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