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