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The General Election 2017

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The Bishops of England and Wales have issued a letter to Catholics on the forthcoming general election, which will be distributed in parishes across all dioceses this weekend. “To a great extent the outcome of this election will determine the

More calls to religious life in England and Wales, but crisis for priesthood deepens

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Although the statistics for men entering religious life are encouraging “the number of men entering the dioceses is disappointing”. More calls to religious life in England and Wales, but crisis for priesthood deepens. The number of women entering religious life has

Vocational Letters – May 2017

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In the industrialised countries where technology and information are sovereign, there appears to be a great lack of vocations. It is the smoke which hinders our ability to look beyond our virtual lives. We are all called by God to

Beatification of 109 Claretian Martyrs

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Friday, 05/05/2017 : The Secretary of State of the Vatican confirmed yesterday the date of the Beatification of Mateo Casals, Teófilo Casajus, Fernando Saperas and 106 companion Claretian Martyrs. It will be on October 21, 2017. We thank the Holy Father

We have freedom to assemble to worship in our chosen way

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Attending Mass on Easter Day, seeing the candles, the use of Holy Water, the flowers, the vestments, hearing the hymns, and above all receiving the Sacrament, quite openly in the light of day and all not long after reading about

Our New Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain

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His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain His Excellency Edward Joseph Adams, titular Archbishop of Scala and formerly Apostolic Nuncio to Greece. Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of