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Topic: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Mgr Marcus Stock appointed Bishop of Leeds

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

Church leaders in Iraq call for day of prayer in face of ‘ethnic cleansing’

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?

About 5,000 people have filled in online survey, says bishops’ official

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

Bishops urge Gove to drop admissions cap for new academies

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

Be reassured: we are not being asked to decide Church teaching in an opinion poll

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?

Bishops: Gay marriage Bill must be amended

Protection for religious organisations and individuals is imperative, bishops insist

Bishops must act like disciples and not ‘mere managers’

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

Catholic bishops welcome new Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop Nichols says he looks forward to working with Archbishop-elect Welby