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