Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, is seen at the Vatican in this 2014 file photo. In a program to be aired on ITV, he apologized to unmarried women pressured by the church to hand over their children for adoption. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith News
November 04, 2016
Over three decades 500,000 British women were encouraged to give up their babies for adoption.
Syrian refugees arrive at a refugee camp in early May at the Jordan border with Syria. The Catholic Church in England and Wales has joined a government project to resettle an estimated 20,000 refugees from the Syrian war. (CNS photo/Jamal Nasrallah, EPA)
July 21, 2016
A parish in the Diocese of Salford will be the first to welcome a family from a refugee camp in the Middle East as part of a sponsorship plan.
Protesters stage a sit-in at Faslane Naval Base in Helensburgh, Scotland, on April 13, 2015. (CNS photo/Joey Kelly, EPA)
July 14, 2016
Bishops argue that use of the Trident weapons would result in massive and indiscriminate loss of human life.
June 02, 2016
Polls show a small majority of British voters are ready to leave the EU.
May 05, 2016
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has welcomed a U-turn by the British government over the resettlement of child refugees.He said he was "very happy" with a May 4 announcement by Prime Minister David Cameron that the U.K. will accept an unspecified number of unaccompanied children wh
May 03, 2016
"A voice of protest is needed," especially when the lives of children were at stake.
March 30, 2016
"I visited every bedside and every victim, of whatever faith. It was truly difficult because I saw so many children...who had been wounded or killed by this terrible attack."
January 02, 2016
The floods have caused damage collectively estimated to be around 5.8 billion pounds ($8.6 billion). Rain fell at record levels across northern England throughout December; Scotland and Northern Ireland also were affected. The worst-hit areas were in northwestern England, in counties covered by the
Civilians carry belongings recovered from a site hit by what residents said were airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force in Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 7. (CNS photo/Ammar Abdullah, Reuters)
October 09, 2015
Melkite Catholic Archbishop Jean-Clement Jeanbart of Aleppo said that the bombing of rebel positions by Russian jets was "a source of hope" for Syria.
July 21, 2015
When the Islamic State overran the Iraqi town of Qaraqosh last August, one of the priests there jumped into his car and joined the exodus of Christians on the road east in the hope of reaching the safety of Kurdish-controlled territory.Little did Father Bashar Kthea, a Syriac Catholic priest, know t