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06/03/2018 2:13 pm

Bishop Lynch: Government cuts to support for survivors of modern slavery "deeply disappointing"

Bishop Patrick Lynch has expressed his deep disappointment at the Government's decision to cut the weekly subsistence payments for survivors of modern slavery by more than 40% - from £65 to £37.75. 

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05/03/2018 3:10 pm

Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury: Protect the Status Quo at the holy sites in Jerusalem

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols have called on the Israeli Government to protect the status quo at the holy sites in Jerusalem. 

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01/03/2018 1:04 pm

Catholic Church responds to IICSA report on child migration

The Catholic Church in England and Wales notes the findings of the report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse into the child migration programmes and looks forward to continuing to work with and assist the Inquiry in its deliberations.

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27/02/2018 1:55 pm

Cardinal Nichols gives "Dialogue in Action" address at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has given a speech focusing on interreligious dialogue at the Oxford Centre for Islamic studies titled "Dialogue in action: the witness of St Francis of Assisi". 

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27/02/2018 9:40 am

Catholic Mental Health Project brings organisations together for 2018 grants launch

Groups from all over the country were brought together to launch the Catholic Bishops’ Conference mental health work grants for 2018. 

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26/02/2018 9:48 am

Holy Sepulchre closes in protest over Jerusalem's "discriminatory" Church Lands Bill

The heads of Churches in charge of the Holy Sepulchre and the Status Quo governing the various Christian Holy Sites in Jerusalem have issued a statement on the decision to close the Church of the Holy Sepulchre as a protest over payment of the 'Arnona' - a municipal tax levied on holders of buildings and land.

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05/02/2018 10:00 am

Pope calls for Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace on 23 February

On Friday, 23 February 2018, Pope Francis invites us to observe a Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace and an "end to violence and conflict, especially in South Sudan and in the Democratic Republic of Congo".

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21/02/2018 6:16 pm

Bishop Lang: Eastern Ghouta deaths "a grievous offence to our common humanity"

Bishop Declan Lang, Chair of the Bishops' Conference Department for International Affairs, has called the killing of civilians in Eastern Ghouta a "grievous offence to our common humanity" and criticised the international community for failing to protect innocent people over seven years of war, conflict and turmoil in Syria.

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20/02/2018 3:00 pm

Young People Participate in Synodal Process

300 young people will participate in a first-ever of its kind Pre-Synodal Meeting which will take place from 19-24 March in preparation for the XV Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment.

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19/02/2018 12:00 pm

Pope Francis appoints new members to Commission for Protection of Minors

The Holy Father has nominated sixteen members to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, including nine new members from all corners of the world.

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