Details of the Bishops Plenary 5 - 8 May 2014.
The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales met for their plenary meeting at Hinsley Hall in the Diocese of Leeds from 5 – 8 May 2014. Here you can read/download the statements and resolutions.
Are you wondering what the Bishops discussed at their May 2014 plenary meeting? We've got a recording of a press conference held at the Bishops' Conference on 9 May 2014.
A resolution on Assisted Suicide from the Bishops' May 2014 plenary meeting... Proposals to legalise assisted suicide for terminally ill people raise serious questions about how we care for elderly and vulnerable people.
At the conclusion of their Plenary Assembly on Thursday 7 May, the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales demonstrated solidarity with their brothers and sisters of the Ukrainian Catholic Church by concelebrating the Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom with Bishop Hlib Lonchyna, the Eparch of the Ukrainian faithful of the Byzantine Rite in Great Britain.
The Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, His Excellency Archbishop Antonio Mennini, has shared his concern over the "sensitive issue" of the Assisted Dying Bill with the Bishops of England and Wales ahead of their plenary meeting in Leeds. The Nuncio, Pope Francis' representative in the UK, addressed the Bishops on the eve of their bi-annual plenary meeting taking place at Hinsley Hall, Leeds between 6-8 May 2014.