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Catholic Union presses Minister on religious freedom commitments

The Catholic Union has called on the Government to promote freedom of religion or belief around the world in a meeting with the Minister of State in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. The Catholic Union secured the meeting with the Minister, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, on Wednesday 1 June to discuss progress made in […]

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 […]

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