Politics & Society Dispatches
August 08, 2017
The order follows repeated requests for the group to drop its new policy of permitting doctors to perform the euthanasia of "nonterminal" mentally ill patients on its premises.
Politics & Society News
July 11, 2017
"In all my work with African countries, I don't know of any which is screaming, 'Come and help us, we have this abortion crisis.'"
A person walks past a memorial for victims of the London Bridge terror attacks in London, on June 6. Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark, the archdiocese that covers London south of the River Thames, offered prayers for the victims, survivors and first responders. (CNS photo/Will Oliver, EPA)
Politics & Society News
June 06, 2017
Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark offered prayers for the victims and survivors of the June 3 attack that claimed 7 lives and injured 48 people.
A man carries a European Union flag in London on June 24, a day after voters in the United Kingdom decided to leave the EU. (CNS photo/Neil Hall, Reuters) 
Politics & Society News
May 16, 2017
The bishops of England and Wales have put the post-Brexit future of the United Kingdom at the top of a list of priority issues for Catholic voters to consider.
Activists of the collective Yellow Safety Jacket take part in an anti-euthanasia protest on Feb. 11, 2014, in Brussels. (CNS photo/Julien Warnand, EPA)
Politics & Society News
May 04, 2017
The Brothers of Charity Group stated that it would allow doctors to perform euthanasia in any of its 15 centers, which provide care to more than 5,000 patients a year, subject to carefully stipulated criteria.
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