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25/06/2016 10:33 am

Bishop Declan Lang's Statement on the EU Referendum

A statement from Bishop Declan Lang, Bishop of Clifton and Chairman of the International Affairs Department of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, on the EU Referendum. 

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26/06/2016 11:12 pm

International Disability Conference - a pioneering endeavour with a big vision for inclusion

Living Fully 2016 - a major international disability event - launched in Rome on 23 June with a symposium ahead of a three-day conference. The key aims are to celebrate disability, culture and faith. 

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24/06/2016 9:43 am

Cardinal's Statement on the EU Referendum

A statement from Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, on the EU Referendum.

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15/04/2016 10:31 am

The EU Referendum

On Thursday 23 June, UK citizens will vote in the referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union. Reflecting on the forthcoming vote, the Bishops said: "We recognise the historic nature of this referendum and its implications for future generations. The outcome will have consequences for the future not only of the United Kingdom, but for Europe and for the world." 

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21/06/2016 12:00 pm

Cardinal: Abuse survivors must be central to any safeguarding policy and programme

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has sent a message to the annual Anglophone Safeguarding Conference currently underway in Rome. He stresses that although much has been done, there's much more to do "in both the prevention and response to this crime." 

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17/06/2016 2:14 pm

Bishop O'Toole: A child is always a gift, not a problem

At a special Mass for the sick and elderly in Lourdes, Bishop Mark O'Toole, the Bishop of Plymouth, encouraged pilgrims to always see a child as 'a gift'.

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16/06/2016 6:35 pm

Jo Cox MP Requiescat in pace

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales profoundly saddened and shocked at the death of Jo Cox, Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen, West Yorkshire.

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16/06/2016 5:13 pm

Communications pilgrims encouraged not to keep "prayer in one box and reporting in another'

As thousands of pilgrims from across the UK prepare to travel to Poland for World Youth Day in Krakow, a group of young communications officers are being encouraged to "live life in the Spirit" and report creatively with "a pure heart."

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14/06/2016 2:00 pm

Pope Francis' Programme for World Youth Day 2016

Here's a detailed a timeline for the Holy Father's visit to Krakow - Jasna Góra (Częstochowa) - Auschwitz: 27-31 July for World Youth Day 2016. 

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14/06/2016 10:46 am

Solidarity with the suffering and prayers for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has issued a statement on the fatal shootings in the US that took place in an Orlando nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning, 12 June 2016. At least 49 people died and dozens more were hospitalised in the attack. 

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