Statement on ‘Contemporary Christian Martyrs’

The Presidents of Churches Together in England have expressed their deep sorrow at the alarming increase in violence and murder against Christians in many parts of the world. Receiving reports, in some cases eye-witness reports, of martyrdom in Iraq, Iran, Egypt, India, Pakistan and Indonesia, among other places, the Presidents call upon all people of goodwill to uphold respect for the sanctity of life and the flourishing of every human being. 

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Relics in Plymouth

The relics of the parents of St Thérèse of Lisieux, Blessed Louis and Blessed Zelie Martin have been touring the Diocese of Plymouth. Mass for married couple...Read more


Iraqi Refugee Camps

Bishop William Kenney has just returned from Iraq where he visited over ten refugee camps housing those who have fled from both the advance of Daesh (ISIL) a...Read more


Palestinian Saints

Pope Francis has canonised two 19th century nuns from Palestine - Sister Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas, founder of the Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary of Je...Read more


Proclaim 15: Building Missionary Parishes

In 2015 a significant evangelisation initiative called Proclaim ’15 is being launched to support, inspire and encourage new expressions of parish evangelisation. A project of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, it is designed to affirm the good work that is already being done by the Catholic community, and to provide resources and events to profile and develop new expressions of Catholic joy and missionary outreach. Read more