21/06/2007

Archbishop of Liverpool sends a letter of prayerful support to the Christian community in Gaza

The Most Rev Patrick Kelly, Archbishop of Liverpool, has today sent a letter expressing prayerful support to Fr Musallam and the Christian community in Gaza.

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12/06/2007

Bishop of Portsmouth responds to upsurge in violence against Christians in Iraq

The Chairman of the Department of International Affairs at the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, the Rt Rev Crispian Hollis, has issued a statement in response to the escalating violence directed at Christians in Iraq

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12/06/2007

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor addresses Muslim students in Cardiff

A talk by His Eminence Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor at the Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre in the University of Cardiff as a guest of the Muslim Council of Wales / Cyngor Moslemaidd Cymru

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04/06/2007

The Catholic Church in England & Wales will celebrate its annual Day For Life on 1 July

The Catholic Church believes that every life has been created by God in his own image and likeness. This means that all life is sacred, with value and meaning at every stage and in every condition, from the moment of conception to the point of natural death.

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01/06/2007

Presidents of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences urge G8 leaders to take “bold action on global poverty”

Presidents of the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of the world’s leading industrial countries have written to the Group of 8 leaders to urge them to take “bold action on global poverty” ahead of the G8 summit in Germany next week (Rostock, 6-8 June).

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28/05/2007

Vatican Cardinal to back health initiative with keynote speech

The Vatican healthcare supremo Cardinal Barragan will be delivering the keynote speech for the annual Catholics in Healthcare seminar on 28 June.

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28/05/2007

New website marks the 25th anniversary of Pope John Paul II's visit to Britain

A collection of audio interviews with key figures offering a fascinating behind-the-scenes insight to Pope John Paul II’s Pastoral Visit to Britain in 1982 are the cornerstone of a new website marking the 25th anniversary of the tour.

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21/05/2007

CAFOD Director visits Darfur to highlight worsening crisis

CAFOD’s Director Chris Bain will be travelling to Darfur this week, to see how CAFOD is helping people affected by the spiralling humanitarian and security crisis in Darfur in the region of Sudan.

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15/05/2007

Pope Benedict XVI's book Jesus of Nazareth released in English

The English language version of the Pope’s new book Jesus of Nazareth is now on general sale across the UK (15 May).

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15/05/2007

Message for 41st World Communications Day

Message from the Holy Father for World Communications Day with the Theme: “Children and the Media: a Challenge for Education” May 20, 2007

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15/05/2007

Meditations, reflections and prayers

Meditations, reflections and prayers

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10/05/2007

Darfur and Chad Emergency Appeal

The ongoing crisis in Darfur, Sudan is getting much worse and it has now spread into neighbouring Chad. As the number of people in desperate need increases, CAFOD simply cannot walk away.

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08/05/2007

Catholics in Healthcare launch support for healthworkers and patients

Catholics in Healthcare today launched a major initiative to support those who work in healthcare by offering practical information on caring for Catholics and promoting the Catholic ethos of care.

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07/05/2007

Bishop John Crowley steps down on health grounds

The Holy Father has given permission to Bishop John Crowley to step down from his duties as Bishop of Middlesbrough on health grounds.

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02/05/2007

Message of greeting to the Buddhist community from Archbishop Kevin McDonald

It is my privilege to forward to you the greeting for the feast of Vesakh from Cardinal Paul Poupard, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.

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02/05/2007

Message to Buddhists for the feast of Vesakh 2007

Christians and Buddhists: educating communities to live in harmony and peace

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30/04/2007

Mass in support of migrant workers – May 7th 2007

Several thousand people are expected to take part in a special Mass for Migrants, which will be celebrated at Westminster Cathedral, London SW1, at 10.00am on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May 2007.

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27/04/2007

‘Winner of Winners’ Award Goes To Clifton Cathedral

Bristol’s Clifton Cathedral received a prestigious ‘Winner of Winners’ award this morning (Friday 27 April). Cathedral Dean, Canon Robert Corrigan, was presented with the national award by Martin Powell, Chief Executive of The Concrete Society.

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26/04/2007

Catholic Church uses Manga cartoons to recruit priests and religious

Young and old alike are still being called to religious life and priesthood today, says the Catholic Church’s Vocations Office for England and Wales.

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24/04/2007

Bishop James Jones to address Vatican conference on climate change

The Right Reverend James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool, is to travel to the Vatican this week to address a major conference on ‘Climate Change and Development’ at the invitation of Cardinal Renato Martino, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

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