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  1. Catholic priest persuading drug users to hand themselves in says church is 'on same page' as Philippines police
  2. How the church decides when a true Marian apparition has taken place
  3. Study of saints, saint-making combines scholarly with popular
  4. Path toward Christian unity is found by 'walking together on a common journey'
  5. PAPAL SCHEDULE: Francis' visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal
  6. Beatification of Irish Jesuit will be ‘a very ecumenical event’
  7. Six arrested in alleged Islamic State attack on Vatican
  8. Anti-Vietnam peacenik Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan dies at the age of 94
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  11. Bishops urge action on growing instability in southern Nigeria
  12. Trevi fountain turns red to commemorate thousands of modern-day Christian martyrs
  13. Northern Ireland: Bishops urge Catholics to choose pro-life candidates
  14. Pope Francis: Are you a stubborn Christian or a vagabond Christian?
  15. Cardinal Nichols asks Catholics to 'protest' immigration policies of fear
  16. Cardinal Nichols welcomes Government U-turn on child refugees
  17. Alberta bishop says community is in shock as emergency declared in Fort McMurray
  18. 'Unauthorized people' in Vatican vetoing bishop candidates, claims head of German bishops conference
  19. Pope Francis: The Holy Spirit is essential for Catholics
  20. Chinese bishop who spent years in labour camps dies
  21. 'Last Days' director imagined a devil looking a lot like Jesus
  22. The International Catholic Migration Commission to be headed by former Caritas priest
  23. New deaconess commission is not pathway to ordination of women priests, says Vatican spokesman
  24. Church must not condemn opium farmers, says Mexican bishop
  25. Pope will visit Ireland, says Dublin Archbishop
  26. After five-year standoff Pope welcomes Muslim leader to Vatican
  27. Catholics gather for Mass for Slovakian nun shot in South Sudan
  28. Vatileaks: Investigator says consultant admitted leaking documents
  29. Cardinal Loris Capovilla: oldest member of the College of Cardinals dies age 100
  30. Vatican bank supervisors step down over management differences
  31. Ignore the church schedule and serve the people, Pope tells deacons
  32. Pope to lead common prayer service at Reformation commemoration in Sweden
  33. Canada's House sends assisted suicide bill to Senate for approval
  34. Philadelphia archbishop to head exhortation working group
  35. Pope appoints apostolic administrator to archdiocese facing abuse allegations
  36. St Mary Magdelene memorial raised to a feast by Vatican
  37. Philippine bishops after Catholics to be tolerant in wake of Orlando shootings
  38. Christians must apologise for discrimination against gay communities, Pope says
  39. Head of SSPX accuses Pope Francis of encouraging doctrinal errors
  40. Pope prays for grace to cry at concentration camp where nearly a million Jews died
  41. Pope Francis: Saints Peter and Paul are two great lights shining in the hearts of the faithful
  42. Relics of Blessed Oscar Romero join 14 Catholic 'Witnesses for Freedom' in fortnight for religious liberty
  43. Pope Francis to highlight divine mercy with visit to Assisi
  44. Pope Francis: There is no military solution for Syria, only a political one
  45. Brazilian archbishop who supported priests accused of paedophilia resigns
  46. Pope appoints Chicago Archbishop to Congregation for Bishops
  47. Catholic Church welcomes US Bill that halts imminent collapse of infrastructure of Puerto Rico
  48. Former Fox News correspondent to head up Vatican press office
  49. Pope Francis issues directive contradicting advice of Cardinal Sarah
  50. Pope sends Vatican official to resume talks with Muslim university
  51. US Catholic bishops conference stands up for 'anti-constitutional' bill
  52. 'Voting error' reverses same sex marriage vote in Canada
  53. Scottish bishops call on Britain to scrap Trident weapons programme
  54. Puerto Rican priest sentenced to 15 years for sexual offences against 14-year-old
  55. Pope Francis sends high-ranking cardinal on peace mission to South Sudan
  56. US bishops set up task force to help deal with rise in racial tensions
  57. Security threat raised in Krakow but there is 'no direct threat', police assure pilgrims
  58. 200,000 pilgrims brave deluge to celebrate opening Mass of World Youth Day
  59. ‘Heroic’ Krakow cardinal dies five days after Pope’s hospital visit
  60. Body found in Arkansas River identified as missing seminarian
  61. Cardinal Ouellet: Amoris Laetitia promotes more respectful pastoral approach
  62. Vatican to release special stamp in honour of Mother Teresa
  63. Rio cardinal blesses Olympic torch ahead of opening ceremony
  64. Pakistan Church condemns Quetta hospital bombing
  65. Brazilian priest accused of abuse commits suicide in prison
  66. Church struggles to get aid to rural villages as after-effects of Hurricane Earl hit eastern Mexico
  67. Pope Francis invites Syrian refugees to lunch
  68. Pope prays for all exploited women and girls days after visiting group of ex-prostitutes
  69. Germany: Catholic bishops praise 'witness' of Martin Luther ahead of Reformation anniversary
  70. Chapel opens in Pakistani prison
  71. Pope appoints new bishop of Memphis
  72. Amoris Laetitia meets criteria of 'ordinary magisterium', says ecclesiology professor
  73. Pope Francis meets Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
  74. Now is time to stop spread of Isis 'cancer', urges Chaldean Patriarch
  75. Vatileaks monsignor begins 18-month prison term in Vatican
  76. Turkey gives early release to man convicted of murdering priest
  77. St Teresa will always be 'Mother' Teresa, says Pope
  78. Pilgrims asked to pray for Spanish nun murdered in Haiti
  79. Pope Francis in Sweden: Vatican announces provisional itinerary
  80. Bishop appointed by Vatican arrested by Chinese authorities
  81. Vatican releases details of Pope's trip to Caucasus
  82. US Abbot Polan elected primate by Benedictines
  83. Francis approves day of prayer for survivors of abuse
  84. Vatican debates merits of Pope Francis' view of the global economy
  85. Catholics urged to reject partisan views on migration and heed the Gospel message
  86. Pope Francis ends 15 years of discussion on law on sacraments by adopting Eastern code
  87. Bishops appeal to Catholic judiciary in bid to thwart Duterte's death penalty plan
  88. Christians must believe in the resurrection, not just its spiritual context
  89. Pope provides comfort for those struggling at the beginning and end of life's journey
  90. Jews, Christians and Muslims set out pathways to peace in Assisi
  91. Two priests kidnapped in Mexico found dead 24 hours later
  92. Santorum joins Donald Trump's Catholic advisory group
  93. Pope Francis appeals for help for civilians trapped in besieged Aleppo
  94. Pope warns of global war to destroy the institution of marriage
  95. Gay Catholics and those confused about sexuality deserve same pastoral care, Pope tell reporters
  96. Seven Catholic institutions to divest from fossil fuel companies
  97. Colombian president wins Nobel Peace Prize despite losing vote for peace
  98. Aid slowly makes its way to thousands of Haitians displaced by hurricane
  99. Sport works in tough areas of life where religion often fails, Vatican conference hears
  100. Archbishop of Detroit says special 'Mass of Pardon' for the sins of the diocese
  101. Pope calls for ceasefire to protect 'victims of the inhumane conflict in Syria'
  102. Christians who reject refugees are 'hypocrites,' Pope says
  103. Pope Francis canonises seven new saints who 'struggled to the very end with all their strength'
  104. Colombian bishops urge the government and rebels to commit to ceasefire
  105. Catholic bishops step up campaign to steer warring factions to peace in Congo
  106. Iraqi Christians welcome Mosul offensive but still fear the aftermath
  107. Jesuits close church to dialogue over student protests after it is 'violated'
  108. Pope Francis opens papal bedroom to the public for the first time
  109. Manila Archdiocese launches drug rehab programme after huge increase in vigilante killings
  110. US Catholics urged to pray novena ahead of election
  111. Vatican to open archives on Argentina's 'dirty war'
  112. Priests to celebrate Masses outdoors after massive earthquake destroys town
  113. The Beatitudes according to Pope Francis
  114. Pope Francis: Catholic Church is very unlikely to ever ordain women
  115. US election: Catholic women responsible for boosting Clinton campaign
  116. Church is afraid to speak out about organ trafficking, says Mozambique nun
  117. Washington DC takes next step towards legalising assisted suicide
  118. US voters rejected Catholic Church's standpoints on single issue referendums
  119. Religious leaders react to Trump's shock US presidential election win
  120. Diocese investigating 'aborted foetus priest' over potential 'desecration of the altar'
  121. Congressmen call halt to same sex marriage in Mexico for fear of Catholic backlash
  122. Pope encourages new cardinals not to let virus of 'animosity' enter the Church
  123. Mercy doesn't end today, says Pope at close of Holy Year
  124. Rwanda bishops ask for forgiveness for part Catholics played in 1994 genocide
  125. Mary to be the focus of next World Youth Day celebrations, Pope Francis announces
  126. Martin Scorsese meets Pope after private screening for Jesuits
  127. Pope Francis announces first US martyr, leading the way for beatification
  128. Swiss bishop to priests: No last rites for patients seeking assisted suicide
  129. Baby Jesus reminds us of painful plight of migrants, Pope says as Vatican Nativity scene unveiled
  130. Pope calls to express condolences after Cairo church attack
  131. Pope writes to President Assad urging him to end the war in Syria
  132. Vatican encourages faithful to send birthday message to Pope Francis
  133. 'Leader of the people' of Brazil Cardinal Arns dies age 95
  134. Filipino bishops oppose restoring death penalty as 'culture of death' prevails
  135. Pope meets with Colombian leaders at odds on FARC peace deal
  136. Pope Francis to visit Fatima in May 2017
  137. Pope names first woman to head Vatican Museums
  138. Cardinal Timothy Dolan to play part in Donald Trump's presidential inauguration
  139. Scourge of terrorism is enveloping the world, says Pope in first message of 2017
  140. Catholic representation in Capitol Hill increases as new lawmakers are sworn in
  141. Church in India forms support group for transgender people
  142. Newborn found on steps of Catholic cathedral in good health
  143. Vatican's doctrinal chief dismisses idea of 'fraternal correction' of Pope
  144. Vatican commission responds to Order of Malta's refusal to cooperate with investigation
  145. Bishop opposes death sentence for man convicted of killing churchgoers
  146. Church must address intolerance, says bishop, after 'integration czar' labels Catholic schools 'homophobic'
  147. Pope meets Palestinian President as world leaders recommit to two-state solution
  148. Opus Dei to begin process to choose new prelate
  149. Protests across Virginia as state executes 112th victim in 40 years
  150. Pro-life groups celebrate Trump’s ban on funding for abortions overseas
  151. Americans back tighter abortion laws as Trump cuts supply of tax dollars to foreign abortion schemes
  152. Pope Francis: Never underestimate the courage and wisdom of women
  153. Bishop vows to 'stand in solidarity with immigrant families' as Trump orders US-Mexico wall
  154. Vatican officials visit war-torn city of Aleppo to express Pope's 'closeness' with Syrian people
  155. Right to life engrained in constitution, US Vice President Pence tells pro-life march
  156. Trump's ban on immigrants is devastating, chaotic and cruel, US bishops say
  157. Trump promise to prioritise Christian refugees will fuel tension, warns Iraqi Patriarch
  158. Trump nominates Episcopalian known to back religious rights as US Supreme Court Judge
  159. Trump's decision to retain Obama's 'deeply flawed' executive order threatens religious freedom, warn US Bishops
  160. Vatican releases 'clearest possible guidelines' on church's stance on bioethical issues
  161. Clericalism is a 'virus that has infected the church', Australian abuse panel told
  162. No nation free of organ trafficking, claim speakers at Vatican summit
  163. Catholics and Lutherans celebrate Reformation with new Bible translations
  164. US bishops urge Conscience Act to protect health care workers from having to 'destroy innocent unborn children'
  165. Pope Francis asks for forgiveness from victims of clerical sex abuse on behalf of Catholic Church
  166. Christian leaders urge Trump not to delay on signing religious freedom legislation
  167. Fatima nun one step closer to beatification as Portuguese church sends evidence to Vatican
  168. US-Mexico border bishops call for dignity for migrants
  169. Vatican freezes €2m over suspected money laundering
  170. Populism fuelling self-centred rejection of migrants, pope says
  171. Cardinal Burke leaves Guam after interviewing witnesses in abuse case
  172. Trump administration to enhance enforcement of immigration laws, including construction of US-Mexico wall
  173. Defend Ukraine's children in face of 'humanitarian emergency' not seen in Europe since WWII, implores archbishop
  174. South African bishops call for restraint following xenophobic attacks
  175. US bishops applaud Trump repeal of transgender bathroom directive
  176. Reach out to cohabiting couples in order to promote marriage, says pope
  177. Assisted suicide law takes effect in US capital despite church opposition
  178. Lent is a time to say no to the asphyxia of selfishness and 'silent indifference', says Pope
  179. Situation is 'critical and dangerous' for Iraqi christians refugees
  180. Christians must differentiate between Muslims and extremists, warns Catholic church in Egypt
  181. Iraq excluded from Trump's revised executive order temporarily banning refugees from entering the US
  182. Poor will bear the brunt of Republican's new healthcare legislation, Catholic bishops say
  183. Transnational corporations commit 'abuses with impunity', says Guatemalan bishop urging UN defence of human rights
  184. Vatican confirms Pope Francis will visit Colombia in September
  185. Attacks show Venezuelan Government relations with Catholics deteriorating
  186. Beatification date for Oklahoma priest murdered in Guatemala announced
  187. Catholic climate change activists put pressure on Trump administration over Paris Agreement
  188. Indian bishops set up online system to register and protect migrants
  189. OBITUARY: Early civil rights activist who was radicalised by deprivation of Derry hometown
  190. Half the population of South Sudan on the brink of starvation, says Catholic Relief Service representative
  191. Pope committed to rooting out the 'scourge of sex abuse in the church' says Cardinal
  192. Spread hope, preach Christ, don't worry about numbers, pope says
  193. Indigenous, accompanied by church, fight for rights in Amazon rainforest
  194. Child protection commission seeks new ways to be informed by victims, following Marie Collins resignation
  195. Companies that help build Trump's border wall are 'traitors to the homeland', says Archdiocese of Mexico
  196. Global peace and security demand an end to nuclear weapons, pope tells UN
  197. White House 'does not care about climate change', warns Catholic environment campaigners
  198. Our Lady of Fatima centenary: The special relationship between St John Paul II and Our Lady
  199. First three Vatican refugee families begin new life in Italy
  200. More must be done to combat child trafficking, Vatican official says
  201. Pope horrified by 'unacceptable massacre' in Syria
  202. Cupich starts seed fund for anti-violence initiatives in Chicago and pleads for more help
  203. Number of Catholics in the world continues upward trend, thanks to Africa
  204. Catholic leaders in Syria condemn US aggression over alleged chemical attacks
  205. Scientists must 'foresee and prevent' distorted use of biotechnologies to manipulate life, says Pope
  206. Next few months will decide Christians' fate in badly scarred Iraq, says aid agency head
  207. 'Love is the engine that drives our hope forward', Pope Francis tells weekly audience
  208. Editor-at-large of Jesuit America magazine to advise Vatican communications department
  209. Egypt has highest level of government restriction on religion, according to global report
  210. In Syria, Franciscan superior sees devastation, but also signs of hope
  211. 'Demonic' Boko Haram must be fought in the spiritual realm as well as the physical, says Nigerian Catholic bishop
  212. Vatican stamps mark Pope Benedict's birthday and Fatima apparitions
  213. Catholic bishops welcome stays of execution for six condemned men in Arkansas
  214. Head of Philippines bishops conference attacks Catholics for 'rebuffing church morals and doctrine'
  215. Vatican confirms Bartholomew to meet Pope during Cairo trip
  216. Church needs martyrs who 'stand up to hatred' even though it endangers their lives, Pope says
  217. Catholic bishops name no names as they weigh in on French presidential election
  218. Catholic schools forced to erect 8ft walls and hire armed guards to protect children in Pakistan
  219. Christians 'always have hope' no matter how bad things get, Francis says ahead of trip to Cairo
  220. Knights of Malta urged to vote for a temporary leader to replace Festing
  221. ICC's 'mass murder' case against Duterte should inject fear into the Philippines killing squads, bishops say
  222. Catholic leaders urge Israel to meet Palestinian hunger strikers' demands
  223. Pope calls for peace amid deadly protests in Venezuela
  224. Pope Francis' historic trip to Cairo was 'big blessing' to Egyptians
  225. Belgian Catholic order allows euthanasia in psychiatric care centres it runs
  226. Bankruptcy protection is a more fair and transparent solution to Puerto Rican debt crisis
  227. Head of French Catholic bishops welcomes Macron's election
  228. Priest kidnapped in Yemen pleads for help in new video message
  229. US bishops pledge to end death penalty
  230. South Korean Catholics hope Catholic president-elect can unify nation
  231. FATIMA@100: Pope says his visit to the site of Marian apparitions is pilgrimage of peace and hope
  232. The death penalty is 'inadmissible', says Pope
  233. FATIMA@100: Pope says he has doubts about alleged Medjugorje apparitions
  234. Latin American bishops appeal for aid for food-short Venezuela
  235. Reports say Callista Gingrich will be nominated as US Vatican ambassador
  236. Message of peace given at Fatima still 'timely and urgent' 100 years later, says UN panel
  237. Priest stabbed at the altar while celebrating Mass in Mexico city
  238. Pope wants synod dedicated to people in Amazon, archbishop says
  239. Vatican commission believes first seven Marian apparitions at Medjugorje were real but doubts authenticity of others
  240. Australian Police take legal advice on whether to prosecute Cardinal Pell on decades-old abuse allegations
  241. Pope Francis to join rest of Catholic world in celebrating Corpus Christi on a Sunday
  242. Medjugorje report's conclusions could be a 'first' for the church, says Vatican commission member
  243. Coptic pope issues stark warning that Christians in Egypt are 'struggling for their very existence'
  244. Trump nominates Callista Gingrich ambassador to Vatican
  245. UN only 'half fulfilled its role' as refugees left to 'sad fate', says Central African bishop
  246. Trump first sitting president to visit Jersualem's Western Wall
  247. Venezuelan bishops repeat their rejection of government's proposal for a new constitution
  248. Devil wants 'comfortable, wishy-washy, business savvy' Catholic Church, Pope says
  249. Documentary featuring Pope Francis and feature film on Fatima apparitions to be released in cinemas
  250. First Swedish cardinal has a 'very important mission' in one of the most secular countries in Europe
  251. Becoming a cardinal is not a job promotion but a call to be more like Jesus, Spanish cardinal-designate says
  252. First cardinal-designate from Laos 'never dreamed this appointment was possible'
  253. Pope Francis names Archbishop Angelo De Donatis as vicar for the Diocese of Rome
  254. Francis points to the road map of the Christian spirit in Scriptures
  255. Priest says Egypt's Christians feel they could be martyrs at any time
  256. Pope in Genoa: condemns meritocracy; attitudes to migrants and challenges priests over vocations crisis
  257. Federal appeals court upholds injunction against Trump's travel ban
  258. Bishops in southern Mexico face threats from organised criminal groups
  259. Medieval Catholic church to blame for Lutheran split, Cardinal Koch tells ecumenical leaders
  260. US Bishops urge Trump to honour Paris climate pact to protect the planet
  261. The Holy Spirit 'generates diversity' which brings about unity, Pope Francis tells Pentecostal audience
  262. Catholic missionaries are in the vanguard of relationship with Muslims worldwide, Francis says
  263. Questions surround Cameroonian bishop's reported suicide
  264. Catholic killed in London Bridge attack inspires charitable gifts
  265. US House of Representatives passes bill to aid Christian victims of genocide in Middle East
  266. US church leaders helping many find healing as victims of clergy sexual abuse, but more to be done, finds audit
  267. Spanish government honours Catholic who died saving a woman's life at London Bridge
  268. Uphold a woman's right to contribute fully to society, pope says
  269. Archbishop to become Lithuania's first beatified Soviet-era martyr
  270. South Africa 'a few inches from the throes of a mafia state' finds panel as Council of Churches call for dissolution of Parliament
  271. Cameroonian bishop's death: murder not suicide, say officials
  272. Pope joins other religious leaders to promote friendship across religions and cultures
  273. Parish prays for US congressman in critical condition after shooting
  274. Over 50 Indonesian priests resign after accusing bishop of embezzling more than £78,000 of church money
  275. Elections needed in Venezuela to put an end to violence and bring relief to suffering people, says Vatican official
  276. Stolen St John Bosco brain relic found hidden in copper teapot
  277. Church offers counselling to help children cope with trauma of Grenfell fire
  278. Pope to make fourth visit to South America with Peru-Chile trip planned for January, announces Vatican
  279. Pope urges Merkel to continue supporting Paris climate agreement
  280. 'Resorting to old models' will only delay resolution of conflict between US and Cuba, says bishop
  281. End fear and false ideologies by getting to know refugees, says Pope
  282. Experienced diplomat, Indian Cardinal Dias dies at 81
  283. Indonesian priests seek Vatican help in row with bishop over church funds
  284. More than 3,300 killed in DRC fighting since October, reports Catholic Church
  285. Pope sends nearly half a million dollars to South Sudan to show solidarity and support, after visit postponed
  286. American film director and producer, Scorsese, says a childhood of faith and films continues to inspire him
  287. Mali Church demands tougher stance against Islamists following terrorist attack
  288. US priest brutally murdered in Guatemala, Father Rother, documentary trailer released
  289. Catholic Church supports separate Gorkha homeland in India
  290. Francis 'sounding board' retired US Archbishop John Quinn dies aged 88
  291. Desecration of Catholic chapel in Southern Philippines 'gravely sinful', says Filipino Cardinal
  292. UK pharmacy regulator abandons proposal to strip conscience protections
  293. Venezuela risks becoming Caribbean 'North Korea,' former leaders say
  294. Pope will attend reconciliation events in Colombia, announces Vatican
  295. Vatican expresses 'grave concern' as Chinese government appear to prevent bishop from assuming leadership of diocese
  296. Philippine bishops' head warns Catholics against fake news
  297. Loss of affordable access to US healthcare under proposed bill 'simply unacceptable', says bishop
  298. US bishops 'deeply concerned' as Supreme court allows partial implementation of Trump travel ban
  299. Pope tells archbishops not to be 'armchair Catholics,' but apostles
  300. DRC bishops condemn repression and demand elections
  301. UK bishops offer prayers for terminally-ill baby, Charlie Gard, as parents say life-support will be turned off
  302. Conscience-based objectors sue Illinois over law requiring them to inform patients of 'benefits' of abortion
  303. Marawi bishop dismisses 'ridiculous' proposals to negotiate with IS-linked extremists for release of priest
  304. Vietnamese Catholic blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison
  305. Francis appeals for peace in Venezuela as political crisis continues to escalate
  306. Pope: Hunger caused by 'indifference of many, selfishness of a few'
  307. Coexistence and 'deepening of democracy in Lebanon' sends message of hope, say Christian and Muslim leaders
  308. Canadian bishops: Abortion should not be 'core' of foreign policy
  309. New documentary reveals Pope Francis' concept of art
  310. US and European bishops call for a plan to eliminate nuclear weapons
  311. Church officials disappointed as Myanmar government refuses entry to UN fact-finders
  312. Pope to beatify Colombian martyrs during visit
  313. Return of Guam archbishop would be disastrous, says coadjutor
  314. Canadian Churches and NGOs take government to court over refugee pact with US
  315. Venezuela government aims to install 'military dictatorship', say bishops
  316. South Sudanese bishop challenges government to admit bankruptcy
  317. Philippine bishops appeal for return to peace in south of country
  318. Nigerian calls West's imposition of abortion 'cultural supremacy'
  319. Yemen's foreign minister says kidnapped Salesian is still alive
  320. Vatican indicts former hospital officials for stealing money to refurbish cardinal's flat
  321. US bishop lauds bill to fight human trafficking
  322. Cardinal Schonborn: Church doing best to strengthen families of all types
  323. Catholics lead resistance to Minnesota Satanic Temple veterans monument
  324. Brazil trying to undo protections for indigenous peoples warns Archbishop
  325. Korean bishops' conference backs South Korean leader's peace goal with North
  326. Two priests kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled North Kivu province
  327. Senate committee considers Callista Gingrich nomination as US ambassador to the Vatican
  328. Cameroon bishops take legal action over bishop's suspicious death
  329. Facebook restores Catholic pages after their accidental removal
  330. Jerusalem Christian leaders express 'serious concern' over escalation in tension in Old City
  331. US bishops call for permanent protection for young migrants
  332. Church in Colombia a 'prophetic voice' for peace, priest says
  333. Chinese official indicates Beijing to retain tight grip on church
  334. Churches provide refuge to Kenyans fleeing al-Shabab attacks
  335. Christians need time to rebuild trust before return to Mosul region
  336. Explosive device detonated outside Mexican bishops' offices
  337. French priest's martyrdom a life-changing event, archbishop says
  338. China tells mainland media how to refer to retired Hong Kong bishop
  339. Russia and West must settle differences to achieve peace, Cardinal Parolin says
  340. Kenyan Catholic bishops urge peaceful vote
  341. Head of Knights of Malta relief efforts says rescue of migrants at sea a 'human obligation'
  342. Cardinal says Venezuela must take blame for 10 election-related deaths
  343. Former priest leaves US prison after serving his sentence for child sex abuse
  344. US bishops urge Trump to act quickly to ease contraceptive mandate
  345. Friar's remains exhumed, relics collected ahead of beatification Mass
  346. Mexican priest stabbed at cathedral in May dies
  347. Constituent Assembly will 'mortgage' Venezuela's future, Vatican says
  348. Ethical questions surface as scientists advance gene-editing work
  349. Cardinal Tettamanzi, 'loving, beloved pastor,' dies at 83
  350. Pope names Academy for Life governing council
  351. Create unity where there is division, pope tells Peruvians ahead of visit
  352. Pope tells Belgian Brothers of Charity no more euthanasia for patients
  353. Peacemakers at White House vigil urge US to empty its nuclear arsenal
  354. Vatican investigates Indonesian bishop accused of having an affair and misappropriating church funds
  355. Vatican official hints at unofficial agreement with China on bishops
  356. US and North Korea must return to negotiating table says former Vatican diplomat
  357. Italians debate whether rescuing migrants at sea can be a crime
  358. US bishop urges diplomacy to ease US-North Korea differences warning of 'catastrophic death and destruction' from military action
  359. Nun known as 'Mother Teresa of Pakistan' to receive state funeral
  360. US bishops call for peace after white nationalist rally turns deadly
  361. Displacement of Middle East Christians 'a genocidal project' and 'humanitarian catastrophe' say patriarchs in plea to pope
  362. Archbishop says Blessed Romero could be canonised next year
  363. Venezuelan cardinal rejects US military intervention
  364. Pope prays for victims of 'devastating' mudslide in Sierra Leone
  365. Vietnam's government must respect religious freedom, says Vatican envoy
  366. Bishops of six Nigerian dioceses appeal to priests and laity to obey pope and accept Ahiara bishop
  367. Iceland population with Down syndrome 'disappearing' as nearly 100 per cent abort Downs babies
  368. More than 20 million face famine in greatest humanitarian crisis in UN's history
  369. Catholic leaders urge prayers and unity after attacks in Spain
  370. Church leaders oppose Bolivian law stripping protection for native lands
  371. Vatican pharmacy does booming business
  372. Eclipse a way to appreciate creation, Vatican astronomer tells audience
  373. Philippine bishops criticise drug war as 80 killed in one week
  374. Dublin archbishop outlines themes to prepare for World Meeting of Families
  375. Cardinal Parolin's Russia visit focuses on ecumenism and peace
  376. Polish archbishop thinks Vatican will recognise Medjugorje apparitions
  377. Priest who fathers child has moral obligation to step aside from ministry and look after mother and baby, says US cardinal
  378. US bishops form new body to address 'sin of racism' that 'afflicts' nation
  379. Catholic priests in the Central African Republic accuse UN of 'deliberately abandoning' town to rebels
  380. Rome Caritas blames police for violent removal of refugees
  381. African-American couple demands apology from former KKK priest who burnt cross in front of their house
  382. Texas parishioners shocked by devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey
  383. Vatican 'concerned' about terrorist threats and will continue to remain vigilant, says Cardinal Parolin
  384. Parishes in Macau, hit by two typhoons, hold special Masses
  385. Work against fear and hatred pope tells South Korean religious leaders
  386. Catholic leaders sharply criticise Trump's decision to end DACA
  387. Papal plane diverted en route to Colombia to avoid Hurricane Irma
  388. Pope arrives to help promote healing in Colombia, scarred by war
  389. Hurricane Irma cuts deadly path in Caribbean as church officials prepare response
  390. US Catholic church needs 'illegal aliens to fill the pews', says former White House strategist
  391. Defend life, equality, unity, pope tells Colombians
  392. In Cartagena, pope prays for Venezuela and denounces modern slavery
  393. Manila cardinal asks churches to ring bells to remember drug-war deaths
  394. Pope calls for change of culture at final Colombia mass
  395. Pope says Trump should rethink DACA as dividing families is not 'pro-life'
  396. US bishops pray for 'safety, care' of all hit hard by two massive hurricanes
  397. Chainsaw-wielding nun in Hurricane Irma aftermath becomes internet sensation
  398. Freed Indian Salesian priest meets Pope Francis
  399. US bishops urge extending renewal deadline for DACA youth in Texas, Florida
  400. Prime Minister must intervene to stop 'spiralling hatred' against Christians, say Indian bishops
  401. Indonesian church backs government anti-human-trafficking drive
  402. Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture and liberation
  403. Pope praises Rome's first interreligious half-marathon
  404. Philippine priest, kidnapped by Islamic militants, freed
  405. US judicial group launches digital ads opposing 'religious litmus test'
  406. In Russia, Orthodox artists work to revive religious sensibility
  407. Situation in Mexico 'extremely serious' following earthquake, says Bishop
  408. Chinese Catholics fear new regulations will further suppress activities
  409. Renowned investigator of Marian apparitions dies at 99
  410. War robs South Sudan youths of childhood, says bishops' conference head
  411. Pope concerned about growing anti-migrant sentiment
  412. Fr Stanley Rother, first US born martyr to be beatified, an 'authentic light for church and world'
  413. Canadian cardinal denounces 'unfaithful' and 'alarmist' interpretations of Amoris Laetitia
  414. Catholic groups decry end of special immigration status for Sudan
  415. 'Amoris Laetitia' is built on traditional Thomist morality, pope says
  416. Pope highlights dangers of 'fake news'
  417. 40 Catholic institutions to take 'moral stand' and divest from fossil fuels
  418. Pope says eliminating any difference between the sexes is 'not right'
  419. Trump administration expands exemptions on contraceptive mandate
  420. Myanmar cardinal defends country's embattled leader
  421. Legionaries pledge renewal as former rector admits fathering children
  422. Fears of malnutrition crisis as Marawi conflict continues
  423. Vatican releases pope's schedule for visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh
  424. Variety of Catholic rites in India is not threat to unity, pope says
  425. Bishop says decline of faith in West hurts Nigerian church
  426. US Catholics call on Trump to seek diplomatic solution with North Korea
  427. Canada did not seek extradition for diplomat with porn charges, says Vatican
  428. Former head of Vatican hospital found guilty of abuse of office
  429. Vatican demands Indonesian bishop repay funds he allegedly stole
  430. Ukrainian bishop sees 'real chance of peace' in country's crisis
  431. Cross honouring soldiers who died in World War I deemed unconstitutional by US court
  432. Refugees fearful as India plans to deport Rohingya
  433. Myanmar Church leaders fearful of Nationalist backlash if Pope mentions Rohingya during November visit
  434. Pope says space station crew like a 'tiny UN' with peaceful diversity
  435. Pope calls on US to welcome migrants who are 'a promise of life for the future'
  436. Populist fervour doesn't present whole truth, say European church leaders
  437. French priest receives human rights award for genocide research
  438. Spanish church leaders urge unity as government imposes control over Catalonia
  439. Catholic leaders welcome more troops in Central Africa but demand UN lift arms embargo
  440. Man celebrates beatification of Indian nun he murdered
  441. 'Horrendous attack' in New York 'weighs on all our hearts,' says cardinal
  442. Palestinian homeland needed for justice say Catholic and Anglican bishops
  443. Salesian-run ministries in Uganda aid South Sudanese fleeing violence
  444. Leading US Cardinal decries 'horrific' mass shooting at Baptist church in Texas
  445. Pope names women as undersecretaries of office for laity, family and life
  446. Catholics praise BBC series for balanced approach to Gunpowder Plot
  447. Pope puts John Paul I on path to sainthood declaring him 'venerable'
  448. Rohingya crisis may grow worse, Caritas official warns
  449. Amid political crisis, Kenyan bishops plan national dialogue forum
  450. Religious freedom must be protected, says Catholic-Muslim dialogue
  451. Pope sends condolences after quake kills hundreds in Iran and Iraq
  452. Return to civility in a time that is 'more divided than ever', says US bishops president
  453. Catholic Church sometimes has been part of racism problem, says US bishop
  454. Lebanese cardinal meets with former PM Hariri during historic Saudi Arabia visit
  455. Papal Lamborghini gift to be auctioned off for charity
  456. Quick fixes and denial won't stop climate change, pope says
  457. Chinese officials pay poor to swap religious images for portraits of Xi
  458. Pope insists he will preside at prayer service for peace in South Sudan
  459. Care for the dying does not mean obstinately resisting death, pope says
  460. Blessed Solanus lived out faith, hope and charity every day, says cardinal
  461. Vatican investigating abuse at pre-seminary
  462. Science and religion must overcome 'tragic division,' pope says
  463. Pope Francis calls Benedict's teaching 'precious heritage'
  464. First opening of Christ's tomb in centuries documented using new media
  465. Zimbabweans should have a voice in the country's new governance
  466. DRC's bishops ask Kabila to declare he will not run for president again
  467. Archbishop of Iraq celebrates memorial Mass for victims of genocide
  468. Catholics are violating church teaching if they support pro-independence movements says Spanish cardinal
  469. Church calls for calm in Honduras as election results are delayed
  470. 32 Catholic fishermen dead, hundreds missing as typhoon hits India
  471. US Supreme Court divided over gay cake case
  472. Indian bishop criticises call for execution of people who butcher cattle
  473. Polish church spokesman dismisses EU threat over abortion legislation
  474. Vatican to launch new news site
  475. Mindanao Archbishop condemns Duterte's martial law extension
  476. Helping refugees means converting hearts hardened against them, Pope says in private meeting
  477. Movement enforcing 'false idea' that a man can become a woman or vice versa 'deeply troubling' say US faith leaders
  478. Italy's advance directive law is 'euthanasia in disguise,' priest says
  479. Pope celebrates 81st birthday with children and 13-foot pizza
  480. Press must be factual and free from manipulation, pope says
  481. Vatican issues new rules on authenticating relics
  482. Pope puts founder of Rosary Crusade one step closer toward sainthood
  483. German churches act as buffer for refugees with sanctuary program
  484. Mexican security law stokes concern among Catholic human rights groups
  485. Bring peace on earth and in hearts by going to confession, pope says
  486. Gingrich formally begins service as U.S. ambassador to Holy See
  487. Indonesia tightens security for Christmas and New Year celebrations
  488. Middle East Catholic patriarchs express hope amid uncertainty at Christmas
  489. Former Vietnamese refugee becomes California bishop
  490. Vatican agency says at least 23 church workers killed in 2017
  491. Honouring Cardinal Muller, Benedict XVI says bishops never really retire
  492. Gospel message of hope is often taught by the poor, says Cardinal Tagle
  493. Democratic Republic of Congo church leaders shocked after 8 dead in anti-Kabila protests
  494. Don't confess the faults of others but own up to your own, says Pope
  495. Jesuits denounce threats against outspoken Honduran priest, activists
  496. More bishops weigh in against communion for divorced and remarried Catholics
  497. Catholic groups decry end of immigration protection for Salvadorans
  498. Pope says he goes to Chile, Peru as pilgrim of Gospel joy
  499. Zambia bans church services as cholera epidemic hits nation
  500. Vatican names Colombian bishop as trustee of scandal-hit lay movement based in Peru
  501. CAFOD calls for climate change and justice to be priorities for Pope in Peru
  502. Papal visit to Chile and Peru begins amid security concerns
  503. Pope meets with clergy sex abuse victims in Chile
  504. Pope asks young Chileans: What would Jesus do?
  505. Pope apologises to sex abuse victims, defends accused Chilean bishop
  506. Serving isolated parishes may mean ordaining married men, cardinal says
  507. Cardinal praises House for voting to protect babies who survive abortion
  508. Support families and reject 'throwaway culture', Pope tells leaders at Davos
  509. Everyone must have the right freely to profess their faith, says Pope
  510. Cardinals call for prayer and tighter gun laws after school shootings
  511. Sam Brownback, a Catholic, to be new US ambassador-at-large international religious freedom
  512. Vatican to be ‘official observer’ at Winter Olympics
  513. US bishop criticises Church’s ‘virtually silent’ response to racism
  514. Homilies must help people reflect, not send them to sleep, pope says
  515. Two ex-managers of Vatican bank ordered to pay damages for mismanagement
  516. People need to recognise ways they tolerate human trafficking, pope says
  517. Church must be more transparent in response to abuse, says head of child protection centre
  518. Francis: master of metaphor and allegory
  519. Florida school shooting: Pope sends condolences
  520. Vatican denies report Pope Benedict has degenerative disease
  521. Head of Catholic physicians' group warns of threats to conscientious objection
  522. Paul VI will be declared a saint says Pope
  523. Pope Francis moved to tears by abandoned child
  524. Cardinal removes “I love you” tweet after apologising for “misunderstanding”
  525. Confession is about mercy not threats, Pope warns priests
  526. Catholics arrested as they urge Congress to help 'Dreamers'
  527. Irish bishop resigns after criticism of his treatment of abusive priest
  528. Pope Francis pays tribute to nurse who saved his life
  529. Claims of heresy over 'Amoris Laetitia' are out of place, cardinal says
  530. Time is now to address gun violence in 'comprehensive way,' say US bishops
  531. Don't hold grudges; forgiveness comes from forgiving others, pope says
  532. Blessed Paul VI to be canonised at close of October synod, cardinal says
  533. Bishop asks federal government to work for rescue of kidnapped girls
  534. Pope Francis: No need to pay for Mass
  535. Argentina's bishops release baptism records of war's missing children
  536. 13 Pope Francis quotes
  537. Papua New Guinea’s first Cardinal says climate change is ‘disaster’ for his people
  538. Pope to celebrate Holy Thursday Mass in Rome prison
  539. Young adults ask church to welcome, listen and involve them
  540. Cardinal Tagle questions acts of 'kings' who use violence to intimidate
  541. Guam archdiocese to move offices and sell church properties
  542. Trevi Fountain coins to continue bringing fortune to Rome's needy
  543. Quebec bishops consider possibility of married priests
  544. Bishops on both sides of Mexico border criticise troop deployment
  545. ‘Is my dad in heaven?’ little boy asks Pope
  546. Catholic leaders: Winnie Mandela was a friend to South Africa's poor
  547. Violent extremists tarnish image of their own faith, cardinal says

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