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02/10/2017 12:00 pm

Pope Francis prays for victims of Las Vegas shooting

Pope Francis has expressed his “spiritual closeness” to victims of the deadly shooting in Las Vegas, which left more than fifty people dead, and hundreds more wounded.

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29/09/2017 7:00 pm

100 years of the Balfour Declaration - Bishop Declan Lang joins host of eminent speakers

Bishop Declan Lang will join a host of eminent speakers discussing the Balfour Declaration on Tuesday 31 October 2017 in Methodist Central Hall, Westminster

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29/09/2017 3:00 pm

Pope to focus on “fake news” in message for World Communications Day 2018‎

Pope Francis will focus on the harmful effects of fake news against journalism for peace, in his message for peace for World Communications Day next year. ““The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace,” the Pope announced with a post on Twitter.

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26/09/2017 3:00 pm

Bishops visit European Union to deepen links with the Church in Europe

Bishops from England and Wales met with representatives from European Union institutions to listen and convey issues of concern at a key time in negotiations for the UK's exit.

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21/09/2017 12:00 pm

Archbishop Gallagher at UN: combating slavery is a priority

The Vatican has told a United Nations meeting in New York that the fight against forced labour, slavery and human trafficking is one of the defining priorities of Pope Francis’ papacy.

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20/09/2017 12:00 pm

New Taskforce launched to fight scandal of Slavery

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, chaired the first Evening Standard round table on modern slavery.

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19/09/2017 11:18 am

Bishop echoes Pope Francis’ call for prayer and action to support Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

The lead Bishop for international affairs, the Rt Revd Declan Lang, has urged Catholics in England and Wales to take up Pope Francis’ call for prayer and action to support Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims. 

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15/09/2017 3:02 pm

Cardinal Nichols offers prayers for victims of Parsons Green explosion

Following the terrorist act on a train at Parsons Green Underground Station, 15 September, Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols has issued the following statement. 

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12/09/2017 11:02 am

Why the Catholic Bishops have restored two Holy Days

With effect from the First Sunday of Advent 2017, two holydays of obligation are being reinstated. This decision was made by the Bishops of England and Wales, and has been confirmed by the Holy See. This article gives you some simple background information.

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08/09/2017 5:50 pm

Catholic Church responds to Lammy Review

The lead Catholic Bishop for racial justice issues has welcomed MP David Lammy's review into the treatment of, and outcomes for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals in the Criminal Justice System. 

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