Bishops' Plenary - May 2014

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales met for the first of their bi-annual plenary meetings of 2014. In this section you can read and download the statements and resolutions from the meeting that took place at Hinsley Hall in the Diocese of Leeds from 5 - 8 May 2014.


Plenary Audio

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 o...Read more

Plenary May 2014


At the conclusion of their Plenary Assembly on Thursday 7 May, the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales demonstrated solidarity with their brothers and sist...Read more


Assisted Suicide

A resolution on Assisted Suicide from the Bishops' May 2014 plenary meeting... Proposals to legalise assisted suicide for terminally ill people raise seriou...Read more


Vocations Rise

Nearly 100 men and women entered convents, seminaries and religious houses across England and Wales in 2013. These entry figures include 44 men to seminary,...Read more


World War I

A resolution on commemorations for the centenary of the First World War from the Bishops' May 2014 plenary meeting. "The bishops of England and Wales encour...Read more


Nuncio's Speech

The Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, His Excellency Archbishop Antonio Mennini, has shared his concern over the "sensitive issue" of the Assisted Dying Bil...Read more