Podcasts: Advent Reflections 2015

Pope Francis has initiated a 'Year of Mercy' that will be celebrated in the Catholic Church from 8 December 2015. It's a time to focus on God's mercy and forgiveness. To mark this, many of the Bishops of England and Wales have recorded special reflections for Advent. The podcasts, released one a day throughout the season, cover those important themes of mercy, compassion and forgiveness. Read more


Goddard Inquiry

The Catholic Church in England and Wales welcomes the setting up of the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse, led by Justice Lowell Goddard, and has s...Read more


Bible Sunday 2015

On the second Sunday of Advent - 6 December 2015 - parishes in England and Wales are invited to celebrate Catholic Bible Sunday. This year’s theme is ‘Embrac...Read more


Good Friday Prayer

In 1970, the Prayer for the Jews in the liturgy of Good Friday was revised so as to reflect and express the teaching on Judaism contained in the Vatican II d...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