Pope Francis appoints two new Auxiliary Bishops to Westminster Diocese

Pope Francis has appointed as two new Auxiliary Bishops of Westminster Diocese, Canon Paul McAleenan and Mgr John Wilson. The joint Episcopal Ordinations of Canon Paul McAleenan, a priest of the Westminster Diocese, and Mgr John Wilson, a priest of the Leeds Diocese, will take place in Westminster Cathedral on 25 January, 2016, the feast of the Conversion of St Paul. 

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Plenary: Nov 2015

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales met for their autumn plenary meeting at Hinsley Hall in the Diocese of Leeds from 16 - 19 November 2015. Here you c... Read more


Solidarity Against Terrorism

Faith leaders met today at Lambeth Palace in solidarity a week after terrorists attacked Paris leaving 129 dead. Following a meeting of the Council of Christ...Read more


Myanmar Elections

Bishop Declan Lang, Chair of the Bishops' International Affairs department, has reaffirmed the Bishops' support for those in Myanmar who have worked tireless...Read more


Refugee Crisis - Open Your Hearts

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 money, you can make a valuable contribution to the humanitarian effort. Read more