- Jan 27, 2021
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, whose diocese covers the Parsons Green Underground station where a terrorist bombing took place, praised the emergency services who tended to the victims as well as the residents and workers in the area who offered them safety and comfort. No one was killed, but several people were injured.
Following recent attacks in England, a man drove a van into a crowd of Muslims gathered outside the Muslim Welfare House. Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster expressed dismay and horror and offered his prayers to the victims and their relatives.
Following a devastating fire in west London’s Grenfell Tower that has left at least 30 people dead, Pope Francis on Saturday expressed “sadness” over “the tragic loss of life and injury.” The telegram, released by the Vatican Press Office, was addressed to Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster and signed by Italian Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State.
The Vatican has long supported the European Union as the vehicle for the integration of the continent. In the wake of Brexit, will the European project, and the building of a common European identity, fall to the wayside?
Ahead of the 2018 Bishop’s Synod called for by Pope Francis dedicated to youth, European bishops are meeting in Barcelona for a one-of-a-kind symposium dedicated to addressing growing issues and concerns with young people and the Church today.
The Archbishop of Westminster has defended Pope Francis’s ‘patience and reserve’ faced with challenges over ‘Amoris Laetitia,’ and says its content draws from the Church’s longstanding tradition of discernment and integration.