Pope Francis’s encyclical is focused on the idea of connecting care of the natural world with justice for the poorest and most vulnerable people. Only by radically reshaping our relationships with God, with our neighbours and with the natural world, he says, can we hope to tackle the threats facing our planet today. Click to view this […]
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The Catholic Union of Great Britain welcomes with great enthusiasm, the Holy Father’s announcement last Friday, 21st March 2014, of his appointment of the Rt Rev’d Malcolm McMahon OP, Bishop of Nottingham, as Archbishop-Elect of Liverpool. Reacting to this news, Catholic Union Chairman Robert Rigby said “The news of Archbishop-elect Malcolm’s appointment is wonderful for […]
“The Consistory and the Mass with Pope Francis yesterday were for me first of all a very vivid reminder of the experience of the universality of the Church. I think everybody has said that – Pope Francis has said so himself but to be among 18 new Cardinals from 15 different countries and only four […]
The Catholic Union sends its warmest congratulations to the Archbishop of Westminster, The Most Reverend Vincent Nicholls, on the news of the Holy Father’s announcement today in Rome, that he is to be raised to the College of Cardinals at the forthcoming consistory in Rome on 22nd February. Chairman Robert Rigby commented, “This is indeed […]
The Bishop of Portsmouth has issued a commentary on Evangelii Gaudium: BISHOP OF PORTSMOUTH ISSUES MESSAGE ON EVANGELII GAUDIUM
The following is the text of the Holy Father’s Homily, delivered in St Peter’s Square at the Vigil for Peace in Syria, on Saturday 7th September 2013.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LONDON, 7th September 2013 PEACE FOR SYRIA AND GENDER BASED ABORTION The Catholic Union welcomes the Holy Father’s call for a Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria today, Saturday, 7th September. As has been seen in the House of Commons Vote last week, the case for going to war […]