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19/09/2017 11:18 am

Bishop echoes Pope Francis’ call for prayer and action to support Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

The lead Bishop for international affairs, the Rt Revd Declan Lang, has urged Catholics in England and Wales to take up Pope Francis’ call for prayer and action to support Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims. 

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15/09/2017 3:02 pm

Cardinal Nichols offers prayers for victims of Parsons Green explosion

Following the terrorist act on a train at Parsons Green Underground Station, 15 September, Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols has issued the following statement. 

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12/09/2017 11:02 am

Why the Catholic Bishops have restored two Holy Days

With effect from the First Sunday of Advent 2017, two holydays of obligation are being reinstated. This decision was made by the Bishops of England and Wales, and has been confirmed by the Holy See. This article gives you some simple background information.

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08/09/2017 5:50 pm

Catholic Church responds to Lammy Review

The lead Catholic Bishop for racial justice issues has welcomed MP David Lammy's review into the treatment of, and outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals in the Criminal Justice System. 

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02/09/2017 10:33 am

Holydays of Obligation - England and Wales

With effect from the First Sunday of Advent 2017, two holydays of obligation are being reinstated. This decision was made by the Bishops of England and Wales, and has been confirmed by the Holy See.

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31/08/2017 6:36 pm

Pope and Patriarch: "support the consensus of the world for the healing of our wounded creation"

It's the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on 1 September - a day observed by both the Catholic and Orthodox Churches.

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31/08/2017 1:45 pm

Pope Francis to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh in November

The Holy Father will travel to Myanmar on 27 November for a three-day visit immediately followed by a papal journey to Bangladesh from 30 November to 2 December 2017. 

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31/08/2017 12:01 am

Funeral directors, who cares?

In a Onepoll of 2,000 UK adults, commissioned by the Art of Dying Well, almost half of UK adults (44.9%) think that funeral directors should have access to professional counselling. 

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30/08/2017 3:49 pm

Pope supports conference on religious education and formation for people with disabilities

The Kairos Forum - a UK-based organisation that responds proactively to the spiritual and religious needs of people with disabilities - is partnering with the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization to run a global conference in Rome to help people with disabilities fully engage in the life of the Catholic Church.

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24/08/2017 11:00 am

UK Priest receives major international award

Fr Jonathan How, a priest of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton, has been presented with the Bronze Wolf Award, the highest award for adults in World Scouting, for his contribution in the area of spiritual development and Interreligious Dialogue in scouting.

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