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10/01/2018 4:00 pm

Pope's message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Here is Pope Francis's message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, celebrated on Sunday, 14 January 2018. It's titled "Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and refugees". 

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10/01/2018 4:30 pm

Hope for the future in the Holy Land

Holy Land Co-ordination 2018 (HLC18) to visit 13-18 January with a specific focus on meeting young people from both Israel and Palestine. Bishops from across Europe, North America and South Africa will meet in the Holy Land over the coming days to promote dialogue and peace, while meeting young people.

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11/01/2018 10:26 am

Bishop on migrants and refugees: Welcome, protect, promote and integrate

Bishop Paul McAleenan, Chair of the Office for Migration Policy, reflects on the Pope’s message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. 

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15/01/2018 12:00 pm

South African Archbishop talks about the Holy Land Co-ordination visit to Gaza

Day One of the Holy Land Co-ordination saw the bishops visit the small Palestinian territory of Gaza. Archbishop Stephen Brislin of Cape Town, South Africa, tells us how the group celebrated Mass in the church of the Holy Family with the small Christian community there.

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16/01/2018 9:00 am

Canadian Bishop comments on his visit to schools in the Holy Land

Day Two of the Holy Land Co-ordination focuses on Education. Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean Longueuil, Canada, comments on the Co-ordination's visits to Catholic schools in the Holy Land. 

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16/01/2018 10:19 am

Bishops meet with students at Jerusalem's Hebrew University

The bishops of the Holy Land Co-ordination visited the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel's second oldest university, on Monday 15 January 2018. Bishop Dónal McKeown of Derry, Ireland, reflects on a meeting with a group of law students who are studying multiculturalism and deal with legal cases regarding people who have encountered discrimination. 

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16/01/2018 4:00 pm

New Guide to Marriage Annulment

The National Board of Catholic Women (NBCW) has published a revised 4th Edition of ‘A Guide to the Annulment Process’ supported by the Marriage and Family Life Office at the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.

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17/01/2018 5:37 pm

Bishop talks about Parents Circle meeting - an organisation for bereaved Palestinians and Israelis

Bishop Oscar Cantú from the Diocese of La Cruces, USA, talks about the meeting with the representatives of the Parents Circle. Parents Circle - Families Forum (PCFF) is a grassroots organisation of bereaved Palestinians and Israelis.

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18/01/2018 1:14 pm

Bishop Declan Lang: Support the Holy Land's young people so they can live in justice and peace

Bishop Declan Lang, moderator of the Holy Land Co-ordination - bishops who visit the region for an annual pilgrimage in January - talks about the aspirations of young Israelis and Palestinians at the conclusion of this year's visit.

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19/01/2018 12:00 pm

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from the 18 to 25 January - the octave of St Peter and St Paul. Here you can find an introduction to what's available to mark the week and explore its theme. 

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