20/04/2014 11:00 am

Easter Message of Pope Francis 'Urbi et Orbi'

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has given his second Urbi et Orbi Easter Message.

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16/04/2014 9:00 am

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor’s Holy Week Pause on Radio 2

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor apears on Radio 2’s Chris Evans breakfast show 'Pause for Thought' this morning, Wednesday 16 April.

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14/04/2014 11:00 am

Pope appoints Rev Alan Williams as new Bishop of Brentwood

Pope Francis has appointed Father Alan Williams SM, currently the Director of the National Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, as the seventh Bishop of Brentwood.

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11/04/2014 2:00 pm

Pope Francis on clerical sexual abuse: Not one step back

Pope Francis has said: "I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil which some priests, quite a few in number, obviously not compared to the number of all the priests, to personally ask for forgiveness for the damage they have done for having sexually abused children."

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10/04/2014 1:46 pm

Human Trafficking Agreement: Santa Marta Commitment

As the 'Combating Human Trafficking' conference drew to a close on Thursday, 10 April 2014, police chiefs from around the world made a declaration of commitment in the fight to bring an end to human trafficking.

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10/04/2014 12:09 pm

Pope Francis: Human Trafficking, an open wound on society

“Human trafficking is an open wound on the body of contemporary society, a scourge upon the body of Christ. It is a crime against humanity”: These were the strong words that Pope Francis addressed to participants at the conference on 'Combating Human Trafficking' on Thursday morning. 

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04/04/2014 5:23 pm

VIDEO: Cardinal Vincent Nichols and the Archbishop of Canterbury introduce 'Listen To God: Hear the Poor'

Introducing their week of prayer for the church's work serving those in need, the Archbishops are encouraging people around the country to join them in prayer - and on Twitter.

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04/04/2014 4:45 pm

Cardinal Murphy O'Connor: Queen's visit cements ongoing relationship

First of all I thought it was a very happy visit, says Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’ Conor, Archbishop emeritus of Westminster, commenting on Thursday’s informal visit by Queen Elizabeth II to Pope Francis.

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04/04/2014 3:00 pm

Pope Francis and Queen Elizabeth II: Shared Christian Heritage

A focus on the shared roots of Christian faith was a theme which emerged from the meeting Pope Francis had with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip on Thursday afternoon, 3 April 2014.

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01/04/2014 6:32 pm

Cardinal Nichols returns to Birmingham for Celebratory Mass

On his first visit to Birmingham since becoming Cardinal, the Most Reverend Vincent Nichols said that he was “delighted” to be back in the city. “It’s a chance for me to rejoice in the richness of life that I received in Birmingham; to thank God for it and I hope to keep and refresh some of the friendships that I made.”

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02/04/2014 9:00 am

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and the Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Christian social action projects

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of Westminster will jointly visit two projects as part of their initiative this Lent to encourage people to pray for the work churches do to support those in their parishes and beyond.

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