- Dec 14, 2019
The Pope and the Pill: Sex, Catholicism and Women in Post-war England, a new book by David Geiringer, looks at how Catholic couples navigated the Church’s condemnation of artificial birth control.
The Catholicsbishops of England and Wales have welcomed the repatriation of British children orphaned in in Syria, after their parents had sought to support the Islamic State Group.
In a message to young Catholics in Vietnam, Pope Francis offered prayers for a group of Vietnamese migrants who died while being smuggled into Great Britain in late October.
Scotland’s bishops have warned against “divisive” politics ahead of the UK’s Dec. 12 general election.
Catholic priests would die rather than break the seal of confession to report child abusers to the police, said an English cardinal.
The U.K. government must step up its efforts to provide sanctuary for migrants and to fight trafficking gangs in the wake of the discovery of a truck containing 39 frozen corpses, a bishop said.