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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 11:00 am

Bishops meet with students at Jewish School in Jerusalem

Bishop William Nolan of Galloway, Scotland, reflects on his meeting with some of the students who are nearing the end of High School and what would be happening next - a three-year stint in the military.

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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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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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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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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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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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