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08/11/2013 10:55 am

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday falls on the Sunday nearest Armistice Day, 11 November, which marks the end of the First World War. On this day we remember all those who gave their lives for their country, all who suffered and died through acts of war and those who were left behind to grieve and mourn. 

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06/11/2013 6:01 pm

Find new ways of letting mothers stay with their children rather than face imprisonment, says lead bishop for prisons

In his first public lecture as the lead bishop for prisons, Richard Moth asks "what more can be done to ensure that a mother can remain with her children and pay her debt to society without the need for a custodial sentence?" 

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06/11/2013 10:43 am

Catholic Church in England and Wales finds new and dynamic ways to spread the Gospel message

A breadth of innovative evangelisation initiatives being offered in Catholic dioceses in England and Wales has been showcased at a national gathering.

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05/11/2013 11:30 am

Catholic Church calls on employers to pay a “Living Wage”

To coincide with Living Wage Week, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales together with three of its leading Catholic Agencies: the Catholic Education Service, CSAN (Caritas Social Action Network) and CAFOD, have reiterated the Church’s teaching on just wages and its support for a 'Living Wage'. 

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05/11/2013 9:41 am

BBC Radio 4: Marriage and Family Life Project Officer on Vatican Family Questionnaire

Elizabeth Davies, Marriage and Family Life Project Officer at the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, contributed to the BBC Radio 4 Sunday Programme, 3 November, talking to Ed Stourton about the Vatican's global questionnaire on family life. 

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05/11/2013 3:21 pm

Joint Submission: Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2012 Human Rights and Democracy Report

The Catholic Church and the Church of England have made a joint submission to the Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2012 Human Rights and Democracy Report. 

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05/11/2013 12:23 pm

Diocese of Lancaster encourages inactive or ‘lapsed’ Catholics to return to Church this Advent

The Diocese of Lancaster is planning to hold its fourth 'The Light is ON for YOU!' campaign this Advent to encourage inactive or ‘lapsed’ Catholics to return to Church through the Sacrament of Reconciliation - or Confession as it's commonly known.

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29/10/2013 3:00 pm

Support the 'Night of Light'

The Night of Light is an international initiative to reclaim Halloween as a joyful Christian celebration. In many countries around the world children’s celebrations are being organised, as are prayer gatherings, with people putting a light in their window to visibly witness to neighbours and friends.

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01/11/2013 9:00 am

All Souls – 2 November 2013

Every November throughout the world those who have died are especially remembered and prayed for by the Catholic community.

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31/10/2013 4:00 pm

All Saints – 1 November 2013

Although the Catholic Church celebrates saints days throughout the year, on 1 November, she joins them all in one festival. In particular the holiness of those who are hidden saints – people whose names we don’t know – is celebrated on this day.

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