29/10/2010

International Newman Symposium

An International Symposium on Newman will take place at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome this November. ‘The Primacy of God in the Life and Writings of Blessed John Henry Newman’ Symposium will explore four key areas of Newman’s life and spirituality.

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19/10/2010

World Mission Sunday: A ‘definite service’

World Mission Sunday will be celebrated on 24 October 2010. It is the special day each year when, through Missio, Catholics across the world reach out in global solidarity to its younger and struggling members

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12/10/2010

‘Shine A Light’ To Witness To Christian Faith

Christians across the UK are invited to place a light in their window on 31 October as a sign to passers-by that they are followers of Jesus Christ.

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06/10/2010

3,000 images blessed by the Pope distributed across England and Wales

As a legacy of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the UK, 3,000 copies of the Pre-Raphaelite painter William Holman Hunt’s, ‘Light of the World’ will be distributed, with 145 being sent to prison chaplains.

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05/10/2010

Feast Day of Blessed John Henry Newman will be celebrated on 9 October 2010

On Saturday 9 October, parishes in England will have the opportunity to celebrate for the first time the feast day of Blessed John Henry Newman.

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01/10/2010

Papal Visit "something beyond words"

Archbishop Vincent Nichols has praised Pope Benedict's visit to the UK as "something beyond words".

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30/09/2010

Theme for World Communications Day 2011 announced

Announcing the theme for the 2011 World Communications Day, the Holy Father has stressed the need to focus on the human person in the modern digital age and in the face of new technologies.

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24/09/2010

Pope Benedict launched sporting legacy to John Paul II during UK visit

At a celebration of Catholic Education held at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, on Friday 17th September, Pope Benedict XVI launched a fitting legacy to his well-loved predecessor, Pope John Paul II.

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23/09/2010

The Meeting of Safeguarding Professionals with Pope Benedict XVI

Interview with Bill Kilgallon – Chair of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission (NCSC)

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23/09/2010

Bishops' statement on the Papal Visit to the UK

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales are delighted at the success of the recent Visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to the United Kingdom.

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13/09/2010

Heart Speaks to Heart: Members of the Catholic Community Share Moving Stories of Faith

A television presenter, an MP, a religious sister and an IT Sales Consultant are just some of the people who have offered moving and powerful stories of faith in advance of the Papal Visit.

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10/09/2010

Racial Justice Sunday Statement Bishop Patrick Lynch

Racial Justice Sunday is celebrated by the Churches in Britain and Ireland on the second Sunday in September each year. On Sunday 12 September 2010, Christians across the four nations will celebrate Racial Justice Sunday with focus on the theme of “Migration’ Building Bridges or Barriers?”

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10/09/2010

Papal Visit Team Prepare For Increase In Number Of Faith Enquiries

Over forty people are in place to serve the possible increase in the number of people enquiring about the Catholic Faith as a result of the Pope’s Visit to the UK.
 

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09/09/2010

Mission Bishop: "Basic Right" to stand up and share beliefs

The Catholic bishop who is responsible for the support of Home Mission in England and Wales has affirmed the right of people to openly share their beliefs.

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10/09/2010

Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel, 8 September – 17 October 2010

The V&A has announced that four of the ten tapestries designed by Raphael for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City will go on show in September 2010.

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18/08/2010

29 days to go until Pope Benedict XVI visits England and Scotland

Welcome to this week’s audio update from the desk of the Papal Visit Co-ordinator, Mgr Andrew Summersgill. In this interview we talk to Fr Andrew about the release of the line by line itinerary with full timings.

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16/08/2010

Archbishop Nichols: Bishop Alexander will be 'sorely missed'

President of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales praises a wise servant.

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15/08/2010

Bishop Lang’s tribute to predecessor Bishop Alexander

The Bishop of Clifton, the Rt Rev Declan Lang, paid this tribute to his predecessor Bishop Mervyn Alexander who died on Saturday 14 August at St Angela’s Home in Clifton, Bristol.

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15/08/2010

Bishop Mervyn Alexander - Requiescat In Pace

Right Reverend Mervyn Alban Alexander DD LLD (Hon), the eighth Bishop of Clifton, died on 14 August 2010 at St Angela’s Home in Clifton, Bristol.

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10/08/2010

36 days to go until Pope Benedict XVI visits England and Scotland

In this edition, we head to the Diocese of Westminster for a local update from Fr Roger Taylor - the Diocesan Papal Visit Co-ordinator. Fr Roger discusses the open-air public celebrations at Cofton Park and Hyde Park and we also find out how preparations are going in a diocese that will play host to a number of events - both private and public.

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