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Prayers for Pope Francis and New Archbishop of Canterbury at the Conclusion of Good Friday Walk of Witness in Birmingham.

Archbishop Bernard Longley accompanied by Bishop David Urquhart, the Anglican Bishop of Birmingham, led the annual Good Friday Walk of Witness through the streets of Birmingham city centre. More than 200 people from different Christian traditions took part in the […]

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“We are United with Christians who Suffer because of their Faith in the Cross” – Archbishop Longley during Good Friday Liturgy.

The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, celebrated and preached at the 3pm Good Friday Liturgy, held at the Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica of St

“The Church is in Constant Need of Purification and Renewal” – Archbishop Longley at Chrism Mass

The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, was the Principal Celebrant and Preacher at the Chrism Mass, held at the Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica of

“We Thank God for the Witness and Ministry of Pope Benedict” – Archbishop Bernard Longley

The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, celebrated a special Mass of Thanksgiving for Pope Benedict XVI, on the Feast of the Chair of St

The Example of Pope Benedict will Inspire us in the Years to Come, Says Archbishop Bernard Longley during Rite of Election

Archbishop Bernard Longley warmly welcomed the Candidates, Catechumens, their sponsors, parish priests and families to the Rite of Election, in a packed Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica

The New Pope – A Surprise Choice of the Holy Spirit!

The Ordinary Public Consistory held on Monday 11 February 2013, was called in order to approve the causes for the canonization of new Saints. Because of

Archbishop Longley Hosts Inaugural Meeting of Ethnic Chaplaincy Group in the Archdiocese of Birmingham

Archbishop Bernard Longley hosted a successful inaugural Ethnic Chaplain’s Day at Archbishop’s House, Birmingham, attended by more than a dozen ethnic chaplains from the Eritrean, Filipino,

The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI – Statement by the Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham

The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, said today, Monday, 11 February 2013: “This morning I was very much taken aback to hear the news

Pope Benedict XVI Announces his Resignation – as from Thursday, 28 February 2013

Pope Benedict XVI has today, Monday, 11 February 2013, announced that he will resign as Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter, at 20:00 hours on

Team GB Olympic Gymnastic Bronze Medal Winner Opens St Chad Building at Newman University Birmingham

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