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Hannah Roberts in Rome



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  1. Letter from Rome
  2. Letter from Rome
  3. Letter from Rome
  4. ‘There is already a lot of confusion’
  5. Letter from Rome
  6. ‘Men and women like us’
  7. Witness to the world’s poor
  8. ‘If not now, under Francis, when?’
  9. Pope Francis likens neglect of older people to ‘hidden euthanasia’
  10. Pope meets survivors of Lampedusa refugee tragedy
  11. Pope calls envoys to emergency summit on Islamic State
  12. Francis: Church must reach out a hand, not beat with a stick
  13. Pope to address European Parliament and visit Lourdes
  14. Most German bishops support Kasper’s Communion proposal
  15. Pope Francis tipped to win Nobel Peace Prize
  16. Calls for quicker annulments and welcome of gays
  17. Synod bishops consider care of children of gay couples
  18. Opposition grows to Synod Fathers' 'relatio' document
  19. Francis allows Porsche to rent Sistine Chapel for elite concert
  20. Francis hails 'great helmsman' Paul VI at beatification
  21. Francis' meeting with Vietnam's PM a 'step towards diplomatic relations'
  22. Middle East must keep its Christians, says Vatican
  23. Voice of Italian bishops’ conference criticises nun’s version of Madonna’s Like a Virgin
  24. Francis to visit Istanbul's Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque
  25. Vatican says Italian diocese facing investigation
  26. Scrap Halloween celebrations, says exorcist
  27. Pope: caring about the poor doesn't make me a communist
  28. Liverpudlian archbishop moved to top post in Vatican
  29. No word against communism as Francis marks fall of Berlin Wall
  30. Pope approves showers for rough sleepers in St Peter's Square
  31. Top award for Vatican astronomer and Tablet contributor
  32. Francis raffles off official gifts for charity, top prize a papal-white Fiat
  33. Francis says speculation on food commodities keeps the poor hungry
  34. Plea for Catholics to embrace children with autism
  35. Faith leaders calmed tensions after Lee Rigby killing, says ambassador
  36. Pope blames Syria's arms suppliers for chemical weapons attacks
  37. Pope calls time on 'rigid' Swiss Guards chief
  38. Pope: I am too old to do anything other than be myself
  39. Prosecutor freezes accounts of two former heads of Vatican bank
  40. Women theologians are 'the strawberry on the cake', says Pope
  41. Francis backs Italy’s 2024 Olympic bid – 'though I might not see them'
  42. Pope tells Gypsies to contribute to the common good
  43. Pope: Stephen’s martyrdom strips Christmas of saccharine-sweetness
  44. Warnings of violence in Sri Lanka before Francis’ arrival
  45. Pope receives transgendered man at Vatican
  46. Chief organiser hopes synod will listen to ‘irregular’ families
  47. China tells Vatican not to interfere in its internal affairs
  48. Archbishops to receive pallium in their dioceses
  49. Vatican downplays warning of Islamic State attack
  50. Barbers to give homeless a haircut in St Peter's Square
  51. Child porn possession among Vatican crimes recorded last year
  52. Pope Francis 'truly sorry' for telling Catholics not to 'breed like rabbits'
  53. Abuse survivor says Pope is wrong on smacking
  54. Pope tells Greece’s bishops to counter nation’s pessimism
  55. Islamist plot to kill Francis uncovered during Philippines visit, say officials
  56. Official guidelines tell homilists to stick to the point
  57. Bertone 'victimised' for trying to push abuse reform
  58. Issue of ordaining married men 'is in Pope's diary'
  59. Michelangelo theft was 'an inside job'
  60. Pope Francis says he may be killed but 'let it not hurt'
  61. Ambassador denies hearing Aldo Moro’s last confession
  62. Italian bishops defend Dolce and Gabbana
  63. Cardinal meets refugees ‘living the sufferings of Christ’
  64. Francis highlights 'barbarous violence' against Christians
  65. Church must be an oasis of mercy, says Pope announcing Jubilee Year
  66. Increase in demand for exorcisms leads to training for lay and clergy
  67. 6,000 refugees rescued from Med in one weekend
  68. ‘I’m a bit old and ill,’ admits Pope Francis
  69. Pope to Caritas: you are witnesses to Christ, not just charity workers
  70. Trust lay people to live out their vocations, Pope tells Italian bishops
  71. Caritas consultant accused of embezzlement in migrants scandal
  72. Pope Francis to open hostel for homeless people near St Peter's
  73. Pope affirms dignity of the elderly
  74. Priest reveals toxic dump sites
  75. Buddhist demand to be state religion as date of papal visit approaches
  76. Vietnam PM at Vatican
  77. Francis praises ‘modernising’ Paul VI
  78. Pope insists Middle East ‘must keep its Christians’
  79. Gay marriage registration ‘illegitimate’
  80. Interfaith dialogue can undermine truth – Benedict XVI
  81. Pope calls for end to capital punishment
  82. Francis promotes Englishman to high Vatican office
  83. Abuse hearings streamlined to relieve increasing logjam at CDF
  84. Showers for homeless in St Peter’s Square
  85. Pope alarmed by attacks on immigrant centres
  86. African conservative to lead the Congregation for Divine Worship
  87. Church must ‘mother’ migrants
  88. Faith leaders ‘calmed tensions’ after Lee Rigby killing
  89. Pope directs: ‘Give the needy access to closed monasteries’
  90. Christians and Muslims build bridges
  91. Women theologians are ‘the strawberry on the cake’
  92. Doctors refuse to perform abortions
  93. Report on women Religious heals wounds
  94. Uncompromising Francis sets priorities
  95. Corruption leaves Franciscan Order close to financial ruin
  96. Francis goes to peripheries for new cardinals
  97. Francis urges reconciliation through pursuit of truth
  98. Choudary seizes on Pope’s words
  99. Vatican sends in coadjutor to help sort out infamous diocese
  100. Vatican downplays warnings of IS attack
  101. Baldisseri names priorities for October synod
  102. Church structures ‘fail to give women appropriate decision-making roles’
  103. C9 briefs consistory on reform
  104. Stick to the point when in the pulpit
  105. Family-life harmony key to church work for women
  106. Francis calls on Greek hierarchy to counter culture of pessimism
  107. Former Secretary of State claims he was victimised
  108. All-female Iranian delegation meets Pope at the Vatican
  109. Question of married priests to be reviewed
  110. Mobsters ‘are not Christians’, declares Pope
  111. Mennini denies hearing Aldo Moro’s last confession
  112. The Church ‘must reflect full equality of men and women’
  113. Michelangelo theft was ‘an inside job’
  114. Year of Mercy ‘is a message for the October Synod’
  115. Pope tells the young: ‘Don’t give up hope’
  116. Bishops defend Dolce and Gabbana in family controversy
  117. Francis extols today’s Christian martyrs at start of Holy Week
  118. Filoni on second visit to Iraq as envoy of Pope Francis
  119. Christians must be ‘the seeds of another humanity’
  120. Cantalamessa identifies the true martyrs of our day
  121. Jubilee will make mercy ‘foundation of Church’s life’
  122. Abuse commission members see O’Malley about Barros
  123. Increase in demand for exorcisms
  124. Church leaders seek ways to end deaths in Mediterranean
  125. Citizen rescue service saves 500 as weather aids traffickers
  126. ‘Let all eat from the one garden’, Pope tells ‘Feed the World’ Expo
  127. Pope to open archives on Argentina’s ‘disappeared’
  128. ‘Francis effect’ boosts aid charity
  129. ‘Ecumenism of blood’ unites Catholics and Copts
  130. Israel condemns Holy See’s decision to recognise Palestine
  131. Francis urges cloistered nuns to engage with the world
  132. Trust indispensable laity to fulfil their vocations, says Francis
  133. Caritas caught up in scandal of millions of ‘diverted’ euros
  134. Women’s groups challenge UN sustainable development goal
  135. Bank’s profits soar
  136. Prosecutors point finger at Paglia over sale of castle in Umbria
  137. Francis meets Kirchner for fifth time as Pope
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