Joint Statement on Abortion

This statement, published by the Catholic Bishops of England, Wales and Scotland, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1967 UK Abortion Act, is addressed not only to Catholics of our countries, but more broadly to all people who seek to uphold the dignity of human life and protect the unborn child. 

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World Mission Sunday

The people of central African state South Sudan have lived with conflict for most of the last 40 years, with the majority of people unable to recall a peacef...Read more


Kirkuk, Iraq

Following the recent fighting in the Kirkuk area of Iraq, Bishop Declan Lang prays for peace and joins the local Christian community in their call for dialog...Read more


Hate Crime Statistics

The Lead Bishop for Racial Justice for the Catholic Church in England and Wales, Rt Revd Paul McAleenan, responded to statistics released by the Home Office...Read more


50 Years of the Abortion Act

27 October 2017 marks 50 years since the 1967 Abortion Act was passed in England, Scotland and Wales. At this time, we will pray for and remember all lives lost before birth and offer practical and emotional support to women and men who are worried and concerned about an unexpected pregnancy. Read more