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  1. Conscience that would not be silenced
  2. Crisis of trust
  3. Reform of the Curia is unnecessary, says Archbishop Gänswein
  4. German Catholics: Vatican family survey ‘too fixated on ideals’
  5. Cardinal Burke renews attack on 'Pope's theologian' Kasper
  6. German lay group rebuked for rushing reform agenda
  7. Early markers put down over same-sex marriage
  8. CDF to be given power to judge bishops in abuse cases
  9. German bishop wants Benedict XVI’s Good Friday Prayer revoked
  10. Cardinal describes how pathway for remarried divorcees would work
  11. Benedict XVI says Christian music tradition is a 'pathway to the divine'
  12. Call to priesthood not the same as call to celibacy, says dean
  13. German Protestants apologise for Reformation iconoclasm
  14. 'Bishop of bling' sued by his former diocese for €3.9m
  15. Gay head of church after-school club reinstated after law change
  16. Cardinal Koch praises Pope's fresh approach to ecumenism that 'sets him apart' from predecessors
  17. 'Bishop of Bling' need not pay damages
  18. Merkel tells Christians to keep faith as migrant crisis intensifies
  19. Catholic priest resigns after five race-related death threats during year of abuse
  20. Curia is loyal, says Müller
  21. Raif Badawi’s blogs published
  22. Schönborn expects ‘clear word’ on divorce and conscience
  23. No Pope can be ‘everybody’s darling’: Gänswein
  24. Vienna’s work against persecution praised
  25. Questionnaire ‘too fixated on ideal image of the family’
  26. Burke renews attack on Kasper
  27. Tentative fresh start for Vienna’s King Abdullah Centre
  28. ‘Bishop of Bling’ gets vital role in Jubilee
  29. Bishops rebuke lay group for rushing ahead with reform agenda
  30. St John Paul II and Benedict XVI ‘did not block cause’
  31. Early markers put down over same-sex marriage
  32. CDF to be given power to judge bishops in abuse cases
  33. Müller says Irish vote discriminates against family
  34. Families ‘are a better safety net than the state’
  35. Bishop wants Benedict XVI’s revised Good Friday Prayer revoked
  36. Fürst insists children need a mother and a father
  37. Encyclical ‘could be problematic’
  38. Ecumenical Reformation Jubilee
  39. Kasper describes how ‘penitential pathway’ might work in practice
  40. Benedict XVI says Christian music tradition is unique
  41. Synod tensions can hurt but are ‘a good thing’
  42. Beijing ‘milks’ Shanghai Diocese
  43. Disputes over marriage ‘use different languages’
  44. Call to priesthood ‘not the same’ as call to celibacy
  45. Exodus from Church shows an increase of 20 per cent
  46. Protestants apologise for iconoclasm
  47. More help for Christian refugees urged
  48. Diocese to claim £2.8m in damages from ‘bishop of bling’
  49. Homosexuality ‘not freely chosen’
  50. Koch praises Pope’s fresh approach to ecumenism
  51. Global response to ‘accessible’ family survey
  52. Migrant crisis will change Europe, says Schönborn
  53. Synod divisions blamed on the Germans
  54. Bishops at odds over migrants
  55. Christians shouldn’t fear Islamisation, says Merkel
  56. Migrants crisis moves to top of agenda
  57. Warnings and fears ahead of Synod
  58. ‘Welcome refugees or face barbarism,’ says cardinal
  59. Anniversary service emphasises diversity
  60. Pope ‘must speak’ on theology of the Eucharist
  61. Theologians analyse love and mercy
  62. Abbot regrets that women cannot vote on family
  63. The Bible ‘is my most prized treasure’
  64. Campaigns aim to curb assisted suicide
  65. Kasper held back by ‘entrenched positions’
  66. Call to adopt Pope’s concept of a synodal way forward
  67. Schönborn: war declared on Christianity and civilisation
  68. Churches converted to house refugees
  69. Vatican reaches out to Orthodox
  70. Parish clustering begins in earnest
  71. Cardinal calls for boycott of Qatar World Cup
  72. Duka defends eastern Europe on refugees
  73. Koch to meet LGBT refugees
  74. Scholars must make clear that violence against infidels not God’s will, says Müller
  75. New year appeal for religious freedom
  76. Migration threatening ‘humanistic spirit’
  77. ‘One in three’ Regensburg choirboys abused
  78. Schönborn says the Iron Curtain is back
  79. Koch visits LGBT refugees
  80. Marx sees more freedom for Church
  81. Cardinal denounces Cologne cover-up
  82. CDF Prefect accused of hushing up abuse
  83. Catholic church instinct to deal with sex abuse itself has caused victims spiritual and physical trauma
  84. Marx: ‘Reduce the number of refugees’
  85. Muslims torment Christians in refugee shelters
  86. Praise for carers of souls
  87. Bishops admit they failed to protect Christian refugees
  88. Imams returned to Turkey as new Islam law comes into force
  89. No cover-up of abuse by Church, says Müller
  90. Secular world looking again at Christianity
  91. Hundreds of Muslims convert
  92. Afro-German priest resigns after racist death threats
  93. Religious freedom ‘essential’, Muslims told
  94. Don’t exclude anti-migrant party, says bishop
  95. Gänswein expresses reservations about pace of reform
  96. Terrible plight of Yemen’s last Christians
  97. Europe’s bishops told: visit Iraq to learn from refugees
  98. Jehovah's Witnesses target Muslim refugees in Germany
  99. Czech government refuses Christian refugees after 'snub'
  100. Half of all new converts to Catholicism in Vienna are Muslim
  101. Bishops call Erdogan to order on eve of Merkel visit to Turkey
  102. Mannheim to host seminal exhibition on papacy
  103. Lehmann speaks out on divisive issues
  104. Bishops warn of plans to ‘Islamise’ Europe
  105. Former Greens leader wins presidency
  106. Catholics back ‘migrants welcome’ policy
  107. Zollner says abuse is worldwide problem
  108. Marx commends Bundestag genocide ruling
  109. Reformation triggered by ‘trivial’ issue
  110. Church teaching ‘requires clarity, not loosely worded footnotes’
  111. Schönborn wants Muslim leaders to speak out on Islamist terrorism
  112. Ankara seeks papal approval after Erdogan crackdown
  113. ‘Joint Festival of Christ’ to be staged in Holy Land
  114. Cardinal fears 'Islamic conquest of Europe'
  115. Benedict persuaded to publish book of 'historic' interviews
  116. Benedict's Regensburg Address was 'prophetic', says German cardinal
  117. Schönborn insists he was not criticising Islam
  118. Regensburg address was ‘prophetic’, says Müller
  119. Bishops call for new law to control immigration
  120. Cardinals ‘shattered’ by hostility to Pope coming from within the Catholic Church
  121. Marx throws weight behind Merkel on refugees
  122. Canon lawyer appeals to Francis for ‘clarity’
  123. Koch says unity must take centre stage on Reformation anniversary
  124. Abuse at choir school far worse than feared
  125. Reformation anniversary push for unity
  126. Cardinal Kasper: Time to end debate on Amoris Laetitia and put it into practice
  127. Sharp increase in annulment procedures
  128. Cardinal penitent before abuse victims
  129. Catholic Church must guard against polarisation over Amoris Laetitia, Cardinal Müller warns
  130. Special fund for victims of abuse affected by statute of limitations
  131. Cardinal Schönborn: Islam must reform itself
  132. Liberation theologian says married ex-priests may return to ministry in Brazil
  133. Persecution of Christians in refugee camps swept under carpet, says Lutheran pastor
  134. Cologne priests call for women’s ordination
  135. Refugees urged to learn German values
  136. Bundestag president says Muslims must examine Islam’s links with violence
  137. German bishops open the way to communion for the remarried
  138. Bundestag remembers Nazi euthanasia
  139. Francis holds private meeting with Protestant leaders
  140. Burke suspended 'de facto' as Knights patron, Grand Chancellor says
  141. Former provincial quits over cover-up
  142. Women deacons a possibility says cardinal
  143. EXCLUSIVE: Hans Kung slams Catholic/Protestant Reformation declaration for ignoring schism
  144. Many Muslims convert as adult baptisms increase
  145. CDF prefect favours decentralisation
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