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24/04/2017 12:00 pm

Islam and Mercy

In this interview, Dr Shomali and Dr Mahnaz Heydapour, who is the author of the book “Love in Islam”, explore the concept of mercy in Islam – from practising mercy to praying for your enemy.

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16/04/2017 11:00 am

Pope Francis: 'Urbi et Orbi' Easter Message 2017

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has delivered the traditional Urbi et Orbi message on Easter Sunday, 16 April 2017, following Mass in St. Peter's Square.

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15/04/2017 10:00 am

Cardinal Nichols sends greetings to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on his 90th Birthday

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, sends birthday greetings to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, as he celebrates his ninetieth birthday this Easter Sunday. Cardinal Nichols sends wishes and prayers from all the Bishops, Clergy and People of England and Wales on this joyous occasion

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11/04/2017 1:00 pm

Bishop Declan Lang comments on the fall in global executions

Bishop Declan Lang, Bishop of Clifton and the lead Bishop for international affairs, has called on the UK government to prioritise its work against the death penalty and use new trade agreements as an opportunity to promote human rights. Bishop Declan’s call comes as new figures published on Tuesday 11 April, show that there were 1,032 recorded executions in 2016 – a decrease of 37% on the previous year.

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10/04/2017 9:00 am

Catholic leaders in England united in prayer with the Coptic community after deadly explosions in two Coptic churches in Egypt

"It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we learned of the bombing of St George's Coptic church (Mar Girgis) in the city of Tanta in the Nile Delta, and the explosion outside St Mark’s Coptic church in Alexandria. Both blasts took place during a Palm Sunday service, where traditionally palm branches are blessed as a symbol of peace. Nothing can justify these atrocious acts of terrorism."

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08/04/2017 11:01 am

Nuncio appointed to Great Britain

His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain His Excellency Edward Joseph Adams, titular Archbishop of Scala and formerly Apostolic Nuncio to Greece. 

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07/04/2017 2:00 pm

Leicester Imam Ibrahim Mogra talks about his meeting with the Pope

Sheykh Ibrahim Mogra, Co-Chair of the Christian Muslim Forum and one of two imams from Leicester invited by Cardinal Vincent Nichols to meet with Pope Francis, talks to the BBC about the historic discussions. Four imams from the UK met with the Pope in Rome on Wednesday 5 April 2017

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05/05/2017 4:00 pm

Prison Reform can’t wait

Bishop Richard Moth argues that prison reform must be a priority for the new government. In March 2017, MPs began debating the most significant reform of UK prison law for over 50 years. 

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05/04/2017 10:30 am

Papal Audience with UK Muslim Leaders

His Holiness Pope Francis today, 5 April, welcomed four UK Muslim leaders who came with Cardinal Nichols for a private meeting in the Vatican to promote dialogue and close collaboration on social action in the United Kingdom.

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04/04/2017 11:04 pm

Cardinal takes four UK Muslim Leaders to meet Pope Francis

Cardinal Vincent Nichols is taking four imams to meet Pope Francis in the Vatican - the first official delegation of Muslim leaders from the UK to meet the Pope. 

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