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  • Marriage & Family
    New Marriage Preparation Guidelines IntroducedNew Marriage Preparation Guidelines Introduced

    In a complex world where the reality is that not all marriages last, and on-going support is essential, Pope Francis in his Apostolic Exhortation By saying ‘I do’ the couple begin a journey that calls for great courage, generosity and commi...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal Vincent Pays Tribute to Departing Nuncio

    In a thanksgiving Mass for the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Antonio Mennini, celebrated at Westminster Cathedral on 6th February, Cardinal Vincent paid tribute to him as he comes to the end of his post in the UK. Speaking on behalf of the Bisho...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal Vincent Encourages Community Sponsorship Scheme Amid Trump Travel Ban

    On Sunday 5 February Cardinal Vincent spoke on the BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour about the executive order issued by President Trump which suspends the refugee acceptance programme for 120 days, prioritises refugee claims of religious-based persecu...

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  • Archbishop
    Cardinal Vincent Named Patron of St Joseph's Hospice

    Cardinal Vincent has agreed to become Patron of St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney. St Joseph’s, one of the oldest hospices in the country, was founded by the Religious Sisters of Charity in 1900. They were invited to Hackney by the then Archbisho...

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  • Main News
    Diocese Joins Churches Mutual Credit Union

    The Diocese of Westminster has become a member of the Churches Mutual Credit Union (CMCU). CMCU voted at their annual general meeting on 27 January to extend the common bond to include members of the Catholic Church in England and Wales and in Sco...

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    'Justice Violated and Hardship Imposed' by Trump Travel Ban

    Reacting to the recent travel ban imposed by US President Donald Trump on nationals from seven countries, Bishop Paul McAleenan said: 'What has President Trump’s travel ban achieved? Initially amazement and confusion, now as it is enforced extr...

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  • Education
    St Martha’s 70th Anniversary Founder’s Day Mass

    2017 is a very significant year for St Martha’s School. Although the school was founded by the Sisters of St Martha in 1903, the senior school moved to its current location in Hadley Wood in 1947 and so this year marks the school’s 70 Event...

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  • Education
    St Benedict's Junior School an Eco Landmark

    St Benedict’s School Ealing in west London celebrated the topping out ceremony of its new junior school building, attended by the architect, parents, pupils, staff and governors.  The new extension will house the Nursery and Pre-Prep classes, ...

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  • Main News
    Belarusian Church Consecrated

    Sunday 17 December 2016 saw the consecration of the church of the Holy Hierarch Cyril, Bishop of Turaŭ and All the Patron Saints of the Belarusian People. The church was consecrated on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 198...

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  • Main News
    Lord Alton Awarded Hungarian Order of Merit

    Lord Alton of Liverpool has been awarded the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary by the Hungarian Ambassador, Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, on behalf of Mr János Áder, President of Hungary. The award is in recognition of the su...

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