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Peter Forster, pictured in his official parliamentary portrait when he was Anglican bishop of Chester, England, was received into the Catholic Church late last year.
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Simon Caldwell - Catholic News Service
Peter Forster, 71, is the fourth Anglican bishop to be received into the Catholic faith in less than a year and the fifth to become a Catholic in the past two years.
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Simon Caldwell - Catholic News Service
The bishop's decision to join the Catholic Church represents the highest-level transfer since Gavin Ashenden, a former royal chaplain to Queen Elizabeth II, became a Catholic at Christmas in 2019.
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“How much we will miss Prince Philip’s presence and character, so full of life and vigor,” said Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster. “He has been an example of steadfast loyalty and duty cheerfully given. May he rest in peace.”
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The death of Floyd, 46, while in police custody in Minneapolis has triggered demonstrations in central London since late May.
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Simon Caldwell - Catholic News Service
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted 46-40 to reject as "extreme" the new abortion law passed by the British parliament, which would be binding upon the province.
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Simon Caldwell - Catholic News Service
Bishop Declan Lang of Clifton, England, is urging the British government to protest the Chinese government's violations of the 1997 Sino-British Joint Declaration meant to protect democratic freedoms in Hong Kong.
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The Oxford-based Anscombe Bioethics Centre said an "ageist bias" in the attitudes of policymakers toward the needs of care home residents and staff had led them to prioritize the care of younger and healthier patients over the elderly.
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Simon Caldwell - Catholic News Service
The Brothers of Charity were informed of the Vatican decision in a letter co-signed by Cardinal Luis Ladaria Ferrer, doctrinal congregation prefect, and Archbishop Giacomo Morandi, doctrinal congregation secretary.
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Simon Caldwell - Catholic News Service
Cardinal Willem Eijk of Utrecht, president of the Bishops' Conference of the Netherlands, said, however, the court's ruling would not only make it easier for doctors to take the lives of dementia patients but would also put them under pressure to do so.
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Simon Caldwell - Catholic News Service
The Right to Life organization called upon the politicians of Northern Ireland, the majority of whom are pro-life, to repeal the "extreme change to the law" at the earliest opportunity.