The number of women entering convents in England and Wales has hit a 25-year high. From a low point of just seven in 2004, the numbers have steadily increased to a high point of 45 in 2014. Religious life is an attractive choice for an increasing number of educated and dynamic young and older women.
Responding to the loss of several hundred lives after a vessel carrying 700 migrants capsized in Libyan waters south of Lampedusa on 19 April, Bishop Patrick...Read more
Bishop Declan Lang, Chair of the Bishops' International Affairs department, has prayed for the 30 Ethiopian Christians apparently murdered by Daesh in Libya...Read more
Catholics across England and Wales are asked to engage with the General Election that will take place on Thursday, 7 May 2015. It is up to each person how they vote and voting should seldom, if ever, be based on a single issue. However, “As Catholics we are called to work for a world shaped by the Gospel of Jesus Christ”. We will be uploaded comprehensive Election content here in due course. Read more