Statement

Statement on the case of Alfie Evans from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Our hearts go out to the parents of Alfie Evans and our prayers are for him and with them as they try to do all they can to care for their son. We affirm our conviction that all those who are and have been taking the agonising decisions regarding the care of Alfie Evans act with integrity and for Alfie’s good as they see it.

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Bishops send prayers and good wishes to Her Majesty the Queen

On behalf of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, Cardinal Vincent Nichols has sent prayers and good wishes to Her Majesty the Queen and those who participated in the Heads of Government Meeting. 

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Windrush Generation

Bishop Paul McAleenan, Chair of the Office for Migration Policy, has welcomed the UK government's apology for challenging the residency status of undocumente...Read more

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Globalisation

Bishop Declan Lang of Clifton, Chair of the Bishops' Conference Department for International Affairs, has given an address to European and African bishops ab...Read more

Apostolic Exhortation

Gaudete et Exsultate

The Holy Father Pope Francis has released the Apostolic Exhortation 'Gaudete et Exsultate' on the call to holiness in today's world. Its goal is "to repropos...Read more

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Bishop welcomes decline of death sentences and executions

The lead Bishop for International Affairs, Bishop Declan Lang, has welcomed the decline of the death penalty across the world and called on Catholics to help “make this the generation that ends capital punishment for good.”

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