Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Marcus Stock, currently the general secretary of the Bishops’ Conference, as Bishop of Leeds. He will be the 10th Bishop of Leeds. Mgr John Wilson has been diocesan administrator since former Bishop of Leeds, Archbishop Arthur Roche, left for Rome in 2012 to take up the position of secretary of the Congregation for the Divine Worship and the Sacraments in the Curia of the Holy See.
Archbishop Peter Smith, Vice President of the Bishops' Conference, has welcomed a survey conducted by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to seek people...Read more
Results of a national Catholic evangelisation project published today give a unique insight into what is attracting people to the Catholic Faith. Beauty and...Read more
Home Mission Sunday is the day in the Church's calendar when the Catholic community in England and Wales is invited to pray for, celebrate and support the work of evangelisation in England and Wales. The theme of this year’s Sunday is ‘Crossing the Threshold: Ministry and Outreach to Non-Churchgoing (lapsed) Catholics’. It has has been chosen in response to requests from all tiers of the Catholic community in England and Wales for this to be a significant focus of the work of evangelisation. Read more