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  1. Lockerbie never leaves us
  2. Muted voice from the pews
  3. Voice for the voiceless
  4. Full of beans
  5. All aboard for the papal tour
  6. Faith in a new world order
  7. Screened out: is a new prenatal test for Down's syndrome eugenics by the back door?
  8. Turn a meatless Lent into a veggie way of life...and protect the environment, says Liz Dodd
  9. No place like home
  10. What will your legacy be? Liz Dodd investigates an increasingly popular way to support charities
  11. ‘Now we are foreigners’: how Brexit changed the landscape for immigrés
  12. A meeting of minds
  13. School Report – St Anselm’s College, Birkenhead, Merseyside
  14. Working together
  15. Asia’s new killing fields: Is the Church doing enough to stop the extrajudicial deaths?
  16. Better to light a candle: The Tablet’s social action awards
  17. Francis meets brother of British aid worker murdered by Islamic State
  18. Oratory takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  19. CofE appoints second woman to episcopacy
  20. Caritas warns of ‘staggering’ needs of Boko Haram's 1m silent victims
  21. First Anglican woman bishop appointed who will sit in the Lords
  22. German cardinals row over pastoral care of divorced and remarried
  23. Government grant scheme allots a further £1.3m to Catholic cathedrals
  24. Pre-Reformation vestment from Richard III Mass to go on display
  25. Cardinal's cautious welcome for Nigerian president
  26. Pope Francis reveals his battle with exhaustion in rallying homily to priests at start of Easter liturgies
  27. Papal preacher urges Christians to forgive those who persecute them
  28. Persecuted Christians at heart of Easter homilies
  29. Root British values in Christianity, says Bishop Davies
  30. Francis demands concrete help for persecuted Christians
  31. Asia Bibi asks Pope Francis to pray for her as she awaits execution
  32. Vatican correspondent Robert Blair Kaiser dies
  33. Rise in number of priests to be ordained in the US this year
  34. Hundreds of back call to uphold marriage teaching
  35. Anti-slavery commissioner praises Church’s work on trafficking
  36. Christians must be heart of Iraq’s reconstruction, Cardinal insists
  37. Two main parties pledge support for persecuted Christians
  38. Church leaders call for Europe-wide response to migrants crisis
  39. Ed Miliband says he would like to meet Pope Francis
  40. Vatican calls for international body to eradicate people-trafficking
  41. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  42. Church's efforts to reach Nepal quake survivors hampered
  43. Next government must work with faith groups, says cardinal
  44. Dioceses asked to have a Holy Door during Year of Mercy
  45. Vatican: climate change is man-made and must be addressed
  46. Pope Francis is 'most influential' world leader on Twitter, report finds
  47. God does not favouritise, cardinal tells lesbian and gay Catholics
  48. Bishop backs priests who took row over church teaching to the press
  49. Church agencies rush to respond as second quake hits Nepal
  50. Incoming equalities minister changes mind over gay marriage
  51. Francis canonises two Palestinian nuns in Rome
  52. Pope appoints Timothy Radcliffe to Justice and Peace council
  53. Church of England continues to haemorrhage members
  54. Scottish Churches pays tribute to ‘wise and courteous’ Kennedy
  55. Green encyclical Laudato Sii draws inspiration from St Francis
  56. Republican candidate tells Pope ‘leave science to scientists’
  57. Charities attack council’s plans to ‘criminalise homeless’
  58. Thousands join London Corpus Christi procession
  59. Government’s anti-slavery tsar joins St Mary's
  60. David Cameron reiterates his opposition to euthanasia
  61. Obama: Catholic healthcare inspired US Affordable Care Act
  62. Politics needs richness of Catholic Social Teaching, says Egan
  63. Faith groups in Britain call for drastic carbon emission cuts
  64. Pope lashes out at ‘hypocritical’ Christians with ties to arms trade
  65. Right-to-buy could result in 'monochrome neighbourhoods'
  66. Environment charities to march in Rome to welcome Laudato si'
  67. Pope Francis condemns terror attacks
  68. Church needs priests unafraid of persecution – Pope
  69. Church of England names fifth woman bishop
  70. Walsingham launches £10m appeal to fund major redevelopment
  71. Manchester chapel saved from conversion to Muslim prayer room
  72. Cardinal celebrates young activists at London awards ceremony
  73. Duncan Smith urged to rethink further welfare cuts
  74. Nichols urges bishops to nurture culture’s ‘instinctive’ faith
  75. Bishop tells diocese to go green in wake of Pope’s environmental plea
  76. Francis reveals hopes for Synod on Family during Ecuador Mass
  77. Catholic schools in Portsmouth told to promote sexual abstinence
  78. Church turns to Alpha leader to kick-start parishes
  79. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, warns charity
  80. Protecting Mother Earth 'most important task facing humanity'
  81. Francis calls on Paraguay to stamp out corruption
  82. Church of England toughens safeguarding measures
  83. Government’s welfare cuts 'mark return to Victorian poverty'
  84. Activists urge Welby to ban arms trade conference
  85. Vatican’s financial tsar criticises science behind Laudato’ si
  86. Faith schools targeted in Cameron’s speech on Islamic extremism
  87. Catholic bishop urges Government to improve migrant assessment
  88. Pope sends condolences to families of procession tragedy in Mexico
  89. Faith leaders praised for unique role in Ebola fight
  90. First Chinese bishop ordained in three years
  91. English composer Paul Inwood picked for Mercy Jubilee hymn
  92. Songs of Praise to be filmed at migrant church in Calais camp
  93. Catholic Church in Scotland issues abuse apology
  94. Strange appointed Professor of Theology at St Mary’s
  95. Bishop places Portsmouth Diocese on ‘Environmental Alert’
  96. Pope will lead liturgy for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation
  97. Catholic and Christian charities call for immediate end to Israel’s Gaza blockage
  98. Anglican bishop Peter Ball jailed for historic sex offences
  99. Islam should have a 'quintessentially British' version with minoret-less mosques and no burqas, Warsi says
  100. Pope Francis authorises the canonisation of Mother Teresa
  101. Nichols calls for end to religious violence as PM lauds UK's Christian roots
  102. Extremism will be beaten by love and a warm welcome for refugees, says Welby
  103. AP McCoy among prominent Catholics recognised in new year's honours list
  104. Archbishop of Canterbury pushing his own liberal agenda, says MP
  105. Oratory School takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  106. Commissioner praises Church’s work on human trafficking
  107. McMahon and Bayes issue joint Easter message
  108. Labour and Tories pledge support for persecuted Christians while others put faith schools under threat
  109. Cardinal says force could be used against IS
  110. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  111. Francis meets Ban Ki-moon to discuss climate change
  112. New Government should take up cause of Christians
  113. Bishop backs call for ‘no change’ at synod
  114. Fresh calls to legalise assisted dying rejected
  115. Welsh diocese wins free transport case in landmark ruling
  116. Publishers reveal title of encyclical
  117. Procurator considers Augustus Abbey abuse cases
  118. Assisted dying bills come to British and Irish parliaments
  119. Corpus Christi procession in central London
  120. Call for Catholic voice in politics
  121. Cardinal’s warning over lack of housing for poor
  122. Success for campaign to save hospital chapel
  123. Church turns to Alpha course leader
  124. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, CSAN warns
  125. Parishes urged to make ecological conversion
  126. Diocese counters state sex education with own advice
  127. Poor people will not survive ‘Victorian’ welfare cuts
  128. Faith leaders helped in ebola battle
  129. Traditionalists win Chrism Masses battle
  130. Charities fear cuts in wake of Kid’s Company collapse
  131. Corbyn warns against assisted-dying bill
  132. Fears over MPs’ attendance at vote on assisted dying
  133. Queen’s Christian faith praised
  134. Welby highlights Church’s EU role
  135. Anti-euthanasia campaigners celebrate victory
  136. Bishops publish criticism ahead of synod
  137. Cafod welcomes development goals
  138. Church issues a demand for refugee aid
  139. School with mostly Muslim pupils will stay Catholic
  140. Anglican bishop, 83, imprisoned for abuse
  141. Church launches legacy drive
  142. Catholic schools top London league tables
  143. Warsi rounds on ‘illiteracy’ of counter-terror policies
  144. Bishops reject married priesthood and General Absolution
  145. Anglicans plan to fast-track black and ethnic-minority clerics
  146. Catholics honoured in New Year list
  147. MP attacks Welby’s New Year Message as left wing
  148. Inquiry launched into Maguire murder
  149. Comprehensive new guidelines to help tie the knot
  150. Cardinal reveals details of Church’s anti-trafficking work
  151. Walsingham lands a £4 million donation
  152. ‘Much respected advocate’ dies
  153. Gallagher to meet top politicians during landmark UK visit
  154. Bishop made case for mercy at Synod on Family
  155. Mother Teresa to become saint this year
  156. BBC to examine Britain's 'new Christianity' in Holy Week
  157. Conservative peers accused of sabotaging Islamic State genocide debate
  158. Cameron declines to recognise IS atrocities as genocide
  159. Fatherhood in crisis, says Egan
  160. Cameron: ‘We are a Christian country and we are proud of it’
  161. Victims of alleged abuse drop case against Salford diocese
  162. Archbishop Sentamu: Government’s living wage will keep people in poverty
  163. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  164. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  165. DNA test reveals Archbishop of Canterbury's father was Churchill's private secretary
  166. Little Sisters leave Preston
  167. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  168. Cardinal Nichols: UK would face problems if it left the EU
  169. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  170. Davies to launch controversial LGBT group in Shrewsbury
  171. Conservatives ‘wrong’ to dismiss Amoris Laetitia
  172. Female theologian targeted in vicious online campaign
  173. Britain and Ireland Briefing: Amoris Laetitia a fillip for divorced and remarrieds
  174. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  175. Brompton provost backs Brexit as a vote for ‘greatness and freedom’
  176. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  177. Runaway abbot arrested in Kosovo
  178. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  179. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  180. Service marks Roehampton’s anniversary
  181. Order denies allegations it awarded knighthoods for political influence
  182. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  183. Bishop urges caution on human-animal hybrids
  184. Cardinal Nichols condemns upsurge in racist attacks post Brexit
  185. Heythrop Principal resigns as doubts cast on Roehampton partnership
  186. Bishops’ Conference criticised over failure to support Heythrop
  187. News Briefing: Britain and Ireland
  188. Dominicans to scale back and refocus work in Britain
  189. Government awards millions to support church repairs
  190. Deal between Heythrop and Roehampton collapses
  191. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  192. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  193. Theologians intervene as Heythrop merger collapses
  194. Parishes join community scheme to support fleeing Syrians
  195. Archbishop of Westminster unites with Muslim leaders to condemn Rouen attack
  196. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  197. Cathedral to commemorate Sir Roger Casement
  198. Paris churches asked to welcome Muslims to Mass
  199. Police urge UK priests to 'review their security plans' after murder of Fr Hamel
  200. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  201. Goddard hounded out of job, allege abuse victims
  202. London priest pleads guilty to child sex abuse
  203. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  204. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  205. Rotherham sex inquiry chief to replace Dame Lowell Goddard
  206. Church must play role in reform of inhumane prison system, says Cardinal
  207. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  208. Ordination does not bestow superiority, says Cardinal Nichols at conference for priests
  209. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  210. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  211. Inquiry prompts more abuse claims
  212. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  213. Retiring bishop defends decision to allow traditionalist group into diocese
  214. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  215. Salesians apologise for child sexual abuse
  216. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  217. Homeless charity wins landmark battle over tax
  218. 'Sped-up' independent abuse inquiry could deliver by 2020, says new Chair
  219. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  220. Dioceses prepare to close Holy Doors
  221. Church launches guide to death for digital age
  222. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  223. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  224. Urgent call for prison reform
  225. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  226. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  227. ‘Explosion’ of Confessions during Holy Year, says Nichols
  228. Pope Francis' 'sorrow' at death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro
  229. Catholic Worker farm makes urgent appeal for funding
  230. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  231. Catherine Pepinster to step down as The Tablet editor at the end of 2016
  232. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  233. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  234. Supporters rally after Jimmy Mizen café ransacked by thieves
  235. Prince Charles: Christians suffering persecution is like the suffering of the Holy Family
  236. ‘Anarchy is loosed upon the world’: Cardinal urges care for poor in Midnight Mass homily that acknowledges global uncertainty
  237. Pope Francis calls for urgent help for victims of violence worldwide and prays for peace in Christmas message
  238. Follow Saint Mother Teresa’s example to change the world, Queen urges in Christmas message
  239. Vatican approves annual service in Southwark Cathedral to mark Oscar Romero's martyrdom
  240. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  241. Faith schools bearing brunt of headship recruitment crisis
  242. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  243. Church of England expresses remorse for violence and persecution of Catholics during Reformation
  244. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  245. Vatican’s ambassador to Britain to return to Rome after six years
  246. Church apologises for sexual abuse of children in Northern Ireland
  247. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  248. Church of England resists calls to change doctrine on marriage but pledges support for gay Christians
  249. Culture of ‘post truth’ colludes with deeds which ‘sing the tunes of evil’, Welby warns
  250. Trump's travel ban 'violates justice', say UK Church leaders
  251. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  252. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  253. Parishioners will help prepare couples for marriage under new process
  254. Church of England Bishops back to the drawing board after Synod blocks gay marriage report
  255. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  256. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  257. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  258. Bishops in ecumenical academies plan
  259. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  260. Bishop denounces culture of ‘flawed, secular equality’
  261. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  262. 'Divided life' of Martin McGuinness ended with appetite for peace, say Church leaders
  263. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  264. McGuinness’ ‘divided life’ ended with appetite for peace
  265. Money worries a ‘major cause’ of relationship breakdown
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