The comfort, security and progress which we in the rich world enjoy have been underpinned for years by the ready availability of cheap energy. It is only in recent years that we have started to try and react to the negative externalities which are an inherent feature of many forms of energy provision. To read more please click here
Energy and the Environment
The House of Lords debated Baroness Stowell’s Amendment 292E to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. The Catholic Union briefed peers ahead of the debate on the importance of priests – and other ministers of religion – being able to visit those who are sick or dying.
NEWS: In July 2022, the UK will host an international conference to promote freedom of religion or belief for all.
The UK is deeply concerned about the scale and severity of violations and abuses. This conference will drive forward global action to help protect this human right.
After two weeks of intensive #COP26 negotiations, talks surrounding the final text continued beyond the deadline. What resulted, in the end, was an agreement of compromise. Click below to see our round-up of news articles, statements and videos!
Christians are persecuted worldwide, and women are bearing the brunt of that discrimination.
We need to call out religious persecution where it takes place — especially when it comes to allies like Pakistan where we give £300 million in aid every year.
As part of #RedWednesday we’ve called on Foreign Secretary @trussliz to reaffirm the Government’s commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Truro report on #FoRB. Read our letter here 👇 https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/11/catholic-union-calls-on-foreign-secretary-to-uphold-forb-commitments/