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08/02/2012 10:50 am

Statement on Bede Walsh

On Tuesday 7 February, Bede Walsh, who served as a Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, was convicted by a jury, following a 10-day trial at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court, of 21 sexual offences against eight boys. The offences took place between the 1970s and the early 1990s.

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13/02/2012 1:15 pm

Church Treasures Saved

Church treasures to remain with Catholic communities after private treaty sale returns key historic items to the Grade I listed Church of St. Augustine in Ramsgate, Kent. 

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14/02/2012 11:50 am

Bishop: Scouts carry out the work of Jesus

At a Mass for Scouts celebrated in St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, yesterday, the lead Bishop for Scouts, Bishop Richard Moth reminded the scouting congregation that when we serve: “we are carrying out the work of Jesus himself.”

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07/02/2012 11:45 am

Five Meaningful Conversations-a-Day

At the opening of last weekend's Mental Health Conference in Leeds, delegates were asked to think about having five meaningful conversations-a-day, in addition to their daily intake of five portions of fruit or vegetables. 

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07/02/2012 11:00 am

Focus on Charity and Holiness During Lent

In his Lenten message for 2012, Pope Benedict XVI encourages the faithful to focus on charity, concern for others and personal holiness.

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07/02/2012 9:20 am

Distinguish Secularism from Secularisation, says Archbishop

Archbishop Bernard Longley, a member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelisation, gave an insight into the International Synod of Bishop on the topical theme “The New Evangelisation for the Transmission of the Christian Faith”, to be held in Rome during October 2012, during an address in Birmingham on Saturday, 4 February.

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06/02/2012 11:30 am

Catholics ‘Get Set' for Nation's Biggest Ever Parties

Nine Saturdays, 15 cities, 11 choices of programme, unlimited ways of engaging. A series of ' Get Set' parties to help churches prepare for this summer's Diamond Jubilee and Olympic and Paralympic celebrations. 

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02/02/2012 10:15 am

Welsh Church Leaders on Organ and Tissue Donation

Archbishop Stack of Cardiff, Bishop Regan of Wrexham and Bishop Tom Burns of Menevia join Welsh Church leaders in a response to the Welsh Government's proposals for Legislation on Organ and Tissue Donation. 

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01/02/2012 5:15 pm

Bishop for Mental Health Addresses Conference in Leeds

Bishop Richard Moth asks for wisdom to help guide decisions about the pastoral support of those with mental health difficulties. 

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31/01/2012 1:15 pm

"Carry a Faith Card", says Catholic Mission Bishop

A card to communicate that the carrier is a baptised Catholic is to be distributed nationally as an initiative of the Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.

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