The President of the Catholic Union, the Rt Hon Sir Edward Leigh MP has written to the Prime Minister today calling on the Government to publish the evidence and scientific advice that led to the decision to close places of worship for services. He says that “without such evidence, banning communal worship is a clearly disproportionate response”. See full text below.
Sir Edward Leigh’s letter to the Prime Minister
Church Leaders call for unified political response to address violence and community tensions https://www.catholicbishops.ie/2021/04/13/church-leaders-call-for-unified-political-response-to-address-violence-and-community-tensions/ @ArchbishopEamon @churchofireland @PCIModerator @irishmethodist @irishchurches
Our Weekly Briefing looks at the call to service contained in the Easter message, and the life of service led by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. Read it online here 👇 https://catholicunion.org.uk/weekly-briefings/
Obituary: HRH The Prince Philip: @CPsPepTalk on the life of the Duke of Edinburgh, who along with The Queen had deep Christian beliefs and a strong sense of service. https://www.thetablet.co.uk/texts-speeches-homilies/4/1765/obituary-hrh-the-prince-philip-duke-of-edinburgh #PrincePhilip
At this moment of sadness and loss I pray for the repose of the soul of Prince Philip, Her Majesty the Queen’s faithful and loyal husband. I pray for the Queen and all of the Royal Family.
Interesting event coming up next week with PM's Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief, Fiona Bruce MP 👇👇👇
In preparation for the May elections, @catholictories are holding a virtual prayer breakfast on 15 April 2021.
Fiona Bruce MP will speak on faith and politics, and we'll be joined by @julian_brazier and @DavidBurrowesUK as well.
More info here: http://catholictori.es/prayerbreakfast/