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22/01/2018 10:19 am

English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty

Bishops Paul McAleenan and William Nolan have issued a joint statement on the Sandhurst Treaty that will streamline the process of migration from France to the UK - the first treaty on the Calais border in 15 years. 

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19/01/2018 5:23 pm

Joint Message from the Presidents of CCEE and of CEC to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018

The presidents of CCEE, the Committee of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences, and CEC, the Conference of European Churches, have released a joint message for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity stressing that Europe needs hope and that a "European plan focusing on accumulation of wealth, incapable of solidarity or hospitality, paradoxically creates new poverty." 

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18/01/2018 9:39 am

HLC18 Final Communiqué: Youthful hope amidst failure of political leadership

Bishops of the Holy Land Co-ordination: Political leaders are failing the youth of the Holy Land through their inability to promote dialogue in the search for a solution to the conflict and by presiding over an economy that is not offering job opportunities and has led to a housing shortage. 

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17/01/2018 11:00 am

Bishops meet with students at Jewish School in Jerusalem

Bishop William Nolan of Galloway, Scotland, reflects on his meeting with some of the students who are nearing the end of High School and what would be happening next - a three-year stint in the military.

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19/12/2017 4:23 pm

Cardinal's letter on Jerusalem and Christians of the Holy Land

On behalf of the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, Cardinal Vincent Nichols has written a letter to the Patriarchs and heads of Local Churches in Jerusalem. 

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25/12/2017 12:00 pm

Urbi et Orbi

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has delivered the fifth Christmas message of his pontificate Urbi et Orbi on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, 25 December 2017.

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05/12/2017 5:39 pm

Cardinal and Imams launch new Muslim Certificate in Religious Studies at St Mary's University

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and two leading Muslim imams have launched a new Muslim Certificate in Religious Studies at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.

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01/12/2017 11:00 am

Surviving Winter - Top Tips

With winter weather rapidly descending on us, Professor Jim McManus, a public health specialist, gives a Christian take on surviving winter and helping an NHS already under considerable strain. There is every sign this winter is going to be much, much tougher for the NHS for many reasons.

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30/11/2017 3:34 pm

Bishops call on UK Government to help Calais migrants

Ahead of Advent, Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Lead Bishop for Asylum and Migration for England and Wales and his counterpart in Scotland, Bishop William Nolan, President of Justice and Peace Scotland, have written a joint statement calling on the UK government to help Calais migrants.

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28/11/2017 4:30 pm

Pope Francis addresses Myanmar's leaders

Pope Francis addressed Myanmar's government authorities, civil societies, and the diplomatic corps in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, while on his Apostolic Visit to Myanmar, Tuesday 28 November.

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