‘I am overwhelmed at the trust which the Holy Father has placed in me,’ says bishop-elect.
Topic: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Church leaders in Iraq select Feast of the Transfiguration for universal prayer day
What now is the future for the English episcopate? Just when things weren’t looking too hopeful, we get another Ratzingerian appointment. What’s going on?
Is Fr Robert Byrne’s appointment a sign of things to come? How many more orthodox bishops can we now expect?
Archbishop Nichols says aim of survey is to ‘refresh’ the Church’s pastoral tradition
English and Welsh bishops agree to ‘resist any pressure’ to establish such schools
Cardinal Peter Erdo, a leading canon lawyer, says the Synod will be based on Church teaching, not public opinion
How many Catholic adoption societies have actually closed down; and how many are now quietly handing children over to gay adoptive parents?
Which formerly Catholic adoption societies have changed their names, accepted the law, and been quietly accepted by their bishops?
Protection for religious organisations and individuals is imperative, bishops insist
Full text of Cardinal Marc Ouellet’s homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter
Archbishop Nichols says he looks forward to working with Archbishop-elect Welby