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Eritrean migrants in Lampedusa

Bishops’ Conference criticise decision not to support migrant rescue services in the Mediterranean

Mgr Marcus Stock, Bishop-elect of Leeds (Mazur)

Mgr Marcus Stock appointed Bishop of Leeds

‘I am overwhelmed at the trust which the Holy Father has placed in me,’ says bishop-elect.

Iraqi Christians fleeing the violence in Mosul sleeps inside the Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in Telkaif (CNS)

Church leaders in Iraq select Feast of the Transfiguration for universal prayer day

New Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham Fr Robert Byrne (Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Is Fr Robert Byrne’s appointment a sign of things to come? How many more orthodox bishops can we now expect?

Archbishop Nichols (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Archbishop Nichols says aim of survey is to ‘refresh’ the Church’s pastoral tradition

Michael Gove, the Education Secretary (Photo: PA)

English and Welsh bishops agree to ‘resist any pressure’ to establish such schools

Cardinal Peter Erdo, the relator for next year's synod (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Peter Erdo, a leading canon lawyer, says the Synod will be based on Church teaching, not public opinion

Bishop Kieran Conry  (Photo: Mazur)

Which formerly Catholic adoption societies have changed their names, accepted the law, and been quietly accepted by their bishops?

The House of Lords  rejected Lord Dear's wrecking amendment by 390 votes to 148 (Photo: PA)

Protection for religious organisations and individuals is imperative, bishops insist

Cardinal Marc Ouellet addresses the Bishops of England and Wales
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

Full text of Cardinal Marc Ouellet’s homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter