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James Roberts



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  1. Rome wrestles with a new Ostpolitik
  2. Francis delivers sermon on ‘tyranny of Mammon’
  3. Migrants’ friend in high places
  4. New wars and ancient feuds
  5. Papal visit to Mexico: will Francis challenge corruption and the cartels in Central America?
  6. Difficult dialogue
  7. While factions fight, children die
  8. Shift in mood over battle between Vatican and China over future of church
  9. Full schools, empty churches
  10. Synod must not see family as the problem
  11. Pope Francis grants powers to Economy Secretariat
  12. Pope Francis praises ‘courage’ of Mass in vernacular
  13. Iran still persecuting Christians, report says
  14. Francis causes controversy by reaffirming Armenian genocide
  15. Armenian Church canonises 'martyrs' slain by Ottoman Turks
  16. Pope tells ecumenists: today’s martyrs are instrument of unity
  17. Vatican unveils logo for Year of Mercy
  18. Francis, Burke and Pell all back Italy’s March for Life
  19. Vatican official defends Pope’s ‘soft’ approach with Putin
  20. Paraguay hopes Francis will make historic gesture of solidarity
  21. Church leaders must resign, Francis tells Charismatics
  22. Ex-nuncio hospitalised on first day of abuse trial
  23. Defeat for US nuns obliged to provide contraception
  24. Francis tilts balance of family synod with reported Cupich appointment
  25. Cardinal increases pressure on PM over migrant crisis
  26. Environment is key to all the world's major ills, says Francis
  27. Synod: Solitude, love and family themes of first homily
  28. Nichols celebrates shift away from Eurocentric Church
  29. German-speakers urge step-by-step approach on marriage
  30. Passionate letters offer new insights into Saint John Paul II's spirituality
  31. Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States in London for Government talks
  32. Assyrian Christians mount last-ditch stand against IS
  33. Francis accords sweeping powers to Pell’s Economy Secretariat
  34. Francis praises ‘courage’ of Mass in vernacular
  35. ‘End persecution the world seeks to hide’, Francis demands
  36. Vatican affirms its choice of bishop
  37. Francis reaffirms ‘Metz Yeghern’ as genocide
  38. Archbishop summons priest over gay blessing
  39. Year of Mercy to make mission a priority
  40. Vatican official defends Pope’s ‘soft’ approach with Putin
  41. New secretariat will oversee all Vatican media
  42. Family ‘cannot be replaced’, Pope tells 1m Ecuadorians
  43. Time limit ‘must be set’ for church leaders, says Francis
  44. Call to rethink the whole European project
  45. Pope Francis says climate change can promote slavery
  46. Francis tilts balance of family synod
  47. Pope establishes ‘Care of Creation Day’
  48. Church leaders stake their claims ahead of the synod
  49. Pope directs a pastoral approach to confession of abortion
  50. Commission condemns Pell abuse scheme
  51. Williams supports ‘Romero’ freedom of information suit
  52. Trump declares his faith
  53. Priest gives thanks for escape from IS
  54. Francis doesn’t rule out ETs
  55. Martyrs ‘continue to give their lives’
  56. Fears for Syria’s Christian refugees
  57. Hungary loans relic of St Thomas of Canterbury
  58. Pope in Mexico: End migration by eradicating drugs and corruption, Francis tells Mexican authorities
  59. Christians in the Middle East do not need 'special' protection, says Pope's 'foreign secretary'
  60. Pressure on Kerry to name IS atrocities as genocide
  61. Gallagher refuses to single out Christians for special protection
  62. Pope ‘badly advised’ in remarks to bishops
  63. ‘Demagogue’ Trump ‘unfit to be president’
  64. Boston Globe newspaper cuts links with Catholic news website Crux
  65. Gallagher backs dialogue as way forward in Middle East
  66. State Department receives report on Islamic State genocide
  67. Newspaper cuts links with Crux
  68. Obama heads first for Havana’s cathedral
  69. News Briefing: global
  70. News Briefing: global
  71. ‘Houses of mercy’ in every diocese proposed to mark the Holy Year
  72. News Briefing: global
  73. Chaouqui praises Trump's New York victory
  74. Wuerl celebrates Mass for Life after Planned Parenthood CEO speaks at Georgetown
  75. Francis names Paul Mason as new auxiliary for Southwark diocese
  76. News Briefing: global
  77. Global Briefing: Cardinal in assassination attempt; Jesuit beatnik priest dies
  78. Qatar archdeacon marks out limits to dialogue
  79. New centre launched at St Mary’s, Twickenham, for the study of religion and society
  80. News Briefing: global
  81. News Briefing: global
  82. News Briefing: global
  83. Humanitarian agencies divided over world summit
  84. President promises arrests after humiliation of Christian mother
  85. News Briefing: global
  86. News Briefing: global
  87. Scholars warn Orthodox leaders: don’t derail the Holy and Great Council
  88. EU Referendum: Remainers waver in Catholic debate in Westminster
  89. News Briefing: global
  90. News Briefing: global
  91. Moshe demands liberation of Christian lands
  92. Francis denounces 1915 genocide of Armenians as papal trip begins
  93. News Briefing: global
  94. News Briefing: global
  95. News Briefing: global
  96. Global briefing: Evangelical festival cut short in Washington DC by hot weather
  97. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  98. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  99. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  100. Francis attacks 'influential countries' for pushing gender theory on children
  101. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  102. Georgetown University to favour descendants of slaves in admissions process
  103. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  104. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  105. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  106. News Briefing: global
  107. ‘Common understanding’ reached with Orthodox
  108. Acting out of self-interest not always wrong, says St Mary's new professor
  109. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  110. Prioritise rights of women, charity urges
  111. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  112. News Briefing: global
  113. Minister claims Assad cannot protect Christian minorities
  114. News Briefing: global
  115. News Briefing: global
  116. News Briefing: global
  117. News Briefing: global
  118. News Briefing: global
  119. Francis says spreading of disinformation is media's besetting sin
  120. News Briefing: global
  121. News Briefing: global
  122. Former Romero aide removed from priesthood
  123. News Briefing: global
  124. News Briefing: global
  125. Bishop urges priests to help divorced and remarrieds to return to sacraments
  126. News Briefing: global
  127. Trump chooses same bible as Obama for his inauguration as president
  128. News Briefing: global
  129. Cardinal spells out the priorities of the Pope
  130. Churches not quite ‘of one voice’, as Francis addresses Catholic-Orthodox meeting in Rome
  131. Pope sends first delegation to Aleppo since cessation of hostilities
  132. News Briefing: global
  133. News Briefing: global
  134. News Briefing: global
  135. News Briefing: global
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