papal encyclical

New Papal Encyclical Letter

Laudato si' - On the Care for our Common Home - is the Pope's Encyclical Letter on the environment and human ecology. Pope Francis challenges us to consider the kind of world we want to leave to those who come after us. Read more


Communications Day

World Communications Day falls this year on Ascension Sunday - 17 May 2015. Here you will find Pope Francis' message, resources and materials for parishes an... Read more


General Election 2015

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 th... Read more

Relic Visit

Saint's Parents' Relics

In this section you will find Information regarding the upcoming visit of the Relics of Blessed Louis & Zelie Martin to the Dioceses of Plymouth and Portsmou... Read more

marriage & family

Marriage and Family

The Bishops of England and Wales have published a document to help the faithful reflect and discern on marriage and family life. It's titled: 'The Call, the... Read more


Cardinal in Iraq

Cardinal Vincent Nichols visited the capital of Kurdistan on a two-day visit to Iraq from 12-13 April 2015. Erbil sits alongside two major conflicts - war in... Read more


King Richard III

The remains of King Richard III, who died in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Field, will re re-interred at Leicester Cathedral on Thursday 26 March 2015. Ther... Read more