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    Cardinal thanks Independent Anti-Slavery CommissionerCardinal thanks Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner

    Cardinal Vincent Nichols, president of the Santa Marta Group (an international alliance of the Catholic Church and law enforcement officials, set up at the behest of Pope Francis), thanked Kevin Hyland for his dedication and leadership following h...

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    Global Movement for Change

    ‘We believe there is another way, a better way, in which every human life is cherished, where no one is abandoned to face their struggles alone… seeking to build a civilisation of love and a culture of life,’ said Bishop John Wilson, represe...

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    Cardinal calls for prayers for people of Gaza

    Cardinal Vincent Nichols is keen that the Catholic community of Gaza should not be forgotten at this desperate time. In a statement issued on 16th May, he said:  ‘Today I have had a phone conversation with Fr Mario da Silva, the Catholic pari...

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  • Education
    A proud moment for St Gregory’s

    St Gregory’s Catholic Science College, Harrow has been shortlisted for the 2018 Sustainable Schools TES Award in recognition of their achievement in encouraging a new generation of sustainability champions. One of the few secondary schools in...

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    Pope’s Prayer Intention for May

    by Fr David Stewart SJ As we move into Mary’s month, and the beginning of the northern-hemisphere summer, our Holy Father points to the mission that we all share as baptised followers of the Risen Christ, the Mission of the Laity. Pope Franci...

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    Saint of the Month: The English Martyrs

    by Fr Nicholas Schofield Up until recently England and Wales could claim one of the largest groups of martyrs officially recognised by the Church, at least since ancient times. This has been recently challenged by the martyrs of the 20th centur...

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    Rejoice and Be Glad

    by Cardinal Vincent Nichols What is your picture of holiness? In your eyes, what does a saint look like? Pope Francis’ recent Exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate (‘Rejoice and be Glad’) offers us his answers to these questions. He says that...

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    Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation Welcomed by Bishops

    The Bishops of England and Wales have expressed their gratitude for the reflection on holiness which the Holy Father has given in Gaudete et Exsultate, and have commended it to all those who seek wholeness and peace in their lives. In their state...

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    A Global Wave of Prayer

    Some ideas are so simple, yet so profound, that you wonder why no one has come up with them before. In 2015 the Archbishops of Canterbury and York suggested that people might use the ten days between the Ascension and Pentecost as a special time o...

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    Adoremus 2018: National Eucharistic Congress

    by Albert Lawes, Parish Catechist, Shepherd’s Bush Parish One of the greatest attractions of Adoremus, the National Eucharistic Congress to be held in Liverpool over 7-9 September, will be the presence of Bishop Robert Barron. Together with C...

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