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“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 Peter the Apostle, 22 February, in the Metropolitan Cathedral of St Chad, Birmingham, packed […]

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Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien, Resignation Statement as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, on 25 February 2013

Statement issued by the Catholic Media Office of Scotland:  

This morning (Monday, 25 February 2013) Cardinal Keith O'Brien announced he was stepping down as

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

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

A New Era in Relations between the Holy See and British Government Celebrated in Rome

An important and memorable Colloquium “Britain and the Holy See: a Celebration of 1982 and the Wider Relationship”, masterminded by H E Nigel Baker, British Ambassador

Stamp of Approval for the Vatican Post Office – Easter 2012

A captivating postage stamp issued by the Vatican Post office to commemorate Easter 2012 - “Christ is risen. Alleluia”, has received a stamp of approval from

Bishop William Kenney Special Visit to St John’s Parish, Banbury, Following the Conviction of Bede Walsh

The Right Reverend William Kenney CP, Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, made a special visit to St John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Banbury, on Sunday 26

Archbishop Bernard Longley Special Visit to All Souls Parish Coventry, following the Conviction of Bede Walsh

The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, made a special visit to All Souls Catholic Church in Coventry, on Sunday 19 February, a parish where

Pray for Individuals, Families and Parish Affected by any Betrayal of Trust Experienced in the Church – Archbishop Bernard Longley

The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, made a special visit to St Giles’ Cheadle, Staffordshire, on Sunday 12 February.

The visit followed the