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General Election 2015 – Bishops’ letter to all Catholics in England and Wales

The Bishops have released a letter addressed to Catholics across England and Wales about this year’s General Election. Over 500,000 copies of the letter have been sent to the parishes. The letter can be read in full here. It's also available as a PDF download in English and Welsh. 

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Bishops' Letter

Respecting Life

Human beings are created in the image and likeness of God. Each person matters and the foundation of Catholic teaching is the respect for human life from con...Read more

Bishops' Letter

Marriage and Family

The Christian understanding of marriage, founded on a loving and faithful relationship between a man and a woman, is the basic building block of society. It...Read more

Bishops' Letter

Domestic Poverty

There are many families in our communities who are financially vulnerable and struggle to make ends meet; housing and living costs are high. Many people do n...Read more

Bishops' Letter

Education

The provision of good education is fundamental to the future of society. We want outstanding schools where success is not just narrowly based on league table...Read more

Bishops' Letter

Building Communities

As human beings we share a common humanity and are members of a single human family. We rightly have ties to our own families and communities, but are always...Read more

Bishops' Letter

Caring for the World

God has given us a good world in which to live and an abundance of gifts of which we are the stewards. Such gifts are distributed unevenly across the world....Read more

Bishops' Letter

General Election: Conclusion

We are called to live out Christ's teaching through active love of neighbour wherever that may be; in our homes, in our work places, in our parishes and in the wider communities of which we form a part. How, in the light of the Gospel, can your vote best serve the common good?

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