- Oct 30, 2020
Catholic churches in England and Wales are set to receive a lifeline from the UK government.
A recent decision by the UK government to evict people seeking asylum from temporary accommodations is “deeply troubling,” especially during an upsurge of COVID-19 cases, according to the Jesuit Refugee Service UK.
In new book, Helen Fry documents not only how the United Kingdom’s embassy to the Holy See coordinated rescue efforts in the Italian theatre of the war, but how top-ranking Vatican officials assisted in these efforts.
England’s Catholic overseas development agency is calling on the UK government to stop funding fossil fuels with its development finance institution.
The Catholic Church has failed to defend Christians effectively, partly because it historically accepted persecution as part of its “community story,” a Vatican official said.
Several Catholic leaders have joined an interfaith call for the British government to cancel the debt of the world’s poorest 77 countries.