Monthly Archives: March 2018

US Catholic Bishops support March for Our Lives

[Christopher White] Addressing the United States Congress in September 2015, Pope Francis asked: “Why are deadly weapons being sold to those who plan to inflict untold suffering on individuals and society?” He continued: “Sadly, the answer, as we all know, … Continue reading

Posted in gun control, United States, weapons

Text written by young people following pre-synod meeting published by Vatican

300 hundred young people met in Rome 19-24 March to talk about the topics that they would like bishops to discuss during their meeting for the Synod on ‘Young people, faith and vocational discernment’ next October. Chosen by their respective … Continue reading

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Reaching young people who no longer pray or attend church

[Jack Valero] Look around any congregation at Mass in the UK and there’s one group that’s largely absent – young people. After Confirmation they simply disappear and may or may not return when they get married and have a family … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Pope Francis, synod 2018, young people

Catholic Schools – Diverse or Divisive?

[Joe Ronan] In 2017 the 2,222 Catholic schools in England and Wales educated 854,827 students at all ages from primary to sixth form. One in ten schools in England and Wales are Catholic schools.   The Catholic presence in education is … Continue reading

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The financial interests threatening free speech in the UK

[Elizabeth Howard] “Be Here For Me”: this is the name of a new campaign set up to oppose so-called “buffer zones” outside abortion centres. Several local councils have recently resolved to bring in Public Space Protection Orders, or PSPOs, around abortion … Continue reading

Posted in abortion, freedom, life