Cardinal Vincent Nichols talks about “Building Trust” at Santa Marta Group Conference

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Santa Marta Group, an alliance of Police chiefs, Bishops, Religious sisters and representatives from civil society, has given an address at its annual conference at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in the Vatican. 

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Apostolic Appointment

The Prefect for the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, has appointed Fr Hugh Allan OPraem, Prior of Norbertine Commuin...Read more


Burial and Cremation

The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith have published a new instruction on the burial of the dead and on the conservation of the ashes in c...Read more


Mosul Statement

Cardinal Nichols offers prayers for the people of Mosul as efforts continue to liberate the city and surrounding ares from the tyranny of Deash.Read more

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The Art of Dying Well

The Art of Dying Well is a new website that offers a helping hand to those grappling with issues around death and dying. Based in the Catholic tradition but open to all, it features real-life stories about the highs and lows of dealing with the final journey. Professionals in palliative care, ethics, chaplaincy and history have informed the site content. Coming soon. Read more