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  1. School Report – St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Birmingham
  2. ‘It was humbling… they had nothing’
  3. Zimbabwe: Mugabe, farmers and the cry for justice
  4. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed nearly 9,000 people and destroyed more than 800,000 homes.
  5. Charities enter Frisco politics in bid to ease housing crisis
  6. Blow for Religious Studies GCSE reform as humanists win high court battle
  7. Global cities light up at night to highlight the campaign to end the death penalty
  8. Governments urged to recognise Christian deaths in Middle East as a genocide
  9. The Catholic Church linked to child labour in Uganda, alleges BBC
  10. Vatican loans Church of England ancient relics ahead of vital gathering
  11. Aid desperately needed as famine in Ethiopia is worsening, claims Catholic charity
  12. Millions risk starvation as drought in Africa threatens humanitarian crisis
  13. Apple among major companies failing to do 'basic checks' on child labour in Congo
  14. Attorney general halts gay cake appeal hearing with late intervention
  15. India must make foetal gender tests compulsory to stop abortion of girls, says minister
  16. Jesus banned from NASA newsletter for space centre Christian group
  17. French authorities planning to bulldoze half of the Jungle refugee camp in Calais
  18. Zika virus threat is not an excuse to change abortion laws, the Vatican tells UN
  19. UK Government policy on freedom of religion in Pakistan inadequate, finds report
  20. Violent killings of Christians in Nigeria up 62 per cent
  21. Institutional racism still rife, says South African Archbishop
  22. Christian leaders pessimistic about Government peace deal with FARC rebels
  23. Schools entitled to prioritise Christianity
  24. Persecution fears dominate Christmas messages
  25. Bishops to meet refugees during Holy Land visit
  26. ‘Genocide’ of Middle East’s Christians to be addressed
  27. Child labour allegations against Church
  28. Walsingham becomes minor basilica
  29. Campaigners target faith-school admissions
  30. Attendance at Anglican services plummets
  31. Praise for Anglicans’ commitment to unity
  32. Catholic schools ditch ‘unfair’ league tables
  33. Government urged to support church restoration
  34. Bakery appeals pro-gay marriage cake decision
  35. Payday lending drops after Welby intervention
  36. ‘Our diocese’ not ‘my diocese’, bishop tells laity
  37. Church of England agrees historic motion of unity with Presbytarian Church of Scotland at General Synod
  38. Government urged to rescue Calais ‘Jungle’children
  39. Atheists claim victory over admissions
  40. Nichols names new diocesan shrine
  41. University opens research centre in honour of Benedict XVI
  42. Salesian Society confident of negotiating return of kidnapped priest
  43. Government defeated on Sunday trading as Tory rebels cross the floor
  44. US Government declares Islamic State atrocities genocide
  45. Church concern over new policy on academies
  46. Jungle migrants in desperate need of clothes and food
  47. Diocese to offer young men ‘religious gap year’
  48. Haiti in grave danger of being overrun by Zika epidemic, Catholic Mission warns
  49. Education service in talks over Government academy plan
  50. Preservation of church buildings to be reviewed
  51. Bishop Bell supporters take their case to Welby
  52. Polish Government supports Catholic abortion ban
  53. Northern Irish woman receives suspended sentence after home abortion
  54. Oxford sidelines Christian theology
  55. Rise of the child suicide bomber is one of 'gravest situations' on earth, says report
  56. Church aid group condemns Government over refugees
  57. Formation needs more than a seminary, says archbishop
  58. Traditionalist liturgies attract record numbers during Easter
  59. 'Wind of change' has been blowing through CAR since Pope Francis' visit, new president says
  60. Bishops will retain control as schools convert to academies
  61. Rwandan refugees seek sanctuary in Zambian Catholic Church as five killed in riots
  62. Relief at government assurance on academies
  63. ‘New approach necessary’ to understanding homelessness
  64. Religious freedom deteriorating globally, report finds
  65. Catholic medics back junior doctors' strike
  66. Philippines make history by electing first transgender Catholic to congress
  67. Oratory founded in Bournemouth will evangelise and help the poor
  68. US bishops disturbed by plans for transgender toilets in schools
  69. Philippines: Duterte cancels trip to apologise to Pope Francis
  70. Thousands call for midwives to withdraw abortion support
  71. BBC criticised for being ‘too Christian’
  72. British minister praises work of Catholic congregations in conflict zones
  73. Catholic Church in England and Wales is failing to attract new believers, finds report
  74. Italian cardinal threatens closure of Catholic schools over tax bill
  75. Refugees to be paired with religious communities and parishes
  76. Refugees: Kenyan bishops speak out against closure of largest camp
  77. Refugees to be paired with religious communities
  78. Government bombs Catholic primary school in Sudan
  79. Correspondent for Catholic newspaper expelled from Egypt
  80. Lords to debate abortion on grounds of disability
  81. Divisions over Brexit ahead of 23 June referendum
  82. Indian bishop donates kidney to Hindu 'in the spirit of the church'
  83. Bishop seeks to unite Kenyan political parties as two people die in 'day of rage'
  84. Church’s debt-counselling service to go nationwide
  85. World needs to wake up and eliminate child labour, Pope pleads
  86. Christian unity is paramount in a divided world, says Archbishop Welby
  87. Dioceses respond to environmental programme urged in encyclical
  88. Francis says Benedict's contribution continues to be unceasing on 65th anniversary of his ordination
  89. Catholic charities fear lost EU funds could impact vital development work
  90. South African Church leaders denounce failed government response to pre-election violence
  91. Malawi: Bishops call for urgent humanitarian assistance
  92. Holy See: Peace process in Israel and Palestine is the responsibility of believers
  93. Clerics and police collaborate on anti-slavery project
  94. Cardinal Nichols congratulates incoming Prime Minister Theresa May
  95. Zimbabwean pastor and protest leader arrested
  96. Commission to provide ‘new vision’ for Religious Education
  97. Charities step up disarmament campaign ahead of Trident vote
  98. Nuclear weapons cannot be morally justified, says Church as MPs vote in favour of Trident
  99. Caritas turns to drug companies in bid to combat price of AIDS treatment
  100. Kenyan police charged with murder of human rights lawyer
  101. Two refugees set to make Olympic history due to help of Catholic charity
  102. 'Pope Francis effect' causes surge in numbers of Jesuit priests
  103. Catholic Church to appear before Goddard inquiry
  104. Parish set to receive refugee family
  105. Doctors who refuse to perform abortions ‘victimised’
  106. Catholic LGBT campaigner arrested in Ugandan gay Pride crackdown
  107. Catholic bishops welcome worst African National Congress post-apartheid election result
  108. Catholic schools accused of taking in too few poorer pupils
  109. Ethiopia: Cardinal calls for a return to calm after protesters killed in anti-government riots
  110. Romero should inspire us to fight slavery, says Bishop Lynch
  111. Catholic church seeks to kickstart Mugabe protests stalled by pastor's departure
  112. Irish Church decline signals end for Columba Books
  113. Church urges government to use school chaplains in bid to tackle arson attacks in Kenya
  114. Catholic church in Ghana exposes land injustices
  115. Essex parishioners demand money back after church closures
  116. Welby criticised for meeting ‘vigilante’ Islamic clerics
  117. Down’s syndrome test could be ‘quietly pushed through’
  118. Congolese bishops call for peace as election crisis looms
  119. Church releases first catechism for prisoners
  120. Church welcomes abolition of cap on faith-school admissions
  121. Gypsies and Travellers targeted in wake of Brexit vote
  122. Catholic charities condemn 500% increase in asylum application fees
  123. Chaos as 17 killed in violent clashes over political vacuum in Kinshasa
  124. Court fees hike for immigration cases condemned as barrier to justice
  125. Poland moves one step closer to complete ban on abortion
  126. Church opposes Zambia president's new ministry for religion
  127. Martin Bashir to be new BBC correspondent for religious affairs
  128. Islamist militants target Christians in Kenyan shooting
  129. Catholic Church appeals to South Africa not to pull out of International Criminal Court
  130. Diocese responds to eviction claims
  131. Churches come together to welcome child refugees
  132. Government’s decision to expand Down’s screening will lead to more abortions, MP warns
  133. Venezuelan President and opposition agree to cool rehetoric following Vatican-led talks
  134. Parents shy of speaking to their children about faith
  135. Catholic schools need children of other faiths, says CES head
  136. Catholic priest puts dead foetus on the altar in a bid to rally support for Trump
  137. Australian senate blocks referendum on same-sex marriage
  138. African nations seek to block UN investigation into LGBT abuses
  139. Colombia and Farc rebels agree new peace accord
  140. Cafod fears poor could be exploited in new trade deals
  141. Irish numbers reduced as Vatican casts a wider net
  142. International Criminal Court must hold Islamic State extremists to account for barbaric 'genocide' against Christians, says Catholic Peer
  143. Vatican urges action against trafficking and labour abuses in the fishing industry
  144. Schools admissions row may go to court
  145. Islamist 'hyper extremism' threatens to erase religious diversity, finds report
  146. Bishop warns of ethnic massacre as tribal killings in South Sudan escalate
  147. Catholics join evangelicals in Malawi marching against homosexuals
  148. Diocese works with anti-slavery tsar to combat trafficking
  149. Catholic academies fail poorer pupils’
  150. BBC admits it was wrong to claim Catholic church stood 'silent' as Nazis attempted to 'eradicate Jews from Europe'
  151. Nigerian bishops call for job creation, as terrorist group exploits country’s youth
  152. Put aside ideology and focus on desperate residents, says Bishop of Aleppo
  153. Pope calls for peace, as protests erupt in the DRC over President's refusal to leave office
  154. Catholic Church in India condemns caste system in new policy document empowering Dalits
  155. Bishop laments global indifference as ethnic massacres continue in South Sudan
  156. Catholic Church brokers deal to deny Congolese President a third term
  157. New Year messages focus on hope and reconciliation
  158. Aid budget should not be used to prop up NHS, says SCIAF head
  159. Kidnapped priest ignored orders not to go to Yemen, says Indian Government
  160. Cafod steps up emergency response as refugees at risk of freezing to death
  161. Nichols renews plea to welcome refugees
  162. Philippine President dares entire Bishop's Conference to resign, as spat with Church escalates
  163. Economic inequality will inhibit reconciliation in Ivory Coast after weeks of civil warfare, warn Bishops
  164. Philippine Bishops call for public vigilance over martial law threat
  165. Church of England 'failed terribly' for not reporting abuse case says Archbishop of Canterbury
  166. Arrested Zimbabwean pastor and protest leader could face 20 years in jail
  167. Seven per cent of priests in Australia involved in abuse of children, royal commission announces
  168. Church calls for Government action as wave of murders threatens Colombia's peace accord
  169. Declare escalating drought in Kenya a national disaster, bishops urge Government
  170. Pope defends rights of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims to 'live their faith'
  171. Actor Liam Neeson calls for Catholic and Protestant school integration in Northern Ireland
  172. Archbishop of Canterbury condemns Government decision to scrap child refugee scheme
  173. Cardinal Nichols lambasts government for abandoning its 'moral duty' over child refugees
  174. Church of England Synod backs further reconciliation with Catholics during Reformation anniversary year
  175. India must abandon anti-Christian laws, says US think tank and policy adviser to the President
  176. Bishops accuse Pakistani Government of failing to protect citizens following spate of terrorist attacks
  177. ’Violent individuals in all peoples and religions': Pope urges listeners to confront terror with love
  178. 'Our people are struggling simply to survive', warn South Sudan's bishops, as UN declares famine in parts of country
  179. Vatican cracks down on illegal sale of papal images
  180. Egyptian Christians told to 'leave or die' as Islamic State militants' campaign against them escalates
  181. Outspoken advocate of reducing human population by abortion speaks at Vatican conference
  182. Michelangelo frescoes reproduced with 99.9 per cent accuracy in Vatican digital photo project
  183. 'Bitter Lent' for Syrians who have 'lost all hope', writes Archbishop of Damascus
  184. Church not to blame for peace deal deadlock, say DRC bishops
  185. Pro-life charity welcomes UK decision not to pledge further money to 'global abortion fund'
  186. Church in Nigeria calls for the renewal of 'distorted, bloodied and corrupted' society
  187. Five nuns arrested on suspicion of covering up the rape of 17-year-old girl by Catholic priest in Kerala
  188. Catholic bishops decry lawmakers for giving 'consent for the State to kill,' as Philippines votes for death penalty
  189. South Sudanese bishop denounces president's day of prayer as a 'mockery'
  190. Millions march in protest of Peru's new national curriculum which teaches gender is 'chosen' not determined at birth
  191. Politicians should combat populism by modelling their rhetoric on that of Pope Francis, says Cardinal Nichols
  192. Catholic church in Guam establishes $1 million settlement fund for victims of sexual abuse
  193. Children in Syria pay 'heaviest price' for civil war as record numbers killed last year, says Unicef report
  194. Vatican confirms papal trip to Egypt under consideration
  195. Major appeal launched as world faces 'worst humanitarian disaster since 1945'
  196. Church in Bolivia condemns draft law to allow abortion in cases of 'extreme poverty'
  197. Pope's €100,000 donation will help young couples in Syria who decide to get married 'despite the crisis' says Aleppo priest
  198. Bishops call for 'just punishment' for those responsible for deaths of 40 girls in Guatemalan care home as its director is arrested on suspicion of homicide
  199. Jesus' tomb unveiled after historic restoration project
  200. Communion debate sparked by Amoris Laetitia 'settled long ago' in Africa, says Nigerian theologian
  201. Bible cannot be used to justify death penalty warn Philippine bishops in continued attack on Duterte's government
  202. Pope 'deeply saddened' by Westminster terrorist attack and assures those affected of his prayers
  203. Cuts to funding for urban schools will hit the poorest children, teachers warn
  204. Holy See calls for ‘intergenerational solidarity’ in climate change efforts
  205. DRC Catholic bishops withdraw from peace-talks blaming lack of 'sincere political will'
  206. Government complicit in violence against Christians, says Nigerian bishop
  207. Official UN mission to investigate alleged human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya supported by church
  208. Catholic aid agencies call for long-term aid strategy for millions continuing to flee Syria, as 59 die in suspected chemical attack
  209. Bishop warns of 'permanent state of insecurity' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as UN discovers 13 more mass graves
  210. President 'should earnestly reconsider his position' following controversial cabinet purge, warn South African bishops
  211. Free school meals an unreliable poverty measure, report finds
  212. Bosses don’t know what to do about belief
  213. A million affected by Peru floods as worst rains in two decades continue
  214. Coptic Pope survives unharmed as at least 44 die in Palm Sunday suicide attacks in Egypt
  215. Blood donors to be rewarded with reduced price entry into the Vatican Museums
  216. Egypt: 'Religious establishment not serious at all' about changing anti-Christian sentiment learnt in mosques
  217. South Sudanese leaders have 'moral obligation to take action' say Catholic bishops, as UK names violence as 'genocide'
  218. Catholic bishops denounce politicians for buying votes while drought in Kenya leaves many on 'brink of despair'
  219. 'Ordination' of a woman Catholic priest is not valid, says diocese in North Carolina
  220. Pope lambasts US military's 'Mother of all Bombs' nickname ahead of US president's visit
  221. Chibok school girls could have been saved 'three years of suffering' says Nigerian Cardinal, after dozens are freed
  222. Welby denies right-wing shift following pastoral letter urging readers to vote for 'stability'
  223. Bishop urges international support for drought-stricken Somalia as anti-terrorism laws stilt aid effort
  224. Consecration of renegade Anglican bishop not intended to splinter CofE but necessary to preserve its true 'heritage and mission' says breakaway church
  225. One in 12 forced to scavenge as Caritas claims child malnutrition in Venezuela is a humanitarian crisis
  226. Pope Francis 'deeply saddened' by 'barbaric' suicide attack in Manchester that has left 22 dead and 59 injured
  227. South African bishops condemn 'agony' of violence as one in five children sexually abused
  228. Islamic State-linked militants take Catholic priest and parishioners hostage in the Philippines
  229. Philippine Catholic archbishop approves Duterte's declaration of martial law in fight against IS
  230. Coptic Christians in Egypt accuse government of failing to protect them as IS gunmen massacre 29 in latest attack
  231. Vatican postpones Pope's mooted South Sudan trip amid security concerns
  232. Catholic priest abducted in Philippines appeals to Duterte to stop military offensive in new video
  233. Catholic doctor in Sudan's war-torn Nuba Mountains wins $1 million humanitarian award
  234. Reported cases of child abuse in England and Wales continue to rise, Catholic report finds
  235. Islam specialist chosen to lead British Jesuits
  236. Pope Francis condemns 'abhorrent' Kabul suicide bomb attack that kills 80, injures 300 more
  237. Religious and political leaders renew call for civil unity after third terror attack on the UK in three months
  238. Terrorist attacks are to do with religion says Welby, urging faith leaders to take responsibility
  239. Hundreds of British imams refuse to perform funeral prayer for London Bridge terrorists in 'unprecedented move'
  240. Paris police say attacker shot and wounded outside of Notre Dame
  241. Campaigner for child sexual abuse victims in Australia remembered for 'extraordinary courage' at state funeral
  242. Scottish Episcopal Church permits gay marriage in historic vote
  243. May strikes deal with DUP to form UK government as general election ends in hung parliament
  244. New Vatican Nuncio to Great Britain meets with the Queen
  245. Pope appoints Apostolic Nuncio to Libya
  246. Papal visit to South Sudan possible if people pursue peace, say country's bishops
  247. Ahead of elections, Zimbabwe bishops appeal to Mugabe's government to reject violence and coercion
  248. Supreme Court narrowly rejects Northern Ireland NHS-funded abortions appeal
  249. Tim Farron resigns saying it is 'impossible' to remain as Lib Dem party leader and be 'faithful to Christ'
  250. UK levels of child hunger and deprivation among the worst of the rich nations, finds report
  251. Cardinal Nichols, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Muslim leaders united in condemning Finsbury Park mosque terror attack
  252. President and ministers implicated in Gupta 'state capture' emails should resign if revelations are true, say South African bishops
  253. Welby asks predecessor, Lord Carey, to consider his position after report finds C of E 'colluded' with bishop to cover up sex offences
  254. Zambian church leaders issue stinging rebuke of country's president as political tensions worsen
  255. Pope returns long-lost royal baton during audience with Dutch king in 'testimony of reconciliation'
  256. Nigeria must 'restructure if it is to survive,' says Cardinal as ethnic tensions rise
  257. Former Archbishop of Canterbury resigns after report finds C of E colluded with sex abuse bishop
  258. Catholic priest held hostage by IS-linked militants in Philippines seen alive
  259. New proposals could see Church of England and Methodist Church repair 'tear in the body of Christ'
  260. European Court rejects plea from the parents of terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard to intervene in his case
  261. China opposes interference after Vatican expresses 'grave concern' over missing bishop
  262. Pope calls for Charlie Gard parents to be able to 'accompany and care for their child until the end'
  263. Kenyans flee homes in fear of election violence
  264. Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, says Charlie Gard cannot be moved to Vatican
  265. Pope urges G-20 leaders to make poor and refugees a priority of their summit
  266. Hospital applies for fresh court hearing for Charlie Gard following claims of new evidence
  267. Church of England passes motion welcoming transgender people
  268. High Court hears new evidence in Charlie Gard case
  269. Predominantly Catholic Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage
  270. Hospital applies for fresh court hearing for Charlie Gard following claims of new evidence
  271. US doctor tells court 10 per cent chance he could improve Charlie Gard's condition
  272. Shroud of Turin marked with blood of a victim of torture, new scientific study reveals
  273. Complaining 'forbidden' says sign on Pope Francis' door
  274. Terminally-ill man challenges 1961 Suicide Act in High Court
  275. South African bishops against proposed law demanding registration of all religious practitioners
  276. Boots in morning-after-pill price row
  277. Parents of Charlie Gard condemn violent threats levelled at hospital staff
  278. Charlie Gard parents end legal fight saying it is 'too late' for treatment
  279. Senior MP pushes to legalise divorce and same-sex unions in Catholic Philippines
  280. Charlie Gard's mother returns to court to seek permission to take son home to die
  281. Feminist group claim responsibility for bomb detonated outside Mexico bishops' offices
  282. Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak, warns UN
  283. Belfast priest outraged by horror film showings in former Catholic church
  284. Pope Francis and Cardinal Nichols offer prayers following death of Charlie Gard
  285. Pope calls for universal commitment to fighting 'abhorrent plague' that is human trafficking
  286. Venezuelan bishops plead for country to be freed from 'claws of communism and socialism' following Sunday's vote
  287. Archbishop of Canterbury inaugurates Anglican province in Muslim-majority Sudan
  288. Knights of Columbus to 'modernise' uniform
  289. National Trust volunteers refuse to wear gay pride lanyards in protest to 'outing' of 'intensely private' former lord of the manor
  290. Pope 'deeply saddened' as 11 killed in Nigeria Catholic church attack
  291. Vatican position on Venezuela 'regrettable' says Maduro
  292. Religious leaders call for politicians to accept results as Kenya goes to polls in too close to call election
  293. Pope Francis tops world leaders with highest Twitter following
  294. Vatican condemns Maduro constitutional ruse
  295. Somaliland's only Catholic church closed days after re-opening due to 'public pressures'
  296. Dominican Republic priest arrested on suspicion of murdering former altar boy
  297. Archbishop of Mosul says over 600 Christian families have returned to northern Iraq to 'start again from scratch'
  298. Falling tree kills 12 worshippers on Portuguese island of Madeira
  299. Fewer pupils gain top A-Level Religious Education results, bucking the national trend
  300. Former Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, seriously ill in hospital
  301. Kenya bishops 'applaud' Odinga's decision to challenge election result in Supreme Court
  302. US priest temporarily steps down after revealing he was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan
  303. Chilean bishops say new bill relaxing abortion ban 'offends the conscience and the common good of citizens'
  304. Nigerian bishop demands government compensation for churches destroyed by Islamic militants
  305. Pope Francis very likely to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh before end of year
  306. No news on kidnapped Catholic priest as Islamic militants are forced from Marawi mosque
  307. Numbers of Catholics stable as more than half of British public now have 'no religion', new survey reveals
  308. Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins to play Pope Francis and Benedict XVI in upcoming Netflix drama
  309. Kidnapped Indian priest freed after over a year in captivity, Bishops' Conference of India confirms
  310. Cardinal Nichols condemns 'cowardly' bomb attack at Parsons Green station
  311. 'Party girls' sent to rural Norfolk convent in new reality TV series
  312. Bishops in England and Wales encourage prayer vigils to mark 50 years since passing of the 1967 Abortion Act
  313. Callista Gingrich confirmed as US ambassador to the Vatican
  314. Malta Archbishop condemns 'cruel murder' of investigative journalist killed in car bomb
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