Religious Freedom

Please find below a list of our actions related to Religious Freedom:

Catholic Union welcomes new police guidance on Last Rites  (April 2022)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2022/04/catholic-union-welcomes-new-guidance-on-the-last-rites/ 

Home Office Minister commits to action on Last Rites after CU meeting (December 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/12/home-office-minister-commits-to-action-on-last-rites/ 

Catholic Union calls on Foreign Secretary to uphold FoRB commitments (November 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/11/catholic-union-calls-on-foreign-secretary-to-uphold-forb-commitments/

Catholic Union briefs peers prior to debate on access to last rites (November 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/11/peers-debate-right-for-priests-to-administer-last-rites/ 

Catholic Union calls on Gove to deliver for faith groups (September 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/09/catholic-union-calls-on-gove-to-deliver-for-faith-groups/

Catholic Union Briefing: Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill (July 2021)

Briefing: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Catholic-Union-Briefing-Free-Speech-in-Higher-Education.pdf 

“Freedom of expression for believers is under threat” warns Catholic Union (February 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/02/catholic-union-submission-to-jchr/ 

Submitted Evidence: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Evidence-from-the-Catholic-Union-to-the-JCHR-inquiry-into-Freedom-of-Expression.pdf 

Catholic Union warns against undermining freedom of expression (January 2021)

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2021/01/catholic-union-warns-against-undermining-freedom-of-expression/ 

Response to Hate Crime Consultation: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.138.217/knf.62a.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Hate-Crime-Consultation-Final-Response.pdf 

Catholic Union meets Government’s Faith Adviser (December 2020)

Government’s Faith Engagement Review

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2020/12/catholic-union-meets-governments-faith-adviser/ 

Catholic Union briefed on religious freedom work (January 2020)

Meeting with the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Religious Freedom, Rehman Chishti MP

Article: https://catholicunion.org.uk/2020/01/catholic-union-briefed-on-religious-freedom-work/