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James Roberts



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  1. Dreams, tears, cheers and the embrace of six million
  2. Rome wrestles with a new Ostpolitik
  3. Francis delivers sermon on ‘tyranny of Mammon’
  4. Migrants’ friend in high places
  5. New wars and ancient feuds
  6. Papal visit to Mexico: will Francis challenge corruption and the cartels in Central America?
  7. Difficult dialogue
  8. Full schools, empty churches
  9. Synod must not see family as the problem
  10. Democracy needs religion, says Archbishop Chaput
  11. Prince Charles voices solidarity with embattled Armenian Christians
  12. Francis' opener: Muslims must denounce persecution of Christians
  13. Rome bishops to 'rethink' pastoral approach to family
  14. Six million attended Vatican events this year
  15. Throwaway culture cause of world's darkness, Pope tells diplomats
  16. Economic watchdog hits back at 'fictional' accusations
  17. Pope Francis grants powers to Economy Secretariat
  18. Pope Francis praises ‘courage’ of Mass in vernacular
  19. Iran still persecuting Christians, report says
  20. Francis causes controversy by reaffirming Armenian genocide
  21. Armenian Church canonises 'martyrs' slain by Ottoman Turks
  22. Pope tells ecumenists: today’s martyrs are instrument of unity
  23. Vatican unveils logo for Year of Mercy
  24. Francis, Burke and Pell all back Italy’s March for Life
  25. Vatican official defends Pope’s ‘soft’ approach with Putin
  26. Paraguay hopes Francis will make historic gesture of solidarity
  27. Church leaders must resign, Francis tells Charismatics
  28. Ex-nuncio hospitalised on first day of abuse trial
  29. Defeat for US nuns obliged to provide contraception
  30. Francis tilts balance of family synod with reported Cupich appointment
  31. Cardinal increases pressure on PM over migrant crisis
  32. Environment is key to all the world's major ills, says Francis
  33. Synod: Solitude, love and family themes of first homily
  34. Nichols celebrates shift away from Eurocentric Church
  35. German-speakers urge step-by-step approach on marriage
  36. Passionate letters offer new insights into Saint John Paul II's spirituality
  37. Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States in London for Government talks
  38. Pope finds lessons for the world in Albania
  39. Parolin accuses UN of grotesque failures
  40. Ebola spreads ‘like a brush fire’
  41. Chaput statement clarified
  42. Francis gives first interview to Israeli media
  43. Church ‘must deepen care of the family’
  44. Lombardi ‘corrects’ papal biography
  45. Bishops urge ban on fossil fuels
  46. Parolin emphasises global role of Church
  47. ‘Enslavement culture’afflicts world
  48. Catholics ‘are not required to have one child after another’
  49. Oscar Romero on the path to sainthood
  50. Assyrian Christians mount last-ditch stand against IS
  51. Francis accords sweeping powers to Pell’s Economy Secretariat
  52. Francis praises ‘courage’ of Mass in vernacular
  53. ‘End persecution the world seeks to hide’, Francis demands
  54. Vatican affirms its choice of bishop
  55. Francis reaffirms ‘Metz Yeghern’ as genocide
  56. Archbishop summons priest over gay blessing
  57. Year of Mercy to make mission a priority
  58. Vatican official defends Pope’s ‘soft’ approach with Putin
  59. New secretariat will oversee all Vatican media
  60. Family ‘cannot be replaced’, Pope tells 1m Ecuadorians
  61. Time limit ‘must be set’ for church leaders, says Francis
  62. Call to rethink the whole European project
  63. Pope Francis says climate change can promote slavery
  64. Francis tilts balance of family synod
  65. Pope establishes ‘Care of Creation Day’
  66. Church leaders stake their claims ahead of the synod
  67. Pope directs a pastoral approach to confession of abortion
  68. Commission condemns Pell abuse scheme
  69. Williams supports ‘Romero’ freedom of information suit
  70. Trump declares his faith
  71. Priest gives thanks for escape from IS
  72. Francis doesn’t rule out ETs
  73. Martyrs ‘continue to give their lives’
  74. Fears for Syria’s Christian refugees
  75. Hungary loans relic of St Thomas of Canterbury
  76. Pope in Mexico: End migration by eradicating drugs and corruption, Francis tells Mexican authorities
  77. Christians in the Middle East do not need 'special' protection, says Pope's 'foreign secretary'
  78. Pressure on Kerry to name IS atrocities as genocide
  79. Gallagher refuses to single out Christians for special protection
  80. Pope ‘badly advised’ in remarks to bishops
  81. ‘Demagogue’ Trump ‘unfit to be president’
  82. Boston Globe newspaper cuts links with Catholic news website Crux
  83. Gallagher backs dialogue as way forward in Middle East
  84. State Department receives report on Islamic State genocide
  85. Newspaper cuts links with Crux
  86. Obama heads first for Havana’s cathedral
  87. News Briefing: global
  88. News Briefing: global
  89. ‘Houses of mercy’ in every diocese proposed to mark the Holy Year
  90. News Briefing: global
  91. Chaouqui praises Trump's New York victory
  92. Wuerl celebrates Mass for Life after Planned Parenthood CEO speaks at Georgetown
  93. Francis names Paul Mason as new auxiliary for Southwark diocese
  94. News Briefing: global
  95. Global Briefing: Cardinal in assassination attempt; Jesuit beatnik priest dies
  96. Qatar archdeacon marks out limits to dialogue
  97. New centre launched at St Mary’s, Twickenham, for the study of religion and society
  98. News Briefing: global
  99. News Briefing: global
  100. News Briefing: global
  101. Humanitarian agencies divided over world summit
  102. President promises arrests after humiliation of Christian mother
  103. News Briefing: global
  104. News Briefing: global
  105. Scholars warn Orthodox leaders: don’t derail the Holy and Great Council
  106. EU Referendum: Remainers waver in Catholic debate in Westminster
  107. News Briefing: global
  108. News Briefing: global
  109. Moshe demands liberation of Christian lands
  110. Francis denounces 1915 genocide of Armenians as papal trip begins
  111. News Briefing: global
  112. News Briefing: global
  113. News Briefing: global
  114. Global briefing: Evangelical festival cut short in Washington DC by hot weather
  115. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  116. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  117. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  118. Francis attacks 'influential countries' for pushing gender theory on children
  119. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  120. Georgetown University to favour descendants of slaves in admissions process
  121. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  122. News Briefing: The Church in the World
  123. News Briefing: The Church in the World
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