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11/02/2013 12:27 pm

Bishops' Conference President's Statement on Pope Benedict XVI's Decision to Resign

A statement on the news that the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, will resign on 28 February 2013 by the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.

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11/02/2013 11:05 am

Pope Benedict XVI Announces Resignation at End of Month

Pope Benedict XVI on Monday, 11 February, said he plans on resigning the papal office on 28 February 2013.

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11/02/2013 11:36 am

Newman offers 'an itinerary for thinking about the complexities of life and faith', says former Attorney General

Baroness Scotland of Asthal, former Attorney General and the first black and youngest woman to ever be appointed to Queen’s Counsel, has delivered the second Newman Lecture highlighting how the 19th Century Cardinal is a role model for everyone.

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09/02/2013 9:10 am

Pope Benedict's Message for the World Day of the Sick

Taking its inspiration from the parable of the Good Samaritan, Pope Benedict XVI's message for the World Day of the Sick focuses on our duty of care to the sick and suffering.

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05/02/2013 10:36 pm

Vice-President of Bishops' Conference Comments on Second Reading of Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

The Most Rev Peter Smith, Archishop of Southwark and Vice-President of the Bishops' Conference, has commented on the second reading of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

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04/02/2013 2:55 pm

Bishop of Lancaster highlights need to close gap between faith and culture

Bishop of Lancaster affirms the need to seek ways of closing the gap between faith and culture at an evangelisation day for over 250 people from the North West dioceses on Saturday 2 February. 

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04/02/2013 12:00 pm

Olympic Bronze Medalist opens Catholic University Building

Kristian Thomas, Team GB Olympic Gymnastic Bronze Medal winner at London 2012, a local boy from Wolverhampton, has officially opened the magnificent new £20 million St Chad Building at Newman University Birmingham. 

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04/02/2013 10:45 am

Bishop calls for the values of Religious Life in an age of money, sex and power

A Solemn Mass for the Religious of the Diocese of Westminster was held at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 2 February, the feast of The Presentation of the Lord. Mass was celebrated by Bishop Alan Hopes, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster.

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29/01/2013 2:20 pm

Home Mission Forums bring together Catholic Evangelists from across England and Wales

Around 60 Catholic evangelists from the length and breadth of England and Wales have gathered to learn more about, and share examples, of the ‘New Evangelisation’ in our home countries.

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29/01/2013 2:00 pm

Catholic Bishops brief MPs on why Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill should be opposed

Catholic Bishops today urged members of Parliament to oppose the Marriage (Same sex couples) Bill at Second Reading as it distributed a briefing to MPs and Peers. 

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