“Catholics miss their parishes and church buildings and seem eager to return, not just content with ‘virtual Church’,” said Brenden Thompson, CEO of Catholic Voices.
"The Holy Land Coordination stands in solidarity with all Christians in Israel and Palestine."
“The cynical disregard of truth, the deliberate manipulation of information, has become endemic at the highest levels and has proved corrosive and destructive of our society,” said Canon David Oxley.
Bishops say that respecting a public vote is essential, but they cautioned that “democracy and committed debate do not end after the counting of votes.”
"We hope that, while playing adventure golf, visitors will reflect on the bridges that need to be built in their own lives and in our world today."
The season of Lent is meant to help us to clarify our Christian vision and, above all, to bring our lives into conformity with the life of Jesus Christ.
For me the truly remarkable nature of this moment is that this is an English parish priest being declared a saint ... I hope every parish priest in England will hold his head high today knowing Cardinal Newman is declared a saint – Cardinal Vincent Nichols.
The biennial meeting of the Commonwealth nations is taking place in London and Windsor from 16 - 20 April.
Sixth meeting of the Commission since its foundation will bring together high profile religious leaders between 23 and 28 October for the first time in Ireland.
Terry Waite had spent many years travelling the world’s worst war zones before being captured and held in solitary confinement for almost five years. He has never given up on his belief that peace is possible.
Election “will determine how we can heal divisions in our society, care for the vulnerable, how our public services are run and whether we can remain a united kingdom” – Catholic Bishops of England and Wales.
Francis used the occasion to speak of a possible joint pastoral visit with the Archbishop of Canterbury to South Sudan.
Pope Francis has focused on the theme of ‘Child Migrants, the Vulnerable and the Voiceless’ in his message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees which is marked this weekend on Sunday 15 January 2017.
“Sadly for unmarried mothers, adoption was considered to be in the best interests of the mother and child”.
Play documents journey of a man who fled persecution for his faith, and the journey of the British girl who interviewed him.
The EU came together after Europe was broken “beyond description” by war, and has contributed, until recently, to more social care than at any time in European history.
Retailers, shopworkers, faith groups and industry experts will highlight the damage changes to Sunday trading rules will do to the economy & society.
“I find it extraordinary that cinemas rule that it is inappropriate for an advert on prayer to be shown in the week before Christmas when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ."
Rev Roger Grainger was “gregarious and gifted” and had only recently bought a cottage at Doogort on the island.
Canon John O’Toole of Southwark appointed National Ecumenical Officer and Secretary by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
Orb inscribed: “Pope Francis to His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge."
Synod votes in 'Go Green' week, the largest national week of student action on climate.