On Wednesday 17th January, Cardinal Vincent Nichols visited St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney to bless the newly-built Heritage Space, which commemorates those who have served, were cared for or have been a part of the hospice since its founding 113 ...Read more
Cardinal Vincent has offered his ‘heartfelt condolences’ to Archbishop José H Gomez of Los Angeles for ‘all those who died or who were caught up with the devastating after-effects’ of last week’s mudslides in Santa Barbara County.
Following the death of Peter Sutherland, Irish businessman, politician and international public figure, on 7
‘Peter Sutherland was an immensely gifted and principled man who, in an extraordinarily wide ranging career, made an outstanding cont...Read more
In his homily at Midnight Mass of Christmas at Westminster Cathedral, Cardinal Vincent said that ‘faith helps us to construct the pathway of dialogue, in which we genuinely listen to each other, in which sincere disagreement is not made out to b...Read more
In a letter sent to Greek Orthodox Patriarch Gregorios III on 19
Writing on behalf of the Bishops of England and Wales, the Cardinal expresses support for the Patriarchs and heads of local Churches in Jerusalem in their stand against President ...Read more
Following the announcement of Rt Rev Sarah Mullally as Bishop of London, in a statement offering his congratulations on 18
‘Today I congratulate the Rt Rev Sarah Mullally DBE on her appointment as the Bishop of London. I assure her of my pray...Read more
Cardinal Vincent and two leading Muslim imams have launched a new Muslim Certificate in Religious Studies at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.
The new certificate aims to support the religious literacy of teachers and enhance the contribution t...Read more
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...Read more
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 ...Read more
Cardinal Vincent has offered prayers and condolences for the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. In a letter to Bishop Joseph Pepe of Las Vegas, the Cardinal expresses his 'deep sorrow' at the 'murderous attack', offering prayers 'for the r...Read more
Following the terrorist act on a train at Parsons Green Underground Station this morning (15
‘I am dismayed at yet another cowardly attack on innocent people, including young children, as they were commuting to work and school this morning. I...Read more
My dear Cardinal Vincent,
I would be very grateful if you would convey this short message to the priests, religious and lay faithful of the Diocese, of which I as well as you have been privileged to serve as their Bishop.
At this time, ...Read more
On 24th August, Cardinal Vincent sent a message to Archbishop Edward Adams, Nuncio to Great Britain, with birthday greetings. In his message, Cardinal Vincent writes:
'I learn that today is your birthday! So it gives me great p...Read more
Ahead of Cardinal Cormac’s 85
Cardinal Vincent added: ‘We assure you of our prayers and love at this time. May God fill you with the joy of knowing that you are held in his loving care, even as you were at the moment of your birth those 85 ...Read more
Cardinal Vincent wrote to the Bishops of England and Wales and to all priests in our diocese to ask for prayers for Cardinal Cormac, whose health 'has taken a defining turn' and who is now in hospital.
Honouring Cardinal Cormac's wish to let the ...Read more
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has condemned the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, and has offered prayers for the victims:
‘I am profoundly shocked and dismayed at the terrorist attacks targeting innocent people in the Ramblas area of Bar...Read more
On 28th July, Cardinal Vincent has issued this statement following the death of Charlie Gard:
' I am deeply saddened by the news that little Charlie Gard has now died. I offer my sincere and profound condolences to his parents who have tr...Read more
On Tuesday, 4
His Cardinal Vincent was the principal celebrant, along with Cardinal Cormac over 20 Archbishops and Bishops from dioceses across England and Wales, the Metropolitan Chapter of Canons, and several priests.
At the beginnin...Read more
Cardinal Vincent has issued the following statement on 3
In the statement, the Cardinal says:
‘I am very pleased that Her Majesty’s Government has made this important extension to the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme with immed...Read more
In his role as President of the Santa Marta Group, Cardinal Vincent was invited to address the Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament) and meet with Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis to strengthen the links with Lithuania and encourage their commitment to ...Read more