message
  96. Labour and Tories pledge support for persecuted Christians while others put faith schools under threat
  97. Cardinal says force could be used against IS
  98. Muted voice from the pews
  99. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  100. Francis meets Ban Ki-moon to discuss climate change
  101. New Government should take up cause of Christians
  102. Bishop backs call for ‘no change’ at synod
  103. Fresh calls to legalise assisted dying rejected
  104. Welsh diocese wins free transport case in landmark ruling
  105. Voice for the voiceless
  106. Publishers reveal title of encyclical
  107. Procurator considers Augustus Abbey abuse cases
  108. Assisted dying bills come to British and Irish parliaments
  109. Corpus Christi procession in central London
  110. Call for Catholic voice in politics
  111. Cardinal’s warning over lack of housing for poor
  112. Success for campaign to save hospital chapel
  113. Church turns to Alpha course leader
  114. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, CSAN warns
  115. Parishes urged to make ecological conversion
  116. Diocese counters state sex education with own advice
  117. Poor people will not survive ‘Victorian’ welfare cuts
  118. Full of beans
  119. Faith leaders helped in ebola battle
  120. Traditionalists win Chrism Masses battle
  121. Charities fear cuts in wake of Kid’s Company collapse
  122. Corbyn warns against assisted-dying bill
  123. Fears over MPs’ attendance at vote on assisted dying
  124. Queen’s Christian faith praised
  125. Welby highlights Church’s EU role
  126. All aboard for the papal tour
  127. Anti-euthanasia campaigners celebrate victory
  128. Bishops publish criticism ahead of synod
  129. Cafod welcomes development goals
  130. Church issues a demand for refugee aid
  131. Bishop Conry is right: Christmas is about more than immediate family
  132. Social media is the best thing that’s happened to friendship
  133. Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is gay propaganda? Give me a break
  134. Tattoos are no reason for a Catholic school to exclude someone
  135. Better to light a candle: The Tablet’s social action awards
  136. 45 Syrian Christians massacred in town of Sadad
  137. Peers oppose assisted dying bill
  138. Church rushing aid to areas devastated by Philippines typhoon
  139. CofE: 're-evangelise or die out'
  140. Francis' embrace ‘felt like Paradise’, says man disfigured by disease
  141. CofE Synod steps closer to approving women bishops
  142. Prayers for Mandela – and words from incarcerated Shanghai bishop
  143. US faith groups call for gun curbs
  144. Robson named to Dunkeld after diocese’s three-year wait
  145. Welby challenges energy bosses on fuel poverty
  146. Time Magazine names Pope Francis ‘person of the year’
  147. MPs and bishops step into same boat as impoverished migrants
  148. Stand-off as Chinese diocese refuses to bury its bishop
  149. Duncan Smith hits back on food banks amid homelessness crisis
  150. Historic Lancaster library to close at end of year
  151. Francis prays for victims of theatre collapse
  152. Francis prays for victims of theatre collapse
  153. Bishops in England speak up for ‘urban outcasts’ and persecuted Christians at Midnight Masses
  154. Christians killed in bomb attack as they leave Christmas Day service in Iraq
  155. Queen speaks of importance of prayer and reflection in Christmas Message
  156. Support 'unconventional' families, bishops tell parishes
  157. Chinese burial row resolved as officials buy new cemetery for diocese
  158. New Year's honours for Mizen parents and Anglican archbishop
  159. Catholic MP ‘seriously ill’ after collapsing during run
  160. Ordinariate establishes first monastery
  161. Luton priest found dead in car after three days
  162. Welby urges Christians to emulate Mandela and challenge injustice
  163. Withhold aid from regimes that persecute Christians, argues Fox
  164. Sarah Teather decided to resign during Jesuit retreat
  165. Catholic MP Paul Goggins dies aged 60
  166. 33 Christians die in central Nigeria massacre
  167. Vatican refuses to extradite Polish archbishop accused of abuse
  168. Nichols the cardinal: ‘another step on priestly journey full of surprises’
  169. Women bishops could be appointed by Christmas
  170. Church leaders pin hopes on Syria peace talks in Geneva
  171. Coronation Street character's death 'will fuel calls for assisted suicide'
  172. Pope Benedict XVI defrocked hundreds of abusive priests
  173. Egypt's Christians ‘sing and dance for joy’ at new inclusive constitution
  174. Cardinal backs campaign to buy recusant mansion Sawston Hall
  175. Government’s immigration bill 'could endanger migrants’ health'
  176. Prestigious London Oratory wins latest round in selection battle
  177. Francis meets real-life Philomena, subject of Oscar-nominated film
  178. Catholic children’s charity Cabrini under pressure to break even
  179. Sentamu calls for living wage to make work pay for lowest earners
  180. Paul Bhatti death threats over probe into his brother's murder
  181. CofE's final vote on women bishops to take place in July
  182. Edwina Currie wrong to criticise foodbanks, counters charity
  183. Boko Haram suspected in massacre of 106 Christians and Muslims
  184. Prenups would empty marriage vows of meaning, warns bishop
  185. Christ is uniting us, says Welby as Catholic and Lutheran move in
  186. Catholic band disinvited from youth gathering because of abuse video
  187. Loss-making children’s charity Cabrini may have to slash services
  188. Bishops brief parishes on assisted dying as debate gathers pace
  189. Carey brands CofE bishops ‘only partially correct’ in welfare analysis
  190. Fugitive priest pleads guilty to multiple charges of abuse
  191. Bishop to lead parliamentary inquiry into food poverty
  192. Cardinal and Welby launch joint Lent prayer week
  193. Clegg speaks up for faith schools – as long as they do not segregate
  194. Nichols ups the ante on Government's welfare cuts
  195. Let poverty and suffering shock you again, urges Pope at start of Lent
  196. Catholic MP challenges Clegg over his praise of faith schools
  197. Troubled Cabrini charity plunges further into the red
  198. Care minister backs assisted dying as GPs reject change in law
  199. Head of London's Met police at Vatican trafficking conference
  200. Mary McAleese to become patron of women's theology institute
  201. Pope, Welby and Grand imam in joint anti-trafficking push
  202. London priest imprisoned for anti-war protests
  203. Church attack in Kenya leaves six dead and 17 injured
  204. Cash boost for Gulf cathedral that will serve Catholics in Saudi Arabia
  205. Buckfast Abbey to unveil ‘stupendous’ mural by nun, 79
  206. Last Catholic adoption agency wins appeal
  207. Indonesian court revokes church building permit after protests
  208. Obama and Pope discuss injustice, immigration, religious freedom
  209. Cafod head: governments should be shamed by Rwandan genocide
  210. Pope Francis to move into yurt in Vatican Gardens
  211. Pope Francis goes to Confession in public
  212. British Government must do more to help victims of trafficking
  213. 'Christians in Africa would die if CofE accepted gay marriage'
  214. Britain is a Christian nation – get over it, says Pickles
  215. Fears of 'worst crackdown in a decade' as Chinese cathedral razed
  216. Francis to greet Vatican's abuse and safeguarding commission
  217. South Sudan spiralling into civil war, warns missionary
  218. Pope Paul VI to be beatified in October, Vatican confirms
  219. Pope reminds Sri Lankan bishops of urgency of reconciliation
  220. Westminster council chief pledges to improve care for elderly
  221. Former Archbishop of Canterbury tastes life on ‘impossible’ £1 a day
  222. Egypt's Churches pledge electoral neutrality
  223. Cardinal Nichols praises resilience of pupils at school of Ann Maguire
  224. Relief at modest increase in vocations for England and Wales
  225. Oratorian's ordination 'shows appreciation for the order'
  226. Church 'is behind the times and needs to support failed marriages'
  227. Western tolerance has 'led to ghettoisation of immigrants'
  228. Welby and Nichols praise DR Congo ecumenical peace initiative
  229. Dublin Catholic college withdraws Jackie Kennedy letters from auction
  230. Dublin college barred from selling Kennedy letters is to close
  231. Catholic parents 'frightened' as children placed with gay couple
  232. ‘Bodies everywhere’ after rebels attack Catholic church
  233. King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate in favour of son after almost forty-year reign
  234. Row over Cardinal Bertone’s luxury retirement home
  235. High-speed rail link will destroy cemeteries, Church warns
  236. Husband of imprisoned Christian denies reports she is to be freed
  237. Religious activists in DRC 'raped by government agents'
  238. Church of England bans its priests from joining far-right groups
  239. Nuncio sees Irish renewal – but Dublin has two priests under 40
  240. Ex-English College rector ordained auxiliary bishop in Westminster
  241. Church welcomes anti-trafficking bill announced in Queen's Speech
  242. Call for memorial to 800 children 'buried in septic tank'
  243. Migrants and Fresh Expressions stem decline in church attendance
  244. Cardinal ‘baptises’ D-Day peace bell as world leaders pay respects in Bayeux cathedral
  245. Cardinal ‘baptises’ D-Day peace bell in Bayeux cathedral
  246. Pope blesses Gulf cathedral with foundation stone from St Peter’s
  247. Sexual violence wounds humanity, cardinal tells summit
  248. Francis to visit Albania in September
  249. Clarke attacks Gove for excluding RE 'which tackles extremism'
  250. Women bishops decision 'most significant in decades'
  251. Mafia ‘excommunicated’, Francis says
  252. Just under 200,000 abortions last year in England and Wales, Government reveals
  253. Meriam Ibrahim re-arrested while boarding plane hours after release from death row
  254. Academic appointed to Catholic Social Teaching post
  255. Supreme Court rejects right to die bid but challenges Government on ban
  256. Portsmouth to offer ‘discernment interviews’ for parishioners
  257. Bishops must be servants, says Nichols at Brentwood ordination
  258. Two nuns disappear from Mosul as Iraq's bishops plead 'Save us!'
  259. Governors attack plans to scrap Christian assemblies
  260. Teather to chair immigration detention inquiry
  261. US court orders priest to violate seal of confessional
  262. Calabria bishop bans religious processions after mafia 'salute'
  263. Minister under attack for faith and opposition to gay marriage
  264. Isis-linked militants release kidnapped nuns and orphans
  265. Catholic author to be buried alongside his inspiration, Tolkien
  266. Messi to play for Vatican’s multi- faith ‘Match for peace’ fundraiser
  267. Ex-ambassador condemns Government 'silence' over Mosul
  268. Government’s muted response to eradication of Christian community in Mosul condemned
  269. Head of London Oratory rejects charge of white middle-class bias
  270. French cardinal in Kurdistan calls for solidarity with Iraqi Christians
  271. Ordinariate 'has saved us from disappearing into Catholic Church'
  272. Vatican suspends priestly ordinations in scandal-hit diocese
  273. Pope Francis lists ten tips for happiness
  274. Vigils and Masses across country to mark Great War anniversary
  275. Latin Patriarch: desperate Gaza like factory for extremism
  276. Hundreds of talks about Second Vatican Council available for free
  277. Warsi resigns in protest at Gaza policy
  278. Bishop calls for days of prayer for Iraqi Christians
  279. Don’t waste time on ‘futile’ internet and smartphones, Pope tells youth
  280. Ugandan court rejects controversial anti-gay law
  281. Iraq crisis: British church leaders urge Government to take in Christian refugees fleeing jihadist terror
  282. Iraqi Patriarch calls for more airstrikes as displaced minorities face threat of humanitarian crisis
  283. Vatican calls for Muslim leaders to condemn IS ‘barbarism’ as Pope’s envoy lands in Jordan
  284. Pope appeals for peace and reconciliation in Korea as he begins five-day trip
  285. Patriarch asks international community to flush out IS jihadists
  286. Don’t let benefits of economic growth corrupt you, Francis tells Catholics in prosperous South Korea
  287. ‘Wake-up call’ for Asia as Francis leaves Korea
  288. Christian persecution 'off the scale' in Iraq, says Welby
  289. Francis backs Romero cause during Q+A on Papal plane
  290. Church figures pay tribute, urge prayers for Catholic beheaded by Islamic extremists
  291. Iraqi Christian leaders demand protection from IS
  292. US Archdiocese sues Satanists for stealing consecrated host for use in black mass
  293. US Bishops pour cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge
  294. Australian Cardinal angers abuse victims
  295. Archdiocese wins legal row with Satanists
  296. Pope Francis calls parents of American journalist
  297. Catholic Church in India hits out at potential communion wine ban
  298. Footballers line up for Pope’s Match for Peace
  299. Chemin Neuf takes over abbey in Plymouth Diocese
  300. Campaigning priest defiant in face of Mafia death threats
  301. Pope Francis meets with football superstars
  302. Archbishop joins Muslim and Jewish leaders to pray for peace
  303. Prince of Wales expresses Iraq heartbreak
  304. Sainthood cause for US Archbishop Fulton Sheen abruptly suspended
  305. Young Christians invited to move into Lambeth Palace
  306. Church pays tribute to Catholic MP Jim Dobbin
  307. Cardinal to offer Masses for Richard III ahead of reburial service
  308. Royal baby announcement met with delight from Church leaders
  309. Pope Francis appoints US priests to senior positions in abuse fight
  310. Parents put off by Mass timings but have strong Catholic identity
  311. Bishops’ general secretary to lead diocese of Leeds
  312. Cardinal condemns ‘repugnant’ beheading of David Haines
  313. Pope marries cohabitees and a divorcee at wedding of 20 couples
  314. Vatican will not step up Pope’s security arrangements in Albania
  315. Islamists have murdered 2,500 Catholics in one Nigerian diocese
  316. Jeremy Paxman praises Catholic homeless centre’s ‘tailored’ support
  317. Bishops urge Scots to 'co-operate for the good of the nation'
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  333. 'New day' for Chicago with Francis' naming of archbishop
  334. Two more cardinals oppose Kasper's reforms
  335. Francis to visit Haiyan survivors on Philippines trip
  336. Women to the fore at the Vatican’s Theological Commission
  337. Vatican makes impassioned plea for Governments and citizens to go green to protect the human family
  338. Pope urges Churches to do more to protect migrants
  339. Bishops urge Boko Haram action [warning: graphic image]
  340. Syrian Catholics fear airstrikes will worsen country’s woes
  341. Christian pastor reported shot in Pakistan is ‘alive and well’
  342. More than 100,000 child porn files found on Wesolowski computer
  343. Christians active in Hong Kong protests
  344. Bishop Conry denies hierarchy knew of affair
  345. Iraqi Patriarch condemns US-led air strikes, fearing mass exodus
  346. Burke lashes out at Kasper over divorce and remarriage
  347. Jefferts Schori: Welby ‘could postpone Lambeth Conference’
  348. Burke hopes Synod will enforce church teaching on divorce
  349. Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor says he would ordain married men
  350. Pope accepts resignation of Bishop of Arundel and Brighton
  351. Rome must lead way in defending persecuted Christians – Nazir-Ali
  352. Politicians and policy-makers see economic solutions in CST
  353. Bible commission closure branded as ‘lost opportunity’
  354. MP lines up against plans to charge migrants for healthcare services
  355. Pope calls for abolition of death penalty
  356. Call for Catholic priests to deny absolution to abusers
  357. Canada’s bishops vow to continue dialogue with Muslims
  358. Iraqi priests sanctioned for seeking asylum without superiors' consent
  359. Priests’ dance-off at US seminary in Rome goes viral
  360. 'Lives will be lost' if Italy drops Mediterranean rescue mission
  361. Portsmouth bishop regrets Conry resignation
  362. Government awards millions to cathedrals to fund urgent repairs
  363. Pope calls Catholics and Protestants to work together
  364. Former Archbishop of York resigns following abuse inquiry criticisms
  365. European parliament head commends Pope Francis
  366. Teenager admits brutal murder of Ann Maguire at Catholic school in Leeds
  367. Prince of Wales to address House of Lords on religious freedom
  368. Concerns of developing world 'forgotten' by Western media
  369. WATCH: Prince of Wales speaks of suffering of Christians in the Middle East
  370. Cardinal Nichols ‘traumatised’ by visit to bombed-out streets of Gaza
  371. US Catholic bishop sees 'excessive force' by Ferguson police
  372. 'Forgotten' Christianity must remind people of its service to others
  373. Prince celebrates achievements of interfaith society
  374. A difficult trip at a difficult time: Pope Francis’ visit to Turkey
  375. Francis and Welby in global declaration against trafficking
  376. Scores of Christians murdered in attack on Nigerian town
  377. Mindmap: how the Pope's EU speech inspired one MEP
  378. Vatican’s cricket team to celebrate Mass in memory of Phil Hughes
  379. Dublin archbishop offers shelter to rough sleepers
  380. CSAN: Autumn Statement fails low-paid families
  381. British children ‘don't know meaning of Christmas’
  382. Millions discovered ‘tucked away’ at Holy See’s bank
  383. We must never ignore slavery, Francis tells landmark conference
  384. Khartoum demolishes church and arrests 37 Christians
  385. Cafod: early warning systems saved lives in Typhoon Hagupit
  386. Theologians call for 'examination' of US policing
  387. US bishops condemn brutal CIA torture revelations
  388. 100-year-old Catholic adoption and fostering agency Cabrini to close
  389. Energy expert says Church is wrong to call for fossil fuel boycott
  390. Archbishop of Sydney describes hellish scenes in Sydney
  391. Pakistani Christians condemn Taliban suicide blast
  392. First same-sex marriages recognised in Scotland
  393. Thousands tango for Francis' birthday
  394. Midwives lost 'basic human right', says Bishop of Paisley
  395. Church coalition will resettle refugees in London
  396. Tutu criticises Pope Francis for declining to meet with Dalai Lama
  397. Dozens held over kiln murder of Pakistani Christian couple
  398. Francis damns ‘diseased’ Curia for its vanity
  399. Bishop condemns Lennon’s Imagine in Christmas homily
  400. Iraqi Patriarch urges Pope Francis to visit his country
  401. Welby's efforts to reconcile Church over gay marriage
  402. Birmingham Catholics treat local homeless to Christmas lunch
  403. Nichols remembers persecuted Christians and victims of slavery
  404. Francis celebrates Midnight Mass after phoning Iraqi refugees
  405. Francis assures Christians terrorised by IS of his closeness
  406. Kidnapped Mexican priest found dead
  407. John Paul II's would-be assassin visits Vatican
  408. Welby apologises for missing Christmas
  409. Pope warns against writing off lives blighted by illness
  410. Islamic State blows up Catholic church in Iraq
  411. Archbishop Welby prays for UK ebola victim
  412. Bishop wants gay CofE clergy to be allowed to marry
  413. Look ahead at Pope Francis' top concerns for 2015
  414. Francis blesses development arm of Scottish Catholic Church
  415. Britain’s Christian identity should turn it outwards, Welby says
  416. Vatican to become more politically active
  417. Francis pays tribute to ‘martyrdom of mothers’
  418. Archbishop 's homily for victims of 'heart-breaking' bin lorry tragedy
  419. Feminised church and post Vatican II liturgy is alienating men – Burke
  420. Details of Pope Francis’ trip to the United States revealed
  421. Fewer Brits go to church but they still believe in heaven and hell
  422. Casualties of gender warfare are poor, says Egan
  423. Bishop unveils radical plan to reinvigorate dying parishes
  424. Francis appoints Scicluna to head new abuse committee
  425. Filipino Church pledges greater respect for women
  426. Van Rompuy: Britain would impoverish itself by leaving EU
  427. Catholic politician to join Jesuit Refugee Service
  428. Bishop urges Christians not to settle for less than full unity
  429. Faith leaders urge PM to resettle more Syrian refugees
  430. Bishops’ advice to Catholic voters due in coming weeks
  431. Carmelites celebrate first post-Reformation ordination in York
  432. Ice church opens in Romanian mountains
  433. Bishops voice concerns over three-parent embryos
  434. Church must not reduce women to ‘clichés’, says Vatican
  435. RE chairman warns of historic threat to subject
  436. Welby commissions heads of Lambeth Palace community
  437. Sarah Teather among those named to CSAN board
  438. Pope Francis in video conference to promote education initiative
  439. Safeguarding children is Church's top priority – Pope
  440. Vatican officials denied entry to India
  441. Hunt questions suitability of nuns as teachers
  442. Cardinal Nichols urges action on sexual violence in conflict
  443. Iraqi archbishop begs Britain to send troops into Iraq
  444. Management procedures second to the Gospel, Welby reminds Synod
  445. Diocese challenges council's ban on free transport
  446. Goldman Sachs chairman to head of Catholic migration charity
  447. Cardinal Pell 'fundamentally failed' abuse victim – report
  448. Italian bishops condemn plans for Rome red-light district
  449. Mozart and daily Mass: Pope Emeritus' mind still ‘formidable’
  450. Pope Francis says Mass for 21 slain Copts – 'martyrs and brothers'
  451. MPs back parents' right to withdraw children from sex education classes
  452. Bishops impose ashes on commuters at stations and shops
  453. Don't judge, just invite people in, says evangelisation bishop
  454. Parliament votes against explicit ban on sex-selective abortion
  455. Charity leader held in Afghanistan released after eight months
  456. Welby ‘embarrassed’ by Living Wage revelations
  457. Bishops urge Catholics to engage in politics before May's election
  458. Catechist and bishop’s adviser hits out at ‘traumatic’ sex education
  459. Bishop of Oslo accused in £4m fraud investigation
  460. Pope praises co-operatives for putting people above profits
  461. At least 19 Christians seized by IS freed after ransoms paid
  462. ‘Who am I to judge?’ means scrutinising oneself first, says Pope
  463. Boko Haram's use of children condemned
  464. Francis appoints social justice bishop to lead San Diego
  465. MPs attack ‘shocking’ treatment of migrants
  466. Bishops back blockade of nuclear weapons factory
  467. Nick Clegg admits faith 'hasn't happened to me – yet'
  468. More Christian hostages reportedly released in Syria
  469. Lesbian and gay pilgrims welcomed at Vatican
  470. Francis to visit shrine founded by former Satanist
  471. Cardinal criticises Church’s past ‘severe’ treatment of gay people
  472. Jesuit academic urges Church to drop ‘clunky’ Missal
  473. Libby Lane, Church of England’s first woman bishop, installed
  474. Burke condemns pro-reform voices at Synod on the Family
  475. Jean Vanier awarded million-pound Templeton Prize
  476. Francis hints at short papacy – 'maybe just two or three years'
  477. Pope Francis names new nuncio to Cuba
  478. Canon rebuked for holding Muslim service in church
  479. Cardinal says Requiem for Richard III, a man 'of anxious devotion'
  480. Francis in Naples begs mobsters to convert
  481. Pope condemns 'inadmissible' death penalty
  482. Make poor people central to your prayer as Romero did, Nichols says
  483. Francis meets brother of British aid worker murdered by Islamic State
  484. Oratory takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  485. CofE appoints second woman to episcopacy
  486. Caritas warns of ‘staggering’ needs of Boko Haram's 1m silent victims
  487. First Anglican woman bishop appointed who will sit in the Lords
  488. German cardinals row over pastoral care of divorced and remarried
  489. Government grant scheme allots a further £1.3m to Catholic cathedrals
  490. Pre-Reformation vestment from Richard III Mass to go on display
  491. Cardinal's cautious welcome for Nigerian president
  492. Pope Francis reveals his battle with exhaustion in rallying homily to priests at start of Easter liturgies
  493. Papal preacher urges Christians to forgive those who persecute them
  494. Persecuted Christians at heart of Easter homilies
  495. Root British values in Christianity, says Bishop Davies
  496. Francis demands concrete help for persecuted Christians
  497. Asia Bibi asks Pope Francis to pray for her as she awaits execution
  498. Vatican correspondent Robert Blair Kaiser dies
  499. Rise in number of priests to be ordained in the US this year
  500. Hundreds of back call to uphold marriage teaching
  501. Anti-slavery commissioner praises Church’s work on trafficking
  502. Christians must be heart of Iraq’s reconstruction, Cardinal insists
  503. Two main parties pledge support for persecuted Christians
  504. Church leaders call for Europe-wide response to migrants crisis
  505. Ed Miliband says he would like to meet Pope Francis
  506. Vatican calls for international body to eradicate people-trafficking
  507. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  508. Church's efforts to reach Nepal quake survivors hampered
  509. Next government must work with faith groups, says cardinal
  510. Dioceses asked to have a Holy Door during Year of Mercy
  511. Vatican: climate change is man-made and must be addressed
  512. Pope Francis is 'most influential' world leader on Twitter, report finds
  513. God does not favouritise, cardinal tells lesbian and gay Catholics
  514. Bishop backs priests who took row over church teaching to the press
  515. Church agencies rush to respond as second quake hits Nepal
  516. Incoming equalities minister changes mind over gay marriage
  517. Francis canonises two Palestinian nuns in Rome
  518. Pope appoints Timothy Radcliffe to Justice and Peace council
  519. Church of England continues to haemorrhage members
  520. Scottish Churches pays tribute to ‘wise and courteous’ Kennedy
  521. Green encyclical Laudato Sii draws inspiration from St Francis
  522. Republican candidate tells Pope ‘leave science to scientists’
  523. Charities attack council’s plans to ‘criminalise homeless’
  524. Thousands join London Corpus Christi procession
  525. Government’s anti-slavery tsar joins St Mary's
  526. David Cameron reiterates his opposition to euthanasia
  527. Obama: Catholic healthcare inspired US Affordable Care Act
  528. Politics needs richness of Catholic Social Teaching, says Egan
  529. Faith groups in Britain call for drastic carbon emission cuts
  530. Pope lashes out at ‘hypocritical’ Christians with ties to arms trade
  531. Right-to-buy could result in 'monochrome neighbourhoods'
  532. Environment charities to march in Rome to welcome Laudato si'
  533. Pope Francis condemns terror attacks
  534. Church needs priests unafraid of persecution – Pope
  535. Church of England names fifth woman bishop
  536. Walsingham launches £10m appeal to fund major redevelopment
  537. Manchester chapel saved from conversion to Muslim prayer room
  538. Cardinal celebrates young activists at London awards ceremony
  539. Duncan Smith urged to rethink further welfare cuts
  540. Nichols urges bishops to nurture culture’s ‘instinctive’ faith
  541. Bishop tells diocese to go green in wake of Pope’s environmental plea
  542. Francis reveals hopes for Synod on Family during Ecuador Mass
  543. Catholic schools in Portsmouth told to promote sexual abstinence
  544. Church turns to Alpha leader to kick-start parishes
  545. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, warns charity
  546. Protecting Mother Earth 'most important task facing humanity'
  547. Francis calls on Paraguay to stamp out corruption
  548. Church of England toughens safeguarding measures
  549. Government’s welfare cuts 'mark return to Victorian poverty'
  550. Activists urge Welby to ban arms trade conference
  551. Vatican’s financial tsar criticises science behind Laudato’ si
  552. Faith schools targeted in Cameron’s speech on Islamic extremism
  553. Catholic bishop urges Government to improve migrant assessment
  554. Pope sends condolences to families of procession tragedy in Mexico
  555. Faith leaders praised for unique role in Ebola fight
  556. First Chinese bishop ordained in three years
  557. English composer Paul Inwood picked for Mercy Jubilee hymn
  558. Songs of Praise to be filmed at migrant church in Calais camp
  559. Catholic Church in Scotland issues abuse apology
  560. Strange appointed Professor of Theology at St Mary’s
  561. Bishop places Portsmouth Diocese on ‘Environmental Alert’
  562. Pope will lead liturgy for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation
  563. Catholic and Christian charities call for immediate end to Israel’s Gaza blockage