As he prepares to travel to Rome to take part in the meeting on the protection of minors in the Church, Cardinal Vincent has written to priests in his diocese on 19th February asking for prayers. In the letter, the Cardinal
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On Tuesday 12
The Pope received Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints, and authorised him to promulgate the decree confirming a miracle through the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman. ...Read more
In the keynote address at the Santa Marta Latin American conference in Buenos Aires, Cardinal Vincent emphasised the centrality of upholding human dignity in the fight against human trafficking.
'Our commitment to the struggle against human t...Read more
On the feast day of St Josephine Bakhita, Cardinal Vincent celebrated the Mass opening the Latin American regional conference of the Santa Marta Group in Buenos Aires. In his homily, he reminded those gathered in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Buen...Read more
Cardinal Vincent welcomed the launch of the independent inquiry into Christian persecution around the world, ordered by the government, at a meeting today in London with the Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and the Bishop of Truro Rt Rev Philip Mount...Read more
Following the bomb blasts targeting the Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Jolo, Phlippines on Sunday 27th January, Cardinal Vincent has written to the Apostolic Administrator of Jolo, the Filipino Ambassador, and to Chaplain of the Filipino...Read more
In his homily at Midnight Mass at Westminster Cathedral, Cardinal Vincent likened the countless Christmas lights to the ‘countless acts of kindness that so characterise our society’. He said that, despite difficult times and an absence of cons...Read more
I write to thank you for your prayers for me over these last three weeks. I have been able to take the rest that I needed and now feel much recovered. I have been blessed to have been able to do this at such short notice.
As Advent ...Read more
At the Mass celebrating the centenary of Polish Independence at Westminster Cathedral on 10
Following the greetings at the end of Mass, including one from the Cardinal, Senator Anna Maria Anders, daughter of General Władysław Anders, also ad...Read more
On Tuesday 30
The gathering was opened by Diocesan Youth Chaplain Fr Mark Walker, who thanked the nearly 90 young people for coming to hear the reflections of the Cardinal and to discuss them with their peers.
He led the audience in
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by Cardinal Vincent Nichols
My memories of sunshine in August may now have faded, but the sense of shock and shame that marked that month have not. In many ways it has been the most disturbing of times in the life of the Church for 50 years. Th...Read more
In his intervention at the Synod on Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment, Cardinal Vincent chose to address the ‘crushing poverty faced by young people in the world and the consequent dangerous journeys they undertake in search of prosperity ...Read more
At the end of the third week of the Synod on Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment, Cardinal Vincent reflects on ‘the richness of the experience’ in this latest podcast.
Throughout this synod with young people and bishops talking together...Read more
In this part, we’ve been trying to look more deeply at the reality in front of us and to discuss the Church’s response to it.
There have been some marvellous debates, full of energy and actually full of fun. Some of the key words that have ...Read more
The synod of bishops on young people, faith and discernment is now two and a half days old and it’s becoming very obvious that a pattern is emerging. These two days we’ve heard some wonderful contributions full of energy, full of life, s...Read more
On Saturday 6
On Saturday evening, we had a very remarkable festival of youth where we heard quite astonishing testimonies from young people, coming out of the most awful circumstances, and finding their way, often with the help of a priest bac...Read more
Marriage preparation is a journey, and should be approached as ‘an expression of welcome and solidarity’, said Cardinal Vincent in his keynote address at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin on 23
Unfolding the vision of the Church for m...Read more
I was very pleased to receive the Hanno R Ellenbogen Citizenship Award on behalf of the Santa Marta Group (SMG) in Prague on 30
On the same evening awards were made posthumously to Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušrínová, two journalists who strov...Read more
Cardinal Vincent has written to clergy of the diocese in response to the letter from Pope Francis on the abuse of children in the Church.
In the letter, the Cardinal expresses sorrow and shame, saying:
‘I am so sorry for the hurt that ...Read more