Catholic Church and Police join forces to tackle modern day slavery in the east of England

Catholic church leaders, police chiefs and ethnic chaplains met the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner in Peterborough, 29 November, to progress the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery in the East of England.

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Eastern Aleppo

In a letter to UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the Chair of the Bishops' Conference Department for International Affairs, Bishop Declan Lang, has decried...Read more


Catholic Bible Sunday

On the second Sunday of Advent - this year on 4 December 2016 - parishes in England and Wales are invited to celebrate Catholic Bible Sunday. This year’s the... Read more


Advent: Our Father

Advent is a time of waiting and anticipation. As we look to the coming of Christ at Christmas, we're taking a truly global look at the prayer that Jesus gave... Read more

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Plenary: November 2016

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales met for their autumn plenary meeting at Hinsley Hall in the Diocese of Leeds from 14 - 17 November 2016. Here you can read/download the statements and resolutions. Read more

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The Art of Dying Well

The Art of Dying Well is a new website that offers a helping hand to those grappling with issues around death and dying. Based in the Catholic tradition but open to all, it features real-life stories about the highs and lows of dealing with the final journey. Professionals in palliative care, ethics, chaplaincy and history have informed the site content. Read more