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  1. Islam is not a religion it is a form of government, says conservative Vatican cardinal
  2. 'Terrible acts of violence' are in Pope Francis' prayers after 90 are killed last weekend
  3. Polish authorities ramp up security as pilgrims begin to arrive in Krakow for World Youth
  4. Priest murdered as two armed men take churchgoers hostage during morning Mass
  5. Attackers filmed sermon in Arabic at altar after killing priest: eyewitness account
  6. Cardinal Pell 'emphatically and unequivocally' denies historic sex claims
  7. Meningitis warning for World Youth Day pilgrims after Italian teenager dies on journey home
  8. Special security measures at Lourdes 'could remain in place' permanently
  9. Former abbot charged with historical child sex offences
  10. Iranian religious leader applauds Pope Francis for his stance on Islam and Isis
  11. Community shocked as two Catholic nuns murdered in their home
  12. 46-year-old man charged with double murder of Mississippi nuns
  13. May's vision of education reform criticised
  14. Vatican representative pleads with people of Guam to help save church from bankruptcy
  15. Bishop of Assisi evokes spirit of St John Paul II at start of multi-faith summit
  16. Communities unite to pray for victims of stabbing spree and dead attacker
  17. 'Real peace' can be achieved as Francis arrives in Assisi and greets religious leaders
  18. £100m Heythrop College put up for sale by Jesuits
  19. The horrible night has ceased: Colombia signs peace deal with Farc
  20. Archbishop pleads with India and Pakistan to avoid major conflict over Kashmir
  21. No vote offers Colombia opportunity for reconciliation, Catholic Church says
  22. Catholic relief workers expecting worst as Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti
  23. Polish lawmakers vote overwhelmingly against abortion law
  24. Pope Francis reaches out to the 'corners of the Earth' to appoint 17 new cardinals
  25. Democrats most 'stubbornly unfriendly' administration to religious believers in generations, archbishop claims
  26. 'Black Pope' tells Jesuits to make the 'impossible possible' and help human beings find reconciliation
  27. Donald Trump uses Catholic fundraiser to joke about his rival in US presidential election Hillary Clinton 'hating Catholics'
  28. Italian PM promises to rebuild every building as Basilica of St Benedict destroyed by earthquake
  29. Christians have 'chance to accept a common path', Francis tells joint denomination prayer service
  30. US bishop warns pastors to avoid getting involved in election after anti-Hillary literature
  31. Trump is elected president of the United States and vows to 'bind the wounds of division' after bitter campaign
  32. White Catholics turned out to be significant voting bloc for US president-elect Donald Trump
  33. Taskforce urges US bishops to make a quick decision on rise of racism
  34. Cuban leader Raul Castro frees 787 prisoners after Pope Francis plea for Year of Mercy
  35. Former Labour minister to head up BBC's religious affairs programming
  36. Science and Church must work together for all humankind
  37. Pope's midnight mass message: 'The lights of commercialisation cast God into the shadows'
  38. Chinese religious affairs official hints at open door policy on relations with Vatican
  39. Francis urges mothers of newborn babies to breastfeed during Mass in the Sistine Chapel
  40. Catholic bishops express disappointment as Obama shuts door on Cuban migrants
  41. Rejoice or despair? It is too early to have an opinion on Trump, Francis says
  42. Ocáriz elected as fourth prelate of Opus Dei, confirmed by Pope Francis
  43. Heythrop College appoints Roehampton deputy to be new principal
  44. Francis prays for Chile as death toll during worst wildfires in its history reaches double figures
  45. Anglican Evensong to be celebrated at St Peter's Basilica for the first time
  46. Church of the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 reopens after arson attack by Jewish extremists
  47. Burke sent to Guam by Pope Francis to head investigation into abuse of altar boys
  48. Archbishop of Canterbury opposes second Brexit referendum for 'divided' country
  49. Eamonn Casey, the bishop whose scandal changed the church in Ireland, dies aged 89
  50. Francis pleads for God's forgiveness for Church role in genocide as Tutsi president of Rwanda visits Vatican
  51. Pope Francis offers prayers as more than 250 die in landslide in Colombia
  52. National Trust denies playing down Easter after Church of England expresses outrage
  53. Trump and Pope Francis meeting 'looking unlikely' despite US President's scheduled trip to Italy for G7 summit in May
  54. Catholic bishops plead with Arkansas to stop execution of seven men in 11 days
  55. Matthew Festing ordered not to travel to Rome for Order of Malta election of his successor
  56. Lee executed by Arkansas as bishops praise Virginia for turning away from death sentence
  57. Jesuit-educated Macron favourite to beat Le Pen as Catholic bishops warm to him as next president
  58. Arkansas kills two prisoners as last-minute court order delays second execution
  59. Knights of Malta will return to Rome in a year after electing a temporary leader
  60. LIVE BLOG: Video and analysis of Pope Francis' pilgrimage to Fatima
  61. Catholic priest and refugee centre manager arrested as mafia steal £30m from refugee centre in Italy
  62. At least 23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt as gunmen open fire on bus on way to monastery
  63. President Trump is harming 'people of United States and the world' with Paris climate exit, Catholic bishops claim
  64. Vatican urges Muslims to join 'believers in one God' to combat climate change in annual Ramadan message
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