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08/05/2018 12:00 pm

Pope Francis sends video message to forum on 'modern-day slavery'

Pope Francis has called for concerted effort on the part of all actors of society to address the root causes of human trafficking - which he describes as a crime against humanity - and to promote integral human development in building a renewed soceity based on freedom, justice and peace.

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02/05/2018 5:30 pm

National Justice and Peace Network: Annual Conference 2018

‘ It is in the shelter of each other that the people live’: A conference to explore the meaning of ‘home’ in the context of being a church of the poor. National Justice and Peace Network in partnership with Housing Justice, Church Action on Poverty, Prison Advice and Care Trust.

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01/05/2018 12:00 pm

Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture 2017-2018

The Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture 2017-2018 is part of the conference celebrating the 450th Anniversary of the Founding of the English College at Douai: 450 Years Pioneering Catholic Education: Past, Present, Future (30 April-1 May at Ushaw College).

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29/04/2018 7:38 pm

Audio Report: Cardinal Vincent Nichols in Poland as Pope Francis's Special Envoy

We have just received an audio report from Cardinal Vincent Nichols reflecting on his visit to Poland this weekend, 28 - 29 April 2018, to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the Ecclesiastical Primacy of the country.

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28/04/2018 11:37 am

Statement on Alfie Evans by the Archbishop of Liverpool

Following the death of Alfie Evans, Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP, Archbishop of Liverpool, made the following statement on behalf of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. 

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20/04/2018 11:59 am

A Statement on Gender from the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales

Today there is intense public debate about gender. It highlights not only the suffering and discomfort of some, but also raises profound questions about human nature, how we understand ourselves, relate to one another and our capacity for self-determination.

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20/04/2018 11:59 am

In Thanksgiving for Gaudete et Exsultate

We, the Bishops of England and Wales, are immensely grateful for the reflection on holiness which the Holy Father has given in Gaudete et Exsultate. We commend it to all those who seek wholeness and peace in their lives.

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20/04/2018 11:59 am

Bishops' Plenary Meeting - April 2018

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales met for the first of their bi-annual plenary meetings of 2018. Here you can read or download the statements and resolutions from the meeting that took place at Hinsley Hall in the Diocese of Leeds from 16 - 19 April 2018.

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18/04/2018 2:30 pm

Statement on the case of Alfie Evans from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Our hearts go out to the parents of Alfie Evans and our prayers are for him and with them as they try to do all they can to care for their son. We affirm our conviction that all those who are and have been taking the agonising decisions regarding the care of Alfie Evans act with integrity and for Alfie’s good as they see it.

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18/04/2018 10:48 pm

Bishop welcomes UK government's apology to so-called Windrush generation

Bishop Paul McAleenan, Chair of the Office for Migration Policy, has welcomed the UK government's apology for challenging the residency status of undocumented members of the so-called Windrush generation. 

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