- Jul 9, 2020
An English cardinal said he has thanked God for “the wonders of the internet” after two episcopal installations were able to be livestreamed from cathedrals shut to the public because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.”
In his New Year’s message, England’s top prelate condemned anti-Semitic graffiti in London, and called on all people to “shun all forms and expressions of hatred against others.”
Catholic priests would die rather than break the seal of confession to report child abusers to the police, said an English cardinal.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has issued a statement admitting to “failures” on handling abuse by Church officials ahead of a government-established inquiry into sex abuse in the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
The much anticipated canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman will take place this Sunday.