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Christa Pongratz-Lippitt



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