Cardinal Bo - Burma's first Cardinal

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo looks at ease, sharing a warm smile as he settles into a rather unforgiving hard-backed chair in the radio studio at the Bishops' Conference. He's nearing the end of a two-week visit to England. Today it's our turn to learn more about Burma (or is it Myanmar?) from the man who, in February 2015, was elevated to the rank of cardinal by Pope Francis.

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Queen's Speech

Bishop Richard Moth and a spokesperson for the Bishops' Conference comment on the today's, 18 May, Queen's Speech in light of announcements on prison reform...Read more


World Mission Day

Pentecost Sunday provided Pope Francis with the occasion to release his annual Message for World Mission Sunday, set to take place later this year, on the th...Read more


St Dymphna

Bishop Richard Moth, Bishop for mental health has spoken about the need to care for the mentally ill within our parishes. Read more

apostolic exhortation

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