Category: News

Christians in Government Conference

On 14 May, the Catholic Union attended the Christians in Government annual conference at the Emmanuel Centre in London. The topic for this year was: “What would William Wilberforce say to us today?”. Christians in Government is a non-denominational (but mostly evangelical Protestant) staff network connecting, supporting and representing Christians working in UK national Government. It is formally recognised by Cabinet Office to represent and […]

Nigel Parker attends Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference

Between 28-29 April, the annual Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference (CISC) took place at Hanbury Manor, Hertfordshire. The theme of the conference was: ‘Who Am I to Judge?…What Are We to Do?’ – ‘“…but let the one who has never sinned throw the first stone!” Then he stooped down again and wrote in the dust.’ (Jn.8:7-8). […]

Lord Moylan asks Question on Sacramental Access in Emergencies

On 26 April, Lord Moylan asked HM Government what plans they have to put in place a multi-professional strategy for the emergency services concerning the attendance of ministers of religion at the scene of situations involving serious injury. Responding to the Oral Question, Baroness Williams of Trafford (Minister of State, Home Office) highlighted the recently revised guidelines from […]

Recruitment of Public Affairs and Communications Assistant

The Catholic Union is recruiting!  Please see the job advert below and forward it to anyone who might be interested in this exciting opportunity. Many thanks! Public Affairs and Communications Assistant (Part time, 1-2 days a week) The Catholic Union of Great Britain (CUGB) is a faith-based NGO and represents the views and interests of […]

Catholic Leaders Respond to Invasion of Ukraine

Damage from explosion in Ukraine.

Following President Putin’s decision to recognise the independence of the self-declared Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics, Russian troops launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine on 24 February. Church leaders and organisations have issued various statements in response to the crisis. A compilation of these, alongside a selection of relevant news articles, can be found below. […]

Summer Gathering 2022

  We are delighted to announce that the Catholic Union will be holding a Summer Gathering on Saturday 23 July 2022 at St Mary’s College, Oscott, the famous seminary in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham. The present home of Oscott dates from 1838 and is largely the work of the great Catholic architect, AWN Pugin.  He […]

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