18/10/2006

New Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham H.E Most Rev. William Kenney CP, until now titular Bishop of Midica and Auxiliary Bishop of Stockholm.

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18/10/2006

Jesus is the answer to consumer lifestyle

Jesus Christ is the answer to the stresses and strains of modern life, the Archbishop of Birmingham said last weekend.

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10/10/2006

Interview with Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor

Following his 30 minute private audience with Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor speaks at length with Rome based journalist, Gerard O’Connell.

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02/10/2006

A response to Sex, Crimes and the Vatican

A statement from Archbishop Vincent Nichols, chair of the Catholic Office for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults, in response to the BBC’s broadcast of Panorama’s programme Sex crimes and the Vatican on Sunday, 1 October.

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02/10/2006

The Cardinal writes to the BBC Director General

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Archbishop of Westminster and President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has today (Monday, 2 October 2006) sent the following letter to Mr Mark Thompson, the Director General of the BBC.

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30/09/2006

Message from the Cardinal to Welcome the Visit of Cardinal Zen

We warmly welcome you to Westminster Cathedral and to Westminster Diocese. It is a joy and a special grace for us to have you presiding at this Mass, the symbol of unity with Catholics worldwide and with our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI.

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30/08/2006

Profile on Cardinal Zen

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-Kiun, SDB, Bishop of Hong Kong

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18/09/2006

Statement from the Catholic Bishops' Conference on Pope Benedict's Regensburg talk

This is an opportunity to build on the message which Pope Benedict XVI was trying to proclaim when he spoke with young Muslims in Cologne (August 2005)

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18/09/2006

Holy Father "sorry" for reactions to his Regensburg Talk

VATICAN CITY, SEP 17, 2006 (VIS) - Before praying the Angelus with pilgrims gathered in the internal courtyard of the Apostolic Palace of Castelgandolfo, Benedict XVI recalled his recent trip to Bavaria

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18/09/2006

Full Text of the Pope Benedict XVI's Regensburg Lecture

Full text of Pope Benedict XVI's address given in the Aula Magna of the University of Regensburg, Germany, titled "Faith, Reason and the University Memories and Reflections".

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18/09/2006

Cardinal calls on government to help end suffering in Dafur

Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor has called on Governments around the world to do all in their power to help end the suffering in Darfur. “The situation”, he said, “is catastrophic in terms of the violence, the murders, the displacement of people.”

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13/09/2006

South African Cardinal to visit England

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Durban, South Africa, is visiting England from the 18th to the 21st September for a pastoral visit to celebrate the strong links that exist between the two countries.

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04/09/2006

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor says that the desolation of post-modernity is leading people back to God

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor has delivered three public lectures in Australia, which he is visiting as the guest of the three major dioceses of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

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04/09/2006

Catholic Education Service "robustly opposes" quotas for 'non-faith places' in schools with a religious character

The topic of admissions to schools with a religious character is exciting much current interest but not always with the benefit of facts.

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04/09/2006

'Dying to live...for the sake of the Gospel'

As part of a national campaign, the Catholic community is poised and being invited to go public about one of its most precious and safely guarded secrets.

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16/08/2006

Pope Benedict XVI talks about his forthcoming trip to his homeland

Media and Texts of the talk with Pope Benedict XVI and the German media about his forthcoming trip to his homeland

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14/08/2006

Collective Worship and RE lessons: "Part of the Package" for Sixth Form Students

When you choose a religious school, Collective Worship and RE Lessons are “part of the package”, says The Catholic Education Service. Both play an integral role in the life of every school and Sixth-Form College and contribute to the spiritual well-being and moral development of every student.

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08/08/2006

Tribute to Cardinal Johannes Willebrands

On hearing of the death of Cardinal Johannes Willebrands, the Right Rev Michael Evans, Bishop of East Anglia, Chairman of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales Committee for Christian Unity commented:

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01/08/2006

Catholic Bishops of England and Wales appeal to Amnesty to maintain its neutral stance on Abortion

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales today issued an appeal to Amnesty International to maintain its neutral stance on abortion in light of proposals by the charity to change the position it has held since it was set up in 1961.

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31/07/2006

Miracles still happen today or do they?

Walking on Water... Feeding the Five Thousand... Bringing the Dead Back to Life... Miracles still happen today or do they?

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