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16/12/2016 8:39 am

Anscombe Bioethics Centre: A Note on Mitochondrial Donation

Here you can read a comment from the Anscombe Bioethics Centre after the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) approved the use of mitochondrial donation in certain specific cases. 

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12/12/2016 12:00 pm

Cardinal Nichols sends condolence message to Coptic Bishop after Cairo bombing

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has written to Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom offering the prayers and condolences of the Catholic Community in England and Wales, following yesterday's appalling bombing in Cairo. 

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09/12/2016 5:26 pm

Human Rights Day: Regaining trust and countering fear

Justice and Peace Europe has released a statement to mark Human Rights Day - 10 December 2016. Human Rights as a tool against transgression and populism. 

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08/12/2016 12:32 pm

Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski announced as new Archbishop of Krakow

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales,  has welcomed Pope Francis' announcement that Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski will be the next Archbishop of Krakow. 

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07/12/2016 12:37 pm

The Place of Silence

The Liturgy Committee of the Department for Christian Life and Worship has prepared a document on the 'Place of Silence' in the liturgy. It examines the role of silence in the teaching of the Popes and in liturgical documents. 

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07/12/2016 11:54 am

Fr Christopher Jamison Pauses for Thought to Reflect on St Nicholas

This morning, Wednesday 7 December, Fr Christopher Jamison, appeared on The Chris Evans Show on BBC Radio 2. His reflection focuses on the feast of St. Nicholas and the origins of stocking fillers.

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06/12/2016 8:36 am

The Casey Review

A spokesman for the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales made this comment on the Casey Review - a independent review commissioned by the Home Office into integration and opportunity in our isolated and deprived communities.

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05/12/2016 11:58 am

First ever Dementia Friendly Carol Service

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP will lead the first ever Dementia Friendly Carol Service in Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King on Wednesday 14 December at 2pm. 

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02/12/2016 12:38 pm

Catholic Church and Police join forces to tackle modern day slavery in the east of England

Catholic church leaders, police chiefs and ethnic chaplains met the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner in Peterborough, 29 November, to progress the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery in the East of England.

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01/12/2016 11:35 am

Eggs and Care

My thoughts about eggs and the care of the chickens that lay them made me think about care provision particularly for older people as I have been visiting a friend of late who resides in a ‘luxury’ care home, so luxury that I suspect the weekly cost of a room in the posh hotel I was in would be cheaper when purchased on a long term basis.

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