13/07/2016 1:31 pm

Statement on the situation in Juba, South Sudan

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Bishops' Conference, and Bishop William Kenney CP, our Contact Bishop for South Sudan have released a statement on the violence in South Sudan.

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12/07/2016 12:00 pm

Cardinal congratulates new Prime Minister Theresa May

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, today congratulated Theresa May on her imminent appointment as prime minister. 

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12/07/2016 12:21 pm

Holy See statement on the celebration of Mass ad orientem

Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi has issued a statement on Cardinal Sarah's comments in London at a Sacra Liturgia conference on Tuesday 5 July 2016 concerning the celebration of Mass ad orientem (facing east rather than towards the congregation).

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05/07/2016 12:00 pm

Bishop Declan Lang reflects on Cardinal Bo’s historic visit to the UK and Burma’s momentous reforms

Today the world often feels bereft of the enormous optimism that accompanied the collapse of communism and apartheid in the early 1990s. Contrary to the historic scenes of millions celebrating their liberation from tyranny, our news in 2016 is frequently dominated by despatches from countries where extremism and dictatorship are gaining the upper hand while people’s most fundamental human rights are stripped away.

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04/07/2016 4:00 pm

Changes to the Dominican Province: Strengthening our Communal Life

The 2016 Chapter of the Friars in England and Scotland, held in Oxford in April, thoroughly reviewed the state of community life within their houses, and how individuals and their ministries are supported. 

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01/07/2016 12:00 pm

Cardinal Vincent Nichols calls for personal responsibility and opposition to racial and communal prejudice

Cardinal Vincent Nichols published a letter in The Times on 1 July 2016, along with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Rabbi and Maulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi with a clear call to unity and solidarity. 

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Fr Christopher Jamison on BBC Radio 2's 'Pause for Thought'

Fr Christopher Jamison joins the BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show to give his 'Pause for Thought' - Wednesday, 29 June 2016. His reflection focuses on the anointing of priests hands at ordinations and what this means.

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06/06/2016 8:00 am

Catholic Church Organises One-Day Masterclass on Social Media and Mercy

In the run-up to World Youth Day with Pope Francis in Krakow, young Catholics from across England and Wales have signed up for a Social Media Masterclass on Mercy. Organised by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, the young pilgrims, otherwise known as World Youth Day Communications Officers will receive world class tuition from leading social media and news practitioners.

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