The Holy Father’s representative to the UK, the Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Antonio Mennini, addressed the Bishops of England and Wales at the start of their plenary session at Hinsley Hall, Leeds on 11 November 2013.
In his address, the Nuncio spoke about:
the Bishops response to legislation like the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act
legislative challenges to come such as the Right-to-die Bill
what Pope Francis looks for in candidates for the Episcopacy, the “bishops-to-be”
his visits to dioceses in England and Wales
You can download the full text PDF of His Excellency Archbishop Mennini’s address to the bishops using the link below or in the top right-hand corner of this page.