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    AYWL: Renewing Sense of MissionAYWL: Renewing Sense of Mission

    I first met Cardinal Cormac through my involvement with the launch Mass for At Your Word, Lord (AYWL) at Wembley Arena in 2002. I was joining a wonderful team who had already done so much to put the Cardinal’s vision into action. It took no time...

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    Pope’s Prayer Intention

    November’s monthly Intention, that Pope Francis entrusts to his global Prayer Network to spread among all of the faithful, reflects his concern for the whole of the universal church and the whole of the world, especially the frontiers. Frequentl...

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    Mourning the victims of abortion

    On the 50th anniversary of the UK Abortion Act, a vigil took place in Westminster Cathedral to commemorate the date. Bishop John Sherrington, accompanied by Cardinal Vincent, led a Holy Hour of Adoration, praying for reparation of the deaths of ne...

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    Anti-Slavery Day Award for Manager of Caritas Bakhita House

    Karen Anstiss, Manager of Caritas Bakhita House, the refuge for women rescued from human trafficking and modern slavery, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the fight against modern slavery in the voluntary sector by the Marsh ...

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    Businesses invited to join the fight against modern slavery

    Since its launch last month, the Evening Standard and Independent special investigation into modern slavery, Slaves On Our Streets, backed by Cardinal Vincent, Prime Minister Theresa May, Archbishop Justin Welby and other leaders, has had overwhel...

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    Bishops meet with EU Parliament

    Bishop Nicholas Hudson led a delegation from the department of international affairs of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, made up of Bishop Tom Burns, Bishop Paul McAleenan and Bishop William Kenney to Brussels to meet with representat...

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    Red Mass Opens Legal Year

    On 2nd October, to mark the start of the legal year, members of the judiciary and legal profession attended the annual Red Mass at Westminster Cathedral, celebrated this year by Bishop Paul MacAleenan. As is customary, during the homily Bishop Pau...

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    Bishop Paul calls on government to help unaccompanied child refugees

    On the first anniversary of the demolition of the ‘jungle’ camp in Calais, Bishop Paul McAleenan, the lead Bishop for migration and asylum, has called on the UK government to continue resettling unaccompanied child refugees. Bishop Paul state...

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    CSAN highlights burden of loneliness

    At this year’s annual parliamentary reception on 25th October, CSAN, the Catholic Social Action Network, chose to focus the spotlight on loneliness in all its forms. Addressing the gathering, Cardinal Vincent spoke of the paradox of loneliness ...

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    Catholics and Methodists celebrate 50 years of dialogue

    The Methodist Roman Catholic International Commission met for its 11th session of dialogue in Rome in October. The highlight of the week was the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the work of the Commission on Thursday 19th. After Mass at the ...

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