Bishops’ Obituaries

Biographical information for Bishop members of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales who have died and returned to the Lord.

This section came into being in 2018 following the death of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor.

Most Rev. Michael Bowen

A profile of the late Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark, the Most Reverend Michael Bowen.

A profile of the late Catholic Bishop Emeritus of Liverpool, the Right Reverend Vincent Malone.

Rt Rev. Leo McCartie

A profile of the late Catholic Bishop Emeritus of Northampton, the Right Reverend Patrick Leo McCartie.

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor

A profile of the late Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Westminster, His Eminence Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor.

Rt Rev. Brian Noble

A profile of the late Catholic Bishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, the Right Reverend Brian Noble.

Most Rev. Peter Smith

A profile of the late Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark, the Most Reverend Peter Smith.