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24/01/2017 10:00 am

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for World Communications Day

As has become the tradition, on the Feast of St. Francis de Sales the Holy Father publishes a Message for World Communications Day, celebrated on the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. This year's theme is "'Fear not, for I am with you' (Is 43.5) Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time".

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20/01/2017 11:00 am

Bishops thank Nuncio for six years of dedicated service as he ends his time in Great Britain

At the request of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, His Excellency Monsignor Antonio Mennini, is being transferred from his current responsibilities to serve directly in the Secretariat of State of the Holy See, assisting in its work in relation to States.

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19/01/2017 9:30 am

Bishops call for action after fifty years of occupation in the Holy Land

Fifty years of occupation demands action is the call of the Holy Land Coordination bishops at the end of this year's meeting.

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19/01/2017 10:00 am

Bishops call for action after fifty years of occupation in the Holy Land

The Bishops of the 2017 Holy Land Co-ordination have released a final communiqué calling for prayer, awareness and action after 50 years of occupation in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. 

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14/01/2017 6:47 pm

Pope Francis meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Pope Francis met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican on Saturday morning, 14 January, to build on existing good relations between the Holy See and Palestine, sealed by the Global Agreement of 2015. 

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12/01/2017 10:00 am

World Day for Migrants and Refugees to be celebrated on Sunday 15th January

Bishop Paul McAleenan, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and Chair of the Bishops' Conference Office for Migration and Policy, spoke to us about the World Day for Migrants and Refugees which will be celebrated on Sunday 15 January and asks us to to reflect on Pope Francis' chosen theme, 'Child Migrants, The Vulnerable and Voiceless'.

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10/01/2017 12:00 pm

BBC Beyond Belief: Martin Luther and the Reformation

Bishop William Kenney joins Ernie Rae and experts to discuss the events of 1517. Did Luther ever intend to break away from Rome? If he lived today, would he be a Catholic? 

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11/01/2017 9:00 am

Catholic Church urges continued government action to assist the most vulnerable refugees from the Middle East

On the eve of the World Day for Migrants and Refugees, Cardinal Nichols is continuing his call for refugees from the Middle East to be welcomed and accommodated in this country.

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