- Jul 31, 2021
Catholic bishops in Northern Ireland warned that unilateral moves by the British government to force Northern Ireland’s Department of Health to introduce abortion services threaten the region’s peace process.
Bishops in the UK are speaking out against the British government’s New Plan for Immigration, which they claim will create a “two-tier” system for asylum seekers.
Refugees and asylum seekers in the United Kingdom say they are “not seen, heard, or recognized,” according to a new report published by the Jesuit Refugee Service.
England’s leading Catholic international develop agency has condemned UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s statement opposing an investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel and Palestinian actors in the occupied Palestinian territories.
England’s top Catholic and Anglican prelates have condemned the UK government’s plan to cut its international development aid budget to save money during the COVID-19 crisis.
Church leaders in Britain and Ireland are calling on the UK government to keep its pledge to spend 0.7 percent of its Gross National Income on international aid and development.
A new government-commissioned report calling for new laws to tackle extremism has received support from the president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.
As the COVID-19 pandemic causes a health and economic crisis in countries around the world, a new report says governments should see the Catholic Church as a partner in delivering aid and promoting other humanitarian projects.