04/04/2017 11:04 pm

Cardinal takes four UK Muslim Leaders to meet Pope Francis

Cardinal Vincent Nichols is taking four imams to meet Pope Francis in the Vatican - the first official delegation of Muslim leaders from the UK to meet the Pope. 

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31/03/2017 11:50 am

Vatican message to Christians and Jains: "Shape families into ‘nurseries’ of non-violence"

Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran, Prefect of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, has issued a message on the practice of non-violence in families to mark the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti - the most important Jain festival.

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03/04/2017 4:00 pm

Bishop Richard Moth on the Prisons and Courts Bill

Bishop Richard Moth spoke out last week as the landmark Prisons and Courts Bill continued its passage through Parliament As the Bishop for prisons, Bishop Moth continues to encourage government to understand prisons as places of reform and growth, and not just of punishment. As the bill progresses, Bishop Moth will continue to engage closely with the legislation.

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03/04/2017 12:00 pm

CCEE’s Symposium on young people concludes in Barcelona

Friday 31 March, saw the conclusion of the Symposium in Barcelona on accompanying young people, organised by the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE). The meeting, which began Tuesday 28 March, was attended by 275 experts from all over Europe who work for the Bishops’ Conferences in the various sectors linked with accompanying young people: Youth, Vocations, University, School and Catechesis. 

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31/03/2017 12:00 pm

Cardinal Nichols on Brexit

The Archbishop of Westminster said that many people in the UK would be “coping with a combination of anxiety and enthusiasm” as the Prime Minister signed a letter marking the official divorce of the UK from the European Union.

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27/03/2017 5:02 pm

Lutheran-Catholic Commemoration of the Reformation in 1517

A joint commemoration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation was held at St George’s Roman Catholic Cathedral Southwark on Sunday 26 March 2017. The Archbishop of Birmingham and Chair of the Bishops’ Conference Department of Dialogue and Unity, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, and Bishop Martin Lind, Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain preached at the commemoration. 

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24/03/2017 6:48 pm

Faith Leaders’ Vigil held after Westminster attack

Faith leaders have held a vigil for the victims of Wednesday’s attack in Westminster. It took place outside the North Gate of Westminster Abbey not far from the scene. 

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27/03/2017 12:34 pm

Leader sought for Catholics in Scouting

The Scout Association, the country’s largest mixed voluntary youth movement with over half a million members, is looking for a new volunteer leader for the group which supports Catholics in Scouting. 

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24/03/2017 12:30 pm

Feast of Blessed Oscar Romero

Bishop Patrick Lynch, Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark, gave this homily at a Mass for the Feast of Bl. Oscar Romero in Southwark Cathedral today, 24 March. In his homily Bishop Pat looks at the story of the two disciples on the Road to Emmaus. 

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24/03/2017 12:00 pm

Bishop Richard Moth Calls for Prayers for all Victims of London Attack

Bishop Richard Moth from the Diocese of Arundel & Brighton has called for prayers for those killed in the terrorist attack in London on Wednesday 22 March at Westminster.

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24/03/2017 11:45 am

Statement from the Brimingham Faith Leaders' Group following the attack in Westminster

The Birmingham Faith Leaders’ Group joins with the great majority of people across the world in condemning the attack which took place on Westminster Bridge and in the environs of the Palace of Westminster on 22 March. Many times in recent years we have, tragically, found it necessary to issue condemnations of such action both in the United Kingdom and abroad. The indiscriminate inflicting of terror, death and serious injury upon innocent people pursuing their everyday lives is indefensible and fundamentally contrary to the teachings of all our major faiths.

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23/03/2017 10:53 am

Pope sends message of prayerful solidarity to the nation after Westminster attack

Pope Francis has sent a message to Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, assuring the "nation of his prayers" after yesterday's terror attack in Westminster (22 March). 

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23/03/2017 9:52 am

Cardinal asks priests and faithful to come together in "compassionate solidarity" after London attack

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, has written to the priests and people of his diocese after yesterday's terror attack in Westminster calling for prayer and "compassionate solidarity". 

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22/03/2017 10:56 am

Cardinal prays for the dead and those grieving after Westminster attack

Cardinal Vincent Nichols spoke tonight, 22 March, to BBC Radio Essex and expressed his shock after the "terrorist incident" in Westminster that left at least five people dead and 40 injured. 

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22/03/2017 12:00 pm

Partnership In Action: Lithuania and the UK

The Chancellor of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Lithuania, Mr Algirdas Stončaitis, led a delegation from the Lithuanian Internal Affairs Ministry and Lithuanian Police to meet with Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the President of the Santa Marta Group, on 21 March in London.

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10,000 Reasons to believe in the young people of England and Wales

Flame 2017, held at The SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday 11 March, saw almost 10,000 young people coming together to interact and celebrate their faith together.

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10/03/2017 10:39 am

Cardinal offers prayers and thanks for Pope Francis as he celebrates fourth anniversary of pontificate

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, has written to Pope Francis as he prepares to celebrate the fourth anniversary of his election as Bishop of Rome - the 265th successor of St Peter. 

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03/03/2017 3:38 pm

Response to NICE Guidance on Care of Dying Adults in the Last Days of Life

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales welcomes the latest guidance from NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - on including a person's spiritual or religious needs in their care during the last few days of their lives.

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01/03/2017 2:00 pm

Catholic Education Service welcomes Government announcement on RSE

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon welcomes the Government’s commitment to improving Relationship and Sex Education in all schools. 

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27/02/2017 9:23 am

Podcasts: Join us on 'Our Lenten Voyage'

For this year's Lenten audio series, we've teamed up with Apostleship of the Sea, the bishops' agency that looks after the practical and pastoral care of seafarers to bring you insightful weekly reflections from port chaplain Father Colum Kelly. Father Colum's based out of Immingham - a port on the south west bank of the Humber Estuary near Grimsby. 

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