Since its foundation in 1870, the Catholic Union has been the consistent voice of the Catholic laity in these islands, striving to promote the Common Good in public life, working with both the Hierarchy and members of both Houses of Parliament, to ensure that the Catholic viewpoint is heard and understood…Read More »
Mrs Josephine Robinson, a former Chairman (sic) of the Association of Catholic Women was elected to the Committee.
The Chairman had written to Princess Frankopan, a onetime Vatican adviser following the demise of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), as a result of the the Neuberger Report. He suggested that the...Read More »
Wintershall Estate will give two open air performances of their Nativity play, which includes live sheep and animals at BBC Broadcasting House Piazza and All Souls Church, Langham Place, W1B 3DA at 4:30pm and 7:00 pm on Thursday 19th December 2013.
CU Members and others, particularly those with young families, are warmly...Read More »
Dr Tony Cole
Tony Cole, Chairman of the PPAC gives a report of a recent visit to the Middle East and the situation facing Christians there. A trip to Jordan 2013
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At the Annual General Meeting of the Catholic Union, held on 21st November 2013 in London, Robert Rigby was re-elected as Chairman for a further year. At the same time, John Barrie, a long –serving member of the CU Council was elected one of the vice- chairmen, together with Jamie...Read More »
We offer our hearty congratulations to Catholic Union Vice Chairman, Jamie Bogle, on his election as President of Una Voce. The International Federation of Una Voce works to uphold the living Tradition of the Church especially through the the Traditional Liturgy of the Roman Rite. Further details can be found...Read More »
The Committee for 2013-2014 was announced. The Officers of the Committee remain as before, although Angela Gracey has retired and Rosalind Bearcroft, together with Stuart Sexton, is vice chair. There are presently three vacancies and names were sought to fill these.
Lord Falconer is now in the Shadow Cabinet so...Read More »
Readers will be interested to read a report co-authored by Lord Brennan, President of the Catholic Union.
LDW Report – ‘Assisted Dying and The Law’
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The annual Craigmyle Lecture took place on Monday 14th October at Notre Dame University, just off Trafalgar Square in London. The speaker was Field Marshal the Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank, leading Catholic, former Chief of the Defence Staff and a crossbencher in the House of Lords. The theme of his...Read More »
Dr Tony Cole
Tony Cole, Vice Chairman of the Catholic Union and Chairman of the Parliamentary and Public Affairs Committee, has recently been awarded the Schindler Prize for his work on campaigning for the ending of the Liverpool Care Pathway, as well as his work on disability. He was also the...Read More »
Cecile Janssen, Catholic Young Writer of the Year 2013, with Anthony Tyler of Fisher Press, former Master of the Guild of Catholic Writers
For a number of years, the Catholic Union, in association with the The Keys, the London branch of the Catholic Writers’ Guild, has sponsored this award which is...Read More »
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