Cardinal voted Moderator of his English language group at the Synod of Bishops on the Family in Rome

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has been voted moderator of his English language group at the Synod of Bishops on the family currently underway in the Vatican. In today's audio dispatches from Rome, Cardinal Nichols looks at why we've had two synods on the family in just over a year. He sees the family as an important place to encounter God - a place where God's grace and our human nature meet creatively.

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Marriage and Family

Family Synod

The Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops takes place from 4 - 25 October 2015. Its theme is "The Vocation and Mission of the Family i... Read more


Justice and Mercy

Justice and mercy were the twin themes of Cardinal Vincent Nichols' homily given at this year's 'Red Mass' - an annual service in Westminster Cathedral for m...Read more


Crisis Response

In this 'Catholic News' podcast we speak to Bishop Richard Moth about how he's responding to the refugee crisis. As the newly installed Bishop of Arundel and...Read more


Refugee Crisis - Open Your Hearts

Catholics in England and Wales are being urged to respond to the refugee crisis with both prayer and practical action. Whether it's donating time, skills or money, you can make a valuable contribution to the humanitarian effort. Read more