Author: Nigel Parker

Events Briefing for May 2021

This Events Briefing has been compiled with the generous assistance of Genevieve Berwick. Dear All, This is a briefing to inform members and friends of forthcoming meetings, lectures, conferences and other events.  Please send any information about future events, especially events outside London, to director@catholicunion.org.uk. The Centre for Catholic Studies at the University of Durham has an excellent ongoing programme […]

Catholic Union AGM – Thursday 19 November at 6.30pm

The Catholic Union AGM will be held on Thursday 19 November at 6.30pm. Before the onset of Covid-19, we had been granted the privilege of holding this year’s AGM in the Throne Room of Archbishop’s House, Westminster, in honour of our 150th anniversary.  The AGM will now be held online on Zoom (slightly earlier than previously advertised) because […]

Craigmyle Lecture – Sir James MacMillan 24 November 2020 at 7pm

  A transcript of Sir James’s talk can be found here: CRAIGMYLE-LECTURE-2020   The Catholic Union Charitable Trust is honoured to announce that the Craigmyle Lecture 2020 will be given by Sir James MacMillan CBE on Tuesday 24 November at 7pm on the subject of “Music, Faith and Politics”. Sir James MacMillan is the pre-eminent Scottish […]

Keep ideology out of human rights, warns Catholic Union

The Catholic Union has called on the Government to avoid “diluting the concept of human rights” as part of a consultation on the UK’s international policy.   In a submission to the Government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, the Catholic Union calls for a focus on upholding fundamental human rights at […]

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