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Topic: Bishop Kieran Conry

Now we’re restoring the Friday fast, can we have our Holy Days of Obligation back, too?

This year, Twelfth Night will be on day eight: give us a break

Bishops seek to ‘revitalise’ Lent as season of penitence

General secretary of the English and Welsh bishops’ conference is charged with finding ways of re-emphasising Lent as penitential season

Debate: Can Catholics take the horror out of Halloween?

Can smiley pumpkins, window lights and saints’ costumes really replace pointy hats, plastic fangs and pasty make-up?

Bishops’ Halloween advice: dress children up as saints, not witches

Pumpkins should have smiley expressions and have crosses cut into the foreheads, according to a campaign endorsed by bishops

I disagree with George Weigel – you don’t kick an atheist while he’s down

If our bishops put the boot in to the New Atheists now, wouldn’t that rebound on us?

‘Why is the Church so hard-hearted as to refuse Holy Communion to remarried divorcees?’

The BBC asked me this twice in one morning. And the reason is simple: it’s a matter of obedience. Nobody said being a Catholic was easy

Does the Pope really agree with Bishop Kieran Conry?

When it comes to evangelisation, the two of them seem to be heading in opposite directions

English bishop criticises New Evangelisation council

Bishop Kieran Conry of Arundel and Brighton says the Church should rethink the way it presents itself

Bishops applaud Alpha

Archbishop Nichols is pictured with an extraordinary minister of the Eucharist at a Mass attended by international supporters of the Alpha teaching course