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