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04/10/2017 4:00 pm

Statement of the Heads of the Christian Churches in the Kurdistan Region on the Referendum Crisis

In the aftermath of the last regime change, the Iraqi Christians have been exposed to a continued series of painful attacks. These began with the attacks by Al-Qaida, through those of the Islamic party militias, to gangs belonging to organized crime, and ending with the gangs of ISIS, which forcefully displaced our people from Mosul and the Plain of Nineveh. During this time the successive governments that came to power after 2003 failed to defend and safeguard the Christian component of the Iraqi citizens, and failed to protect their legal rights. This has led to the emigration of many Iraqi Christians. At present, our future does not appear to hold any good for us, nor does it indicate a continuation of Christian existence in this part of the world where Christianity has existed since the first century AD. 

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04/10/2017 6:00 pm

Memorial Mass for HE Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, RIP

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrated a Memorial Mass for his predecessor Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor in Westminster Cathedral in the presence of HRH the Princess Royal, Princess Anne, other members of the Royal Family, members of the clergy and hundreds of the faithful who regarded Cardinal Cormac with such affection.

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09/10/2017 5:34 pm

Norfolk convent welcomes 'party girls' for new TV documentary

The Daughters of Divine Charity in Swaffham are set to feature in a new high-profile four-part TV documentary on Channel 5 called Bad Habits when five 'party girls' are sent to the Norfolk Convent for two weeks.

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16/10/2017 4:00 pm

CTS Onefifties - A collection of classic titles to celebrate the 150th birthday of CTS Publishers

To mark 150 years of publishing, the Catholic Truth Society is releasing a new series from its extensive archives. On 16 October 2017 the first 25 titles will be released in print and ebook and the series will continue through 2018 taking us from Victorian England to the two great wars, from the certainties of 19th century piety to the 1968 sexual revolution. The 64-page minibooks will be in classic CTS pocket-size format, and priced at 150p to mark the anniversary.

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19/10/2017 6:44 pm

Bishop's call for dialogue to address crisis in Iraq

Following the recent fighting in the Kirkuk area of Iraq, Bishop Declan Lang prays for peace and joins the local Christian community in their call for dialogue between the Iraqi Federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government. 

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Plenary Resolution - Magnum Principium

Plenary Resolution - Magnum Principium

Plenary Resolution - Child Dignity

Plenary Resolution - Child Dignity

Child Dignity Congress: Papal Address

Pope Francis addressed delegates at the four-day 'Child Dignity in the Digital World' congress that took place in Rome from 3 - 6 October 2017.

Child Dignity Congress: Declaration

The full Declaration given to Pope Francis at the Child Dignity Congress 2017