03/08/2010

43 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 about the pilgrim packs and passports and focus on the three open-air public celebrations.

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10/08/2010

Exclusive 12 track CD for Papal Visit Pilgrim Packs

Papal Visit pilgrims are set to receive an exclusive CD featuring ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ 2010 finalist Liam McNally, Oscott College seminarians, Archbishop Nichols and Lord Patten.

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27/07/2010

Safeguarding: Annual Report released

The second Annual Report of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission explains the continuing work of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission (NCSC) and the Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS).

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27/07/2010

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

This week we hear about the final planning visit, the Papal Visit Missal, souvenirs and Papal Visit events.

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20/07/2010

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

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

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19/07/2010

Half a million in grants to support the dignity of life

Day for Life grants announced

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16/07/2010

Bishop travels to Lebanon to show solidarity and support for Christians in the Middle East

The Rt Rev Declan Lang, Bishop of Clifton, is to travel to Lebanon on Sunday (18 July), at the request of the Maronite Church.

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14/07/2010

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

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

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09/07/2010

Statistics on Religious Life in England and Wales

Available to download are the latest statistics for entry to religious life in England and Wales in an executive report commissioned by the Compass Project and administered by the National Office for Vocation.

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09/07/2010

The National Justice and Peace Network to host a Christian conference to explore the future of food

The National Justice and Peace Network to host a Christian conference to explore the future of food

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08/07/2010

Catholic Church’s Day for Life encourages people not to be afraid of death

Over 350,000 leaflets presenting the Church’s teaching on death are being sent to every parish in England and Wales this week in preparation for Day for Life – the Day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition.

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07/07/2010

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

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

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07/07/2010

Director of the US Religious Vocations Center delivers a message of hope and encouragement at Westminster Cathedral

Director of the US Religious Vocations Center delivers a message of hope and encouragement at Westminster Cathedral

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29/06/2010

Archbishop welcomes the creation of a Vatican Council to promote New Evangelisation

Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster, President of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, has welcomed the formation of a Pontifical Council to promote New Evangelisation.

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29/06/2010

Pope Benedict XVI gives Apostolic Blessing to the Invocation 2010 Festival

Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message to young people gathering this weekend at Invocation 2010, a festival for 16-35 year olds who are looking at their life choices.

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29/06/2010

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

The eighth weekly audio update from the desk of the Papal Visit Co-ordinator, Mgr Andrew Summersgill, looks at the decision to hold the Beatification of Cardinal John Henry Newman at Cofton Park in Birmingham rather than at Coventry Airport.

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28/06/2010

Pope’s UK visit is inspiring young people to consider becoming priests and nuns

Young Catholics will gather to look at their life choices at Invocation 2010, a festival for young adults to be held in the grounds of St. Mary’s College, Oscott from July 2 – 4.

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25/06/2010

Catholic Bishops’ Conference launches ‘A Practical Guide to the Spiritual Care of the Dying Person’

‘A Practical Guide to the Spiritual Care of the Dying Person’ aims to assist front-line healthcare staff in identifying spiritual need in their patients, and to feel confident in their ability to provide it.

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25/06/2010

Outstanding Catholic schools pick up five out of 15 awards at TES Schools Awards 2010

Catholic schools have picked up an outstanding number of educational awards at the 2010 TES (Times Educational Supplement) Schools Awards ceremony, held on 17 June 2010 as the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

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22/06/2010

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

The seventh weekly audio update from the desk of the Papal Visit Co-ordinator, Mgr Andrew Summersgill, looks at the new Papal Visit logo, and the event for schools during the Papal Visit.

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