14/02/2008

CES launches new community cohesion guidance

The Catholic Education Service (CES) has launched new preliminary guidance for all Catholic schools in England on the statutory duty to promote community cohesion, ahead of September 2008 when this duty will be inspected by Ofsted.

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12/02/2008

Coadjutor Bishop appointed to the Diocese of Lancaster

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Fr Michael Campbell OSA coadjutor Bishop in the Diocese of Lancaster.

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11/02/2008

Soul date - Saint Raphael helps singles find the perfect mate

In the run up to Saint Valentine’s Day, single people looking for their soulmate are being encouraged to seek the help of a Catholic saint who is famed for his matchmaking prowess.

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06/02/2008

Vatican releases the new formula for the Good Friday prayer for the Jewish people

The Vatican has today (5 Feb) released the new formula for the Good Friday prayer for the Jewish people for the liturgy according to the 1962 Edition of the Roman Missal

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25/01/2008

Bishop Terence Drainey ordained and installed seventh Bishop of Middlesbrough

The Right Reverend Monsignor Terence Patrick Drainey, a priest of the Salford Diocese and formerly President of Ushaw Seminary, Durham was today ordained and installed as seventh Bishop of Middlesbrough by Archbishop Patrick Kelly

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25/01/2008

Imagine…remember, reflect, react - Holocaust Memorial Day – 27 January 2008

Holocaust Memorial Day exists so that we can learn the lessons of the past to build a better future.

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23/01/2008

Archbishop of Liverpool calls for an end to violence in Gaza

The Most Rev Patrick Kelly, Archbishop of Liverpool, has today written to the parish priest of Gaza to express his prayerful support and to call for an end to violence in the region.

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17/01/2008

Speaking a word of hope at a critical time for the Holy Land: Communique of the Co-ordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in the Holy Land

In a year when the world has focused renewed attention on a just peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the Co-ordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church in the Holy Land has just returned from our eighth visit to the Holy Land to walk in solidarity with the local Church and its bishops and to support the search for a just peace.

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14/01/2008

First Counsellor from the Apostolic Nunciature in London appointed Nuncio to Bangladesh

Mgr Joseph Marino, 54, who has been the First Counsellor at the Apostolic Nunciature in London since the summer of 2004 has been appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh and titular Archbishop of Natchitoches by Pope Benedict XVI.

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11/01/2008

Holy Land Co-ordination

The Most Rev Patrick Kelly, Archbishop of Liverpool and Vice-President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, will lead the 2008 meeting of the Co-ordination of Episcopal Conferences in Support of the Church of the Holy Land

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