22/06/2011 9:00 am

A statement from the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission following last night’s BBC1 documentary ‘Abused: Breaking the Silence’.

A statement from the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission following last night’s BBC1 documentary ‘Abused: Breaking the Silence’.

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20/06/2011 9:00 am

Installation Homily: Archbishop George Stack

Archbishop George Stack was installed today as seventh Archbishop of Cardiff. Archbishop Stack, 65, has been an Auxiliary Bishop in the Diocese of Westminster since 2001.

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16/06/2011 9:00 am

The Cardinal’s Pause for Thought

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show

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15/06/2011 9:00 am

Archbishop Longley Ordains Eight Priests for the Ordinariate

Archbishop Bernard Longley ordained eight priests for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, in the Metropolitan Cathedral of St Chad, Birmingham, on Pentecost Sunday, 12 June 2011.

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15/06/2011 9:00 am

Bishop remembers "good and faithful servant of God"

The Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, the Rt Rev Seamus Cunningham, has paid a warm tribute to one of his predecessors, Bishop Ambrose Griffiths, who died yesterday.

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14/06/2011 9:00 am

Bishop Ambrose Griffiths - Requiescat in pace

Bishop Emeritus Ambrose Griffiths, 82, died peacefully on the afternoon of 14 June 2011, following his recent serious illness due to acute leukaemia.

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16/10/2011 11:00 am

Pope Announces "Year of Faith"

On Sunday, 16 October 2011, Pope Benedict XVI, announced a ‘Year of Faith’. It begins on 11 October 2012, the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council and also the twentieth anniversary of the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

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14/06/2011 9:00 am

Interview: Archbishop Jose Octavio Ruiz Arenas

The recently appointed Secretary to the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation, Archbishop Jose Octavio Ruiz Arenas, has shared in an exclusive interview his understanding of aspects of the teaching underpinning the creation of the new Council.

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09/06/2011 9:00 am

Archbishop's Address to Caritas Network Conference

Archbishop Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, has spoken about how the Catholic community might seek to contribute further to the task of deepening social engagement in the coming months.

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07/06/2011 9:00 am

UK pilgrims get ready for Pope’s Visit to Madrid

Hot on the heels of Pope Benedict XVI’s recent Papal Visit to Croatia, two media training days have just taken place in Liverpool and London to prepare young British pilgrims for the Papal Visit to Madrid for World Youth Day this August (16-21).

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06/06/2011 9:00 am

Invocation 2011 - for all young Catholics thinking about their Vocation

More glamorous than Glastonbury and even more unique than Bestival and the Isle of Wight Festival, ‘Invocation’ returns for the second year running and is set to attract plenty of festival goers with headline acts including Fr Christopher Jamison, OSB, Sr Gabriel Davison and the Archbishop of Birmingham, Bernard Longley.

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01/06/2011 9:00 am

Bishops' Conference Joins Police in Fight Against Trafficking

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales joins forces with the Metropolitan Police in the fight against trafficking

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28/05/2011 9:00 am

Final Communique from the Meeting of ARCIC III

The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission has completed the first meeting of its new phase (ARCIC III) at the Monastery of Bose in northern Italy (17-27 May, 2011).

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27/05/2011 9:00 am

National Pastoral Letter on the New Translation of the Roman Missal

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have issued a National Pastoral letter on the new translation of the Roman Missal to be read on the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 29 May 2011.

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25/05/2011 9:00 am

Architectural Historian Receives Papal Award

Architectural historian Sophie Andreae has been made a Dame of St Gregory by Pope Benedict XVI, in recognition of her voluntary work over many years as Vice Chair of the Patrimony Committee of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.

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24/05/2011 9:00 am

Annual Communications Lecture

A former BBC Commissioning Editor gave the 2011 World Communications Day lecture at Westminster’s Allen Hall Seminary last night (23 May).

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24/05/2011 9:00 am

Catholic Bishops say New Translation of Missal is “a special moment of grace in the English-speaking world”

Later this year a new translation of the Mass will be used throughout the English-speaking world. Over 700 Bishops have been involved in the process of the new translation in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Scotland, South Africa, and the USA. Following their Spring meeting, the Bishops of England and Wales have written a National Pastoral Letter on the new translation of the Roman Missal, to be read out in parishes on the sixth Sunday of Easter, 29 May 2011.

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24/05/2011 9:00 am

Facefaith week: Spread the love of faith

Pope Benedict XVI has invited people to proclaim the Gospel message through the internet, and young Catholics are responding during Facefaith week (30 May - 5 June), the week leading up to World Communications Day.

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23/05/2011 9:00 am

Church urged to pray for toddler groups

An alliance of Christian denominations and agencies are calling on churches to take part in the first ever prayer day for toddler groups on 5 June 2011.

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19/05/2011 9:00 am

Fashion photo shoot for World Youth Day UK pilgrims

In preparation for the biggest festival in the world – World Youth Day Madrid 2011 (16 – 21 August) - two young British pilgrims have been showcasing some of this year’s World Youth Day fashion range. Initiated by the late Pope John Paul II in 1985, World Youth Day brings together young people from across the globe to celebrate the Catholic faith with the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI.

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