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  1. Wraparound care
  2. School report: St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire
  3. A cry for humanity
  4. Vulnerability is not a liability
  5. Breakdown in the classroom
  6. Value judgements
  7. Lockerbie never leaves us
  8. Muted voice from the pews
  9. Voice for the voiceless
  10. Full of beans
  11. All aboard for the papal tour
  12. Faith in a new world order
  13. Screened out: is a new prenatal test for Down's syndrome eugenics by the back door?
  14. Turn a meatless Lent into a veggie way of life...and protect the environment, says Liz Dodd
  15. No place like home
  16. What will your legacy be? Liz Dodd investigates an increasingly popular way to support charities
  17. ‘Now we are foreigners’: how Brexit changed the landscape for immigrés
  18. A meeting of minds
  19. Tattoos are no reason for a Catholic school to exclude someone
  20. Better to light a candle: The Tablet’s social action awards
  21. Bishops urge Boko Haram action [warning: graphic image]
  22. Syrian Catholics fear airstrikes will worsen country’s woes
  23. Christian pastor reported shot in Pakistan is ‘alive and well’
  24. More than 100,000 child porn files found on Wesolowski computer
  25. Christians active in Hong Kong protests
  26. Bishop Conry denies hierarchy knew of affair
  27. Iraqi Patriarch condemns US-led air strikes, fearing mass exodus
  28. Burke lashes out at Kasper over divorce and remarriage
  29. Jefferts Schori: Welby ‘could postpone Lambeth Conference’
  30. Burke hopes Synod will enforce church teaching on divorce
  31. Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor says he would ordain married men
  32. Pope accepts resignation of Bishop of Arundel and Brighton
  33. Rome must lead way in defending persecuted Christians – Nazir-Ali
  34. Politicians and policy-makers see economic solutions in CST
  35. Bible commission closure branded as ‘lost opportunity’
  36. MP lines up against plans to charge migrants for healthcare services
  37. Pope calls for abolition of death penalty
  38. Call for Catholic priests to deny absolution to abusers
  39. Canada’s bishops vow to continue dialogue with Muslims
  40. Iraqi priests sanctioned for seeking asylum without superiors' consent
  41. Priests’ dance-off at US seminary in Rome goes viral
  42. 'Lives will be lost' if Italy drops Mediterranean rescue mission
  43. Portsmouth bishop regrets Conry resignation
  44. Government awards millions to cathedrals to fund urgent repairs
  45. Pope calls Catholics and Protestants to work together
  46. Former Archbishop of York resigns following abuse inquiry criticisms
  47. European parliament head commends Pope Francis
  48. Teenager admits brutal murder of Ann Maguire at Catholic school in Leeds
  49. Prince of Wales to address House of Lords on religious freedom
  50. Concerns of developing world 'forgotten' by Western media
  51. WATCH: Prince of Wales speaks of suffering of Christians in the Middle East
  52. Cardinal Nichols ‘traumatised’ by visit to bombed-out streets of Gaza
  53. US Catholic bishop sees 'excessive force' by Ferguson police
  54. 'Forgotten' Christianity must remind people of its service to others
  55. Prince celebrates achievements of interfaith society
  56. A difficult trip at a difficult time: Pope Francis’ visit to Turkey
  57. Francis and Welby in global declaration against trafficking
  58. Scores of Christians murdered in attack on Nigerian town
  59. Mindmap: how the Pope's EU speech inspired one MEP
  60. Vatican’s cricket team to celebrate Mass in memory of Phil Hughes
  61. Dublin archbishop offers shelter to rough sleepers
  62. CSAN: Autumn Statement fails low-paid families
  63. British children ‘don't know meaning of Christmas’
  64. Millions discovered ‘tucked away’ at Holy See’s bank
  65. We must never ignore slavery, Francis tells landmark conference
  66. Khartoum demolishes church and arrests 37 Christians
  67. Cafod: early warning systems saved lives in Typhoon Hagupit
  68. Theologians call for 'examination' of US policing
  69. US bishops condemn brutal CIA torture revelations
  70. 100-year-old Catholic adoption and fostering agency Cabrini to close
  71. Energy expert says Church is wrong to call for fossil fuel boycott
  72. Archbishop of Sydney describes hellish scenes in Sydney
  73. Pakistani Christians condemn Taliban suicide blast
  74. First same-sex marriages recognised in Scotland
  75. Thousands tango for Francis' birthday
  76. Midwives lost 'basic human right', says Bishop of Paisley
  77. Church coalition will resettle refugees in London
  78. Tutu criticises Pope Francis for declining to meet with Dalai Lama
  79. Dozens held over kiln murder of Pakistani Christian couple
  80. Francis damns ‘diseased’ Curia for its vanity
  81. Bishop condemns Lennon’s Imagine in Christmas homily
  82. Iraqi Patriarch urges Pope Francis to visit his country
  83. Welby's efforts to reconcile Church over gay marriage
  84. Birmingham Catholics treat local homeless to Christmas lunch
  85. Nichols remembers persecuted Christians and victims of slavery
  86. Francis celebrates Midnight Mass after phoning Iraqi refugees
  87. Francis assures Christians terrorised by IS of his closeness
  88. Kidnapped Mexican priest found dead
  89. John Paul II's would-be assassin visits Vatican
  90. Welby apologises for missing Christmas
  91. Pope warns against writing off lives blighted by illness
  92. Islamic State blows up Catholic church in Iraq
  93. Archbishop Welby prays for UK ebola victim
  94. Bishop wants gay CofE clergy to be allowed to marry
  95. Look ahead at Pope Francis' top concerns for 2015
  96. Francis blesses development arm of Scottish Catholic Church
  97. Britain’s Christian identity should turn it outwards, Welby says
  98. Vatican to become more politically active
  99. Francis pays tribute to ‘martyrdom of mothers’
  100. Archbishop 's homily for victims of 'heart-breaking' bin lorry tragedy
  101. Feminised church and post Vatican II liturgy is alienating men – Burke
  102. Details of Pope Francis’ trip to the United States revealed
  103. Fewer Brits go to church but they still believe in heaven and hell
  104. Casualties of gender warfare are poor, says Egan
  105. Bishop unveils radical plan to reinvigorate dying parishes
  106. Francis appoints Scicluna to head new abuse committee
  107. Filipino Church pledges greater respect for women
  108. Van Rompuy: Britain would impoverish itself by leaving EU
  109. Catholic politician to join Jesuit Refugee Service
  110. Bishop urges Christians not to settle for less than full unity
  111. Faith leaders urge PM to resettle more Syrian refugees
  112. Bishops’ advice to Catholic voters due in coming weeks
  113. Carmelites celebrate first post-Reformation ordination in York
  114. Ice church opens in Romanian mountains
  115. Bishops voice concerns over three-parent embryos
  116. Church must not reduce women to ‘clichés’, says Vatican
  117. RE chairman warns of historic threat to subject
  118. Welby commissions heads of Lambeth Palace community
  119. Sarah Teather among those named to CSAN board
  120. Pope Francis in video conference to promote education initiative
  121. Safeguarding children is Church's top priority – Pope
  122. Vatican officials denied entry to India
  123. Hunt questions suitability of nuns as teachers
  124. Cardinal Nichols urges action on sexual violence in conflict
  125. Iraqi archbishop begs Britain to send troops into Iraq
  126. Management procedures second to the Gospel, Welby reminds Synod
  127. Diocese challenges council's ban on free transport
  128. Goldman Sachs chairman to head of Catholic migration charity
  129. Cardinal Pell 'fundamentally failed' abuse victim – report
  130. Italian bishops condemn plans for Rome red-light district
  131. Mozart and daily Mass: Pope Emeritus' mind still ‘formidable’
  132. Pope Francis says Mass for 21 slain Copts – 'martyrs and brothers'
  133. MPs back parents' right to withdraw children from sex education classes
  134. Bishops impose ashes on commuters at stations and shops
  135. Don't judge, just invite people in, says evangelisation bishop
  136. Parliament votes against explicit ban on sex-selective abortion
  137. Charity leader held in Afghanistan released after eight months
  138. Welby ‘embarrassed’ by Living Wage revelations
  139. Bishops urge Catholics to engage in politics before May's election
  140. Catechist and bishop’s adviser hits out at ‘traumatic’ sex education
  141. Bishop of Oslo accused in £4m fraud investigation
  142. Pope praises co-operatives for putting people above profits
  143. At least 19 Christians seized by IS freed after ransoms paid
  144. ‘Who am I to judge?’ means scrutinising oneself first, says Pope
  145. Boko Haram's use of children condemned
  146. Francis appoints social justice bishop to lead San Diego
  147. MPs attack ‘shocking’ treatment of migrants
  148. Bishops back blockade of nuclear weapons factory
  149. Nick Clegg admits faith 'hasn't happened to me – yet'
  150. More Christian hostages reportedly released in Syria
  151. Lesbian and gay pilgrims welcomed at Vatican
  152. Francis to visit shrine founded by former Satanist
  153. Cardinal criticises Church’s past ‘severe’ treatment of gay people
  154. Jesuit academic urges Church to drop ‘clunky’ Missal
  155. Libby Lane, Church of England’s first woman bishop, installed
  156. Burke condemns pro-reform voices at Synod on the Family
  157. Jean Vanier awarded million-pound Templeton Prize
  158. Francis hints at short papacy – 'maybe just two or three years'
  159. Pope Francis names new nuncio to Cuba
  160. Canon rebuked for holding Muslim service in church
  161. Cardinal says Requiem for Richard III, a man 'of anxious devotion'
  162. Francis in Naples begs mobsters to convert
  163. Pope condemns 'inadmissible' death penalty
  164. Make poor people central to your prayer as Romero did, Nichols says
  165. Francis meets brother of British aid worker murdered by Islamic State
  166. Oratory takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  167. CofE appoints second woman to episcopacy
  168. Caritas warns of ‘staggering’ needs of Boko Haram's 1m silent victims
  169. First Anglican woman bishop appointed who will sit in the Lords
  170. German cardinals row over pastoral care of divorced and remarried
  171. Government grant scheme allots a further £1.3m to Catholic cathedrals
  172. Pre-Reformation vestment from Richard III Mass to go on display
  173. Cardinal's cautious welcome for Nigerian president
  174. Pope Francis reveals his battle with exhaustion in rallying homily to priests at start of Easter liturgies
  175. Papal preacher urges Christians to forgive those who persecute them
  176. Persecuted Christians at heart of Easter homilies
  177. Root British values in Christianity, says Bishop Davies
  178. Francis demands concrete help for persecuted Christians
  179. Asia Bibi asks Pope Francis to pray for her as she awaits execution
  180. Vatican correspondent Robert Blair Kaiser dies
  181. Rise in number of priests to be ordained in the US this year
  182. Hundreds of back call to uphold marriage teaching
  183. Anti-slavery commissioner praises Church’s work on trafficking
  184. Christians must be heart of Iraq’s reconstruction, Cardinal insists
  185. Two main parties pledge support for persecuted Christians
  186. Church leaders call for Europe-wide response to migrants crisis
  187. Ed Miliband says he would like to meet Pope Francis
  188. Vatican calls for international body to eradicate people-trafficking
  189. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  190. Church's efforts to reach Nepal quake survivors hampered
  191. Next government must work with faith groups, says cardinal
  192. Dioceses asked to have a Holy Door during Year of Mercy
  193. Vatican: climate change is man-made and must be addressed
  194. Pope Francis is 'most influential' world leader on Twitter, report finds
  195. God does not favouritise, cardinal tells lesbian and gay Catholics
  196. Bishop backs priests who took row over church teaching to the press
  197. Church agencies rush to respond as second quake hits Nepal
  198. Incoming equalities minister changes mind over gay marriage
  199. Francis canonises two Palestinian nuns in Rome
  200. Pope appoints Timothy Radcliffe to Justice and Peace council
  201. Church of England continues to haemorrhage members
  202. Scottish Churches pays tribute to ‘wise and courteous’ Kennedy
  203. Green encyclical Laudato Sii draws inspiration from St Francis
  204. Republican candidate tells Pope ‘leave science to scientists’
  205. Charities attack council’s plans to ‘criminalise homeless’
  206. Thousands join London Corpus Christi procession
  207. Government’s anti-slavery tsar joins St Mary's
  208. David Cameron reiterates his opposition to euthanasia
  209. Obama: Catholic healthcare inspired US Affordable Care Act
  210. Politics needs richness of Catholic Social Teaching, says Egan
  211. Faith groups in Britain call for drastic carbon emission cuts
  212. Pope lashes out at ‘hypocritical’ Christians with ties to arms trade
  213. Right-to-buy could result in 'monochrome neighbourhoods'
  214. Environment charities to march in Rome to welcome Laudato si'
  215. Pope Francis condemns terror attacks
  216. Church needs priests unafraid of persecution – Pope
  217. Church of England names fifth woman bishop
  218. Walsingham launches £10m appeal to fund major redevelopment
  219. Manchester chapel saved from conversion to Muslim prayer room
  220. Cardinal celebrates young activists at London awards ceremony
  221. Duncan Smith urged to rethink further welfare cuts
  222. Nichols urges bishops to nurture culture’s ‘instinctive’ faith
  223. Bishop tells diocese to go green in wake of Pope’s environmental plea
  224. Francis reveals hopes for Synod on Family during Ecuador Mass
  225. Catholic schools in Portsmouth told to promote sexual abstinence
  226. Church turns to Alpha leader to kick-start parishes
  227. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, warns charity
  228. Protecting Mother Earth 'most important task facing humanity'
  229. Francis calls on Paraguay to stamp out corruption
  230. Church of England toughens safeguarding measures
  231. Government’s welfare cuts 'mark return to Victorian poverty'
  232. Activists urge Welby to ban arms trade conference
  233. Vatican’s financial tsar criticises science behind Laudato’ si
  234. Faith schools targeted in Cameron’s speech on Islamic extremism
  235. Catholic bishop urges Government to improve migrant assessment
  236. Pope sends condolences to families of procession tragedy in Mexico
  237. Faith leaders praised for unique role in Ebola fight
  238. First Chinese bishop ordained in three years
  239. English composer Paul Inwood picked for Mercy Jubilee hymn
  240. Songs of Praise to be filmed at migrant church in Calais camp
  241. Catholic Church in Scotland issues abuse apology
  242. Strange appointed Professor of Theology at St Mary’s
  243. Bishop places Portsmouth Diocese on ‘Environmental Alert’
  244. Pope will lead liturgy for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation
  245. Catholic and Christian charities call for immediate end to Israel’s Gaza blockage
  246. Anglican bishop Peter Ball jailed for historic sex offences
  247. Islam should have a 'quintessentially British' version with minoret-less mosques and no burqas, Warsi says
  248. Pope Francis authorises the canonisation of Mother Teresa
  249. Nichols calls for end to religious violence as PM lauds UK's Christian roots
  250. Extremism will be beaten by love and a warm welcome for refugees, says Welby
  251. AP McCoy among prominent Catholics recognised in new year's honours list
  252. Archbishop of Canterbury pushing his own liberal agenda, says MP
  253. Churches seek repair grants to safeguard buildings
  254. Rome ‘must lead way in defending persecuted Christians’
  255. Politicians and policymakers back Catholic solution to economic crisis
  256. Commission closure ‘lost opportunity’
  257. MP lines up against plans to charge migrants for NHS care
  258. Cafod backs CST as basis for economic reform
  259. Conry resignation ‘devastating’
  260. War fund awards cash for Catholic cathedral repairs
  261. Church must serve society
  262. Churches ‘must unite for the persecuted’
  263. British children ‘do not know the meaning of Christmas’
  264. Adoption agency to close
  265. Tartaglia pays tribute to family killed by bin lorry
  266. Bishops criticise Wolf Hall depiction of Thomas More
  267. Christianity faces ‘extinction’ in Iraq
  268. Anti-slavery tsar to meet with Polish bishops
  269. MPs back parents’ right to remove pupils from sex-education classes
  270. O’Toole unveils radical evangelisation plan
  271. ‘Stir yourselves’ – engage in politics
  272. Oratory School takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  273. Commissioner praises Church’s work on human trafficking
  274. McMahon and Bayes issue joint Easter message
  275. Labour and Tories pledge support for persecuted Christians while others put faith schools under threat
  276. Cardinal says force could be used against IS
  277. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  278. Francis meets Ban Ki-moon to discuss climate change
  279. New Government should take up cause of Christians
  280. Bishop backs call for ‘no change’ at synod
  281. Fresh calls to legalise assisted dying rejected
  282. Welsh diocese wins free transport case in landmark ruling
  283. Publishers reveal title of encyclical
  284. Procurator considers Augustus Abbey abuse cases
  285. Assisted dying bills come to British and Irish parliaments
  286. Corpus Christi procession in central London
  287. Call for Catholic voice in politics
  288. Cardinal’s warning over lack of housing for poor
  289. Success for campaign to save hospital chapel
  290. Church turns to Alpha course leader
  291. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, CSAN warns
  292. Parishes urged to make ecological conversion
  293. Diocese counters state sex education with own advice
  294. Poor people will not survive ‘Victorian’ welfare cuts
  295. Faith leaders helped in ebola battle
  296. Traditionalists win Chrism Masses battle
  297. Charities fear cuts in wake of Kid’s Company collapse
  298. Corbyn warns against assisted-dying bill
  299. Fears over MPs’ attendance at vote on assisted dying
  300. Queen’s Christian faith praised
  301. Welby highlights Church’s EU role
  302. Anti-euthanasia campaigners celebrate victory
  303. Bishops publish criticism ahead of synod
  304. Cafod welcomes development goals
  305. Church issues a demand for refugee aid
  306. School with mostly Muslim pupils will stay Catholic
  307. Anglican bishop, 83, imprisoned for abuse
  308. Church launches legacy drive
  309. Catholic schools top London league tables
  310. Warsi rounds on ‘illiteracy’ of counter-terror policies
  311. Bishops reject married priesthood and General Absolution
  312. Anglicans plan to fast-track black and ethnic-minority clerics
  313. Catholics honoured in New Year list
  314. MP attacks Welby’s New Year Message as left wing
  315. Inquiry launched into Maguire murder
  316. Comprehensive new guidelines to help tie the knot
  317. Cardinal reveals details of Church’s anti-trafficking work
  318. Walsingham lands a £4 million donation
  319. ‘Much respected advocate’ dies
  320. Gallagher to meet top politicians during landmark UK visit
  321. Bishop made case for mercy at Synod on Family
  322. Mother Teresa to become saint this year
  323. BBC to examine Britain's 'new Christianity' in Holy Week
  324. Conservative peers accused of sabotaging Islamic State genocide debate
  325. Cameron declines to recognise IS atrocities as genocide
  326. Fatherhood in crisis, says Egan
  327. Cameron: ‘We are a Christian country and we are proud of it’
  328. Victims of alleged abuse drop case against Salford diocese
  329. Archbishop Sentamu: Government’s living wage will keep people in poverty
  330. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  331. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  332. DNA test reveals Archbishop of Canterbury's father was Churchill's private secretary
  333. Little Sisters leave Preston
  334. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  335. Cardinal Nichols: UK would face problems if it left the EU
  336. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  337. Davies to launch controversial LGBT group in Shrewsbury
  338. Conservatives ‘wrong’ to dismiss Amoris Laetitia
  339. Female theologian targeted in vicious online campaign
  340. Britain and Ireland Briefing: Amoris Laetitia a fillip for divorced and remarrieds
  341. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  342. Brompton provost backs Brexit as a vote for ‘greatness and freedom’
  343. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  344. Runaway abbot arrested in Kosovo
  345. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  346. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  347. Service marks Roehampton’s anniversary
  348. Order denies allegations it awarded knighthoods for political influence
  349. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  350. Bishop urges caution on human-animal hybrids
  351. Cardinal Nichols condemns upsurge in racist attacks post Brexit
  352. Heythrop Principal resigns as doubts cast on Roehampton partnership
  353. Bishops’ Conference criticised over failure to support Heythrop
  354. News Briefing: Britain and Ireland
  355. Dominicans to scale back and refocus work in Britain
  356. Government awards millions to support church repairs
  357. Deal between Heythrop and Roehampton collapses
  358. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  359. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  360. Theologians intervene as Heythrop merger collapses
  361. Parishes join community scheme to support fleeing Syrians
  362. Archbishop of Westminster unites with Muslim leaders to condemn Rouen attack
  363. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  364. Cathedral to commemorate Sir Roger Casement
  365. Paris churches asked to welcome Muslims to Mass
  366. Police urge UK priests to 'review their security plans' after murder of Fr Hamel
  367. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  368. Goddard hounded out of job, allege abuse victims
  369. London priest pleads guilty to child sex abuse
  370. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  371. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  372. Rotherham sex inquiry chief to replace Dame Lowell Goddard
  373. Church must play role in reform of inhumane prison system, says Cardinal
  374. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  375. Ordination does not bestow superiority, says Cardinal Nichols at conference for priests
  376. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  377. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
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