29/12/2008

World Youth Day Communications Officers from England and Wales awarded for their work

An awards ceremony was recently held in Westminster, hosted by the ITN News at Ten presenter, Julie Etchingham and the Bishop for Communications, John Arnold, to celebrate the achievements of the English and Welsh World Youth Day Communications Officers.

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23/12/2008

Pope Benedict XVI's speech to the Curia in Rome (22 Dec)

The Pope began his address recalling some of the anniversaries commemorated in 2008, including 50 years from the death of Pius XII and John XXIII's ascension to the papal throne, 40 years from the publication of the encyclical 'Humanae Vitae' and 30 years from the death of its author, Paul VI, as well as the inauguration, on 28 June, of the Pauline Year at the Roman basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, participated in by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I.

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12/12/2008

Vatican releases document on bioethics

The Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith (CDF) today released Dignitas Personae, a document which addresses a range of issues including stem cell therapies, embryo experimentation and infertility treatments.

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09/12/2008

Bishops welcome promising new adult stem cell treatments

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales welcomed promising new adult stem cell treatments for patients suffering from heart disease and strokes.

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08/12/2008

Cardinal’s Christmas message to children

The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac-Murphy O’Connor, has released a Christmas message to children to coincide with the launch of a new online resource about the season.

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08/12/2008

Statement by the Catholic Association for Racial Justice (CARJ) on "The Right to Divide: Faith Schools and Community Cohesion"

Statement by the Catholic Association for Racial Justice (CARJ) on "The Right to Divide: Faith Schools and Community Cohesion"

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08/12/2008

‘Don’t leave it all to the BBC,’ churches argue

‘Don’t leave it all to the BBC,’ churches argue

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07/12/2008

Cardinal offers prayers for Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II

Cardinal offers prayers for Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II

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05/12/2008

Abbot of Belmont re-elected

Abbot of Belmont re-elected

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03/12/2008

Cardinal joins Christian leaders in calling for an end to the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Cardinal joins Christian leaders in calling for an end to the humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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01/12/2008

Catholic Schools, Children of Other Faiths and Community Cohesion: Loving Tenderly, Acting Justly, Walking Humbly

The document Cherishing Education for Human Growth has been launched by the Catholic Education Service for England and Wales (CESEW) on behalf of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.

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01/12/2008

Installation of Bishop Tom Burns as 11th Bishop of Menevia

The installation of Bishop Tom Burns as the 11th Bishop of Menevia takes place during Mass in St Joseph’s Cathedral, Swansea, on Monday 1 December 2008 at 1130.

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23/11/2008

Public debate on Slavery in History and New Slaveries at the International Catholic Conference on Migration in Liverpool

Slavery has been with us for a very long time – you need only open the scriptures to come face to face with slaves said the Archbishop of Accra, the Most Reverend Palmer-Buckle at the opening session of the public debate on slavery.

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20/11/2008

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor reflects on the credit crunch in L'Osservatore Romano

Our common bond: a fragile global financial system

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21/11/2008

International Catholic leaders praise inner-city asylum work

International Catholic leaders praise inner-city asylum work

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20/11/2008

Church in Europe and Africa has a valuable contribution to make to migration

The Archbishop of Liverpool, the Most Reverend Patrick Kelly last night welcomed bishops from across Europe and Africa to Liverpool for a conference on migration.

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20/11/2008

The financial crisis is a test for the values of European society

COMECE Autumn Plenary Assembly 2008.

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18/11/2008

Zimbabwean Bishops thank Catholic Church in England & Wales and call for prayer

Archbishop of Harare Robert Ndlovu and Bishop Martin Munyanyi this week thanked the Church in England and Wales for its support, solidarity and prayer for the people of Zimbabwe as they joined the Bishops’ Conference meeting in Leeds as guests.

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19/11/2008

A Glimpse of Heaven

Great Catholic Churches of England and Wales: THE DVD.

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18/11/2008

Images of Perfection

A new disability awareness resource, supported by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has just been launched for Catholic secondary schools.

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