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20/09/2017 12:00 pm

New Taskforce launched to fight scandal of Slavery

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, chaired the first Evening Standard round table on modern slavery.

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19/09/2017 11:18 am

Bishop echoes Pope Francis’ call for prayer and action to support Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

The lead Bishop for international affairs, the Rt Revd Declan Lang, has urged Catholics in England and Wales to take up Pope Francis’ call for prayer and action to support Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims. 

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01/12/2017 11:00 am

Surviving Winter - Top Tips

With winter weather rapidly descending on us, Professor Jim McManus, a public health specialist, gives a Christian take on surviving winter and helping an NHS already under considerable strain. There is every sign this winter is going to be much, much tougher for the NHS for many reasons.

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30/11/2017 3:34 pm

Bishops call on UK Government to help Calais migrants

Ahead of Advent, Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Lead Bishop for Asylum and Migration for England and Wales and his counterpart in Scotland, Bishop William Nolan, President of Justice and Peace Scotland, have written a joint statement calling on the UK government to help Calais migrants.

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28/11/2017 4:30 pm

Pope Francis addresses Myanmar's leaders

Pope Francis addressed Myanmar's government authorities, civil societies, and the diplomatic corps in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, while on his Apostolic Visit to Myanmar, Tuesday 28 November.

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27/11/2017 3:31 pm

Zimbabwe's Christian leaders: Use this crisis to "build something that is permanently healing for our nation"

The heads of Christian denominations in Zimbabwe have released a joint pastoral message on the current situation in the country. 

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24/11/2017 3:30 pm

Bishop Richard Moth to be Appointed Honorary Canon of Chichester Cathedral

The Bishop of Chichester Rt Rev Martin Warner has appointed the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, the Rt Rev Richard Moth, as one of the 5 Canons of Honour of Chichester Cathedral.

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22/11/2017 11:00 am

New National Catholic Chaplain for Prisons appointed

At their Plenary Assembly at Hinsley Hall last week (13-16 November 2017), the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales appointed Fr Paul Douthwaite as National Catholic Chaplain for Prisons, in succession to Monsignor Roger Reader who will leave the post at the end of the year.

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14/11/2017 11:17 am

Bishop warns of "catastrophic consequences" of extending charges for non UK-citizens receiving NHS treatment

The lead Catholic Bishop for Asylum and Migration has called on the government to suspend and review its recent extension of charges for non UK-citizens receiving NHS treatment. 

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13/11/2017 4:24 pm

Pope Francis: Draw near to the poor and acknowledge the value of poverty

Pope Francis is calling on Catholics to focus on the poor in our society on a special day he has established to encourage the world's Christian communities to become "an ever greater sign of Christ's charity for the least and those most in need". 

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