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Abigail Frymann Rouch



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  1. ‘The rebels want my head’
  2. Amazing grace
  3. Heritage wiped from the map
  4. Rise of the clergy couple
  5. The wisdom of crowds
  6. Get with the programme
  7. Hands of friendship
  8. New life: finding a home in UK after the journey from Syria
  9. Kieran Conry fell from grace, tripped up by tradition
  10. Once we crusaded against Nestlé, now why not Amazon?
  11. Algeria urged to recognise St Augustine
  12. Mistrust has replaced communication, say censured nuns
  13. Sudanese court sentences Christian mother to death for apostasy
  14. Rome and Chinese Government bless opening of monastery
  15. Pope prays for Turkish miners, and migrants lost at sea
  16. Pope setting up panel to hear accused priests' appeals
  17. Redemptorist Bishop of Gibraltar to succeed Rawsthorne in Hallam
  18. 135 slaughtered and Christian village torched in northern Nigeria
  19. Head of We Are Church in Austria excommunicated by Vatican
  20. Syrian church figures condemn foreign intervention
  21. Sexual abuse evil as Black Mass, says Francis
  22. ‘Arson attack’ at Jerusalem abbey minutes after papal Mass
  23. Churches condemn death sentence for Christian mother
  24. Welby to challenge blasphemy law on pastoral visit to Pakistan
  25. Financial chief quotes Francis' warning on economic inequality
  26. Martin calls for investigation into mother and baby homes
  27. Mosul's ancient Christian population 'may never return'
  28. International community 'should not intervene in Iraq'
  29. Woman and Judaism expert win Ratzinger Prize for theology
  30. Cardinal Nichols appointed first chancellor of St Mary’s University
  31. Church should show 'preferential option' for abuse victims – Martin
  32. Attack on civilians sheltering in CAR cathedral leaves 24 dead
  33. Pope and Mark Carney call for a more human economic system
  34. Pope: ‘No more loss of innocent lives’ as nun is mourned among MH17 dead
  35. Christians forced to flee Mosul on foot after death threat ultimatum from Islamists
  36. Pope Francis and WEA exchange apologies for Churches' past sins
  37. German bishops: Churches shared blame for Europe’s slide into war
  38. Nichols and Welby plead for end to 'self-defeating' Gaza 'carnage'
  39. Baroness Warsi: PM should consider Iraq intervention
  40. World 'faces greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II'
  41. Pell adds voice to chorus opposing Kasper’s reform efforts
  42. 'Obedient' Joe Biden salutes chastened nuns
  43. Pell’s successor vows to improve Church’s record on abuse
  44. Scotland's Catholic bishops salute ‘outstanding’ Alex Salmond
  45. Cardinal Müller vows to persevere with SSPX reconciliation
  46. Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt dies aged 71
  47. Cardinal Erdo suggests simplifying annulment process
  48. Iraqi archbishop calls for intensified military intervention
  49. Welby to share stage with global finance chiefs at IMF
  50. Vicar of Baghdad leaves Iraq on advice of Welby
  51. Vatican lawyer outlines possible reforms of annulment process
  52. Cafod launches appeal for Ebola prevention efforts
  53. Catholic and Anglican bishops urge recognition of independent Palestine
  54. Cardinal treats Breakfast Show to impromptu performance
  55. Bishop of Gloucester to face no police action over assault claims
  56. Vatican praises Brentwood lay group’s marriage support materials
  57. Appeal rejected of mother on death row accused of blasphemy
  58. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  59. Francis picks Brentwood priest for biblical commission
  60. Burke confirms he is to leave Vatican's top court
  61. Myanmar Church educates voters to ensure credible election
  62. Prince Charles warns of loss of religious freedom in West
  63. Francis attacks vanity of ‘peacock-like’ bishops
  64. Cafod to slash 50 jobs and look to volunteers after drop in income
  65. Pope creates body to get through 'backlog' of abuse cases
  66. WW1 soldiers honoured at Roehampton memorial
  67. Nichols and Anglican bishop pray for slain Pakistani couple
  68. Thank God for the EU, say bishops at Verdun
  69. Sydney’s new archbishop vows to clean up Church’s record on abuse
  70. CofE's General Synod rubberstamp women bishops legislation
  71. Body of priest found as police search for 43 Mexican students
  72. Pope: children have a right to a good mother and father
  73. Granada archbishop suspends 10 priests after Francis steps in
  74. Robert Sarah to lead Congregation for Worship
  75. Pope urges 'haggard' Europe to rediscover Christian roots
  76. Pope raises human rights concerns with Egyptian President
  77. Economist questions Francis’ ideas on helping the poor
  78. Prince Charles to visit Iraqi Catholics in London
  79. Two new congregations planned in Vatican
  80. Freedom of religion 'priority' for UK Government
  81. Syrian bishop sees deliberate efforts to empty region of Christians
  82. Nato members 'must share blame for IS atrocities'
  83. Cardinal Zen hands himself in to police to hasten end of protests
  84. Prince of Wales deplores jihadist beheading footage
  85. US nuns resisted Vatican investigation, admits inquiry head
  86. John Armitage named new rector of Walsingham shrine
  87. Church of England names its first woman bishop
  88. Prince of Wales: Muslims victims of fanatics’ ‘sacrilegious’ acts
  89. Prelate says church is treated with 'profound disrespect'
  90. Shrewsbury bishop underlines chastity
  91. Archbishop Longley points to ideal of two-parent upbringing while praising single parents and grandparents
  92. HarperCollins pulps school atlas that omits Israel
  93. Egypt’s President: Christians and Muslims are equal citizens
  94. Charlie Hebdo attack ‘sowed death’, says Pope
  95. Conservative MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  96. Tributes for Roehampton chaplain Robert Kaggwa
  97. Francis urges Sri Lanka to investigate civil war atrocities
  98. Street children detained ahead of Philippines papal visit
  99. Pope says Paul VI was right to reassert contraception ban
  100. Francis' visit to Haiyan survivors in Tacloban cut short by storm
  101. Francis leaves Philippines after six million attend papal Mass
  102. Newspaper banned from using word 'Allah' for God
  103. Ukrainian church leader offers Just War defence of escalating violence
  104. Masses cancelled in Niger as protestors torch churches
  105. Abbey explains why flag is at half-mast to honour Saudi king
  106. First woman bishop ordained in Church of England
  107. Religious freedom violations still rising in Cuba
  108. Bishops take issue with 'anti-Catholic' Wolf Hall
  109. Pope Francis declares Oscar Romero a martyr
  110. Stephen Fry has the right to say God is evil – Welby
  111. Welby tells business tax avoidance is a sin
  112. Romero ‘was targeted because he embodied Vatican II Church’
  113. Pope pays surprise visit to homeless immigrants
  114. Pope says choosing not to have children is selfish
  115. Francis calls for Mediterranean aid efforts to be stepped up
  116. Parolin expects UN to consider military action in Libya
  117. Beheaded Egyptians to be included in Coptic calendar of saints
  118. Bishops' conference defends Catholic education in election guidance
  119. IS abducts 'as many as 200' Christians from north-east Syria
  120. Cardinal Sarah denounces Western aid model
  121. Top university could remove tribute to Lord Carey after gay protest
  122. IS ‘begins to kill’ Christians abducted from north-east Syria
  123. Homeless man who attended Mass daily buried in Vatican cemetery
  124. Lord Williams: voting goes beyond defence of ‘Christian values’
  125. Lay group push to garner views on teaching on the family
  126. Islamic State kidnap more Christian families
  127. Bishops highlight Pakistan's duty to protect its citizens
  128. Solidarity and prayers for gang-raped Indian nun, 71
  129. Senior Australian cleric charged with cover-up of abuse in 1970s
  130. Paris mayor awards honorary citizenship Asia Bibi
  131. French MPs vote for ‘deep sleep’ law for terminally ill
  132. Cardinal calls for swift action against nun's attackers
  133. Cardinal says bishops unfit to lead German Church against secularism
  134. Gunmen open fire on Pakistani church after Taleban attacks
  135. Abuse experts voice concerns over appointment of Chilean bishop
  136. Slavery Law 'leaves foreign domestic workers open to abuse'
  137. Women bishops to be fast-tracked into Lords
  138. Vatican stands by Chilean bishop accused of covering up abuse
  139. Francis marks tenth anniversary of John Paul II’s death
  140. Cameron, Clegg, Miliband and Gove on the significance of Easter
  141. Christian students killed in Islamist attack on Kenyan university
  142. Bishops welcome ruling against Israeli wall extension
  143. Coptic ‘Church of the Martyrs of Libya’ attacked after first stone laid
  144. Turkey recalls ambassador after Pope Francis names Armenian Genocide at Mass to mark its centenary
  145. IS are turning Mosul cathedral into a mosque, reports Cardinal
  146. Pope's ‘great distress’ at slaughter of 30 Ethiopian Christians by IS
  147. Francis removes US bishop found guilty of failing to report abuse
  148. 'IS jihadists are hunting down Christians across Libya'
  149. Pope Francis to visit Cuba en route to US in September
  150. Nichols condemns the murder of Yazidis in Iraq
  151. Miliband and Clegg find receptive audience at Citizens UK gathering
  152. Foreign secretary: the Tories will champion religious freedom
  153. Martin: cherish gay relationships apart from marriage
  154. Hundreds of secret Algerian converts requesting Bibles
  155. Top Catholics thrown on bonfire of Scottish Labour
  156. Francis to spend four days in Cuba en route to US
  157. Religious persecution a driver in Med migrants crisis, finds Amnesty
  158. Group commissions top authors to tell refugees’ stories
  159. Cardinal Burke’s petition against reform gains 1/4m signatures
  160. Irish Government cuts funding for Church's marriage prep
  161. Filipino Cardinal Tagle voted president of global Caritas network
  162. Stack celebrates 'critical loyalty' of The Tablet at anniversary Mass
  163. Pope Francis urges China’s Catholics to be loyal to Rome
  164. Persecuted Iraqis denied church in diocese ‘overwhelmed by demand’
  165. Campbell kneels before Nichols at university installation ceremony
  166. Pell considering legal action against papal adviser
  167. Top Sunni cleric urges UN to take on ISIS amid 'global threat'
  168. Date set for trial of former nuncio laicised over abuse allegations
  169. Pope warns man-made climate change a major threat to the planet
  170. Jeb Bush rebuffs green encyclical – unlike secular commentators
  171. Pressure mounts on politicians after Pope’s climate encyclical
  172. Bishops decry attack on Galilee's ancient Church of the Multiplication
  173. Richest must listen to poor Pope tells capitalism conference
  174. Welby voices 'deep concern’ over US Anglicans’ gay marriage liturgy
  175. Cardinal Turkson says we must revise what we mean by growth
  176. Greek crisis demands redefinition of European unity – Vatican daily
  177. Priest kidnapped by jihadists in northern Syria released after a week
  178. Senior Greek prelate accuses Tsipras of incompetence
  179. Laity to petition Pope over Chilean bishop accused of cover-up
  180. Globalisation is enemy of development, Vatican says
  181. Hope for Pakistani mother on death row
  182. Francis falls out of favour with one-fifth of American Catholics
  183. Planned Parenthood under US Senate spotlight
  184. Milwaukee archdiocese offers US$21m abuse settlement
  185. Pope says divorced and remarried Catholics are part of the Church
  186. Calais crisis requires global and compassionate response – bishops
  187. Pope announces day of prayer for care of creation with Orthodox
  188. 22 Syrian Christian hostages released
  189. We don't want to go back home say Middle East Catholics
  190. CDF tightens curbs on US nuns
  191. Boko Haram Islamists slaughter 135 in two days
  192. Finance chief quotes Pope in speech addressing inequality
  193. Christians flee violence in Mosul
  194. Pope and Carney call for a more human economic system
  195. Report charts religious persecution
  196. Pastoral plea for forgiveness on groundbreaking Pentecostals visit
  197. Warsi urges PM to 'seriously consider' military action to save Iraq’s minorities
  198. Greatest humanitarian crisis in 70 years: Rodríguez
  199. Communion ban routinely ignored, Tablet survey finds
  200. Push to educate voters to ensure credible election
  201. Prince warns of loss of religious freedom
  202. Francis urges ‘haggard’ Europe to be revitalised by its roots
  203. New congregations planned as doors open to laity
  204. West ‘must share blame for IS’
  205. Prince says killing for faith is blasphemy
  206. Prelate speaks of Sunni ‘abuse’
  207. Top publisher omits Israel from atlas
  208. Vatican condemns slaughter at Paris satirical magazine
  209. MP calls for better religious literacy in public life
  210. Welby speaks up for those persecuted for their beliefs
  211. Islamic State abducts 200
  212. Beheaded men made martyrs of Coptic Church
  213. Islamic State releases families but kidnaps more Christians
  214. IS kills 30 Ethiopian Christians
  215. Surge in demand for bibles from secret Christian converts
  216. Parties questioned on social justice by faith-based groups
  217. Westminster Diocese says no to church for Chaldeans
  218. Tehran will not make a nuclear bomb, says archbishop
  219. Praise for English Missal translators
  220. Date set for trial of laicised former nuncio
  221. Magna Carta ‘template for global religious freedom’
  222. ‘Deep concern’ over gay-marriage liturgy
  223. Development ‘undermined’ by globalisation
  224. Secondary looks to raise £20m after Government cut
  225. Milwaukee archdiocese to pay abuse victims $21m
  226. West accused of misreading Syria conflict
  227. Middle East Christians want to stay in UK
  228. Law forces children to convert
  229. Catholic peer Alton condemns Cameron resistance to labelling Christian persecution as genocide
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