Posts Tagged ‘England’

Vatican cricket team to play Church of England in first tour

Vatican City, Jun 24, 2014 / 05:19 am (CNA/EWTN News).- St. Peter’s Cricket team begins their “Light of Faith Tour” this fall, which includes a warm-up game against a team from the Royal Household, and a final match against the Anglic…

U.K. Bishop: Defeat Relativism With ‘Authentic Humanism’

By CARL BUNDERSON/CNA/EWTN NEWS | PORTSMOUTH, England — A leading bishop in the U.K. says that the modern, troubling view of humanity that stems from relativism is best countered by Christians living the Church’s full vision of the human…

Leeds, England in Mourning After Catholic Teacher Stabbing

The Catholic community in England is expressing their sadness and dismay after the murder of a Catholic school teacher in Leeds, England. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Ann Maguire, 61, who died from multiple stab wounds after she was attacked earlier this week at Corpus Christi Catholic Co…

English bishop: assisted suicide bill threatens vulnerable

Shrewsbury, England, Apr 22, 2014 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England, has warned that a British proposal to legalize assisted suicide would change “long-established laws which uphold the sanctity of hu…

English Bishop to Warn Faithful of Assisted Suicide Bill in Easter Homily

Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England, will use his Easter homily to strongly uphold the sanctity of human life against proposals to legalise assisted suicide. The bishop will warn the faithful at Mass in Shrewsbury Cathedral on Sunday that a re…

Pope Appoints New Bishop of Brentwood, England

“I am both surprised and humbled to have been appointed by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of Brentwood,” said Father Alan Williams. “There is indeed a God of surprises and in my life as a priest and religious I have learned to trust ever more in the grace of God for whatever task has been assigned to me.” Father …

‘He is our little miracle’: Mother has baby after refusing operation to remove ovary

by Catherine Briggs CHELTENHAM, England, April 9, 2014, (LifeSiteNews.com) – When a cyst the size of an orange was discovered on her only ovary, Sarah Muukua refused to let doctors remove the organ, knowing the operation would eradicate her chances of ever conceiving a child.  Thanks to her resolve, and against…

Former Rector of Rome-Based English Seminary Appointed Bishop

Pope Francis has appointed as the new auxiliary bishop of Westminster, England, Monsignor Nicholas Hudson, a priest of the Southwark Archdiocese and former rector of England and Wales’ seminary in Rome. Since leaving his post as rector of the Venerable English College (VEC), which he held from 2004-2013, Monsigno…

Pro-abort Catholic MPs slam UK bishop who would deny them Communion

by Peter Baklinski PORTSMOUTH, England, March 24, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Some Catholic MPs in Britain are incensed after Portsmouth Bishop Philip Egan told LifeSiteNews in an interview published earlier this month that those who voted in favor of same-sex “marriage” or who publicly support abortion…

Europe’s pro-life youth leaders challenged to join ‘revolution’

by John-Henry Westen TELFORD, England, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At the International Pro-Life Youth Conference in Telford, England last weekend, nearly 100 pro-life youth leaders hailing mostly from universities around Europe were challenged to join the “revolution” against the culture of death. Dr.…

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