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  1. Vulnerability is not a liability
  2. Breakdown in the classroom
  3. Value judgements
  4. Lockerbie never leaves us
  5. Muted voice from the pews
  6. Voice for the voiceless
  7. Full of beans
  8. All aboard for the papal tour
  9. Faith in a new world order
  10. Screened out: is a new prenatal test for Down's syndrome eugenics by the back door?
  11. Turn a meatless Lent into a veggie way of life...and protect the environment, says Liz Dodd
  12. No place like home
  13. What will your legacy be? Liz Dodd investigates an increasingly popular way to support charities
  14. ‘Now we are foreigners’: how Brexit changed the landscape for immigrés
  15. A meeting of minds
  16. School Report – St Anselm’s College, Birkenhead, Merseyside
  17. Working together
  18. Better to light a candle: The Tablet’s social action awards
  19. Theologians call for 'examination' of US policing
  20. US bishops condemn brutal CIA torture revelations
  21. 100-year-old Catholic adoption and fostering agency Cabrini to close
  22. Energy expert says Church is wrong to call for fossil fuel boycott
  23. Archbishop of Sydney describes hellish scenes in Sydney
  24. Pakistani Christians condemn Taliban suicide blast
  25. First same-sex marriages recognised in Scotland
  26. Thousands tango for Francis' birthday
  27. Midwives lost 'basic human right', says Bishop of Paisley
  28. Church coalition will resettle refugees in London
  29. Tutu criticises Pope Francis for declining to meet with Dalai Lama
  30. Dozens held over kiln murder of Pakistani Christian couple
  31. Francis damns ‘diseased’ Curia for its vanity
  32. Bishop condemns Lennon’s Imagine in Christmas homily
  33. Iraqi Patriarch urges Pope Francis to visit his country
  34. Welby's efforts to reconcile Church over gay marriage
  35. Birmingham Catholics treat local homeless to Christmas lunch
  36. Nichols remembers persecuted Christians and victims of slavery
  37. Francis celebrates Midnight Mass after phoning Iraqi refugees
  38. Francis assures Christians terrorised by IS of his closeness
  39. Kidnapped Mexican priest found dead
  40. John Paul II's would-be assassin visits Vatican
  41. Welby apologises for missing Christmas
  42. Pope warns against writing off lives blighted by illness
  43. Islamic State blows up Catholic church in Iraq
  44. Archbishop Welby prays for UK ebola victim
  45. Bishop wants gay CofE clergy to be allowed to marry
  46. Look ahead at Pope Francis' top concerns for 2015
  47. Francis blesses development arm of Scottish Catholic Church
  48. Britain’s Christian identity should turn it outwards, Welby says
  49. Vatican to become more politically active
  50. Francis pays tribute to ‘martyrdom of mothers’
  51. Archbishop 's homily for victims of 'heart-breaking' bin lorry tragedy
  52. Feminised church and post Vatican II liturgy is alienating men – Burke
  53. Details of Pope Francis’ trip to the United States revealed
  54. Fewer Brits go to church but they still believe in heaven and hell
  55. Casualties of gender warfare are poor, says Egan
  56. Bishop unveils radical plan to reinvigorate dying parishes
  57. Francis appoints Scicluna to head new abuse committee
  58. Filipino Church pledges greater respect for women
  59. Van Rompuy: Britain would impoverish itself by leaving EU
  60. Catholic politician to join Jesuit Refugee Service
  61. Bishop urges Christians not to settle for less than full unity
  62. Faith leaders urge PM to resettle more Syrian refugees
  63. Bishops’ advice to Catholic voters due in coming weeks
  64. Carmelites celebrate first post-Reformation ordination in York
  65. Ice church opens in Romanian mountains
  66. Bishops voice concerns over three-parent embryos
  67. Church must not reduce women to ‘clichés’, says Vatican
  68. RE chairman warns of historic threat to subject
  69. Welby commissions heads of Lambeth Palace community
  70. Sarah Teather among those named to CSAN board
  71. Pope Francis in video conference to promote education initiative
  72. Safeguarding children is Church's top priority – Pope
  73. Vatican officials denied entry to India
  74. Hunt questions suitability of nuns as teachers
  75. Cardinal Nichols urges action on sexual violence in conflict
  76. Iraqi archbishop begs Britain to send troops into Iraq
  77. Management procedures second to the Gospel, Welby reminds Synod
  78. Diocese challenges council's ban on free transport
  79. Goldman Sachs chairman to head of Catholic migration charity
  80. Cardinal Pell 'fundamentally failed' abuse victim – report
  81. Italian bishops condemn plans for Rome red-light district
  82. Mozart and daily Mass: Pope Emeritus' mind still ‘formidable’
  83. Pope Francis says Mass for 21 slain Copts – 'martyrs and brothers'
  84. MPs back parents' right to withdraw children from sex education classes
  85. Bishops impose ashes on commuters at stations and shops
  86. Don't judge, just invite people in, says evangelisation bishop
  87. Parliament votes against explicit ban on sex-selective abortion
  88. Charity leader held in Afghanistan released after eight months
  89. Welby ‘embarrassed’ by Living Wage revelations
  90. Bishops urge Catholics to engage in politics before May's election
  91. Catechist and bishop’s adviser hits out at ‘traumatic’ sex education
  92. Bishop of Oslo accused in £4m fraud investigation
  93. Pope praises co-operatives for putting people above profits
  94. At least 19 Christians seized by IS freed after ransoms paid
  95. ‘Who am I to judge?’ means scrutinising oneself first, says Pope
  96. Boko Haram's use of children condemned
  97. Francis appoints social justice bishop to lead San Diego
  98. MPs attack ‘shocking’ treatment of migrants
  99. Bishops back blockade of nuclear weapons factory
  100. Nick Clegg admits faith 'hasn't happened to me – yet'
  101. More Christian hostages reportedly released in Syria
  102. Lesbian and gay pilgrims welcomed at Vatican
  103. Francis to visit shrine founded by former Satanist
  104. Cardinal criticises Church’s past ‘severe’ treatment of gay people
  105. Jesuit academic urges Church to drop ‘clunky’ Missal
  106. Libby Lane, Church of England’s first woman bishop, installed
  107. Burke condemns pro-reform voices at Synod on the Family
  108. Jean Vanier awarded million-pound Templeton Prize
  109. Francis hints at short papacy – 'maybe just two or three years'
  110. Pope Francis names new nuncio to Cuba
  111. Canon rebuked for holding Muslim service in church
  112. Cardinal says Requiem for Richard III, a man 'of anxious devotion'
  113. Francis in Naples begs mobsters to convert
  114. Pope condemns 'inadmissible' death penalty
  115. Make poor people central to your prayer as Romero did, Nichols says
  116. Francis meets brother of British aid worker murdered by Islamic State
  117. Oratory takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  118. CofE appoints second woman to episcopacy
  119. Caritas warns of ‘staggering’ needs of Boko Haram's 1m silent victims
  120. First Anglican woman bishop appointed who will sit in the Lords
  121. German cardinals row over pastoral care of divorced and remarried
  122. Government grant scheme allots a further £1.3m to Catholic cathedrals
  123. Pre-Reformation vestment from Richard III Mass to go on display
  124. Cardinal's cautious welcome for Nigerian president
  125. Pope Francis reveals his battle with exhaustion in rallying homily to priests at start of Easter liturgies
  126. Papal preacher urges Christians to forgive those who persecute them
  127. Persecuted Christians at heart of Easter homilies
  128. Root British values in Christianity, says Bishop Davies
  129. Francis demands concrete help for persecuted Christians
  130. Asia Bibi asks Pope Francis to pray for her as she awaits execution
  131. Vatican correspondent Robert Blair Kaiser dies
  132. Rise in number of priests to be ordained in the US this year
  133. Hundreds of back call to uphold marriage teaching
  134. Anti-slavery commissioner praises Church’s work on trafficking
  135. Christians must be heart of Iraq’s reconstruction, Cardinal insists
  136. Two main parties pledge support for persecuted Christians
  137. Church leaders call for Europe-wide response to migrants crisis
  138. Ed Miliband says he would like to meet Pope Francis
  139. Vatican calls for international body to eradicate people-trafficking
  140. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  141. Church's efforts to reach Nepal quake survivors hampered
  142. Next government must work with faith groups, says cardinal
  143. Dioceses asked to have a Holy Door during Year of Mercy
  144. Vatican: climate change is man-made and must be addressed
  145. Pope Francis is 'most influential' world leader on Twitter, report finds
  146. God does not favouritise, cardinal tells lesbian and gay Catholics
  147. Bishop backs priests who took row over church teaching to the press
  148. Church agencies rush to respond as second quake hits Nepal
  149. Incoming equalities minister changes mind over gay marriage
  150. Francis canonises two Palestinian nuns in Rome
  151. Pope appoints Timothy Radcliffe to Justice and Peace council
  152. Church of England continues to haemorrhage members
  153. Scottish Churches pays tribute to ‘wise and courteous’ Kennedy
  154. Green encyclical Laudato Sii draws inspiration from St Francis
  155. Republican candidate tells Pope ‘leave science to scientists’
  156. Charities attack council’s plans to ‘criminalise homeless’
  157. Thousands join London Corpus Christi procession
  158. Government’s anti-slavery tsar joins St Mary's
  159. David Cameron reiterates his opposition to euthanasia
  160. Obama: Catholic healthcare inspired US Affordable Care Act
  161. Politics needs richness of Catholic Social Teaching, says Egan
  162. Faith groups in Britain call for drastic carbon emission cuts
  163. Pope lashes out at ‘hypocritical’ Christians with ties to arms trade
  164. Right-to-buy could result in 'monochrome neighbourhoods'
  165. Environment charities to march in Rome to welcome Laudato si'
  166. Pope Francis condemns terror attacks
  167. Church needs priests unafraid of persecution – Pope
  168. Church of England names fifth woman bishop
  169. Walsingham launches £10m appeal to fund major redevelopment
  170. Manchester chapel saved from conversion to Muslim prayer room
  171. Cardinal celebrates young activists at London awards ceremony
  172. Duncan Smith urged to rethink further welfare cuts
  173. Nichols urges bishops to nurture culture’s ‘instinctive’ faith
  174. Bishop tells diocese to go green in wake of Pope’s environmental plea
  175. Francis reveals hopes for Synod on Family during Ecuador Mass
  176. Catholic schools in Portsmouth told to promote sexual abstinence
  177. Church turns to Alpha leader to kick-start parishes
  178. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, warns charity
  179. Protecting Mother Earth 'most important task facing humanity'
  180. Francis calls on Paraguay to stamp out corruption
  181. Church of England toughens safeguarding measures
  182. Government’s welfare cuts 'mark return to Victorian poverty'
  183. Activists urge Welby to ban arms trade conference
  184. Vatican’s financial tsar criticises science behind Laudato’ si
  185. Faith schools targeted in Cameron’s speech on Islamic extremism
  186. Catholic bishop urges Government to improve migrant assessment
  187. Pope sends condolences to families of procession tragedy in Mexico
  188. Faith leaders praised for unique role in Ebola fight
  189. First Chinese bishop ordained in three years
  190. English composer Paul Inwood picked for Mercy Jubilee hymn
  191. Songs of Praise to be filmed at migrant church in Calais camp
  192. Catholic Church in Scotland issues abuse apology
  193. Strange appointed Professor of Theology at St Mary’s
  194. Bishop places Portsmouth Diocese on ‘Environmental Alert’
  195. Pope will lead liturgy for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation
  196. Catholic and Christian charities call for immediate end to Israel’s Gaza blockage
  197. Anglican bishop Peter Ball jailed for historic sex offences
  198. Islam should have a 'quintessentially British' version with minoret-less mosques and no burqas, Warsi says
  199. Pope Francis authorises the canonisation of Mother Teresa
  200. Nichols calls for end to religious violence as PM lauds UK's Christian roots
  201. Extremism will be beaten by love and a warm welcome for refugees, says Welby
  202. AP McCoy among prominent Catholics recognised in new year's honours list
  203. Archbishop of Canterbury pushing his own liberal agenda, says MP
  204. Adoption agency to close
  205. Tartaglia pays tribute to family killed by bin lorry
  206. Bishops criticise Wolf Hall depiction of Thomas More
  207. Christianity faces ‘extinction’ in Iraq
  208. Anti-slavery tsar to meet with Polish bishops
  209. MPs back parents’ right to remove pupils from sex-education classes
  210. O’Toole unveils radical evangelisation plan
  211. ‘Stir yourselves’ – engage in politics
  212. Oratory School takes fight to preserve Catholic ethos to High Court
  213. Commissioner praises Church’s work on human trafficking
  214. McMahon and Bayes issue joint Easter message
  215. Labour and Tories pledge support for persecuted Christians while others put faith schools under threat
  216. Cardinal says force could be used against IS
  217. Female religious vocations soar to highest level in 25 years
  218. Francis meets Ban Ki-moon to discuss climate change
  219. New Government should take up cause of Christians
  220. Bishop backs call for ‘no change’ at synod
  221. Fresh calls to legalise assisted dying rejected
  222. Welsh diocese wins free transport case in landmark ruling
  223. Publishers reveal title of encyclical
  224. Procurator considers Augustus Abbey abuse cases
  225. Assisted dying bills come to British and Irish parliaments
  226. Corpus Christi procession in central London
  227. Call for Catholic voice in politics
  228. Cardinal’s warning over lack of housing for poor
  229. Success for campaign to save hospital chapel
  230. Church turns to Alpha course leader
  231. Welfare cuts will force families to food banks, CSAN warns
  232. Parishes urged to make ecological conversion
  233. Diocese counters state sex education with own advice
  234. Poor people will not survive ‘Victorian’ welfare cuts
  235. Faith leaders helped in ebola battle
  236. Traditionalists win Chrism Masses battle
  237. Charities fear cuts in wake of Kid’s Company collapse
  238. Corbyn warns against assisted-dying bill
  239. Fears over MPs’ attendance at vote on assisted dying
  240. Queen’s Christian faith praised
  241. Welby highlights Church’s EU role
  242. Anti-euthanasia campaigners celebrate victory
  243. Bishops publish criticism ahead of synod
  244. Cafod welcomes development goals
  245. Church issues a demand for refugee aid
  246. School with mostly Muslim pupils will stay Catholic
  247. Anglican bishop, 83, imprisoned for abuse
  248. Church launches legacy drive
  249. Catholic schools top London league tables
  250. Warsi rounds on ‘illiteracy’ of counter-terror policies
  251. Bishops reject married priesthood and General Absolution
  252. Anglicans plan to fast-track black and ethnic-minority clerics
  253. Catholics honoured in New Year list
  254. MP attacks Welby’s New Year Message as left wing
  255. Inquiry launched into Maguire murder
  256. Comprehensive new guidelines to help tie the knot
  257. Cardinal reveals details of Church’s anti-trafficking work
  258. Walsingham lands a £4 million donation
  259. ‘Much respected advocate’ dies
  260. Gallagher to meet top politicians during landmark UK visit
  261. Bishop made case for mercy at Synod on Family
  262. Mother Teresa to become saint this year
  263. BBC to examine Britain's 'new Christianity' in Holy Week
  264. Conservative peers accused of sabotaging Islamic State genocide debate
  265. Cameron declines to recognise IS atrocities as genocide
  266. Fatherhood in crisis, says Egan
  267. Cameron: ‘We are a Christian country and we are proud of it’
  268. Victims of alleged abuse drop case against Salford diocese
  269. Archbishop Sentamu: Government’s living wage will keep people in poverty
  270. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  271. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  272. DNA test reveals Archbishop of Canterbury's father was Churchill's private secretary
  273. Little Sisters leave Preston
  274. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  275. Cardinal Nichols: UK would face problems if it left the EU
  276. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  277. Davies to launch controversial LGBT group in Shrewsbury
  278. Conservatives ‘wrong’ to dismiss Amoris Laetitia
  279. Female theologian targeted in vicious online campaign
  280. Britain and Ireland Briefing: Amoris Laetitia a fillip for divorced and remarrieds
  281. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  282. Brompton provost backs Brexit as a vote for ‘greatness and freedom’
  283. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  284. Runaway abbot arrested in Kosovo
  285. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  286. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  287. Service marks Roehampton’s anniversary
  288. Order denies allegations it awarded knighthoods for political influence
  289. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  290. Bishop urges caution on human-animal hybrids
  291. Cardinal Nichols condemns upsurge in racist attacks post Brexit
  292. Heythrop Principal resigns as doubts cast on Roehampton partnership
  293. Bishops’ Conference criticised over failure to support Heythrop
  294. News Briefing: Britain and Ireland
  295. Dominicans to scale back and refocus work in Britain
  296. Government awards millions to support church repairs
  297. Deal between Heythrop and Roehampton collapses
  298. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  299. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  300. Theologians intervene as Heythrop merger collapses
  301. Parishes join community scheme to support fleeing Syrians
  302. Archbishop of Westminster unites with Muslim leaders to condemn Rouen attack
  303. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  304. Cathedral to commemorate Sir Roger Casement
  305. Paris churches asked to welcome Muslims to Mass
  306. Police urge UK priests to 'review their security plans' after murder of Fr Hamel
  307. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  308. Goddard hounded out of job, allege abuse victims
  309. London priest pleads guilty to child sex abuse
  310. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  311. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  312. Rotherham sex inquiry chief to replace Dame Lowell Goddard
  313. Church must play role in reform of inhumane prison system, says Cardinal
  314. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  315. Ordination does not bestow superiority, says Cardinal Nichols at conference for priests
  316. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  317. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  318. Inquiry prompts more abuse claims
  319. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  320. Retiring bishop defends decision to allow traditionalist group into diocese
  321. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  322. Salesians apologise for child sexual abuse
  323. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  324. Homeless charity wins landmark battle over tax
  325. 'Sped-up' independent abuse inquiry could deliver by 2020, says new Chair
  326. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  327. Dioceses prepare to close Holy Doors
  328. Church launches guide to death for digital age
  329. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  330. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  331. Urgent call for prison reform
  332. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  333. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  334. ‘Explosion’ of Confessions during Holy Year, says Nichols
  335. Pope Francis' 'sorrow' at death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro
  336. Catholic Worker farm makes urgent appeal for funding
  337. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
  338. Catherine Pepinster to step down as The Tablet editor at the end of 2016
  339. News Briefing: from Britain and Ireland
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