National Conference for Rural Catholics 2018. Where: Best Western Country Hotel, Garstang, Lancashire PR3 1YE. When: February 5-7, 2018. Cost: Full board £245 per person (including non returnable deposit of £100); 1 night D, B&B Read the full article...
Bishop Declan, Chairman of the Bishops’ Conference Department of International Affairs, has written to the Archbishop of Juba, Lukudu Loro to assure him of the prayers and good wishes of the Bishops of England and Wales for the people of South Sudan in this time of political divisions and tensions.
The Christian community of Gaza will be the focal point of this year’s visit to the Holy Land by Bishops from across Europe, North America and South Africa in support of the local Christian communities and the pastoral work of the Church at the service of all in the Holy Land.
The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales to the Holy See’s Congregation of Bishops (Congregatio pro Episcopis).
On the day that Pope Francis launches a global wave of prayer to end world hunger, CSAN (Caritas Social Action Network), has called upon the Catholic community to reflect on the issue of food poverty in the UK and support those charities working to alleviate it.