19/02/2019 8:00 am

Appointment of the apostolic administrator sede vacante of the eparchy of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris of the Ukrainians, France

The Holy Father appointed as apostolic administrator sede vacante of the eparchy of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris of the Ukrainians, France, H.E. Msgr. Hlib Borys Sviatoslav Lonchyna. bishop of the eparchy of Holy Family of London of the Ukrainians, Great Britain.

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14/02/2019 4:52 pm

Actor of the Newman Cause on the second miracle required for John Henry Newman's sainthood

Father Ignatius Harrison, Provost of the Birmingham Oratory and Actor of the Newman Cause has greeted, with great joy, the news that Cardinal John Henry Newman will be declared a saint and revealed more about the second miracle required for sainthood.

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13/02/2019 12:57 pm

Cardinal hopes every parish priest will "hold his head high today knowing Cardinal Newman is declared a saint"

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has warmly welcomed the news that Cardinal Newman will be declared a saint.

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12/02/2019 12:00 pm

Cardinal Vincent: SEIDs gives ‘refreshing vision’ on work

Cardinal Vincent has officially launched the SEIDs (social, enterprise, idea, design) strategy at the SEIDs hub in Wembley, saying that the heart of business should always be about people, not wealth.

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12/02/2019 10:01 am

Cardinal calls on governments to keep their promises to victims of human trafficking

Cardinal Vincent Nichols called on all governments to act upon their commitments to assist victims of human trafficking at the conclusion of the Santa Marta Group conference for Latin America, held in Buenos Aires. 

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10/02/2019 6:45 pm

Cardinal Nichols prays for victims of trafficking at the Shrine of Our Lady of Luján

On Sunday 10 February Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Luján, Argentina. The Cardinal attended a Latin American regional conference of the Santa Marta Group that took place in Buenos Aires from 8 - 11 February.

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11/02/2019 2:00 pm

St Paul VI added to liturgical calendar

In a Decree dated 25 January 2019 the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments add St Paul VI to the General Roman Calendar on 29 May as an Optional Memorial.

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09/02/2019 3:00 pm

The struggle against human trafficking must focus on the protection of the vulnerable person, says Cardinal

In the keynote address at the Santa Marta Latin American conference in Buenos Aires on 9 February, Cardinal Vincent emphasised the centrality of upholding human dignity in the fight against human trafficking.

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08/02/2019 5:00 pm

Cardinal: Recognise that we are part of the ‘chain of supply and demand’ that enslaves victims of human trafficking

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has preached a homily in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires highlighting how close we stand to the scourge of human trafficking by being “part of the demand met by modern day slaves”.

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05/02/2019 4:30 pm

Pope Francis' Message for the World Day of the Sick

Pope Francis' message for the World Day of the Sick reminds us that generous gestures like that of the Good Samaritan are the most credible means of evangelization. Caring for the sick requires professionalism, tenderness, straightforward and simple gestures freely given, like a caress that makes others feel loved.

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04/02/2019 12:00 pm

Pope Francis in UAE Day 1: East meets West

As Pope Francis begins his first full day in the United Arab Emirates, our correspondent in Abu Dhabi explores how East meets West during Monday's Global Conference of Human Fraternity.

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04/02/2019 11:00 am

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Robert Byrne as the fourteenth Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle

The Holy See today announced that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Robert Byrne as Bishop of the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. Bishop Byrne succeeds The Right Reverend Séamus Cunningham, who has been Bishop of the Diocese since 2009. Bishop Byrne will be the fourteenth Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle.

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30/01/2019 1:32 pm

Cardinal Nichols welcomes inquiry into Christian persecution

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has welcomed the launch of the independent inquiry, ordered by the government, into Christian persecution around the world.

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27/01/2019 3:00 pm

Pope WYD Panama: Homily at concluding Mass - full text

Sunday, Jan. 27, was the final day of the World Youth Day in Panama City. Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Holy Mass at the capital’s Metro Park to conclude the WYD.

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25/01/2019 6:00 pm

WYD Panama: Pope tells young detainees 'We are more than labels'

Pope Francis conducts a Penitential Service with young people in custody in Panama, and speaks to them of change, conversion, and encouragement.

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25/01/2019 10:20 am

Pope to youth at WYD Panama: the Church isn’t 'cool', it’s 'love'

At the Welcoming Ceremony of the 34 World Youth Day, before thousands of young pilgrims, Pope Francis shares his vision of a Church that dreams, and loves.

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25/01/2019 10:00 am

Pope Francis' speech at WYD 2019 opening ceremony

Pope Francis told young people at Panama's World Youth Day opening ceremony that the Church is walking with them. He was addressing the crowds gathered at the Santa Marta La Antigua Field in Panama City.

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25/01/2019 9:00 am

WYD in Panama: Pope Francis calls Panama “a land of dreams”

Speaking to Authorities, members of Civil Society and the Diplomatic Corps in Panama City, Pope Francis challenges the country to be a land of encounter, convocation, and dreams.

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24/01/2019 2:00 pm

WYD Panama: Pope Francis arrives and World Youth Day begins

For thousands of young people, the arrival of Pope Francis in Panama on Wednesday afternoon marks the true beginning of the 34 World Youth Day.

There were those who had waited at the airport all day. And it was hot (33°C not counting the horrendous humidity).

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24/01/2019 11:00 am

Pope’s Message for World Day of Social Communications 2019 released

This year’s theme emphasizes the importance of giving back to communication a broad perspective, based on the person, and stresses the value of interaction always understood as dialogue and as an opportunity to meet with others.

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