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26/01/2018 10:30 am

Bishop for Prisons: "Build a criminal justice system that meets the human dignity of all people"

The Lead Bishop for Prisons, Bishop Richard Moth offers his reflections on the recent outcome of inspections in HMP Liverpool and HMP Nottingham.

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26/01/2018 9:00 am

Remembering Genocides - and the Power of Words

Once a year we remember those who suffered, and continue to suffer, as a result of the Jewish holocaust. Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 falls on Saturday 27 January.

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25/01/2018 3:00 pm

Westminster Cathedral Mass for Members of the Travelling Community

On Saturday 24 February at 2:30pm, a Mass for Members of the Travelling Community is taking place in Westminster Cathedral. The main celebrant will be Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and the Catholic Bishop with oversight for Ethnic Chaplaincies.

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24/01/2018 10:00 am

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for World Communications Day

Pope Francis has continued his tradition on the Feast of St. Francis de Sales as he publishes this year's Message for World Communications Day, celebrated on the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. This year's theme is "'The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace"

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22/01/2018 10:19 am

English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty

Bishops Paul McAleenan and William Nolan have issued a joint statement on the Sandhurst Treaty that will streamline the process of migration from France to the UK - the first treaty on the Calais border in 15 years. 

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19/01/2018 5:23 pm

Joint Message from the Presidents of CCEE and of CEC to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018

The presidents of CCEE, the Committee of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences, and CEC, the Conference of European Churches, have released a joint message for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity stressing that Europe needs hope and that a "European plan focusing on accumulation of wealth, incapable of solidarity or hospitality, paradoxically creates new poverty." 

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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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18/01/2018 9:39 am

HLC18 Final Communiqué: Youthful hope amidst failure of political leadership

Bishops of the Holy Land Co-ordination: Political leaders are failing the youth of the Holy Land through their inability to promote dialogue in the search for a solution to the conflict and by presiding over an economy that is not offering job opportunities and has led to a housing shortage. 

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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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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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