10/01/2017 1:06 pm

Peace Sunday to be celebrated across England and Wales on 15 January

Pax Christi, the international Catholic movement for peace, has reported a strong interest in its resources for the forthcoming Peace Sunday - celebrated in parishes across England and Wales on 15 January. 

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10/01/2017 12:00 pm

“Urgent action” prayer intention of Pope Francis

The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, known for many years as the Apostleship of Prayer, continues to promote the pre-planned Prayer Intentions of Pope Francis. He has entrusted the Jesuits with the task of sharing one pre-planned Prayer Intention each month throughout 2017.

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10/01/2017 12:00 pm

BBC Beyond Belief: Martin Luther and the Reformation

Bishop William Kenney joins Ernie Rae and experts to discuss the events of 1517. Did Luther ever intend to break away from Rome? If he lived today, would he be a Catholic? 

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10/01/2017 10:00 am

Bishop Richard Moth welcomes Prime Minister's Mental Health Reforms

The Catholic Bishop for Mental Health, the Right Reverend Richard Moth has said he is "delighted that the Prime Minister has promised to tackle the social stigma attached to mental ill-health" in light of Theresa May's speech at the Charity Commission annual lecture 2017.

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06/01/2017 5:02 pm

Pope Francis' message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Here's Pope Francis' message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees celebrated on Sunday, 15 January 2017. The Holy Father focuses, in particular, on the realities faced by child migrants and says "among migrants, children constitute the most vulnerable group, because as they face the life ahead of them, they are invisible and voiceless." 

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04/01/2017 3:44 pm

Signis Statement on Martin Scorsese's film 'Silence'

Director Martin Scorsese's film 'Silence' was released in cinemas across the UK on 1 January 2017. Here's a statement from Signis - the international Catholic association for communication.

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04/01/2017 1:39 pm

Archdiocese of Southwark granted Indult for Blessed Oscar Romero

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has granted that a ‘liturgical commemoration’ of Blessed Oscar Romero may be celebrated annually in St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, on the 24 March. 

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03/01/2017 3:00 pm

O.B.E. for Angela Cox, Director of Education for the Diocese of Leeds

Angela Cox, Director of Education for the Diocese of Leeds has been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List for Services to Education, becoming an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. 

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01/01/2017 12:44 am

Pope Francis: 'Nonviolence: A Style of Politics for Peace'

Pope Francis is calling on political and religious leaders, on the heads of international institutions, on business and media executives and on all men and women of goodwill to become instruments of reconciliation and adopt nonviolence as a style of politics for peace.

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