Comment on the new law on organ transplantation in Wales

On 1 December 2015 the Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013 comes into effect. This law will in principle allow doctors to take organs from people who die in Wales even if they have never expressed any wish to donate and even if their families strongly object to this. Comment from the Anscombe Bioethics Centre. 

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Marriage: New translations

The Bishops of England and Wales have approved the new translations of the texts to be used for Confirmation and Marriage which have now been given their rec...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

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Advent and Christmas Outreach

Materials have been made available to Catholic parishes across England and Wales to support outreach to non-churchgoing Catholics during Advent and Christmas. Read more