- Sep 19, 2020
Market Garden was a disaster for the Allies in World War II. An attempt to invade the Netherlands was stopped by the Germans. Of the 15 British and 3 Polish chaplains involved in the operation, 3 were killed and 10 were taken prisoner.
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.
Catholic bishops said they were disappointed by figures showing abortions in England and Wales were at their highest recorded level.
More than 100 British lawmakers signed a letter to the Chinese ambassador Wednesday condemning what they described as “a systematic and calculated programme of ethnic cleansing against the Uighur people” in China’s far western Xinjiang region.
A new survey shows the vast majority of Catholics in the UK supported the decision to close church buildings during the COVID-19 lockdown, but worshipers are eager to return to in-person Masses.