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Audio: May 2014 Plenary Press Conference

09/05/2014 12:00 pm

Cardinal Nichols and Fr Christopher Jamison at a press conference

Are you wondering what the Bishops discussed at their May 2014 plenary meeting?

We've got a recording of a press conference held at the Bishops' Conference on 9 May 2014.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols chairs and Fr Christopher Jamison, Director of the National Office for Vocation, talks about a rise in vocations in England and Wales.

Some of the subjects covered:

  • Assisted Suicide
  • Ukraine
  • World War I Commemorations
  • Rise in Vocations
  • International conference on human trafficking
  • Holy Land

Papal Visit to the Holy Land

Cardinal Nichols said:

“We are going to invite every Catholic parish in England and Wales to hold an hour’s prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on 25 May between 3-4pm on that Sunday afternoon to coincide with the very time when Pope Francis is in Bethlehem and will be meeting the Christian communities in Bethlehem.

"We wanted to give very clear and profound support in that way in reaching out in prayer.”

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Plenary: May 2014

Audio from the press conference held at the Bishops' Conference Secretariat offices on looking back on the Bishops' plenary meeting that took place at Hinsley Hall, Leeds, from 5-8 May 2014. Recorded 9 May 2014.   plenary-press-090514.mp3 11.75 MB
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May 2014: Q&A

Cardinal Nichols and Fr Christopher Jamison answer questions from the assembled media at the press conference looking back on the Bishops' plenary meeting that took place at Hinsley Hall, Leeds, from 5-8 May 2014. Recorded 9 May 2014.   plenary-may-2014-qa.mp3 6.97 MB