- Feb 24, 2021
Tuesday was a “day of great sadness” after the UK government officially recorded 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, according to the head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson narrowly avoided a defeat in Parliament on Tuesday after lawmakers voted against a controversial proposal seeking to bar trade deals with any country deemed by the UK High Court to be committing genocide. The amendment to the government’s post-Brexit trade bill was largely
After pro-Trump protestors contesting the results of the US presidential election stormed the nation’s Capitol yesterday, international leaders and Catholic authorities from across the world have condemned the violence, urging peace and respect for democracy.
Saying that worship is a “well-established source of both personal resilience and dedicated service to those in need,” Cardinal Vincent Nichols expressed his happiness that churches will remain open for service during the latest lockdown announced Jan. 4.
Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi in the UK who reached beyond the Jewish community with his regular broadcasts on radio, has died at 72.
England’s Catholic bishops say the suspension of public worship during a four-week lockdown demonstrates “a fundamental lack of understanding of the essential contribution made by faith communities to the well-being, resilience and health of our society.”