Santa Marta Group steps up international co-operation against human trafficking

Police chiefs, Bishops, Religious sisters and representatives from civil society, who make up the Santa Marta Group, are joining together this week, 26-27 October, in the Vatican to share and encourage best practice in the struggle against human trafficking. 

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Burial and Cremation

The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith have published a new instruction on the burial of the dead and on the conservation of the ashes in c...Read more


Mosul Statement

Cardinal Nichols offers prayers for the people of Mosul as efforts continue to liberate the city and surrounding ares from the tyranny of Deash.Read more


Anti-Slavery Speech

A special service was held in Westminster Abbey on Wednesday evening, 12 October, to affirm the UK's commitment to combating modern slavery.Read more

new website

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. Coming soon. Read more