Liz Dodd

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