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Statement from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Malcolm McMahon (Archbishop of Liverpool) issued a statement following the approval of new Regulations on 4 November which enforce national restrictions on movement, association and commerce. The cardinal is President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales and Archbishop McMahon is Vice-President. Today, Parliament passed into law the […]

The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs, Fra Angelico (c.1395–1455), 1423 Fiesole; National Gallery, London

Rejoice and be glad

The vast majority of the Saints are unknown to us, but they all accepted the offer which God makes: they lived in his grace and allowed him to transform them from fallen and sinful people, to redeemed and sanctified people.

Statement from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference

It is a source of deep anguish now that the Government is requiring, once again, the cessation of public communal worship.

Ad palmam victoriæ

The martyrs we celebrate today remind us that to be clothed with Christ through baptism means to follow in his footsteps, to seek his will and to bear witness to his saving passion.

Of heaven and in the world

Everything we do needs to be placed within our relationship with God. God must come first in our lives, and everything which we do we do out of love for him.

To garners bright elected?

What sort of crop will we produce? Will we decide to become good grain to be gathered safely into heaven; or become weeds which are separated out and thrown away? This is the choice which is given to us.