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  1. Wish he was here
  2. Letter from Rome
  3. Letter from Rome
  4. Letter from Rome
  5. ‘There is already a lot of confusion’
  6. Letter from Rome
  7. ‘Men and women like us’
  8. Witness to the world’s poor
  9. ‘If not now, under Francis, when?’
  10. Pope Francis 'could invite Orthodox to help run the Church'
  11. Vatican calls for more sober, less worldly greeting at sign of peace
  12. Vatican decries couple’s alleged rejection of Down’s baby
  13. Pope lifts suspension of rebel D'Escoto Brockmann, 81
  14. Francis will travel to Tamil territory next year
  15. Parolin indicates reform might not be Synod's main focus
  16. Elderly Catholic nuns beheaded in shocking ‘vendetta’ attack in Africa
  17. Francis blesses Vatican cricket team
  18. Cardinals tasked with reform complete draft constitution
  19. Pope condemns violence committed in name of religion
  20. Pope's zucchetto set to fetch £70,000 on eBay
  21. Married couples will have major role in Synod on family, cardinal reveals
  22. Francis removes Paraguayan bishop
  23. Pope Emeritus to appear at grandparents event
  24. Pope Francis likens neglect of older people to ‘hidden euthanasia’
  25. Pope meets survivors of Lampedusa refugee tragedy
  26. Pope calls envoys to emergency summit on Islamic State
  27. Francis: Church must reach out a hand, not beat with a stick
  28. Pope to address European Parliament and visit Lourdes
  29. Most German bishops support Kasper’s Communion proposal
  30. Pope Francis tipped to win Nobel Peace Prize
  31. Calls for quicker annulments and welcome of gays
  32. Synod bishops consider care of children of gay couples
  33. Opposition grows to Synod Fathers' 'relatio' document
  34. Francis allows Porsche to rent Sistine Chapel for elite concert
  35. Francis hails 'great helmsman' Paul VI at beatification
  36. Francis' meeting with Vietnam's PM a 'step towards diplomatic relations'
  37. Middle East must keep its Christians, says Vatican
  38. Voice of Italian bishops’ conference criticises nun’s version of Madonna’s Like a Virgin
  39. Francis to visit Istanbul's Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque
  40. Vatican says Italian diocese facing investigation
  41. Scrap Halloween celebrations, says exorcist
  42. Pope: caring about the poor doesn't make me a communist
  43. Liverpudlian archbishop moved to top post in Vatican
  44. No word against communism as Francis marks fall of Berlin Wall
  45. Pope approves showers for rough sleepers in St Peter's Square
  46. Top award for Vatican astronomer and Tablet contributor
  47. Francis raffles off official gifts for charity, top prize a papal-white Fiat
  48. Francis says speculation on food commodities keeps the poor hungry
  49. Plea for Catholics to embrace children with autism
  50. Faith leaders calmed tensions after Lee Rigby killing, says ambassador
  51. Pope blames Syria's arms suppliers for chemical weapons attacks
  52. Pope calls time on 'rigid' Swiss Guards chief
  53. Pope: I am too old to do anything other than be myself
  54. Prosecutor freezes accounts of two former heads of Vatican bank
  55. Women theologians are 'the strawberry on the cake', says Pope
  56. Francis backs Italy’s 2024 Olympic bid – 'though I might not see them'
  57. Pope tells Gypsies to contribute to the common good
  58. Pope: Stephen’s martyrdom strips Christmas of saccharine-sweetness
  59. Warnings of violence in Sri Lanka before Francis’ arrival
  60. Pope receives transgendered man at Vatican
  61. Chief organiser hopes synod will listen to ‘irregular’ families
  62. China tells Vatican not to interfere in its internal affairs
  63. Archbishops to receive pallium in their dioceses
  64. Vatican downplays warning of Islamic State attack
  65. Barbers to give homeless a haircut in St Peter's Square
  66. Child porn possession among Vatican crimes recorded last year
  67. Pope Francis 'truly sorry' for telling Catholics not to 'breed like rabbits'
  68. Abuse survivor says Pope is wrong on smacking
  69. Pope tells Greece’s bishops to counter nation’s pessimism
  70. Islamist plot to kill Francis uncovered during Philippines visit, say officials
  71. Official guidelines tell homilists to stick to the point
  72. Bertone 'victimised' for trying to push abuse reform
  73. Issue of ordaining married men 'is in Pope's diary'
  74. Michelangelo theft was 'an inside job'
  75. Pope Francis says he may be killed but 'let it not hurt'
  76. Ambassador denies hearing Aldo Moro’s last confession
  77. Italian bishops defend Dolce and Gabbana
  78. Cardinal meets refugees ‘living the sufferings of Christ’
  79. Francis highlights 'barbarous violence' against Christians
  80. Church must be an oasis of mercy, says Pope announcing Jubilee Year
  81. Increase in demand for exorcisms leads to training for lay and clergy
  82. 6,000 refugees rescued from Med in one weekend
  83. ‘I’m a bit old and ill,’ admits Pope Francis
  84. Pope to Caritas: you are witnesses to Christ, not just charity workers
  85. Trust lay people to live out their vocations, Pope tells Italian bishops
  86. Caritas consultant accused of embezzlement in migrants scandal
  87. Pope Francis to open hostel for homeless people near St Peter's
  88. Row flares over care-home visit
  89. Francis ‘plotting a path to unity with the Orthodox Churches’
  90. Ibrahim’s faith ‘never wavered’ during ordeal
  91. Faithful told a handshake will suffice at Mass
  92. Parolin calls for increased peace effort
  93. Francis brings in elderly rebel from the cold
  94. Fresh hope for migrants
  95. Francis sends envoy to victims of Islamist terror in Iraq
  96. Protesters occupy square of papal Mass
  97. We are in the midst of a Third World War, says Pope
  98. Francis’ humility well received in ‘showy’ culture
  99. Father of ferry disaster victim baptised
  100. Drive to end slavery
  101. Parolin says family must be protected from dissolution
  102. Pressure mounts for discussion on reform
  103. ‘Religious leaders must cooperate to resolve conflicts’
  104. Francis celebrates weddings that reflect ‘modern matrimony’
  105. Lament over folly of war
  106. Hint of a thaw in relations with Beijing
  107. Terrorists ‘twist words of Qur’an’
  108. Annulment process under scrutiny
  109. Pope affirms dignity of the elderly
  110. Priest reveals toxic dump sites
  111. Buddhist demand to be state religion as date of papal visit approaches
  112. Vietnam PM at Vatican
  113. Francis praises ‘modernising’ Paul VI
  114. Pope insists Middle East ‘must keep its Christians’
  115. Gay marriage registration ‘illegitimate’
  116. Interfaith dialogue can undermine truth – Benedict XVI
  117. Pope calls for end to capital punishment
  118. Francis promotes Englishman to high Vatican office
  119. Abuse hearings streamlined to relieve increasing logjam at CDF
  120. Showers for homeless in St Peter’s Square
  121. Pope alarmed by attacks on immigrant centres
  122. African conservative to lead the Congregation for Divine Worship
  123. Church must ‘mother’ migrants
  124. Faith leaders ‘calmed tensions’ after Lee Rigby killing
  125. Pope directs: ‘Give the needy access to closed monasteries’
  126. Christians and Muslims build bridges
  127. Women theologians are ‘the strawberry on the cake’
  128. Doctors refuse to perform abortions
  129. Report on women Religious heals wounds
  130. Uncompromising Francis sets priorities
  131. Corruption leaves Franciscan Order close to financial ruin
  132. Francis goes to peripheries for new cardinals
  133. Francis urges reconciliation through pursuit of truth
  134. Choudary seizes on Pope’s words
  135. Vatican sends in coadjutor to help sort out infamous diocese
  136. Vatican downplays warnings of IS attack
  137. Baldisseri names priorities for October synod
  138. Church structures ‘fail to give women appropriate decision-making roles’
  139. C9 briefs consistory on reform
  140. Stick to the point when in the pulpit
  141. Family-life harmony key to church work for women
  142. Francis calls on Greek hierarchy to counter culture of pessimism
  143. Former Secretary of State claims he was victimised
  144. All-female Iranian delegation meets Pope at the Vatican
  145. Question of married priests to be reviewed
  146. Mobsters ‘are not Christians’, declares Pope
  147. Mennini denies hearing Aldo Moro’s last confession
  148. The Church ‘must reflect full equality of men and women’
  149. Michelangelo theft was ‘an inside job’
  150. Year of Mercy ‘is a message for the October Synod’
  151. Pope tells the young: ‘Don’t give up hope’
  152. Bishops defend Dolce and Gabbana in family controversy
  153. Francis extols today’s Christian martyrs at start of Holy Week
  154. Filoni on second visit to Iraq as envoy of Pope Francis
  155. Christians must be ‘the seeds of another humanity’
  156. Cantalamessa identifies the true martyrs of our day
  157. Jubilee will make mercy ‘foundation of Church’s life’
  158. Abuse commission members see O’Malley about Barros
  159. Increase in demand for exorcisms
  160. Church leaders seek ways to end deaths in Mediterranean
  161. Citizen rescue service saves 500 as weather aids traffickers
  162. ‘Let all eat from the one garden’, Pope tells ‘Feed the World’ Expo
  163. Pope to open archives on Argentina’s ‘disappeared’
  164. ‘Francis effect’ boosts aid charity
  165. ‘Ecumenism of blood’ unites Catholics and Copts
  166. Israel condemns Holy See’s decision to recognise Palestine
  167. Francis urges cloistered nuns to engage with the world
  168. Trust indispensable laity to fulfil their vocations, says Francis
  169. Caritas caught up in scandal of millions of ‘diverted’ euros
  170. Women’s groups challenge UN sustainable development goal
  171. Bank’s profits soar
  172. Prosecutors point finger at Paglia over sale of castle in Umbria
  173. Francis meets Kirchner for fifth time as Pope
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