family synod

Synod of Bishops on the Family 2014

Family life, marriage and the sacraments made up the focus of an extraordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops that met at the Vatican from 5-19 October 2014. The bishops discussed the "pastoral challenges of the family in the context of evangelisation." Read more

Young People

Youth Sunday 2014

On the feast of Christ the King - this year on Sunday 23 November - the Catholic Church in England and Wales makes young people our particular focus as a sig... Read more


Healthcare Conference

Here you will find details of a November 2014 seminar for healthcare professionals. The conference asks the question: Health and Social Care Staff: Good Sama...Read more

Overseas Mission

World Mission Sunday

It's World Mission Sunday on 19 October. This special day, chosen by the Pope, is an opportunity for Catholics worldwide to join together to pray for the mis...Read more


Iraq and Syria

Back in August 2014, Islamic State (IS) militants, also known as ISIS or ISIL, captured Qaraqosh in Nineveh - once the biggest Christian town in Iraq. Tens o... Read more


Little Way Week

Little Way Week is an initiative of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales promoting seven days of prayer and service in the footsteps of St T... Read more


Understanding Islam

This four-day course is held at Campion Hall, the Jesuit community in Oxford, and aims to help Catholics understand how the worldviews of the Muslims they li...Read more