National Youth Sunday 2016

On Sunday 20 November, the feast of Christ the King, the Church invites young people to be at the heart of our celebration of National Youth Sunday and the closing of the Year of Mercy. This year's theme is "Celebrating Mercy". A merciful person meets people’s basic needs, heals wounds and forgives wrongdoing. God’s mercy is seen in the redeeming work of Jesus #HeisMercy. Read more


Catholic Bible Sunday

On the second Sunday of Advent - this year on 4 December 2016 - parishes in England and Wales are invited to celebrate Catholic Bible Sunday. This year’s the... Read more

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The Art of Dying Well

The Art of Dying Well is a new website that offers a helping hand to those grappling with issues around death and dying. Based in the Catholic tradition but... Read more


Refugee Crisis Response

Catholics in England and Wales are being urged to respond to the refugee crisis with both prayer and practical action. Whether it's donating time, skills or... Read more

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Amoris Laetitia - The Joy of Love

Amoris Laetitia, 'The Joy of Love', is the 2016 post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation “on Love in the Family”. It brings together the results of the two Synods on the family convoked by Pope Francis in 2014 and 2015. In this section, you can read the full document and a helpful summary. Read more