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18/07/2016 12:05 pm

From Liverpool to Krakow: Young people head to Poland for World Youth Day with Pope Francis

Final preparations are being made for thirty young people from the Archdiocese of Liverpool to travel to Krakow on Wednesday, 20 July, to celebrate World Youth Day with Pope Francis and an expected two million Catholic young people from throughout the world. 

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15/07/2016 3:23 pm

Religious Leaders condemn Nice killings

Last night a terrible massacre was committed in the South of France. Our condolences go out to all those who were murdered in the Nice attack, the survivors and their families.

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15/07/2016 10:00 am

Statement on the United Kingdom’s Possession of Nuclear Weapons

Parliament has an opportunity to reinforce the extension and implementation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty to which the UK is a signatory, and which obliges all who possess nuclear weapons to work towards their elimination.

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13/07/2016 4:07 pm

Animated graphics of Pope Francis and the Works of Mercy released for World Youth Day

To take up the Holy Father's call to spread mercy around the world, we're sharing a set of 14 charming animated graphics - GIFs - showing Pope Francis engaging in the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. 

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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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Bp Hudson WW1 commemoration speech 1200-800

Bp Hudson WW1 commemoration speech 1200-800

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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