31/01/2006

Pope's message for Lent

Lent is a privileged time of interior pilgrimage towards Him Who is the fount of mercy. It is a pilgrimage in which He Himself accompanies us through the desert of our poverty, sustaining us on our way towards the intense joy of Easter.

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31/01/2006

Interfaith Marriage Conference

Inter-faith marriage will be the focus of a seminar next week jointly hosted by the Committee for Other Faiths, Marriage Care and the Marriage and Family Life Office of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.

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25/01/2006

Deus caritas est (God is Love): First Encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI's first Encyclical, entitled "Deus caritas est" (God is love) which considers the question of Christian Love, was presented today at a press conference at the Vatican.

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24/01/2006

Archbishop Kevin McDonald speaks about Sheikh Dr Zaki Badawi

Archbishop Kevin McDonald has paid tribute to the life and work of Sheikh Dr Zaki Badawi who died earlier today.

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24/01/2006

Cardinal offers condolences and prayers to the family of Zaki Badawi

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor has paid tribute to the life and work of Sheikh Dr Zaki Badawi who died earlier today.

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24/01/2006

The Media: A Network for Communication and Co-operation

Pope Benedict XVI's first Message for the World Day of Social Communications, which this year is due to be celebrated on May 28 has been released today on the Feast of St. Francis de Sales, patron saint of journalists.

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23/01/2006

Why we can never forget: Cardinal’s Statement for Holocaust Memorial Day

History’s greatest evil remains barely graspable by the human mind. But I glimpsed something of it at a visit once to Auschwitz, where a room contained suitcases stamped with the initials of those who were taken to the gas chamber.

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19/01/2006

‘New Special Saint’ declared to fight the January blues

If you've already broken your New Year resolutions and are finding it hard to think that spring is around the corner, a new ‘special saint' could be the perfect tonic.

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17/01/2006

Archbishop Patrick Kelly meets King Abdullah II of Jordan

The Most Reverend Patrick Kelly, Archbishop of Liverpool and Vice-President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, today met His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.

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13/01/2006

A Higher Moral Calling? - Report from Sky News

What's the meaning of life for someone in their twenties - shopping perhaps? Friends to party with? For a tiny, but growing number, the answer seems to be a higher calling.

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11/01/2006

Archbishop Kelly visits the Holy Land

The Most Reverend Patrick Kelly, Archbishop of Liverpool and Vice President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, will be visiting the Holy Land from today, Wednesday 11 January 2006, to Thursday 19 January 2006.

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