Cardinal's first visit to Gaza: Dramatic, traumatic, shocking

Cardinal Vincent Nichols made his first visit to Gaza on Sunday, 23 November, and described what he witnessed as "traumatic" and "shocking". The Cardinal, President of the Bishops' Conference, saw first-hand the devastation caused by the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas in August. Cardinal Nichols found himself shocked by a number of observations. 

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Equality Law

A new guidance document intended to demystify the complex area of Equality Law for Catholics and Catholic organisations in England and Wales was today publis...Read more


Plenary Round-up

The Bishops of England and Wales met at Hinsley Hall, Leeds, for their autumn plenary meeting from 10-13 November 2014. The bishops discussed many subjects a...Read more


Ecumenical Officer

The Dean of St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, Rev Canon John O’Toole MA, AKC, Cert.Ed., has been appointed as the National Ecumenical Officer and Secretary t...Read more


Catholic Bible Sunday 2014

Catholic Bible Sunday is celebrated in 2014 on 7 December - the Second Sunday of Advent. It presents an opportunity to hear afresh and be renewed in our attentiveness to God's word through reading and reflecting on the Scriptures in our parishes and homes. Read more