- Jan 28, 2020
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.”
Bishop Gavin Ashenden of the Christian Episcopal Church will become a Catholic Dec. 22 in Shrewsbury cathedral.
A British bishop said he was relieved by the election defeat of political parties committed to liberalizing Britain’s abortion laws, but he was “not particularly enthused” by the Conservative Party agenda. A British cardinal called for a fresh start “in more ways than politics.”
Catholic priests would die rather than break the seal of confession to report child abusers to the police, said an English cardinal.
It was “very disappointing” the Vatican failed to give testimony during an investigation into sex abuse in the Catholic Church in England and Wales, according to the lead counsel to the inquiry.
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.