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02/07/2017 9:38 am

National Office for Vocation launches Compass programme 2017-2018

The National Office for Vocation has launched the new season for vocation discernment to the Religious life. Young people considering a vocation to be a nun, monk, sister, priest or brother can join a “Compass” group in October and work through the programme which runs over five residential weekends and the Easter Triduum, ending in May 2018.

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28/06/2017 12:00 pm

Baby Charlie Gard: Final Ruling

A spokesperson from the Catholic Church on the latest and final ruling on the case of the life-saving treatment of baby Charlie Gard.

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26/06/2017 12:00 pm

Cardinal Nichols addresses Lithuanian Parliament on combatting human trafficking and modern slavery

Cardinal Nichols has addressed the Lithuanian Parliament - Seimas - encouraging its commitment to combat human trafficking and modern slavery. 

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24/06/2017 11:00 pm

Bishops’ Conference welcomes General Pharmaceutical Council’s (GPhC) new guidance on religion, personal values and beliefs

The General Pharmaceutical Council - the independent regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Great Britain – has recently published new guidance on religion, personal values and beliefs, welcomed by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

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21/06/2017 12:00 pm

Bishop Paul Hendricks reflects on the Finsbury Park Mosque attack

Bishop Paul Hendricks, Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark and co-chair of the UK’s Christian-Muslim Forum spoke to Vatican Radio's Philippa Hitchen about why it’s more important than ever for people of all faiths and none to stand together in the face of the London Bridge, Manchester and Finsbury Park Mosque attacks.

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19/06/2017 10:39 am

Cardinal Nichols offers prayers for Finsbury Park attack victims

His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols has condemned the attack at the mosque in Finsbury Park and has assured local Muslim leaders of his prayers and support. 

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17/06/2017 9:53 am

Pope Francis prays for victims of Grenfell Tower fire and those left homeless

In a letter to Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, Pope Francis has offered his prayers for those who lost their lives in the catastrophic fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower in west London in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 14 June.

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16/06/2017 1:10 pm

"Tomorrow’s people today": Cardinal Vincent Nichols shares an Interfaith Iftar with London’s young and faithful

On Tuesday 14 June, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster hosted the Naz Legacy Foundation’s annual interfaith Iftar, where the fast undertaken for Ramadan is broken after sundown. The evening brought together 100 young people from across London representing a number of religions to discuss creative ways in which people of faith could engage with wider society. 

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14/06/2017 2:00 pm

Cardinal Nichols and Bishop Wilson offer prayers for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Bishop John Wilson have offered prayers for all those affected by the catastrophic fire that broke out in Grenfell Tower, North Kensington, in the early hours of Wednesday 14 June. "We pray for all the residents of Grenfell Tower. we pray particularly for those who have suffered injury, those who have died, and all the residents who are left without a home today, and the entire community that has been affected." 

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14/06/2017 12:28 pm

Vatican's Eid message to Muslims and Christians focuses on care for our common home

To promote dialogue and to offer prayerful solidarity, the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, releases an annual message to the world's Muslims for the month of Ramadan and 'Id al-Fitr - the conclusion of Islam's holy month. This year's message looks at our shared concern for the environment and our duty, as custodians, to protect it. 

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