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Christa Pongratz-Lippitt



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  1. ‘Long Good Friday’ that shattered trust
  2. Conscience that would not be silenced
  3. Crisis of trust
  4. Brazil bishops give red card to authorities' World Cup spending
  5. Cardinal Kasper ‘hurt’ by German Protestant Church
  6. Charlemagne era celebrated with triad of exhibitions
  7. Austrian bishop warns Eucharist getting 'perilously scarce'
  8. To understand Pope Francis 'think like Latin Americans'
  9. Plans for joint commemorations of Reformation begin to unravel
  10. New tax exodus from Churches in Germany
  11. Marx appeals to Muslim leaders to condemn Islamic terror
  12. Jordan’s Christians and Muslims march together
  13. German bishops criticise Apple and Facebook
  14. Marx welcomes open model of reporting on synod
  15. Swiss parish priest blesses lesbian couple in a 'marriage-like ceremony'
  16. Europe's religious heritage pulled down on 'avalanche-like' scale
  17. CDF to unite faiths for summit on traditional marriage
  18. Schönborn worried about Putin-style leadership at synod
  19. Bishops seek way for remarried divorcees to receive Communion
  20. German bishops appeal for calm over demos
  21. Vienna's Saudi-backed interfaith centre 'could close' after floggings
  22. Church divisions over Pegida marchers
  23. Reformation commemorations back on track after Protestant assurance
  24. Priest who blessed lesbian couple told to resign
  25. Curia job for Limburg's ‘bishop of bling’
  26. Democracies must not be cowed by terrorists, warns German bishop
  27. Merkel and Pope to discuss threats to Europe
  28. Adjust expectations Francis ‘revolution’, warns Kasper
  29. Austria's new law on Islam could be ‘a model for Germany’
  30. Cardinal mocks claim that FIFA is more influential than religion
  31. Reform of the Curia is unnecessary, says Archbishop Gänswein
  32. German Catholics: Vatican family survey ‘too fixated on ideals’
  33. Cardinal Burke renews attack on 'Pope's theologian' Kasper
  34. German lay group rebuked for rushing reform agenda
  35. Early markers put down over same-sex marriage
  36. CDF to be given power to judge bishops in abuse cases
  37. German bishop wants Benedict XVI’s Good Friday Prayer revoked
  38. Cardinal describes how pathway for remarried divorcees would work
  39. Benedict XVI says Christian music tradition is a 'pathway to the divine'
  40. Call to priesthood not the same as call to celibacy, says dean
  41. German Protestants apologise for Reformation iconoclasm
  42. 'Bishop of bling' sued by his former diocese for €3.9m
  43. Gay head of church after-school club reinstated after law change
  44. Cardinal Koch praises Pope's fresh approach to ecumenism that 'sets him apart' from predecessors
  45. 'Bishop of Bling' need not pay damages
  46. Merkel tells Christians to keep faith as migrant crisis intensifies
  47. Catholic priest resigns after five race-related death threats during year of abuse
  48. Cardinal plays down reform expectations
  49. To understand Pope ‘we must think like Latin Americans’
  50. Marx praises global range of family document
  51. Churches clash over Reformation festival
  52. Warm welcome for new archbishop
  53. Shift in opinion on assisted suicide
  54. Foreign bankers do more harm than poor immigrants, says hierarchy
  55. Schönborn recalls victims of divorce
  56. Pope’s apology divides Pentecostals
  57. Marx urges Muslim leaders to condemn Islamic terror
  58. New tax exodus from the main Christian Churches
  59. Faith groups march together in Jordan
  60. Schönborn warns on reform priorities
  61. German and Polish bishops mark outbreak of war
  62. Swiss insist Muslim organisations condemn persecution
  63. Catholic numbers grow in Scandinavia
  64. Examine Reformation’s failures, says Koch
  65. Cardinals at loggerheads over Kasper proposals for remarried divorcees
  66. Synod ‘charting right course’, say cardinals
  67. Alarm at egg-freezing offer
  68. CDF sets up conference this month on traditional marriage
  69. Demise of religious buildings
  70. Church blessing for lesbian partners
  71. St John Paul II remembered at fall of Berlin Wall ceremonies
  72. Demands to make assisted suicide illegal
  73. Eastern voices raised in defence of Christians
  74. Controversy over revision to Benedict’s Collected Works
  75. Schönborn disturbed by ‘fearful’ bishops
  76. Benedict sets record straight on divorced and remarried
  77. Thousands march against militant Islam
  78. Study seeks way to Communion for remarried divorcees
  79. ‘Give laity voice in nominating bishops’
  80. Centre threatened with closure after Saudi floggings
  81. Merkel’s challenge on Islamist violence
  82. Report savages Abdullah Centre
  83. Leaders split on march for Christian West
  84. New Protestant chairman affirms principle of unity
  85. Hopes for harmony in Dresden
  86. Minute’s silence on Good Friday TV upheld
  87. Curia job for the ‘bishop of bling’
  88. Don’t cave in to terror, says bishop
  89. Adjust expectations of Francis ‘revolution’, says Kasper
  90. New law on Islam ‘could be a model for Germany’
  91. Nuncio laments post–Communist decline of Christianity
  92. Examine the sources of Islamist violence, says Jaschke
  93. Burke draws red lines over reforms
  94. Woelki mocks Sepp Blatter’s ‘own goal’
  95. Curia is loyal, says Müller
  96. Raif Badawi’s blogs published
  97. Schönborn expects ‘clear word’ on divorce and conscience
  98. No Pope can be ‘everybody’s darling’: Gänswein
  99. Vienna’s work against persecution praised
  100. Questionnaire ‘too fixated on ideal image of the family’
  101. Burke renews attack on Kasper
  102. Tentative fresh start for Vienna’s King Abdullah Centre
  103. ‘Bishop of Bling’ gets vital role in Jubilee
  104. Bishops rebuke lay group for rushing ahead with reform agenda
  105. St John Paul II and Benedict XVI ‘did not block cause’
  106. Early markers put down over same-sex marriage
  107. CDF to be given power to judge bishops in abuse cases
  108. Müller says Irish vote discriminates against family
  109. Families ‘are a better safety net than the state’
  110. Bishop wants Benedict XVI’s revised Good Friday Prayer revoked
  111. Fürst insists children need a mother and a father
  112. Encyclical ‘could be problematic’
  113. Ecumenical Reformation Jubilee
  114. Kasper describes how ‘penitential pathway’ might work in practice
  115. Benedict XVI says Christian music tradition is unique
  116. Synod tensions can hurt but are ‘a good thing’
  117. Beijing ‘milks’ Shanghai Diocese
  118. Disputes over marriage ‘use different languages’
  119. Call to priesthood ‘not the same’ as call to celibacy
  120. Exodus from Church shows an increase of 20 per cent
  121. Protestants apologise for iconoclasm
  122. More help for Christian refugees urged
  123. Diocese to claim £2.8m in damages from ‘bishop of bling’
  124. Homosexuality ‘not freely chosen’
  125. Koch praises Pope’s fresh approach to ecumenism
  126. Global response to ‘accessible’ family survey
  127. Migrant crisis will change Europe, says Schönborn
  128. Synod divisions blamed on the Germans
  129. Bishops at odds over migrants
  130. Christians shouldn’t fear Islamisation, says Merkel
  131. Migrants crisis moves to top of agenda
  132. Warnings and fears ahead of Synod
  133. ‘Welcome refugees or face barbarism,’ says cardinal
  134. Anniversary service emphasises diversity
  135. Pope ‘must speak’ on theology of the Eucharist
  136. Theologians analyse love and mercy
  137. Abbot regrets that women cannot vote on family
  138. The Bible ‘is my most prized treasure’
  139. Campaigns aim to curb assisted suicide
  140. Kasper held back by ‘entrenched positions’
  141. Call to adopt Pope’s concept of a synodal way forward
  142. Schönborn: war declared on Christianity and civilisation
  143. Churches converted to house refugees
  144. Vatican reaches out to Orthodox
  145. Parish clustering begins in earnest
  146. Cardinal calls for boycott of Qatar World Cup
  147. Duka defends eastern Europe on refugees
  148. Koch to meet LGBT refugees
  149. Scholars must make clear that violence against infidels not God’s will, says Müller
  150. New year appeal for religious freedom
  151. Migration threatening ‘humanistic spirit’
  152. ‘One in three’ Regensburg choirboys abused
  153. Schönborn says the Iron Curtain is back
  154. Koch visits LGBT refugees
  155. Marx sees more freedom for Church
  156. Cardinal denounces Cologne cover-up
  157. CDF Prefect accused of hushing up abuse
  158. Catholic church instinct to deal with sex abuse itself has caused victims spiritual and physical trauma
  159. Marx: ‘Reduce the number of refugees’
  160. Muslims torment Christians in refugee shelters
  161. Praise for carers of souls
  162. Bishops admit they failed to protect Christian refugees
  163. Imams returned to Turkey as new Islam law comes into force
  164. No cover-up of abuse by Church, says Müller
  165. Secular world looking again at Christianity
  166. Hundreds of Muslims convert
  167. Afro-German priest resigns after racist death threats
  168. Religious freedom ‘essential’, Muslims told
  169. Don’t exclude anti-migrant party, says bishop
  170. Gänswein expresses reservations about pace of reform
  171. Terrible plight of Yemen’s last Christians
  172. Europe’s bishops told: visit Iraq to learn from refugees
  173. Jehovah's Witnesses target Muslim refugees in Germany
  174. Czech government refuses Christian refugees after 'snub'
  175. Half of all new converts to Catholicism in Vienna are Muslim
  176. Bishops call Erdogan to order on eve of Merkel visit to Turkey
  177. Mannheim to host seminal exhibition on papacy
  178. Lehmann speaks out on divisive issues
  179. Bishops warn of plans to ‘Islamise’ Europe
  180. Former Greens leader wins presidency
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