Joanna Moorhead

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  1. ‘Never before have laypeople been as different from the leadership as now’
  2. ‘The music-makers in most parishes wouldn’t know Ed Sheeran if he walked up to the altar’
  3. ‘I was desperate to call on God to change the course that lay ahead’
  4. ‘When there is nothing else we can do, there is always this one final thing: we can pray’
  5. If cancer doesn’t change your life, you’ve missed one of its richest opportunities
  6. New rules threaten Catholic ministry in hospitals
  7. Transport cut puts Welsh Catholic schools under pressure
  8. What about the child?
  9. Decline in religious studies teaching
  10. French community takes over Carmelite monastery
  11. Cardinal opens evangelisation centre
  12. Louise Casey
  13. Egan emphasises ‘organic’ change
  14. New Leeds bishop pledges frugal leadership of diocese
  15. Theologians need ‘smell of sheep’, says Nichols
  16. NHS ‘should work more closely with faith groups’
  17. The best part of grandparenting is that it’s enormous fun
  18. Diocese shocked by Conry’s resignation over affair
  19. Talks bring college merger closer
  20. Catholic charity appoints first female chief executive
  21. New figures reveal sharp drop in UK annulments
  22. Ofsted pulls extremism report
  23. Cardinal praises ‘non-judgemental’ priests
  24. Soldiers’ families sought for remembrance service
  25. Out of the shadows
  26. Conry resignation inquiry ordered
  27. Heads call for more support as recruitment dries up
  28. Jesuits launch online survey to help ‘rethink’ retreats
  29. When one head is better than three
  30. Catholic population stable while Anglican numbers drop
  31. Christians urged to fight climate change
  32. We parents muddle along. Could church leaders learn from our chaotic journey?
  33. Faith groups combat homelessness
  34. Confessional rules should not be altered for abuse
  35. Religious diversity at GCSE welcomed
  36. Church is right to “irritate” Government, says Pickles
  37. Boy who stabbed teacher gets 20 years and his identity revealed
  38. Best-selling Jesuit author dies
  39. Nicolson scores court victories in battle over council tax
  40. Hexham unveils plans to cope with fewer priests and Massgoers
  41. Pupils transmit faith to parents
  42. Rigorous religious studies stick to church teaching
  43. Welby chooses prior
  44. Parishes given advice on how to avoid discrimination
  45. Vocations directors target ethnic minorities
  46. New partnership to combat trafficking
  47. Nichols condemns Gaza violence
  48. College aims to enrol students in 2016
  49. Rise in ethnic minority pupils
  50. First Jewish chairperson of Depaul trustees
  51. Ordinariate bids for former Methodist church
  52. Head warns schools have ‘lost sight of humanity’ of pupils
  53. Bound by hidden shackles
  54. Anti-trafficking centre set up at Catholic university
  55. Married priest replaces cleric who fell in love
  56. Nuns convert pub into hostel
  57. Churches provide best social cohesion
  58. Big families are often forced to instil a discipline lacking in smaller families
  59. Midnight Mass: the vanishing ritual
  60. Bishops call on priests to welcome irregular couples
  61. Sister takes over running of a pair of parishes
  62. Parishioners open church for people stranded by Christmas snow
  63. Falconer bill set to fail but will return
  64. Pro-lifers recognised in New Year honours
  65. Call to lift ban on new church schools despite cap on Catholic places
  66. Women more likely to believe than men
  67. Nuns close century-old centre
  68. ‘If there were no terrorism, no one would even be talking about Islam at all’ 
  69. Ordination poses challenge to unity
  70. Cafod denies volunteers plan
  71. Churches attract non-religious
  72. Amendment would outlaw abortion on sex grounds
  73. The Church chose to stop its equality clock somewhere around the mid 1950s
  74. MP hits out at tactics in vote on ‘three-parent’ babies
  75. Midwives face six-figure legal bill over abortions case
  76. Ofsted chief tells faith schools to teach ‘British values’
  77. Labour-supporting nuns criticise Hunt
  78. Abuse survivor chastises Pope for smacking remark
  79. Christians slam short-term politics
  80. Charles clarifies Church of England role, saying he will be “Defender of the Faith”
  81. Cafod modifies restructure plans following complaints
  82. Chaplains’ work extends to casinos
  83. Charity guidelines criticised by clergy
  84. Pontifical abuse body must step up its work
  85. How is it that so many young people are in the last place we would want them to be?
  86. Bishops seek to keep synod debate out of the media
  87. Mayor describes Lords Spiritual as ‘fossils’
  88. Investigation into how abusive priest was moved from Brentwood to East Anglia
  89. Ordinariate reinstates cleric who entered civil partnership
  90. I discovered I had to appreciate all I have, and not sweat the small stuff
  91. Mary’s Meals founder on ‘Time’ top 100 list
  92. Cornwall’s only Catholic secondary cuts church link
  93. Under 40 per cent of would-be MPs believe in God
  94. New admissions guidance following Oratory ruling
  95. Leeds £1.3m in the red amid planned cuts
  96. Chastity group withdraws ‘sick bodies’ leaflet
  97. Hermits ordered to leave presbytery
  98. One village in faith
  99. Francis spurs Catholics to action on climate change
  100. Archbishop urges better treatment of migrants
  101. Bakery not a church, says judge in discrimination case
  102. Incoming Catholic Health Minister ‘personally opposed to abortion’
  103. Christians encouraged to talk about death and dying
  104. Faith forum deplores care standards for elderly
  105. Show me a parent who’s pushy, and I’ll show you a parent who cares
  106. Full marks in nutrition
  107. Patten says Vatican media must reallocate resources
  108. Abuse victims demand apology
  109. Grace present even when marriage fails, Nichols says
  110. New bishop pays tribute to Kieran Conry
  111. MacShane urges new Justice Minister to end prison overcrowding
  112. Seeing beyond the here and now
  113. Pilgrims warned after woman goes missing
  114. Opponents of assisted dying warn of the risks of new bill
  115. Double first for new vice chancellor at Oxford
  116. Cardinal denies claims he was forced to censor new book
  117. Priests and Religious working abroad will no longer be eligible for free NHS care
  118. Syrian people feel abandoned, says Jesuit priest
  119. Grandmothers are here to steer humanity towards a better future
  120. Nuns to shut care home on prime city site
  121. Make faith school admissions fairer, says Clarke
  122. Staff lose jobs in diocesan shake-up
  123. UK campaign groups welcome Pope’s ‘green’ encyclical
  124. Christian population boosted by migrants
  125. Eco issues to be discussed at forthcoming General Synod
  126. Staff cuts ‘handled badly’ in Brentwood
  127. Churches told to open files to abuse inquiry
  128. Up to 10 bishops in E&W would like to ordain married men
  129. Survey shows Catholics want shift in teaching
  130. Moving messages
  131. Calls grow from bishops to ordain married men
  132. Vincentian sisters look to laity for help
  133. 11,000 Catholics mark 50 years of Arundel and Brighton
  134. Big is beautiful
  135. The contribution of mothers is valuable in Westminster – and would be seismic in Rome
  136. PM wrong on integration, says education director
  137. Church stresses need for conversation about how to die
  138. Pressure mounts on Duncan Smith over benefits cuts
  139. Cardinal hopes to extend gay care
  140. Safeguarding body to form partnership with survivors
  141. Hold on to the big picture for your kids: in the end, the very end, things will be OK
  142. For the record
  143. Academics urge Jesuits not to give in to fear over Heythrop
  144. Number of young people studying RS doubles
  145. Heythrop governors meet to discuss future
  146. Costs of extras a barrier to learning, says head
  147. Five thousand laymen ready to be ordained, say survey
  148. Radio religious programmes not popular
  149. Generations disagree on marital commitment
  150. Parishioners battle to save church
  151. ‘Give time, money and shelter to refugees’
  152. Catholic schools ‘excluded’ from free-school drive
  153. Men know stuff. Have a grasp of world affairs. Can make the right call. Tosh!
  154. VAT change costs Anchor House dear
  155. Government urged to increase and speed up aid to refugees
  156. Extended Sunday trading fears
  157. Exiles find hope in Corbyn
  158. Come together
  159. Funeral costs push poor into red
  160. Portsmouth investigates drift from the pews
  161. Singing their hearts out
  162. Women’s survey slips under the radar
  163. University challenges young perceptions
  164. Even when we are not with our children, we are still a huge influence in their lives
  165. For now we see
  166. Christians ‘must try to understand IS’, says Williams
  167. Children are not, repeat not, Mr Zuckerberg, interested in us being centre stage
  168. Flood ruins Yorkshire church
  169. Do parents really need classes? Parents certainly need support but do they need training?
  170. A leaf out of Dee’s books
  171. New rules threaten Catholic ministry in hospitals
  172. Transport cut puts Welsh Catholic schools under pressure
  173. Egan: Synod on the Family 'will not radically change church teaching'
  174. Pro-life campaigners should not be 'sourpusses', bishop warns
  175. Decline in marriage blamed for sharp drop in UK annulments
  176. Roehampton University seeks soldiers’ families for remembrance service
  177. Ofsted pulls report that chided Suffolk school for its lack of anti-radicalisation teaching
  178. Archbishop orders inquiry into Kieran Conry resignation
  179. Catholic head teachers call for more support as recruitment dries up
  180. Catholic population stable while Anglican numbers drop
  181. Cardinal Nichols urges politicians to tackle poverty
  182. Tributes for God of Surprises author, Gerard Hughes SJ
  183. Catholic peer proposing amendments on assisted dying bill
  184. Redemptorists cut asking price for Grade-I listed Hawkstone Hall
  185. 34-year-old Swedish Alpha leader to head Lambeth community
  186. Beefed-up RS sticks to church teaching, assures CES
  187. Pupils transmit the faith to their parents, report finds
  188. Hexham unveils plans to cope with fewer clergy and Massgoers
  189. Catholic appointed Britain’s first anti-slavery tsar
  190. Church and police launch global anti-trafficking partnership
  191. Ordinariate looking to buy former Methodist church
  192. Census sees rise in ethnic minorities at Catholic schools
  193. Depaul UK appoints first Jewish chair of trustees
  194. Schools have ‘lost sight of humanity’ of pupils
  195. Welby says greatest response to hunger crisis from churchgoers
  196. Anti-trafficking centre set up at Catholic university in London
  197. Nuns convert former pub into hostel for homeless over Christmas
  198. Married priest replaces cleric who fell in love with parishioner
  199. Midnight Mass under threat from drunken yobbos
  200. Praise for church that sheltered people stranded by snow
  201. Nun running two parishes in south of England
  202. Pro-life campaigners among those recognised in New Year honours
  203. Assisted dying bill set to fail but legislation likely to re-appear
  204. Call to end Church's refusal to open new schools
  205. Church buildings visited by almost half of the public
  206. Historic ordination of first woman bishop in Church of England
  207. Midwives in Scotland face six-figure legal bill over abortions case
  208. Charity Cafod rejigs restructure in wake of concerns from volunteers
  209. Egan: clergy should screen NGOs for faith values
  210. Bishops seek to keep synod debate out of the media
  211. Investigation into abusive priest's transfer between dioceses
  212. Ordinariate reinstates cleric who entered civil partnership
  213. Cornwall’s only Catholic secondary cuts link with Church
  214. One third of would-be MPs believe in God and one third are atheists
  215. Leeds £1.3m in the red amid planned cuts
  216. Group withdraws leaflet warning extra-marital sex 'destroys soul'
  217. Hermits ordered to leave after bringing diocese into disrepute
  218. Southwark archbishop treads fine line at Migrants Mass
  219. Pope Francis spurs Catholics to lead greener lifestyles
  220. Northern Irish bakers found guilty of discrimination
  221. Churches encouraged to help people talk about death
  222. Church forum deplores care standards for elderly
  223. Incoming health minister a Catholic 'personally opposed to abortion'
  224. A broken marriage still a source of grace, says Cardinal Nichols
  225. Vatican media 'must reallocate resources for the internet age'
  226. New bishop of Arundel and Brighton pays tribute to Conry
  227. Abuse victims at Comboni seminary demand apology
  228. Camino pilgrims warned after disappearance of a woman
  229. Opponents of assisted dying warn of the risks of new bill
  230. Priests and religious working abroad to lose free access to NHS
  231. Small reduction in abortions in England and Wales, figures show
  232. Nuns upset residents by pulling out of running care home
  233. Brentwood lays off staff in diocesan restructure
  234. Bishops in England and Wales want married priests, says Hollis
  235. Vicar accused over handling of 10 redundancies in Brentwood
  236. More bishops call for ordination of married men as priests
  237. Catholic education chief says David Cameron is wrong on integration
  238. Catholics step up pressure on Duncan Smith over benefits
  239. Need for end of life plans, says Church ahead of Day for Life
  240. Safeguarding body announces partnership with survivors
  241. Cardinal hopes gay Masses can be rolled out throughout Church
  242. Number of young people studying RS at A-level doubles
  243. Academics urge Jesuits not to give into fear over Heythrop
  244. Former Anglican bishop pleads guilty to abuse
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