Vatican

Pope Francis sends condolences and heartfelt prayers after New Zealand attacks

His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and loss of life caused by the senseless acts of violence at two Mosques in Christchurch, and he assures all New Zealanders, and in particular the Muslim community, of his heartfelt solidarity in the wake of these attacks.

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding Commitments

The Vatican meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church concluded with a press briefing that saw concrete commitments and initiatives announced to prot...Read more

Lent

Lenten Appeal

Ahead of the start of Lent, His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols has launched his annual Lenten Appeal, which this year focuses on the problem of food pover...Read more

Migration

Immigration Detention

Bishop Paul McAleenan has called for MPs to support a 28-day time limit on immigration detention, saying that detaining people indefinitely “does not reflect...Read more

Sainthood

Cardinal hopes every parish priest will "hold his head high today knowing Cardinal Newman is declared a saint"

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has warmly welcomed the news that Cardinal Newman will be declared a saint.

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Environment

Global Healing

Global Healing is a film-based resource to help us to respond to the damage being done to our planet – our common home. It's for parishes, groups and individuals and aims to inform, challenge and equip people to engage with Pope Francis’ vital call to Care For Our Common Home. Read more