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  1. Pope Francis seeks to redress last year's harsh words for the curia
  2. Is the Catholic church's sex abuse crisis threatening to overwhelm Pope Francis?
  3. Francis gives away a lot to the Russians in joint agreement
  4. Will Pope Francis bring the Society of Saint Pius X in from the cold in this year of mercy?
  5. Apostolic Exhortation on the family: Pope Francis is calling for a new openness on the part of the Church
  6. View from Rome
  7. View from Rome
  8. Synod: Can the Church cope with a bit of mess?
  9. Can a synod be manipulated?
  10. German theology and pastoral sensitivity key to opening up synod
  11. Synod is about more than just family - it's about a legacy
  12. Cardinal Marx gives 'no change' group a basic theology lesson
  13. Communion: internal solution for divorcees that's already there
  14. Progressives at synod manage expectations ahead of final document
  15. Final synod document leaves Pope room for manoeuvre
  16. Pursuit of power at heart of Vati-leaks II
  17. Vatican and money: something old, something new, nothing borrowed in Catholic Church
  18. Pope is readying Catholic Church for the 'change of an era'
  19. Has Pope Francis just opened a door for non-Catholics to receive communion?
  20. Finance and Vatileaks becomes a pressing issue as 2015 draws to a close for Pope Francis
  21. When it comes to Christian Unity, the Pope operates a 'personal ecumenism 
  22. Pope Francis washes his feet of traditional liturgists
  23. Letters written by Saint John Paul II reveal his deep humanity
  24. Italy's historic same-sex legislation begs the question: is the Church's position changing?
  25. Five things Donald Trump should bear in mind when appointing his new Vatican ambassador
  26. Synod: Supporting families theme of first week, says Nichols
  27. Wuerl disputes claims of synod manipulation
  28. Francis to set up new dicastery on Laity, Family and Life
  29. Moderate named new head of Catholic Church in Belgium
  30. Pope interviewed by homeless man for The Big Issue
  31. Leaking Vatican will not deter me from my reforms says Pope
  32. US aid to Africa not dependent on same-sex marriage policy, envoy to Vatican says
  33. Two journalists who wrote Vatileaks II books are under criminal investigation, says Vatican
  34. Pope Francis calls for humanity to counter 'homicidal hatred' of Paris terrorists
  35. Vatileaks II author refuses to appear in front of Pope's prosecutors
  36. Pope Francis to go ahead with trip to African country torn apart by religious conflict
  37. Three former Vatican officials and two journalists to face trial over Vatileaks
  38. Vatileaks trial: Holy See defends its legal system as Parolin set to be called as witness
  39. Muslims and Christians broker secret peace deal during Pope Francis' visit to Central African Republic
  40. Cardinal Pell unable to fly to Australia for sex abuse inquiry because of pre-existing heart condition
  41. Cardinals agree to focus on decentralisation of Catholic Church at meeting of C9
  42. Let mercy bring peace to war-torn parts of the world, Pope says in Christmas message
  43. Europe is overburdened by migrants, Pope warns world's diplomats
  44. Pope says God's covenant with Jews 'irrevocable' in visit to Rome's synagogue
  45. Million to march for family values as Italy prepares to vote on gay civil unions
  46. Francis to become the first pope to visit the Great Mosque of Rome
  47. Easter foot washing ceremony can now include women, Pope Francis decrees
  48. Pope Francis urges President of Iran to work with Catholic church to combat terrorism
  49. Cardinal Pell lectures bishops over finances as 'dishonesty is not unknown' in church
  50. Pope Francis woos China with tales in praise of its greatness
  51. Abuse campaigner disputes removal from Vatican child protection commission
  52. Has the Pope changed the Catholic Church's teaching on the use of contraception?
  53. Pope Francis: Vatican officials must not 'neglect or mistreat'
  54. George Pell sticks to his story over the serial abuse of Gerald Ridsdale
  55. Pope approves new transparency rules for the creation of saints
  56. 'Vatileaks' trial to resume as defendant sent back to Vatican jail
  57. Pope Francis to wash migrants' feet on Holy Thursday
  58. Vatileaks priest 'was not lucid' when he passed documents to press
  59. Chaouqui threatened to destroy priest accused of leaking Vatican documents
  60. Pope warns priests at Chrism Mass against spiritual blindness
  61. Arms dealers must take responsibility for atrocities like Brussels, Pope says
  62. Pope to visit refugees on island of Lesbos
  63. Five things to remember about the Pope’s synod document
  64. Pope Francis appoints Mexico nuncio as his ambassador to the US
  65. Pax Christi puts pressure on Vatican to end its support for 'just wars'
  66. The play's the thing for first ever performance of Shakespeare at the Vatican
  67. Cardinal Walter Kasper: Amoris Laetitia 'changes everything'
  68. Bernie Sanders' visit to Rome sparks internal Vatican row
  69. Pope Francis takes Muslim refugees home on Vatican plane after visit to Lesbos
  70. Sant’Egidio's charitable works reflects vision of Pope Francis
  71. Amoris Laetitia opens up communion for divorced and remarrieds, pope confirms
  72. Bernie Sanders meets the Pope, and anyone who thinks it was political 'should see a psychiatrist'
  73. Blow for Pope's reforms as audit into Vatican finances forced to halt
  74. Benedictine pupils become first English school choir to sing with Pope's Sistine Chapel choir
  75. With or Without You: Rock guitarist has The Edge over Bono with historic concert at the Sistine Chapel
  76. Cardinal Pell promises to see out term as treasurer as financial battle rages in Vatican
  77. New Vatican magazine criticises Church for 'ignoring role of women'
  78. Pope lambasts weary and ageing Europe as he picks up prestigious Charlemagne Prize
  79. Pope urges commission to look into allowing women to be ordained as deacons
  80. It is now impossible to launder money through the Vatican, insists Bank chairman
  81. Show compassion for each other, not your pet cats and dogs, says Pope
  82. Italian cardinal under investigation for role in embezzlement of priests' fund
  83. Campaigners for women's ordination have unprecedented meeting with Vatican representative
  84. Francis says Church should get political on modern slavery
  85. Francis moves to make bishops accountable for abuse failings
  86. Blow for financial transparency as Vatican cancels PwC audit of Church's finances
  87. Vatileaks: Prosecutors call for prison sentences for defendants
  88. Dublin archbishop and laywoman appointed to new Vatican communications department
  89. Names of priests and academics who want Pope to clarify “heretical” teaching revealed
  90. Vatican statement accuses Polish politicians of creating fear of Muslims
  91. Pope Francis announces new social justice department
  92. Pope steps back from role in Colombia’s peace process
  93. Archbishop Welby and Pope Francis to meet for 'World Day of Prayer for Peace'
  94. Canonisation of Mother Teresa is Francis’s chance to highlight Church for the poor
  95. Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint and then feeds 1,500 poor in the Vatican
  96. Pope to say Mass for Fr Jacques Hamel
  97. Pope praises Argentinian bishops' correct interpretation of Amoris Laetitia
  98. Pope cracks down on cash payments in miracle approval process
  99. Pope comforts weeping relatives of Nice terror attack victims
  100. Francis meets relatives of Nice terror attacl
  101. Francis urges bishops to vet priests ahead of ordination
  102. US Church must become 'agent of healing' post-Trump, says Cardinal-elect
  103. Order of Malta top official removed from post
  104. Former Grand Master says knights’ drama 'not finished'
  105. Pope and Trump expected to meet in May, claim Vatican insiders
  106. Anti-Pope Francis posters accuse Pontiff of sacking Knights of Malta head
  107. 'Great drama' continues as Vatican legal chief defends Pope on issue of communion for the remarried
  108. Pope's stand on indigenous people challenges Trump's oil pipeline order
  109. Burke pursues justice mission 7,000 miles from Rome
  110. Scandal of Catholics leading double lives gives ammunition to atheists, says pope
  111. Pope Francis 'hopes' to visit South Sudan, say country's bishops
  112. Pope 'studying' historical joint visit to South Sudan with Archbishop of Canterbury
  113. Last remaining abuse survivor on Vatican commission resigns in frustration
  114. Resignation of abuse survivor Marie Collins exposes the fault lines in Pope Francis' battle to reform the Vatican
  115. Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to meet Pope Francis
  116. New female advisory group to counter 'lack of the presence of women' in leadership roles in Roman Curia
  117. INTERVIEW: Ordaining married men a possibility due to global shortage of priests, says Pope Francis
  118. Knights of Malta called to contribute to order's reform ahead of crucial election of new leader, reveals letter
  119. Pope expected to attend global meeting of families next year in 'Ireland that has changed dramatically'
  120. Be 'a man of peace' Pope urges Prince Charles
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