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07/12/2016 11:54 am

Fr Christopher Jamison Pauses for Thought to Reflect on St Nicholas

This morning, Wednesday 7 December, Fr Christopher Jamison, appeared on The Chris Evans Show on BBC Radio 2. His reflection focuses on the feast of St. Nicholas and the origins of stocking fillers.

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06/12/2016 8:36 am

The Casey Review

A spokesman for the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales made this comment on the Casey Review - a independent review commissioned by the Home Office into integration and opportunity in our isolated and deprived communities.

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05/12/2016 11:58 am

First ever Dementia Friendly Carol Service

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP will lead the first ever Dementia Friendly Carol Service in Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King on Wednesday 14 December at 2pm. 

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02/12/2016 12:38 pm

Catholic Church and Police join forces to tackle modern day slavery in the east of England

Catholic church leaders, police chiefs and ethnic chaplains met the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner in Peterborough, 29 November, to progress the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery in the East of England.

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01/12/2016 11:35 am

Eggs and Care

My thoughts about eggs and the care of the chickens that lay them made me think about care provision particularly for older people as I have been visiting a friend of late who resides in a ‘luxury’ care home, so luxury that I suspect the weekly cost of a room in the posh hotel I was in would be cheaper when purchased on a long term basis.

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30/11/2016 2:36 pm

Catholic Cathedrals to receive over £1m in final phase of grants from First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund

The final phase of a two-year grants programme to English cathedrals for urgent repairs was announced yesterday. Catholic cathedrals will receive just over £1m in this phase for repairs including to stained glass windows, stone pinnacles, and roofs as well as drainage and lighting.

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29/11/2016 11:10 am

International community has "duty" to protect civilians in Eastern Aleppo from slaughter

In a letter to UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the Chair of the Bishops' Conference Department for International Affairs, Bishop Declan Lang, has decried the slaughter unfolding in Eastern Aleppo.

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20/11/2016 3:00 pm

Pope Francis on Jubilee close: become instruments of mercy

Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, on the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe, and the conclusion of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy.

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17/11/2016 12:00 pm

$4m restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Ahead of this month's Middle East Analysis podcast, here's a five-minute extract focussing on the restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Jesus's tomb, in particular, inside a structure known as the Edicule, is receiving special attention.

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15/11/2016 12:00 pm

Archbishop Justin Welby preaches at Year of Mercy closing service at Westminster Cathedral

The Archbishop joined Cardinal Vincent Nichols for the closing of the Door of Mercy at Westminster Cathedral last night, Sunday 13 November. Archbishop Justin preached for the first time in the Cathedral at the service of Vespers

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