Catholic-Jewish Dialogue

Catholic-Jewish dialogue was the subject of the fifth annual John Paul II Lecture on Interreligious Understanding held at the Angelicum University in Rome. Read more


Vatican Appointment

At midday on Tuesday, 26 June 2012, the Rt Rev Arthur Roche, Bishop of Leeds, was appointed Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline o... Read more


Archbishop Fisichella

Around 200 delegates met at Leeds Trinity University College, 26 - 29 June, for an International Theological Conference titled 'Vatican II, 50 years on: The...Read more


2012 Consultation

In 2012, the government launched a consultation on changing the legal definition of marriage. In this section you will find the Bishops' response, the key co... Read more


Crossing the Threshold

It's estimated that at least two-thirds of the baptised Catholic community in England and Wales are non-churchgoing - approximately four million people. This... Read more


Combating Trafficking

In May 2012, the Bishops' Conference and the Vatican's Justice and Peace office hosted a conference on combating human trafficking. The day focused on preven... Read more