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20/04/2018 11:59 am

In Thanksgiving for Gaudete et Exsultate

We, the Bishops of England and Wales, are immensely grateful for the reflection on holiness which the Holy Father has given in Gaudete et Exsultate. We commend it to all those who seek wholeness and peace in their lives.

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20/04/2018 11:59 am

A Statement on Gender from the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales

Today there is intense public debate about gender. It highlights not only the suffering and discomfort of some, but also raises profound questions about human nature, how we understand ourselves, relate to one another and our capacity for self-determination.

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28/04/2018 11:37 am

Statement on Alfie Evans by the Archbishop of Liverpool

Following the death of Alfie Evans, Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP, Archbishop of Liverpool, made the following statement on behalf of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. 

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29/04/2018 7:38 pm

Audio Report: Cardinal Vincent Nichols in Poland as Pope Francis's Special Envoy

We have just received an audio report from Cardinal Vincent Nichols reflecting on his visit to Poland this weekend, 28 - 29 April 2018, to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the Ecclesiastical Primacy of the country.

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01/05/2018 12:00 pm

Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture 2017-2018

The Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture 2017-2018 is part of the conference celebrating the 450th Anniversary of the Founding of the English College at Douai: 450 Years Pioneering Catholic Education: Past, Present, Future (30 April-1 May at Ushaw College).

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02/05/2018 5:30 pm

National Justice and Peace Network: Annual Conference 2018

‘ It is in the shelter of each other that the people live’: A conference to explore the meaning of ‘home’ in the context of being a church of the poor. National Justice and Peace Network in partnership with Housing Justice, Church Action on Poverty, Prison Advice and Care Trust.

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08/05/2018 12:00 pm

Pope Francis sends video message to forum on 'modern-day slavery'

Pope Francis has called for concerted effort on the part of all actors of society to address the root causes of human trafficking - which he describes as a crime against humanity - and to promote integral human development in building a renewed soceity based on freedom, justice and peace.

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05/05/2018 12:00 pm

Bishop "Every life is a gift from God to be cherished and nurtured"

Bishop John Wilson, auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, attended the annual 'March for Life' that took place in the capital on Saturday, 5 May. Bishop Wilson gave the opening address and spoke afterwards of the need to build a 'civilisation of love'.

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08/05/2018 6:00 pm

Archbishop thanks God for the gift of migrants

The Catholic Church's annual thanksgiving Mass for Migrants was celebrated in St George's Cathedral, Southwark, on the first May Bank Holiday Monday - 7 May 2018.

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11/05/2018 11:00 am

Statement from the Most Rev Malcolm McMahon OP on the 50% faith admissions cap

“In their General Election manifesto, the Conservative Party made a commitment to the Catholic community that the unfair rule effectively stopping the opening of new Catholic free schools would be lifted. Today the Government has broken this promise, dropped the pledge they made to our country’s six million Catholics and ignored the tens of thousands of Catholics who campaigned on this issue."

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