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. Alarm at egg-freezing offer
  40. CDF sets up conference this month on traditional marriage
  41. Demise of religious buildings
  42. Church blessing for lesbian partners
  43. St John Paul II remembered at fall of Berlin Wall ceremonies
  44. Demands to make assisted suicide illegal
  45. Eastern voices raised in defence of Christians
  46. Controversy over revision to Benedict’s Collected Works
  47. Schönborn disturbed by ‘fearful’ bishops
  48. Benedict sets record straight on divorced and remarried
  49. Thousands march against militant Islam
  50. Study seeks way to Communion for remarried divorcees
  51. ‘Give laity voice in nominating bishops’
  52. Centre threatened with closure after Saudi floggings
  53. Merkel’s challenge on Islamist violence
  54. Report savages Abdullah Centre
  55. Leaders split on march for Christian West
  56. New Protestant chairman affirms principle of unity
  57. Hopes for harmony in Dresden
  58. Minute’s silence on Good Friday TV upheld
  59. Curia job for the ‘bishop of bling’
  60. Don’t cave in to terror, says bishop
  61. Adjust expectations of Francis ‘revolution’, says Kasper
  62. New law on Islam ‘could be a model for Germany’
  63. Nuncio laments post–Communist decline of Christianity
  64. Examine the sources of Islamist violence, says Jaschke
  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. Bishops rebuke lay group for rushing ahead with reform agenda
  77. St John Paul II and Benedict XVI ‘did not block cause’
  78. Early markers put down over same-sex marriage
  79. CDF to be given power to judge bishops in abuse cases
  80. Müller says Irish vote discriminates against family
  81. Families ‘are a better safety net than the state’
  82. Bishop wants Benedict XVI’s revised Good Friday Prayer revoked
  83. Fürst insists children need a mother and a father
  84. Encyclical ‘could be problematic’
  85. Ecumenical Reformation Jubilee
  86. Kasper describes how ‘penitential pathway’ might work in practice
  87. Benedict XVI says Christian music tradition is unique
  88. Synod tensions can hurt but are ‘a good thing’
  89. Beijing ‘milks’ Shanghai Diocese
  90. Disputes over marriage ‘use different languages’
  91. Call to priesthood ‘not the same’ as call to celibacy
  92. Exodus from Church shows an increase of 20 per cent
  93. Protestants apologise for iconoclasm
  94. More help for Christian refugees urged
  95. Diocese to claim £2.8m in damages from ‘bishop of bling’
  96. Homosexuality ‘not freely chosen’
  97. Koch praises Pope’s fresh approach to ecumenism
  98. Global response to ‘accessible’ family survey
  99. Migrant crisis will change Europe, says Schönborn
  100. Synod divisions blamed on the Germans
  101. Bishops at odds over migrants
  102. Christians shouldn’t fear Islamisation, says Merkel
  103. Migrants crisis moves to top of agenda
  104. Warnings and fears ahead of Synod
  105. ‘Welcome refugees or face barbarism,’ says cardinal
  106. Anniversary service emphasises diversity
  107. Pope ‘must speak’ on theology of the Eucharist
  108. Theologians analyse love and mercy
  109. Abbot regrets that women cannot vote on family
  110. The Bible ‘is my most prized treasure’
  111. Campaigns aim to curb assisted suicide
  112. Kasper held back by ‘entrenched positions’
  113. Call to adopt Pope’s concept of a synodal way forward
  114. Schönborn: war declared on Christianity and civilisation
  115. Churches converted to house refugees
  116. Vatican reaches out to Orthodox
  117. Parish clustering begins in earnest
  118. Cardinal calls for boycott of Qatar World Cup
  119. Duka defends eastern Europe on refugees
  120. Koch to meet LGBT refugees
  121. Scholars must make clear that violence against infidels not God’s will, says Müller
  122. New year appeal for religious freedom
  123. Migration threatening ‘humanistic spirit’
  124. ‘One in three’ Regensburg choirboys abused
  125. Schönborn says the Iron Curtain is back
  126. Koch visits LGBT refugees
  127. Marx sees more freedom for Church
  128. Cardinal denounces Cologne cover-up
  129. CDF Prefect accused of hushing up abuse
  130. Catholic church instinct to deal with sex abuse itself has caused victims spiritual and physical trauma
  131. Marx: ‘Reduce the number of refugees’
  132. Muslims torment Christians in refugee shelters
  133. Praise for carers of souls
  134. Bishops admit they failed to protect Christian refugees
  135. Imams returned to Turkey as new Islam law comes into force
  136. No cover-up of abuse by Church, says Müller
  137. Secular world looking again at Christianity
  138. Hundreds of Muslims convert
  139. Afro-German priest resigns after racist death threats
  140. Religious freedom ‘essential’, Muslims told
  141. Don’t exclude anti-migrant party, says bishop
  142. Gänswein expresses reservations about pace of reform
  143. Terrible plight of Yemen’s last Christians
  144. Europe’s bishops told: visit Iraq to learn from refugees
  145. Jehovah's Witnesses target Muslim refugees in Germany
  146. Czech government refuses Christian refugees after 'snub'
  147. Half of all new converts to Catholicism in Vienna are Muslim
  148. Bishops call Erdogan to order on eve of Merkel visit to Turkey
  149. Mannheim to host seminal exhibition on papacy
  150. Lehmann speaks out on divisive issues
  151. Bishops warn of plans to ‘Islamise’ Europe
  152. Former Greens leader wins presidency
  153. Catholics back ‘migrants welcome’ policy
  154. Zollner says abuse is worldwide problem
  155. Marx commends Bundestag genocide ruling
  156. Reformation triggered by ‘trivial’ issue
  157. Church teaching ‘requires clarity, not loosely worded footnotes’
  158. Schönborn wants Muslim leaders to speak out on Islamist terrorism
  159. Ankara seeks papal approval after Erdogan crackdown
  160. ‘Joint Festival of Christ’ to be staged in Holy Land
  161. Cardinal fears 'Islamic conquest of Europe'
  162. Benedict persuaded to publish book of 'historic' interviews
  163. Benedict's Regensburg Address was 'prophetic', says German cardinal
  164. Schönborn insists he was not criticising Islam
  165. Regensburg address was ‘prophetic’, says Müller
  166. Bishops call for new law to control immigration
  167. Cardinals ‘shattered’ by hostility to Pope coming from within the Catholic Church
  168. Marx throws weight behind Merkel on refugees
  169. Canon lawyer appeals to Francis for ‘clarity’
  170. Koch says unity must take centre stage on Reformation anniversary
  171. Abuse at choir school far worse than feared
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