- Jul 8, 2020
Britain’s bishops have condemned the proposed immigration bill being considered by Parliament to deal with the post-Brexit era.
An English bishop has expressed concern that new immigration restrictions announced by the UK government could lead to an increase in human trafficking.
Priests in England and Wales are being urged to remind Catholic parishioners from European Union countries to register for a post-Brexit “settlement scheme” or risk repatriation.
Irish Republican Army dissidents planted a bomb on a truck that was intended to explode on the day Britain left the European Union last week, police in Northern Ireland said Thursday.
Britain formally left the European Union on Friday night, and Cardinal Vincent Nichols said it was “an opportunity to move beyond the divisions which have been evident at many levels in our society.”
As Brexit takes effect Friday, residents on both sides of the Irish border are concerned about protecting the relative peace and prosperity after the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.