Cardinal Vincent has written to Pope Francis offering prayers and thanks on the fourth anniversary of the Holy Father's election as Bishop of Rome and 265th successor of St Peter on 13
In his letter, the Cardinal says:
'I write on behalf of the ...Read more
In a pastoral letter read in parishes of the diocese on the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 26 February, Cardinal Vincent urges the faithful not just to hand the sick over to professional care, but to offer them pastoral and spiritual care in ...Read more
Good evening. Thank you for this invitation to be with you this evening. My thanks to Fr Eddie O'Donnell for his kind hospitality. Thank you all for coming.
You have invited me to reflect on the Year of Mercy which ended in November. I am gla...Read more
Cardinal Vincent has today (12
'By repealing Art. 67 of the Immigration Act 2016, known as the Dubs Amendment, the Government is seen by many as abandoning its statutory and moral duty to take effective action for the protection of vulnerabl...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
On Monday 23 January Cardinal Vincent celebrated Mass in Westminster Cathedral to mark the silver jubilee of his episcopal ordination. The Cardinal was joined by bishops of England and Wales including Emeritus Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Co...Read more
At the request of the Holy Father, the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, His Excellency Monsignor Antonio Mennini, is being transferred from his current responsibilities to serve directly in the Secretariat of State of the Holy See, assisting in ...Read more
Ahead of the World Day for Migrants and Refugees,
15 January, Cardinal Vincent continued his call for refugees from the Middle East to be welcomed and accommodated in this country.
The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has been in regula...Read more
'Tonight we have come to Bethlehem, to a manger and a new-born babe: the king of kings who in his littleness holds true power and dominion', said Cardinal Vincent in his homily at the annual celebration of Midnight Mass of the Nativity of the Lord...Read more
Following the attack on the terrorist attack on St Peter's Church in the complex of St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo, during services on Sunday 11 December, which killed at least 25 people, Cardinal Vincent wrote to Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of ...Read more
Following the collapse of the roof of the Reigners Bible Church that resulted in deaths of over 100 people who were gathered in the church in the city of Uyo, Nigeria, on Saturday 10 December, for the ordination of the bishop, Cardinal Vincent has...Read more
Following twin bomb attacks near Besiktas football stadium in Istanbul on Saturday, 10 December, which killed 44 people, the Cardinal has sent message of sympathy to Archbishop Levon Boghos Zekiyan, Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Instanbul, and T...Read more
At a conference on
The Cardinal was responding to an address given by Dr Christopher Moran which outlined some of the contributing factors to the work for peace in Northern Ireland. Calling to mind too the situation in the Holy Land, he spoke o...Read more
On Sunday 6 November, Cardinal Vincent took a brief detour from the diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land to pay a visit to small Christian community in Gaza, where he celebrated Mass at the Catholic Parish of the Holy Family and met with parishion...Read more
The Bishops’ Conference has launched its latest document on prison reform as Justice Minister Liz Truss is set to unveil her strategy for improving prisons, including an additional £14million for more than 400 extra staff.
Cardinal Vincent l...Read more
On the occasion of Colombia’s first-ever state visit to the UK, where Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos de Calderon comes as an official guest of Her Majesty the Queen, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, said:
'Throughout five decades of violence...Read more
The Santa Marta Group, a partnership between the Catholic Church, governments and law enforcement agencies around the world, met on 26 and 27 October to report on their progress and continue their collaboration in the fight against human trafficki...Read more
On Saturday 22 October, members and friends of the Dominican Order, parishioners, and clergy of the diocese gathered to witness the inauguration of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary at St Dominic’s Church, Haverstock Hill.
The principal cele...Read more