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  1. Leading Vatican prosecutor meets victims and safeguarding experts
  2. Egan announces plans for diocese to put ‘faith into action’
  3. Longley says Church must not view world as hostile
  4. Composer to stop writing congregational music
  5. On the road to London
  6. Freedom of religion on agenda
  7. Be more vocal, faith groups told
  8. Thousands fill out synod survey
  9. Anglican patrimony for ordinariate defined
  10. Prince voices concern for persecuted Christians
  11. Stephen Robson appointed to Dunkeld
  12. Delay in Chemin Neuf’s arrival
  13. Most couples live together before marriage
  14. Sutherland advising Vatican Bank
  15. Nichols’ key role in bishop selection
  16. Dioceses face up to having fewer priests
  17. Burke confirmed as Edinburgh vicar general
  18. Archbishop with a down-to-earth style seeking constructive dialogue in the Church and secular spheres
  19. Nichols’ new role puts English Catholicism at ‘heart of Church’
  20. SVP rewarded by Prime Minister
  21. Catholic church first for women’s ordination group
  22. Queen to make informal visit to Pope Francis
  23. Education adviser in court on child-porn charges
  24. Neglect of Psalms is ‘crazy’
  25. Happier ever afters
  26. Friar admits child-abuse image crimes
  27. Outspoken deacon told: stop posting
  28. Leeds slashes spending and halts building projects to beat deficit
  29. McMahon tipped to succeed Kelly as Archbishop of Liverpool
  30. Safeguarding office moves ‘in-house’
  31. Call to allow Communion for remarried
  32. Liverpool’s engineer for change
  33. New archbishop plans to ‘get the smell of the sheep’
  34. Trust gives £300,000 to help poor
  35. Hierarchy rejects call to refuse politicians Communion
  36. Hudson made Westminster auxiliary
  37. New anti-trafficking hub in London following Vatican conference
  38. Northern ‘gem’ handed to traditionalists
  39. Rome and conferences pressed to consider married priests
  40. Walsingham director named as bishop
  41. Vatican cardinal wanted synod findings to be secret
  42. Sociologist to head papal academy
  43. Northern dioceses feel the pinch
  44. Parents miss out on Catholic primaries in London
  45. McMahon calls for missionary Church
  46. Caution against Ukip ahead of elections
  47. ‘I’m never sure what’s next’
  48. Cafod turns down gay volunteer
  49. Catholicism is the religion of one in five prisoners
  50. Christians hit back at naturalist’s criticism
  51. Welby and Francis to hold second meeting on trafficking
  52. New abortion rules ‘threat to midwives’
  53. Trafficking tops agenda for Welby’s Vatican meeting
  54. Church ‘must overcome its fears’ in order to evangelise
  55. Two traditions, one holy ground
  56. Pope and Archbishop of Canterbury join forces against slavery
  57. Priest who led response to Jersey killings is honoured
  58. ‘The cosmos is our home’
  59. Sister Ilia Delio: full Question and Answer with The Tablet.
  60. RAF commissions first deacon
  61. Catholic library closes while searching for new home
  62. Rise in hostility to Catholic teaching and leaders
  63. Lessons in survival
  64. Women bishops vote creates obstacles for church unity
  65. London Oratory school criticised for favouring white middle classes
  66. Heythrop and St Mary’s enter partnership discussions
  67. Lay ministry course backed by Cardinal Hume is wound up
  68. Secular criticism of Church ‘prophetic’, says monk
  69. Pilgrims ‘must not be bystanders’ in Holy Land
  70. Outbreak marked with service of peace and repentance
  71. Downside holds back from electing new abbot
  72. Faith in the workplace survey under way
  73. Bishops stay neutral on independence vote
  74. Walsingham shrine in search of new leadership
  75. Independent Scotland would need its own papal ambassador
  76. The case for mercy
  77. Cushley bans speech by female theologian
  78. Call for new culture of mercy
  79. Labour denies manifesto pledge for assisted suicide debate
  80. New bishop follows Francis with plans for plain ministry
  81. Open to the voice of the future
  82. Synod clergy urged to speak without fear
  83. Battle lines drawn
  84. First synod document ignites a controversy
  85. Now the talking really begins
  86. Cardinal welcomes new pastoral focus
  87. Report finds Anglican Church failed over abuse allegations against former dean
  88. Election guidance on agenda at bishops’ plenary
  89. Rome learns a new language
  90. Encyclical on environment to be published next year
  91. Heythrop chairman quits at crucial time for college
  92. Cardinal says Pope appreciates ‘English temperament’
  93. Stock warned of dangers in being a bishop
  94. Jesuit college closes to new undergraduates
  95. Partnership would mark new chapter in Catholic higher education
  96. Duncan Smith defends benefit cuts from Church criticism
  97. Engineer for change
  98. Archbishop deplores abortion case ruling
  99. CES seeks apology for Catholic school slur
  100. Next government could open up academies for Church
  101. Former Irish president to join St Mary’s University
  102. Abuse campaigner appointed to papal commission
  103. Boost for quality of Heythrop’s research
  104. Major study calls for spirituality in public life
  105. Red hats for a global Church
  106. Catholic Directory goes electronic after 175 years
  107. MP asks Cameron for beefed-up conscience clause in abortion law
  108. Anglicans urged to invest in growth
  109. Fund-raising campaign nets £37 million
  110. Bishops blocked at Gaza border
  111. Stricter rules on assisted dying proposed by peer
  112. CES apologises in row over changes to RE
  113. MP ‘disappointed’ over Prime Minister’s abortion response
  114. BBC shakes up religious programming
  115. Monti warns Britain against a ‘backward step’ on Europe
  116. Corporation’s myopic vision
  117. BBC’s religious coverage on radio drops by almost 40pc
  118. Accountability starts here
  119. Root and branch reformer
  120. Pell and Marx clash on Holy See finances
  121. New rural office created
  122. Commissioners and religious order top charity pay table
  123. Newman wins £1.8m grant to study science and religion
  124. Romero the martyr is to be beatified on eve of Pentecost
  125. Priests drum up support to resist any change at this year’s synod
  126. No official church status for new ‘Catholic’ college
  127. New translation ‘should be permitted’
  128. St Benet’s prepares for women students
  129. Unfinished business
  130. Bishop Moth to replace Conry in Arundel and Brighton
  131. Cardinal rebukes 500 priests over ‘no change at synod’ letter
  132. Nichols: gathering in Rome must avoid ‘collateral’ damage
  133. Catholic union fund-raising to counter ‘erosion’ of religious values
  134. St Mary’s and Heythrop ‘merger’ talks enter final stage
  135. Ofsted says Primary fails to teach democracy and ‘different forms’ of families
  136. Heythrop’s Kensington site to be retained if merger with St Mary’s goes ahead
  137. Benedictine nuns hold first Mass in new abbey church
  138. Cathedrals to have holy doors during jubilee
  139. One in five polling booths in a church
  140. Cardinal talks to Alpha as its use grows in UK
  141. Murder of Christians creates an ‘ecumenism of martyrs’, says Pope
  142. Catholics help SNP to record win in Scotland
  143. Fewer Catholic MPs in new House of Commons
  144. Vatican post for Radcliffe
  145. New Bishop of Nottingham wants parishes to be outward-looking
  146. Merger talks with St Mary’s stall as Heythrop sinks into the red
  147. Downside to shut five churches
  148. Fundraising to bolster anti-slavery work
  149. Edmund Campion pamphlet returns home after four centuries
  150. Composer and nun named in Queen’s latest honours list
  151. Synod will seek to ‘integrate’ divorced and remarried
  152. Batch of vocations at Leeds Trinity
  153. A Jesuit light goes out in London
  154. End of an era as Heythrop closes
  155. ‘Our task is not to run a university’
  156. Dons rally round Heythrop
  157. Benedictines meet to discuss their future
  158. Priest leaves traditionalist parish
  159. Liverpool Hope honours novelist
  160. Declining order holds crisis talks
  161. Father figure
  162. Minister for faith role downgraded
  163. Leading Welsh priest to become Anglican
  164. Synod must focus on ‘real life’, says Cupich
  165. Francis is ‘a hit’
  166. Annulments to be speeded up
  167. Finding the ‘real’ in the ‘ideal’
  168. Synod will include 45 Francis nominees
  169. Europe trapped in ‘culture of comfort’
  170. Francis calls for a ‘revolution of tenderness’
  171. Pope speaks as immigrant in land of immigrants
  172. The Word made fresh
  173. Pope demonstrates the ‘inclusive Church’
  174. Trying to square the circle
  175. Pope intervenes to remind synod of guiding principles
  176. Awaiting the Spirit as the Fathers divide
  177. Pell, Dolan launch cardinals’ letter of concern to Francis
  178. The end of the beginning
  179. Meet the committee
  180. Speaking in tongues
  181. Frustration on all sides over marriage dilemmas
  182. Room for manoeuvre
  183. Rising stars
  184. Disputed readings after release of final synod document
  185. Surprise appointments
  186. Two held over Vatican finances leaks
  187. Undeterred Francis affirms he will push on with reforms
  188. LGBT envoy says aid is not linked to gay marriage rights
  189. Path of violence and hate is blasphemous ideology, says Pope
  190. A priest is found dead in his car after three days, what does this say about the lives of Catholic clergy?
  191. Paul Goggins: man of integrity, faith and service
  192. Spare us the faux outrage over bishops’ houses
  193. Archbishop Welby, is a healthy church always a growing one?
  194. Liverpool's new archbishop knows nostalgia is not an option
  195. Francis’ condemnation of death penalty shows Christianity’s counter-cultural approach to punishment
  196. Francis’ US-Cuba coup demonstrates the Church’s soft power
  197. The programme of Francis’ papacy: changing the culture of the Roman curia
  198. Is Francis seeking a new understanding of church teaching on contraception?
  199. Will the marriage of St Mary’s and Heythrop go ahead?
  200. The Pope knows the power of leaving people guessing
  201. MacMillan downs pen in protest
  202. B&B couple lose appeal
  203. Vatican abuse prosecutor meets British victims
  204. Bishop Egan wants faith in action
  205. Francis to set up commission on abuse and safeguarding
  206. Freedom of religion 'is on government agenda'
  207. Pope: South Africa must follow in Mandela's path of non-violence, justice and peace
  208. CDF defines Anglican patrimony for Ordinariate
  209. Former barrister Roger Taylor made new rector of Allen Hall
  210. Delays beset Chemin Neuf’s takeover of London parish
  211. Most couples live together before marriage, says Catholic charity
  212. Archbishop Nichols appointed to key Vatican body
  213. Prince Charles voices concern for persecuted Middle Eastern Christians in Britain
  214. Diplomat appointed to smooth the waters at St Mary's, Twickenham
  215. Bishop says Christianity in Britain could be extinct in a generation
  216. David Cameron hails 'rejuvenating' arrival of Pope Francis
  217. Bishops appeal for end to violence in South Sudan
  218. Dame Colette Bowe praises nuns who educated her
  219. Mgr Patrick Burke confirmed as St Andrews and Edinburgh Vicar General
  220. St Vincent de Paul Society recognised by Cameron
  221. Women’s ordination group to meet in Catholic church for first time
  222. Queen and Prince Philip to have audience with Pope in April
  223. Brentwood bishop ticks off his top liturgy official
  224. Charles Clarke takes aim at secularists
  225. Vocations director and chaplain, 49, appointed bishop of Paisley
  226. Catholic Education Service adviser in court on child porn charges
  227. Charismatics ‘crazy’ to neglect the Psalms, warns Wright
  228. Cardinal to host major Vatican conference on trafficking
  229. Poet's dig at new Missal in mischievous final sonnet
  230. Church's education adviser admits child-abuse image crimes
  231. Steps to sainthood for Romero-linked Jesuit and Fulton Sheen
  232. Ex-Maryvale heads set up evangelisation centre at Buckfast
  233. 'Don't do God' Alastair Campbell praises Pope Francis
  234. Campbell orders outspoken deacon to stop blogging
  235. Oxford Oratory founder Robert Byrne named bishop
  236. Nottingham's Malcolm McMahon to become Archbishop of Liverpool
  237. Leeds diocese slashes spending to beat deficit
  238. Durham establishes Catholic Social Teaching post
  239. Former English College rector appointed Westminster auxiliary
  240. Pope gives Queen Edward the Confessor cross
  241. Hierarchy rejects call to refuse politicians communion
  242. Vatican launches inquiry in O’Brien's former diocese
  243. Abused former altar boy sues Church for £300,000
  244. Nichols and Welby meet refugees at Catholic Worker house
  245. Walsingham director to succeed McMahon as bishop of Brentwood
  246. British sociologist to head papal social sciences academy
  247. Family life survey findings must be kept under wraps - Vatican
  248. In-depth documentary examines how Francis changing Church
  249. Vatican and bishops' conferences urged to consider married priests
  250. Parents miss out on Catholic primaries in London
  251. Papal phonecalls don't change church teaching, says Vatican
  252. Northern dioceses under financial strain
  253. Bishop describes stabbing as 'senseless tragedy'
  254. Toal to leave Argyll and the Isles to lead diocese of Motherwell
  255. Liverpool's McMahon calls for a missionary Church to 'wake up'
  256. Francis sends message of support to family of Ann Maguire
  257. Family synod, assisted suicide and school admissions on bishops’ agenda
  258. Bishop cautions against Ukip as Catholics urged to join in EU vote
  259. Olympics ceremony writer hits back at criticisms of 'godless' content
  260. Cafod turns down gay volunteer 'inspired by Francis'
  261. Pope names Cardinal Nichols to two key Vatican departments
  262. Welby and Pope to discuss trafficking in June
  263. New abortion rules 'pose threat to role of Catholic midwives'
  264. Priests and parents 'scared' to evangelise to teenagers
  265. Gumbel to join Pope and Welby for talks on anti-slavery initiative
  266. Priest who led response to Jersey killings honoured
  267. Vatican document on family calls for mercy and better formation
  268. Century-old Catholic library to close while search continues for new home
  269. Rise in British hostility to Catholic teaching and clergy, study reveals
  270. Heythrop and St Mary’s, Twickenham, in 'partnership' talks
  271. London Oratory school criticised for favouring white middle classes
  272. Principal lay ministry course backed by Cardinal Hume ends
  273. Pope Francis' fulsome tribute to evangelical bishop
  274. Downside holds back from electing abbot
  275. Jesus in the everyday: view the unusual art of Eularia Clarke
  276. Survey launched to hear about faith in the workplace
  277. Walsingham shrine in search of new leadership after Marists leave
  278. Independent Scotland would need its own papal ambassador
  279. Catholic church in Scotland opposes organ donation bill
  280. Kasper: Pope wants an ‘opening’ on church teaching on divorced
  281. Church must rediscover mercy, says Cardinal Nichols
  282. Church commissioners accept £2 million offer for Binchester
  283. Archbishop Cushley bans female Catholic theologian from speaking
  284. Bishop Kieran Conry says he feels ‘liberated’ after resignation over affair report
  285. Westminster auxiliary John Arnold appointed new Bishop of Salford
  286. Bishop follows Francis with plans for plain ministry
  287. Labour denies manifesto pledge for assisted suicide debate
  288. Cardinal Nichols takes possession of titular church
  289. Nichols says synod is opening pathways
  290. Report finds 'systemic failures' by C of E
  291. Cardinal Nichols reflects on end of Synod on the Family
  292. MPs back bill seeking to outlaw abortion on grounds of gender
  293. Catholic schools 'will teach tolerance but not gay marriage'
  294. Pope calls for 'streamlined' annulments
  295. Non-cardinal heads of Vatican departments will be made to retire at 75
  296. Cardinal Burke moved to Order of Malta
  297. Election guidance and ecumenical milestone on bishops' agenda
  298. Pope Francis to publish encyclical on climate change
  299. New Bishop of Leeds warned not to let his promotion go to his head
  300. Chairman of governors resigns at Jesuit-run Heythrop College
  301. Bishops urge laity to make voices heard ahead of next family synod
  302. Pope likes English Catholicism's 'pragmatic minority' temperament
  303. West London's 400-year-old Jesuit college considers its future
  304. Prominent Jesuit college no longer recruiting undergraduates
  305. Pope to create new cardinals in Feburary
  306. Irish ex-president appointed professor at Catholic university
  307. Duncan Smith defends benefit cuts criticised by Cardinal Nichols
  308. Scottish priests face new abuse claims
  309. Leading abuse campaigner appointed to papal commission
  310. Liverpool’s archbishop talks about plans for his diocese
  311. Tartaglia meets woman three times bereaved by bin lorry crash
  312. Heythrop’s research reveals 'dramatic improvement'
  313. Call for greater understanding of spirituality in public life
  314. Beatification for Romero closer as theologians decide he was martyr
  315. Rector of Beda College takes up visiting professorship at St Mary’s
  316. Church of England urged to invest in growth and digital media
  317. Do not offend religions – freedom of speech has limits, says Francis
  318. Peer urges stricter safeguards for assisted dying
  319. Israelis block bishops on solidarity mission from entering Gaza
  320. Cameron disagrees with Pope on freedom of speech
  321. Westminster diocese's fundraiser nets £37 million
  322. Westminster diocese fund-raising campaign nets £37 million
  323. CES apologises after bitter row over changes to RE
  324. MP ‘disappointed’ over Prime Minister’s abortion response
  325. Tartaglia returns home after suffering heart attack
  326. Nuncio's tweets accuse Francis of being 'utterly wrong'
  327. BBC shakes up religious programming
  328. BBC radio religious coverage falls by almost 40 per cent in a year
  329. Labour-supporting nuns criticise ‘bigoted’ Hunt
  330. Cardinals Pell and Marx clash over financial transparency
  331. Goldman Sachs chairman appointed to Benet’s Hall post
  332. Scicluna named as Archbishop of Malta
  333. New Rector of the Beda College after 17 years
  334. Senior monk says Religious have become too worldly
  335. Oscar Romero to be beatified on 23 May
  336. Priests drum up support to resist any change to Church teaching
  337. No official Church status for new private ‘Catholic’ college
  338. Pope announces Jubilee Year of mercy
  339. Vatican would support UN-led action against IS
  340. Vatican archbishop rules out 1998 Mass translation
  341. St Benet’s prepares to admit women students
  342. Cardinal O'Brien resigns his 'rights and privileges'
  343. Bishop Moth to replace Kieran Conry in Arundel and Brighton
  344. Cardinal rebukes priests for publicising call to resist reform
  345. St Mary’s and Heythrop enter 'final discussions' over partnership deal
  346. Judge rules in favour of London Oratory after admissions fight
  347. Primary chided for teaching on adult relationships
  348. ‘Merger’ talks between London colleges enter final stage
  349. Heythrop to keep Kensington campus in deal with St Mary’s
  350. Gay Catholics look forward to Mass celebrated by Cardinal Nichols
  351. One in five British polling stations is in a church
  352. Nichols talks to Alpha as Catholic parishes embrace course
  353. Britain's most influential Catholics revealed on The Tablet’s Top 100 list
  354. New bishop for Nottingham fills last episcopal vacancy
  355. Bishops hope new Government will lift admissions cap on academies
  356. University merger talks stall as Heythrop sinks into the red
  357. Edmund Campion pamphlet returns home after four centuries
  358. Benedictine monks of Downside to shut five churches
  359. Fundraiser to support Church's anti-trafficking work
  360. Synod document identifies ‘penitential road’
  361. Cardinal criticises Church treatment of divorced and remarried
  362. Vocations flourish at Leeds Trinity University
  363. 400-year-old Jesuit-run Heythrop College announces closure
  364. Synod document looks to integrate divorced and remarried
  365. Former Labour Education Secretary joins St Mary's, Twickenham
  366. Closure of Heythrop puts Jesuit mission and 91 jobs at risk
  367. Anglican bishop and Labour peer criticise Laudato si'
  368. Lord Patten calls for divorced and remarried to receive Communion
  369. More bishops call for married men to be ordained
  370. Priest leaves traditionalist parish due to 'toll on health'
  371. Jewish peer 'appalled' by failure to protect Christians
  372. Philosophers call for Heythrop College to be saved from closure
  373. English Benedictines gather on Sunday to discuss future
  374. Hermit who threatened lesbian couple pleads guilty to harassment
  375. Declining English Benedictine order holds crisis talks at Buckfast Abbey
  376. UK Minister for Faith scrapped with job’s duties passed downwards