“His ministry, especially among the poor, is a permanent sign of the Church’s pastoral compassion and a challenge to us all today.”
The Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, and President of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales has sent the following letter of support to the local churches in Jerusalem.
“We must all commit ourselves to working together, in every way, to help the victims and their families and to build and strengthen our community solidarity” – Bishop John Arnold of Salford.
“Richard was not a man of peace. The times in which he lived and the role into which he was born did not permit that. But now we pray for his eternal peace” - Cardinal Nichols.