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    Celebrating generations of Catholic worship in RoystonCelebrating generations of Catholic worship in Royston

    On Sunday 24th March, parishioners from St Thomas of Canterbury and the English Martyrs Church gathered to celebrate one hundred years since its opening in the town of Royston, Hertfordshire. The foundation for the church was laid on the A10 Lon...

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    Pope's Prayer Intention: May 2019

    by Fr David Stewart SJ In this May-time, we have continued to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection and we will conclude the month with his Ascension, which of course brings us his absolute promise to remain with us in a new, original way. In our...

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  • Marriage & Family
    UK National Marriage Week 13th – 19th May 2019

    This year’s Marriage Week theme is ‘Recipe for a Healthy Marriage’. The ingredients for that recipe are: Kindness; Friendship; Commitment; Forgiveness; Intimacy; Tolerant communication. It works on two levels, to get couples thinking abou...

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    Sri Lanka: Risen Lord is present to all who suffer

    Easter Sunday is a day of peace. This affirmation   was shattered by the series of suicide bombs detonated in Sri Lanka on that very morning. Three of the bombs targeted Catholic churches where    crowds had gathered for Mass celebrating the Re...

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    Cardinal offers prayers for victims of Sri Lankan attacks

    Following news of multiple explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, which have claimed at least 137 lives and left many injured, Cardinal Vincent has written to Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Albert Malcolm Ranjith, Sri Lan...

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    Archbishop of Paris sends message of gratitude

    Paris, 16 ‘“Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people,” says your God.’ (Is 40, 1) These words of the prophet resonate deeply this Holy Week, the week in which we accompany the Lord Jesus in his Passion and death and as he prepares our hearts for...

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    Church leaders call on government to address Christian persecution and promote religious freedom

    In a joint Catholic and Church of England response to the government-commissioned independent review of Foreign and Commonwealth Office support for persecuted Christians, Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby argued th...

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    Cardinal sends message of support to Archbishop of Paris

    Dear Archbishop Michel, We have watched with shock and deep dismay the tragic fire which has so utterly damaged the beloved Cathedral of Notre Dame. Our prayers and tears have mingled with those of your people, and of people all over the world ...

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    Cardinal expresses shock at Notre Dame Cathedral fire

    Following news of the fire that devastated the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, Cardinal Vincent said: 'The shock at the this fire is spreading round the world. It is an iconic building visited by millions but more importantly is a symbol of fai...

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    Technology can strengthen fight against human trafficking, says Cardinal

    In an interview with Vatican News, during a conference on human trafficking in April, Cardinal Vincent spoke about the possible use of technology to strengthen the global network of the Catholic Church in the fight against human trafficking. ‘On...

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