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  1. 'Churches were the closest place street children could see God - and see their dreams'
  2. Meet the priest bringing Catholics back to the faith through food
  3. Catholic priest persuading drug users to hand themselves in says church is 'on same page' as Philippines police
  4. How the church decides when a true Marian apparition has taken place
  5. Study of saints, saint-making combines scholarly with popular
  6. The Paris muslim fighting 'fanatic scum' with his own peaceful version of a jihad
  7. Path toward Christian unity is found by 'walking together on a common journey'
  8. PAPAL SCHEDULE: Francis' visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal
  9. Vatican upholds refusal to allow transsexual to become godparent
  10. Pope touches down in Cuba on historic tour
  11. Puerto Rico archbishop pleads with US for help
  12. Synod: We are not a parliament but a place of prayer
  13. Ukraine risks becoming 'some kind of Somalia'
  14. Pope: divorced and remarrieds not the only question for synod
  15. Francis to visit troubled Mexico in 2016, Vatican confirms
  16. Bishops decry California governor over assisted suicide bill
  17. Church must cast its net to catch more families, Francis says
  18. Greece braces itself for another wave of refugees
  19. Pope asks for forgiveness for scandals of the Church
  20. Violence takes its hold on Jerusalem, the holiest of cities
  21. Relief workers concern as Philippines typhoon death toll rises
  22. Thousands of volunteers fill the humanitarian gap
  23. We are so sorry say two small-group reports to the synod
  24. Visit of Pope to Africa is vital for Muslim relations
  25. Church must do more to support soldiers, says Pope
  26. Pro-lifers celebrate as abortions stopped for lack of doctors
  27. Lego Vatican proves a useful distraction for Catholic priest
  28. Pope remains hopeful African trip will still go ahead
  29. Two Vatican officials arrested for leaked financial documents
  30. Archbishop confirms Pope will visit Mexico in February
  31. Reset of Vatican's finances still on course thanks to increase in lay experts
  32. Pornography is a 'mortal sin' that pervades all walks of life, say US Catholic bishops
  33. Pray for lacerated world Pope asks as he sends prayers to Mali and prepares for Kenya, Uganda and CAR visit
  34. Catholic Church in US keeps pressure on White House to help Syrian refugees
  35. Good relationship between Mali Christians and Muslims won't be stained by terror attacks
  36. Vatileaks II trial delayed for one week as Chaouqui is allowed to switch lawyers
  37. Missionary spirit is not about converting people but preaching love, humanity and faith, Pope Francis says
  38. Catholic leaders try to convince US secretary of state that Isis is committing genocide
  39. The father of Nepal Catholicism, Bishop Anthony Sharma, dies of brain cancer
  40. Catholic Church has no missionary initiative directed towards Jews, Vatican commission reports
  41. Denial or disregard of God produces 'untold cruelty and violence' in world, Pope Francis says
  42. Pope Francis warns Catholic pilgrims to be beware of scams after £50,000 police raid
  43. Pope Francis praises the UN Security Council for agreeing Syrian peace deal
  44. Family-owned pharmacy fights US Supreme Court over abortion pill
  45. Florida bishops put pressure on pro-life governor to end executions
  46. Love is ... not a soap opera nor does it just come from God, says Francis
  47. Catholic bishops appeal against US deportation of Central American migrants
  48. New Jersey puts halt to assisted suicide bill after groundswell of opposition
  49. El Paso to hold simulcast as Francis visits neighbouring Ciudad Juarez in Mexico
  50. Eucharistic Congress: World leaders should be more like Pope Francis
  51. Pope asks Mexican people for a few minutes alone with Our Lady of Guadalupe
  52. Ukraine's Catholics not hopeful over Pope Francis' meeting with Russian Patriarch
  53. Cardinal Parolin: scrapping celibacy is no solution to vocations crisis
  54. Francis fulfills his primary goal of Mexico trip and prays in front of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  55. Border town Ciudad Juarez waits for Pope Francis' historic arrival
  56. Pope Francis tells indigenous Mexicans: you have much to teach us
  57. Pope in Mexico: Jesus would never send a hitman, Francis warns youth off drug gangs
  58. Pope prays alone for the millions of Latin Americans affected by migration to the US
  59. Head of Ukrainian Church consoled by Pope's words after joint declaration
  60. Spotlight not anti-Catholic, Vatican newspaper says
  61. Child as young as eight among hundreds abused by clergy in Pennsylvania diocese, Jury finds
  62. Vatican confirms possibility of Pope Francis visiting Armenia
  63. Israel is preventing Christians from worshipping freely in the Holy Land during Easter
  64. Electing pro-life president may be only hope for Little Sisters of the Poor
  65. Pope Francis condemns ‘cruel fundamentalism’ of Belgian terrorists
  66. Brussels Archbishop warns against anti-refugee sentiment in wake of attacks
  67. Kidnappped priest has not been crucified, says Yemen bishop
  68. Pope Francis to release document on the family on 8 April
  69. Expanding use of termination drug opens 'ever-widening door to abortion', warns New York Cardinal
  70. Selfish desire for money is the enemy of true harmony, Pope says
  71. Letters from America: Reaction in the US to Pope Francis' Amoris Laetitia
  72. Cardinal Nichols: Human trafficking is an evil that must be stopped
  73. Pope Francis asks Christians to pray for him ahead of trip to meet refugees
  74. Pope's trip to Lesbos 'humanitarian' not political, says Vatican spokesman
  75. Decision to take refugees to the Vatican was inspired by the Holy Spirit, Pope says
  76. Be a living example of what you preach, Pope tells new priests
  77. Irish nun dies leading children to safety in Ecuador earthquake
  78. Beatification of Irish Jesuit will be ‘a very ecumenical event’
  79. Six arrested in alleged Islamic State attack on Vatican
  80. Anti-Vietnam peacenik Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan dies at the age of 94
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  83. Bishops urge action on growing instability in southern Nigeria
  84. Trevi fountain turns red to commemorate thousands of modern-day Christian martyrs
  85. Northern Ireland: Bishops urge Catholics to choose pro-life candidates
  86. Pope Francis: Are you a stubborn Christian or a vagabond Christian?
  87. Cardinal Nichols asks Catholics to 'protest' immigration policies of fear
  88. Cardinal Nichols welcomes Government U-turn on child refugees
  89. Alberta bishop says community is in shock as emergency declared in Fort McMurray
  90. 'Unauthorized people' in Vatican vetoing bishop candidates, claims head of German bishops conference
  91. Pope Francis: The Holy Spirit is essential for Catholics
  92. Chinese bishop who spent years in labour camps dies
  93. 'Last Days' director imagined a devil looking a lot like Jesus
  94. The International Catholic Migration Commission to be headed by former Caritas priest
  95. New deaconess commission is not pathway to ordination of women priests, says Vatican spokesman
  96. Church must not condemn opium farmers, says Mexican bishop
  97. Pope will visit Ireland, says Dublin Archbishop
  98. After five-year standoff Pope welcomes Muslim leader to Vatican
  99. Catholics gather for Mass for Slovakian nun shot in South Sudan
  100. Vatileaks: Investigator says consultant admitted leaking documents
  101. Cardinal Loris Capovilla: oldest member of the College of Cardinals dies age 100
  102. Vatican bank supervisors step down over management differences
  103. Ignore the church schedule and serve the people, Pope tells deacons
  104. Pope to lead common prayer service at Reformation commemoration in Sweden
  105. Canada's House sends assisted suicide bill to Senate for approval
  106. Philadelphia archbishop to head exhortation working group
  107. Pope appoints apostolic administrator to archdiocese facing abuse allegations
  108. St Mary Magdelene memorial raised to a feast by Vatican
  109. Philippine bishops after Catholics to be tolerant in wake of Orlando shootings
  110. Christians must apologise for discrimination against gay communities, Pope says
  111. Head of SSPX accuses Pope Francis of encouraging doctrinal errors
  112. Pope prays for grace to cry at concentration camp where nearly a million Jews died
  113. Pope Francis: Saints Peter and Paul are two great lights shining in the hearts of the faithful
  114. Relics of Blessed Oscar Romero join 14 Catholic 'Witnesses for Freedom' in fortnight for religious liberty
  115. Pope Francis to highlight divine mercy with visit to Assisi
  116. Pope Francis: There is no military solution for Syria, only a political one
  117. Brazilian archbishop who supported priests accused of paedophilia resigns
  118. Pope appoints Chicago Archbishop to Congregation for Bishops
  119. Catholic Church welcomes US Bill that halts imminent collapse of infrastructure of Puerto Rico
  120. Former Fox News correspondent to head up Vatican press office
  121. Pope Francis issues directive contradicting advice of Cardinal Sarah
  122. Pope sends Vatican official to resume talks with Muslim university
  123. US Catholic bishops conference stands up for 'anti-constitutional' bill
  124. 'Voting error' reverses same sex marriage vote in Canada
  125. Scottish bishops call on Britain to scrap Trident weapons programme
  126. Puerto Rican priest sentenced to 15 years for sexual offences against 14-year-old
  127. Pope Francis sends high-ranking cardinal on peace mission to South Sudan
  128. US bishops set up task force to help deal with rise in racial tensions
  129. Security threat raised in Krakow but there is 'no direct threat', police assure pilgrims
  130. 200,000 pilgrims brave deluge to celebrate opening Mass of World Youth Day
  131. ‘Heroic’ Krakow cardinal dies five days after Pope’s hospital visit
  132. Body found in Arkansas River identified as missing seminarian
  133. Cardinal Ouellet: Amoris Laetitia promotes more respectful pastoral approach
  134. Vatican to release special stamp in honour of Mother Teresa
  135. Rio cardinal blesses Olympic torch ahead of opening ceremony
  136. Pakistan Church condemns Quetta hospital bombing
  137. Brazilian priest accused of abuse commits suicide in prison
  138. Church struggles to get aid to rural villages as after-effects of Hurricane Earl hit eastern Mexico
  139. Pope Francis invites Syrian refugees to lunch
  140. Pope prays for all exploited women and girls days after visiting group of ex-prostitutes
  141. Germany: Catholic bishops praise 'witness' of Martin Luther ahead of Reformation anniversary
  142. Chapel opens in Pakistani prison
  143. Pope appoints new bishop of Memphis
  144. Amoris Laetitia meets criteria of 'ordinary magisterium', says ecclesiology professor
  145. Pope Francis meets Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
  146. Now is time to stop spread of Isis 'cancer', urges Chaldean Patriarch
  147. Vatileaks monsignor begins 18-month prison term in Vatican
  148. Turkey gives early release to man convicted of murdering priest
  149. St Teresa will always be 'Mother' Teresa, says Pope
  150. Pilgrims asked to pray for Spanish nun murdered in Haiti
  151. Pope Francis in Sweden: Vatican announces provisional itinerary
  152. Bishop appointed by Vatican arrested by Chinese authorities
  153. Vatican releases details of Pope's trip to Caucasus
  154. US Abbot Polan elected primate by Benedictines
  155. Francis approves day of prayer for survivors of abuse
  156. Vatican debates merits of Pope Francis' view of the global economy
  157. Catholics urged to reject partisan views on migration and heed the Gospel message
  158. Pope Francis ends 15 years of discussion on law on sacraments by adopting Eastern code
  159. Bishops appeal to Catholic judiciary in bid to thwart Duterte's death penalty plan
  160. Christians must believe in the resurrection, not just its spiritual context
  161. Pope provides comfort for those struggling at the beginning and end of life's journey
  162. Jews, Christians and Muslims set out pathways to peace in Assisi
  163. Two priests kidnapped in Mexico found dead 24 hours later
  164. Santorum joins Donald Trump's Catholic advisory group
  165. Pope Francis appeals for help for civilians trapped in besieged Aleppo
  166. Pope warns of global war to destroy the institution of marriage
  167. Gay Catholics and those confused about sexuality deserve same pastoral care, Pope tell reporters
  168. Seven Catholic institutions to divest from fossil fuel companies
  169. Colombian president wins Nobel Peace Prize despite losing vote for peace
  170. Aid slowly makes its way to thousands of Haitians displaced by hurricane
  171. Sport works in tough areas of life where religion often fails, Vatican conference hears
  172. Archbishop of Detroit says special 'Mass of Pardon' for the sins of the diocese
  173. Pope calls for ceasefire to protect 'victims of the inhumane conflict in Syria'
  174. Christians who reject refugees are 'hypocrites,' Pope says
  175. Pope Francis canonises seven new saints who 'struggled to the very end with all their strength'
  176. Colombian bishops urge the government and rebels to commit to ceasefire
  177. Catholic bishops step up campaign to steer warring factions to peace in Congo
  178. Iraqi Christians welcome Mosul offensive but still fear the aftermath
  179. Jesuits close church to dialogue over student protests after it is 'violated'
  180. Pope Francis opens papal bedroom to the public for the first time
  181. Manila Archdiocese launches drug rehab programme after huge increase in vigilante killings
  182. US Catholics urged to pray novena ahead of election
  183. Vatican to open archives on Argentina's 'dirty war'
  184. Priests to celebrate Masses outdoors after massive earthquake destroys town
  185. The Beatitudes according to Pope Francis
  186. Pope Francis: Catholic Church is very unlikely to ever ordain women
  187. US election: Catholic women responsible for boosting Clinton campaign
  188. Church is afraid to speak out about organ trafficking, says Mozambique nun
  189. Washington DC takes next step towards legalising assisted suicide
  190. US voters rejected Catholic Church's standpoints on single issue referendums
  191. Religious leaders react to Trump's shock US presidential election win
  192. Diocese investigating 'aborted foetus priest' over potential 'desecration of the altar'
  193. Congressmen call halt to same sex marriage in Mexico for fear of Catholic backlash
  194. Pope encourages new cardinals not to let virus of 'animosity' enter the Church
  195. Mercy doesn't end today, says Pope at close of Holy Year
  196. Rwanda bishops ask for forgiveness for part Catholics played in 1994 genocide
  197. Mary to be the focus of next World Youth Day celebrations, Pope Francis announces
  198. Martin Scorsese meets Pope after private screening for Jesuits
  199. Pope Francis announces first US martyr, leading the way for beatification
  200. Swiss bishop to priests: No last rites for patients seeking assisted suicide
  201. Baby Jesus reminds us of painful plight of migrants, Pope says as Vatican Nativity scene unveiled
  202. Pope calls to express condolences after Cairo church attack
  203. Pope writes to President Assad urging him to end the war in Syria
  204. Vatican encourages faithful to send birthday message to Pope Francis
  205. 'Leader of the people' of Brazil Cardinal Arns dies age 95
  206. Filipino bishops oppose restoring death penalty as 'culture of death' prevails
  207. Pope meets with Colombian leaders at odds on FARC peace deal
  208. Pope Francis to visit Fatima in May 2017
  209. Pope names first woman to head Vatican Museums
  210. Cardinal Timothy Dolan to play part in Donald Trump's presidential inauguration
  211. Scourge of terrorism is enveloping the world, says Pope in first message of 2017
  212. Catholic representation in Capitol Hill increases as new lawmakers are sworn in
  213. Church in India forms support group for transgender people
  214. Newborn found on steps of Catholic cathedral in good health
  215. Vatican's doctrinal chief dismisses idea of 'fraternal correction' of Pope
  216. Vatican commission responds to Order of Malta's refusal to cooperate with investigation
  217. Bishop opposes death sentence for man convicted of killing churchgoers
  218. Church must address intolerance, says bishop, after 'integration czar' labels Catholic schools 'homophobic'
  219. Pope meets Palestinian President as world leaders recommit to two-state solution
  220. Opus Dei to begin process to choose new prelate
  221. Protests across Virginia as state executes 112th victim in 40 years
  222. Pro-life groups celebrate Trump’s ban on funding for abortions overseas
  223. Americans back tighter abortion laws as Trump cuts supply of tax dollars to foreign abortion schemes
  224. Pope Francis: Never underestimate the courage and wisdom of women
  225. Bishop vows to 'stand in solidarity with immigrant families' as Trump orders US-Mexico wall
  226. Vatican officials visit war-torn city of Aleppo to express Pope's 'closeness' with Syrian people
  227. Right to life engrained in constitution, US Vice President Pence tells pro-life march
  228. Trump's ban on immigrants is devastating, chaotic and cruel, US bishops say
  229. Trump promise to prioritise Christian refugees will fuel tension, warns Iraqi Patriarch
  230. Trump nominates Episcopalian known to back religious rights as US Supreme Court Judge
  231. Trump's decision to retain Obama's 'deeply flawed' executive order threatens religious freedom, warn US Bishops
  232. Vatican releases 'clearest possible guidelines' on church's stance on bioethical issues
  233. Clericalism is a 'virus that has infected the church', Australian abuse panel told
  234. No nation free of organ trafficking, claim speakers at Vatican summit
  235. Catholics and Lutherans celebrate Reformation with new Bible translations
  236. US bishops urge Conscience Act to protect health care workers from having to 'destroy innocent unborn children'
  237. Pope Francis asks for forgiveness from victims of clerical sex abuse on behalf of Catholic Church
  238. Christian leaders urge Trump not to delay on signing religious freedom legislation
  239. Fatima nun one step closer to beatification as Portuguese church sends evidence to Vatican
  240. US-Mexico border bishops call for dignity for migrants
  241. Vatican freezes €2m over suspected money laundering
  242. Populism fuelling self-centred rejection of migrants, pope says
  243. Cardinal Burke leaves Guam after interviewing witnesses in abuse case
  244. Trump administration to enhance enforcement of immigration laws, including construction of US-Mexico wall
  245. Defend Ukraine's children in face of 'humanitarian emergency' not seen in Europe since WWII, implores archbishop
  246. South African bishops call for restraint following xenophobic attacks
  247. US bishops applaud Trump repeal of transgender bathroom directive
  248. Reach out to cohabiting couples in order to promote marriage, says pope
  249. Assisted suicide law takes effect in US capital despite church opposition
  250. Lent is a time to say no to the asphyxia of selfishness and 'silent indifference', says Pope
  251. Situation is 'critical and dangerous' for Iraqi christians refugees
  252. Christians must differentiate between Muslims and extremists, warns Catholic church in Egypt
  253. Iraq excluded from Trump's revised executive order temporarily banning refugees from entering the US
  254. Poor will bear the brunt of Republican's new healthcare legislation, Catholic bishops say
  255. Transnational corporations commit 'abuses with impunity', says Guatemalan bishop urging UN defence of human rights
  256. Vatican confirms Pope Francis will visit Colombia in September
  257. Attacks show Venezuelan Government relations with Catholics deteriorating
  258. Beatification date for Oklahoma priest murdered in Guatemala announced
  259. Catholic climate change activists put pressure on Trump administration over Paris Agreement
  260. Indian bishops set up online system to register and protect migrants
  261. OBITUARY: Early civil rights activist who was radicalised by deprivation of Derry hometown
  262. Half the population of South Sudan on the brink of starvation, says Catholic Relief Service representative
  263. Pope committed to rooting out the 'scourge of sex abuse in the church' says Cardinal
  264. Spread hope, preach Christ, don't worry about numbers, pope says
  265. Indigenous, accompanied by church, fight for rights in Amazon rainforest
  266. Child protection commission seeks new ways to be informed by victims, following Marie Collins resignation
  267. Companies that help build Trump's border wall are 'traitors to the homeland', says Archdiocese of Mexico
  268. Global peace and security demand an end to nuclear weapons, pope tells UN
  269. White House 'does not care about climate change', warns Catholic environment campaigners
  270. Our Lady of Fatima centenary: The special relationship between St John Paul II and Our Lady
  271. First three Vatican refugee families begin new life in Italy
  272. More must be done to combat child trafficking, Vatican official says
  273. Pope horrified by 'unacceptable massacre' in Syria
  274. Cupich starts seed fund for anti-violence initiatives in Chicago and pleads for more help
  275. Number of Catholics in the world continues upward trend, thanks to Africa
  276. Catholic leaders in Syria condemn US aggression over alleged chemical attacks
  277. Scientists must 'foresee and prevent' distorted use of biotechnologies to manipulate life, says Pope
  278. Next few months will decide Christians' fate in badly scarred Iraq, says aid agency head
  279. 'Love is the engine that drives our hope forward', Pope Francis tells weekly audience
  280. Editor-at-large of Jesuit America magazine to advise Vatican communications department
  281. Egypt has highest level of government restriction on religion, according to global report
  282. In Syria, Franciscan superior sees devastation, but also signs of hope
  283. 'Demonic' Boko Haram must be fought in the spiritual realm as well as the physical, says Nigerian Catholic bishop
  284. Vatican stamps mark Pope Benedict's birthday and Fatima apparitions
  285. Catholic bishops welcome stays of execution for six condemned men in Arkansas
  286. Head of Philippines bishops conference attacks Catholics for 'rebuffing church morals and doctrine'
  287. Vatican confirms Bartholomew to meet Pope during Cairo trip
  288. Church needs martyrs who 'stand up to hatred' even though it endangers their lives, Pope says
  289. Catholic bishops name no names as they weigh in on French presidential election
  290. Catholic schools forced to erect 8ft walls and hire armed guards to protect children in Pakistan
  291. Christians 'always have hope' no matter how bad things get, Francis says ahead of trip to Cairo
  292. Knights of Malta urged to vote for a temporary leader to replace Festing
  293. ICC's 'mass murder' case against Duterte should inject fear into the Philippines killing squads, bishops say
  294. Catholic leaders urge Israel to meet Palestinian hunger strikers' demands
  295. Pope calls for peace amid deadly protests in Venezuela
  296. Pope Francis' historic trip to Cairo was 'big blessing' to Egyptians
  297. Belgian Catholic order allows euthanasia in psychiatric care centres it runs
  298. Bankruptcy protection is a more fair and transparent solution to Puerto Rican debt crisis
  299. Head of French Catholic bishops welcomes Macron's election
  300. Priest kidnapped in Yemen pleads for help in new video message
  301. US bishops pledge to end death penalty
  302. South Korean Catholics hope Catholic president-elect can unify nation
  303. FATIMA@100: Pope says his visit to the site of Marian apparitions is pilgrimage of peace and hope
  304. The death penalty is 'inadmissible', says Pope
  305. FATIMA@100: Pope says he has doubts about alleged Medjugorje apparitions
  306. Latin American bishops appeal for aid for food-short Venezuela
  307. Reports say Callista Gingrich will be nominated as US Vatican ambassador
  308. Message of peace given at Fatima still 'timely and urgent' 100 years later, says UN panel
  309. Priest stabbed at the altar while celebrating Mass in Mexico city
  310. Pope wants synod dedicated to people in Amazon, archbishop says
  311. Vatican commission believes first seven Marian apparitions at Medjugorje were real but doubts authenticity of others
  312. Australian Police take legal advice on whether to prosecute Cardinal Pell on decades-old abuse allegations
  313. Pope Francis to join rest of Catholic world in celebrating Corpus Christi on a Sunday
  314. Medjugorje report's conclusions could be a 'first' for the church, says Vatican commission member
  315. Coptic pope issues stark warning that Christians in Egypt are 'struggling for their very existence'
  316. Trump nominates Callista Gingrich ambassador to Vatican
  317. UN only 'half fulfilled its role' as refugees left to 'sad fate', says Central African bishop
  318. Trump first sitting president to visit Jersualem's Western Wall
  319. Venezuelan bishops repeat their rejection of government's proposal for a new constitution
  320. Devil wants 'comfortable, wishy-washy, business savvy' Catholic Church, Pope says
  321. Documentary featuring Pope Francis and feature film on Fatima apparitions to be released in cinemas
  322. First Swedish cardinal has a 'very important mission' in one of the most secular countries in Europe
  323. Becoming a cardinal is not a job promotion but a call to be more like Jesus, Spanish cardinal-designate says
  324. First cardinal-designate from Laos 'never dreamed this appointment was possible'
  325. Pope Francis names Archbishop Angelo De Donatis as vicar for the Diocese of Rome
  326. Francis points to the road map of the Christian spirit in Scriptures
  327. Priest says Egypt's Christians feel they could be martyrs at any time
  328. Pope in Genoa: condemns meritocracy; attitudes to migrants and challenges priests over vocations crisis
  329. Federal appeals court upholds injunction against Trump's travel ban
  330. Bishops in southern Mexico face threats from organised criminal groups
  331. Medieval Catholic church to blame for Lutheran split, Cardinal Koch tells ecumenical leaders
  332. US Bishops urge Trump to honour Paris climate pact to protect the planet
  333. The Holy Spirit 'generates diversity' which brings about unity, Pope Francis tells Pentecostal audience
  334. Catholic missionaries are in the vanguard of relationship with Muslims worldwide, Francis says
  335. Questions surround Cameroonian bishop's reported suicide
  336. Catholic killed in London Bridge attack inspires charitable gifts
  337. US House of Representatives passes bill to aid Christian victims of genocide in Middle East
  338. US church leaders helping many find healing as victims of clergy sexual abuse, but more to be done, finds audit
  339. Spanish government honours Catholic who died saving a woman's life at London Bridge
  340. Uphold a woman's right to contribute fully to society, pope says
  341. Archbishop to become Lithuania's first beatified Soviet-era martyr
  342. South Africa 'a few inches from the throes of a mafia state' finds panel as Council of Churches call for dissolution of Parliament
  343. Cameroonian bishop's death: murder not suicide, say officials
  344. Pope joins other religious leaders to promote friendship across religions and cultures
  345. Parish prays for US congressman in critical condition after shooting
  346. Over 50 Indonesian priests resign after accusing bishop of embezzling more than £78,000 of church money
  347. Elections needed in Venezuela to put an end to violence and bring relief to suffering people, says Vatican official
  348. Stolen St John Bosco brain relic found hidden in copper teapot
  349. Church offers counselling to help children cope with trauma of Grenfell fire
  350. Pope to make fourth visit to South America with Peru-Chile trip planned for January, announces Vatican
  351. Pope urges Merkel to continue supporting Paris climate agreement
  352. 'Resorting to old models' will only delay resolution of conflict between US and Cuba, says bishop
  353. End fear and false ideologies by getting to know refugees, says Pope
  354. Experienced diplomat, Indian Cardinal Dias dies at 81
  355. Indonesian priests seek Vatican help in row with bishop over church funds
  356. More than 3,300 killed in DRC fighting since October, reports Catholic Church
  357. Pope sends nearly half a million dollars to South Sudan to show solidarity and support, after visit postponed
  358. American film director and producer, Scorsese, says a childhood of faith and films continues to inspire him
  359. Mali Church demands tougher stance against Islamists following terrorist attack
  360. US priest brutally murdered in Guatemala, Father Rother, documentary trailer released
  361. Catholic Church supports separate Gorkha homeland in India
  362. Francis 'sounding board' retired US Archbishop John Quinn dies aged 88
  363. Desecration of Catholic chapel in Southern Philippines 'gravely sinful', says Filipino Cardinal
  364. UK pharmacy regulator abandons proposal to strip conscience protections
  365. Venezuela risks becoming Caribbean 'North Korea,' former leaders say
  366. Pope will attend reconciliation events in Colombia, announces Vatican
  367. Vatican expresses 'grave concern' as Chinese government appear to prevent bishop from assuming leadership of diocese
  368. Philippine bishops' head warns Catholics against fake news
  369. Loss of affordable access to US healthcare under proposed bill 'simply unacceptable', says bishop
  370. US bishops 'deeply concerned' as Supreme court allows partial implementation of Trump travel ban
  371. Pope tells archbishops not to be 'armchair Catholics,' but apostles
  372. DRC bishops condemn repression and demand elections
  373. UK bishops offer prayers for terminally-ill baby, Charlie Gard, as parents say life-support will be turned off
  374. Conscience-based objectors sue Illinois over law requiring them to inform patients of 'benefits' of abortion
  375. Marawi bishop dismisses 'ridiculous' proposals to negotiate with IS-linked extremists for release of priest
  376. Vietnamese Catholic blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison
  377. Francis appeals for peace in Venezuela as political crisis continues to escalate
  378. Pope: Hunger caused by 'indifference of many, selfishness of a few'
  379. Coexistence and 'deepening of democracy in Lebanon' sends message of hope, say Christian and Muslim leaders
  380. Canadian bishops: Abortion should not be 'core' of foreign policy
  381. New documentary reveals Pope Francis' concept of art
  382. US and European bishops call for a plan to eliminate nuclear weapons
  383. Church officials disappointed as Myanmar government refuses entry to UN fact-finders
  384. Pope to beatify Colombian martyrs during visit
  385. Return of Guam archbishop would be disastrous, says coadjutor
  386. Canadian Churches and NGOs take government to court over refugee pact with US
  387. Venezuela government aims to install 'military dictatorship', say bishops
  388. South Sudanese bishop challenges government to admit bankruptcy
  389. Philippine bishops appeal for return to peace in south of country
  390. Nigerian calls West's imposition of abortion 'cultural supremacy'
  391. Yemen's foreign minister says kidnapped Salesian is still alive
  392. Vatican indicts former hospital officials for stealing money to refurbish cardinal's flat
  393. US bishop lauds bill to fight human trafficking
  394. Cardinal Schonborn: Church doing best to strengthen families of all types
  395. Catholics lead resistance to Minnesota Satanic Temple veterans monument
  396. Brazil trying to undo protections for indigenous peoples warns Archbishop
  397. Korean bishops' conference backs South Korean leader's peace goal with North
  398. Two priests kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled North Kivu province
  399. Senate committee considers Callista Gingrich nomination as US ambassador to the Vatican
  400. Cameroon bishops take legal action over bishop's suspicious death
  401. Facebook restores Catholic pages after their accidental removal
  402. Jerusalem Christian leaders express 'serious concern' over escalation in tension in Old City
  403. US bishops call for permanent protection for young migrants
  404. Church in Colombia a 'prophetic voice' for peace, priest says
  405. Chinese official indicates Beijing to retain tight grip on church
  406. Churches provide refuge to Kenyans fleeing al-Shabab attacks
  407. Christians need time to rebuild trust before return to Mosul region
  408. Explosive device detonated outside Mexican bishops' offices
  409. French priest's martyrdom a life-changing event, archbishop says
  410. China tells mainland media how to refer to retired Hong Kong bishop
  411. Russia and West must settle differences to achieve peace, Cardinal Parolin says
  412. Kenyan Catholic bishops urge peaceful vote
  413. Head of Knights of Malta relief efforts says rescue of migrants at sea a 'human obligation'
  414. Cardinal says Venezuela must take blame for 10 election-related deaths
  415. Former priest leaves US prison after serving his sentence for child sex abuse
  416. US bishops urge Trump to act quickly to ease contraceptive mandate
  417. Friar's remains exhumed, relics collected ahead of beatification Mass
  418. Mexican priest stabbed at cathedral in May dies
  419. Constituent Assembly will 'mortgage' Venezuela's future, Vatican says
  420. Ethical questions surface as scientists advance gene-editing work
  421. Cardinal Tettamanzi, 'loving, beloved pastor,' dies at 83
  422. Pope names Academy for Life governing council
  423. Create unity where there is division, pope tells Peruvians ahead of visit
  424. Pope tells Belgian Brothers of Charity no more euthanasia for patients
  425. Peacemakers at White House vigil urge US to empty its nuclear arsenal
  426. Vatican investigates Indonesian bishop accused of having an affair and misappropriating church funds
  427. Vatican official hints at unofficial agreement with China on bishops
  428. US and North Korea must return to negotiating table says former Vatican diplomat
  429. Italians debate whether rescuing migrants at sea can be a crime
  430. US bishop urges diplomacy to ease US-North Korea differences warning of 'catastrophic death and destruction' from military action
  431. Nun known as 'Mother Teresa of Pakistan' to receive state funeral
  432. US bishops call for peace after white nationalist rally turns deadly
  433. Displacement of Middle East Christians 'a genocidal project' and 'humanitarian catastrophe' say patriarchs in plea to pope
  434. Archbishop says Blessed Romero could be canonised next year
  435. Venezuelan cardinal rejects US military intervention
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