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Iraqi Christian residents of Qaraqosh (also known as Hamdaniya), visit the heavily damaged Church of the Immaculate Conception on April 9, 2017, as Ch

Iraqi Christian residents of Qaraqosh (also known as Hamdaniya), visit the heavily damaged Church of the Immaculate Conception on April 9, 2017, as Christians celebrate the first Palm Sunday event in the town since Iraqi forces recaptured it from Islamic State (IS) group jihadists

Churches to turn red in support of persecution victims

06/11/2017 17:00

Catholic schools and churches across the United Kingdom will be floodlit red to highlight the plight of persecuted Christians across the world.

 

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrates Mass in Gaza City in 2016

Cardinal Vincent Nichols celebrates Mass in Gaza City in 2016

Bishops mourn 50 years of abortion "tragedy"

23/10/2017 16:58

Bishops in England, Wales and Scotland have lamented the loss of unborn life in a joint statement to mark the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act.

 

A 60-year-old woman receives palliative care treatment at a hospital in Chartres

A 60-year-old woman receives palliative care treatment at a hospital in Chartres

Award for "art of dying well" podcast

16/10/2017 17:12

A podcast series addressing end of life issues from a Catholic perspective has won a coveted award for digital audio.

 

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, former Archbishop of Westminster, whose funeral takes place in London on Wednesday September 13th Photo credit: Mazur/Catholicnews.org.uk

Funeral in London for Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor

12/09/2017 15:07

We look back at the life of English Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, whose funeral takes place on Wednesday at London’s Westminster Cathedral

Salvadorans commemorate the anniversary of Archbishop Romero's assassination

Salvadorans participate in a procession on March 24th 2017 to commemorate the anniversary of Archbishop Oscar Romero's assassination

Centenary of Romero's birth celebrated in Southwark

11/08/2017 14:11

London's Southwark cathedral is holding a Mass to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Archbishop Oscar Romero, assassinated in March 1980 for speaking out on behalf of the poor and oppressed under his country's military dictatorship

The parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard

The parents of terminally ill British baby Charlie Gard read a statement announcing they have ended their legal battle to take him to the U.S. for treatment

Bishops call for prayers as Charlie Gard's parents end legal battle

24/07/2017 17:59

The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have offered sympathy and prayers for the parents of terminally-ill British baby Charlie Gard, as they end their legal battle to take him from London to the U.S. for experimental treatment.

 

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard with his parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, in London's Great Ormond Street Hospital

Vatican's Academy for Life issues statement on baby Charlie Gard

29/06/2017 13:37

The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life has issued a statement regarding the case of the terminally-ill English baby, Charlie Gard, after the European Court of Human Rights rejected a plea from the baby’s parents to move him to the U.S. for medical treatment.

Pope Francis kisses a baby presented to him during a weekly general audience in St Peter's square

Pope Francis kisses a baby presented to him during a weekly general audience in St Peter's square

Day for Life celebrated in England and Wales

18/06/2017 14:43

The Day for Life is being celebrated this Sunday in England and Wales. It’s aim is to raise awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition.