14/01/2014 2:03 pm

Bishop for Migrants appeals to UK government to receive Syrian refugees

In a homily to mark the World Day for Migrants and Refugees which coincides with the Feast of Santo Niño, 19 January, the Bishop for Migrants, Bishop Patrick Lynch will call on the UK Government, in conjunction with other European Governments to "find a way in which countries within the E.U. can receive at least some of the refugees" from the civil war in Syria. 

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13/01/2014 8:53 am

Archbishop of Southwark Congratulates Archbishop Nichols on the news he will be Created a Cardinal

The Vice President of the Bishops' Conference, Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark, has offered his congratulations and prayers to Archbishop Vincent Nichols on the announcement he will be created a Cardinal by Pope Francis. 

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12/01/2014 11:48 am

Archbishop Nichols named a Cardinal by Pope Francis

His Holiness Pope Francis has announced that Archbishop Nichols will be made a Cardinal at the next consistory on 22 February 2014.

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09/01/2014 4:00 pm

Cardinal Appointed Chancellor of Newman University

Newman University has continued its celebration of full university title with the appointment of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor as its first Chancellor.

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08/01/2014 4:30 pm

Archbishop Peter Smith on the death of Paul Goggins MP

Paul Goggins was a man of deep faith. His Catholic faith shaped and informed his passion and commitment to politics, and his lifelong vocation to social justice, combating poverty and exclusion.

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06/01/2014 11:55 am

Pope Francis to visit Holy Land in 2014

Pope Francis will make a papal visit to the Holy Land in May of this year. The Holy Father made the announcement after the recitation of the Sunday Angelus overlooking a rainy St Peter’s Square. Speaking to pilgrims who braved the elements to hear his words, the Pope said, “in the climate of joy, typical of this Christmas season , I wish to announce that from 24 to 26 May next, God willing, I will make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

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