Chairman’s Announcements David O’Mahony, a CU Council Member, was elected a member of the Committee. Correspondence The chairman had written to Jane Spencer at the Department of Health about the dangers of mitochondrial donations and the lack of an ethical framework. He asked for details of the advice received by the government. He received a […]
Chairman’s Announcements David O’Mahony, a CU Council Member, was suggested as a prospective member of the Committee. Synod Questionnaire on Family Life Elizabeth Davis, Marriage and Family Life Project Officer of the Bishops’ Conference, gave a presentation on the Synod Questionnaire. It was not a survey but a consultation on experience. The online questionnaire was […]
Tony Cole, Chairman of the PPAC gives a report of a recent visit to the Middle East and the situation facing Christians there. A trip to Jordan 2013
The annual Craigmyle Lecture took place on Monday 14th October at Notre Dame University, just off Trafalgar Square in London. The speaker was Field Marshal the Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank, leading Catholic, former Chief of the Defence Staff and a crossbencher in the House of Lords. The theme of his talk was the Just War, […]
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 […]