"The tragic death of David Amess creates a painful loss in so many lives. I pray for him that he be welcomed into the merciful presence of Our Heavenly Father."
Catholics are invited to pray a novena for nine days, seeking the intercession of St John Paul II, to help defeat the 'Assisted Dying Bill 2021' and to uphold the infinite worth of each human person.
In the run-up to the COP26 climate change summit, Christians are invited to pray that the leaders and negotiators work together for a positive outcome for our common home.
A two-year 'synodal' process is taking place in the Catholic Church from September 2021 that culminates in the final Synod Gathering of Bishops in Rome in October 2023.
This Guidance is offered to the Dioceses of England and Wales as the country moves into Step 4 of the Government's Covid-19 Response Roadmap - from 19 July 2021.
Following the death of Sir David Amess MP on Friday 15 October, Cardinal Vincent Nichols issued a statement paying tribute to his generosity and integrity. More.
Catholics are invited to pray a novena for nine days, seeking the intercession of Pope Saint John Paul II, to help defeat the ‘Assisted Dying Bill 2021’ and to uphold the infinite worth of each human person. From Thursday, 14 October.
We have a full section on the Bill and how you can make your voice heard. Read more.
Bishop Robert Byrne, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, encourages us to keep Christ at the heart of the post-pandemic Catholic Church. He reflects on the Eucharist as the source and summit of our Christian life.
A two-year ‘synodal’ process is taking place in the Catholic Church from September 2021 that culminates in the final Synod Gathering of Bishops in Rome in October 2023. The overall theme is “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission”. Find out more.
We are now offering to the Dioceses of England and Wales, this updated Covid-19 guidance as the country moves into Step 4 of the Government’s Covid-19 Response Roadmap. It is important to reiterate that for Step 4, the general principles of continuing to create a safe environment in places of worship and their ancillary buildings are not abandoned. Indeed, the way forward must be a collective endeavour of all involved in the daily life of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. Read more.
Read a statement from the Catholic Bishops of England on attendance at Mass on a Sunday and the Sunday Obligation. More.
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