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Manchester - Our Lady and St John

An interwar suburban church of the late Gothic Revival, notable not so much for its architecture as for the high quality of the furnishings by the firm of Ferdinand Stuflesser, the good glass by Mayer of Munich and the superb mosaic which is an important work by Eric Newton of Ludwig Oppenheimer Ltd., representing one of his most ambitious schemes in England. 

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Stonebridge - The Five Precious Wounds

Church, hall and presbytery are combined in this punchy design from the mid-1960s by Burles, Newton & Partners.  The interior with its abstract glass is an attractive space.

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02/04/2014 9:00 am

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and the Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Christian social action projects

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of Westminster will jointly visit two projects as part of their initiative this Lent to encourage people to pray for the work churches do to support those in their parishes and beyond.

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30/09/2014 11:00 am

Pope Francis appoints Bishop John Arnold as the next Bishop of Salford

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop John Arnold, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Westminster, as Bishop of Salford. He will be the eleventh Bishop of Salford, succeeding Bishop Terence Brain who was appointed in 1997.

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29/09/2014 11:46 am

Catholic and Orthodox Church Leaders meet to discuss refugees in Iraq and the region

On Wednesday, 24 September 2014, HE Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, hosted a meeting with Orthodox and Catholic Church representatives in order to discuss the plight of Christian and other refugees in northern Iraq and across the region.

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27/09/2014 6:49 pm

Statement: Cardinal Nichols on the Resignation of the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Bishops' Conference, has issued a statement on the resignation of the Rt Rev Kieran Conry, Bishop of Arundel and Brighton.

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27/09/2014 6:06 pm

Statement from Bishop Kieran Conry on his Resignation

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Arundel and Brighton, the Rt Rev Kieran Conry, has issued a statement following his resignation as Bishop of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton. 

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23/09/2014 2:42 pm

Cardinal Nichols speaks to journalists ahead of Bishops Synod on the Family

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Bishops' Conference, told journalists he is 'looking forward' to the forthcoming Extraordinary Synod on the Family taking place in Rome between 5-19 October 2014. The Cardinal will play a direct part in proceedings - Extraordinary Synods bring together the presidents of the world's Bishops' Conferences. 

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22/09/2014 3:53 pm

Pope Francis inspires Catholic evangelists from England and Wales at unique gathering in Rome

Around 70 Catholic evangelists from England and Wales were present at a meeting with Pope Francis last week to receive practical wisdom about how to share effectively the Catholic Faith.

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16/09/2014 4:26 pm

Charities welcome Prison Inspectorate’s report on prisoners’ families and call for more action

A group of prison-based charities has welcomed the findings in a new joint report published today by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation, and Ofsted, that far too little attention is being paid to the role of families in the rehabilitation of ex-prisoners.

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