Bishops' Plenary - November 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 10 - 13 Nov 2014.


Plenary Round-up

The Bishops of England and Wales met at Hinsley Hall, Leeds, for their autumn plenary meeting from 10-13 November 2014. The bishops discussed many subjects a...Read more


Religious Education

The Bishops’ Conference affirms the central importance of Religious Education as the core part of the curriculum and school ethos in all Catholic schools. We...Read more


Family Synod

In response to the invitation of Pope Francis, the Bishops’ Conference agrees the following in preparation for the Synod of Bishops in October 2015.Read more


General Election 2015

The Bishops’ Conference approves for publication the General Election letter to Catholics and authorises the President and Vice-President to make any final e...Read more


Day for Life

The Bishops’ Conference agrees that, from June 2016, the annual celebration of the Day for Life, and its associated collection, be moved to the third Sunday...Read more


Consecrated Life

We welcome with joy the Year of Consecrated Life which will begin on the First Sunday of Advent 2014 and conclude on 2nd February 2016.Read more