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25/12/2016 12:38 pm

Pope Francis: 'Urbi et Orbi' Christmas Message 2016

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has delivered the forth Christmas message of his pontificate 'Urbi et Orbi' on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, 25 December 2016.

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25/12/2016 12:00 pm

Birmingham Christmas Midnight Mass 2016

Full Homily from Archbishop Bernard Longley, preached at St Chad's Cathedral for the Christmas Midnight Mass

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25/12/2016 12:01 am

Midnight Mass

Here is the full text of Cardinal Vincent Nichols' homily preached at Midnight Mass in Westminster Cathedral on Christmas Day 2016.

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22/12/2016 12:00 pm

Vatican co-signs Living Fully 2016 Statement and Charter

The Pontifical Council for Culture has continued its collaboration with The Kairos Forum and other delegates who attended the ground breaking international symposium and conference 'Living Fully 2016' by signing a robust Statement and Charter for the Church, affirming that everybody of all abilities has a place in our faith communities.

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22/12/2016 12:00 pm

Cardinal's Christmas Message 2016

Cardinal Nichols sends his Christmas message for 2016 in which he expresses his wish for us all to hold mercy in our hearts and show compassion to those nearest to us.

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16/12/2016 8:39 am

Anscombe Bioethics Centre: A Note on Mitochondrial Donation

Here you can read a comment from the Anscombe Bioethics Centre after the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) approved the use of mitochondrial donation in certain specific cases. 

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12/12/2016 12:00 pm

Cardinal Nichols sends condolence message to Coptic Bishop after Cairo bombing

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has written to Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom offering the prayers and condolences of the Catholic Community in England and Wales, following yesterday's appalling bombing in Cairo. 

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09/12/2016 5:26 pm

Human Rights Day: Regaining trust and countering fear

Justice and Peace Europe has released a statement to mark Human Rights Day - 10 December 2016. Human Rights as a tool against transgression and populism. 

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08/12/2016 12:32 pm

Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski announced as new Archbishop of Krakow

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales,  has welcomed Pope Francis' announcement that Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski will be the next Archbishop of Krakow. 

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07/12/2016 12:37 pm

The Place of Silence

The Liturgy Committee of the Department for Christian Life and Worship has prepared a document on the 'Place of Silence' in the liturgy. It examines the role of silence in the teaching of the Popes and in liturgical documents. 

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