“Once again, I am shocked and saddened to see further incidents of senseless stabbings and knife crimes – especially among young people – in our city and in our country and in other countries."
It is imperative for all to stand together with other Christians to speak against youth violence, support victims and help to find solutions to rebuild trust on our streets, in our parks, neighbourhoods and communities, says Cardinal Nichols.
“May the merciful God gather to himself all who have died while at their Friday prayers and console those who have been hurt. I ask that they be remembered in our churches this weekend.”
There are cases of seafarers and fishermen being effectively imprisoned on their ships, not paid wages and held in a modern-day form of press-ganging and slavery, says Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster.
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.