Category Archives: Cardinal Nichols

UK Government closing door to disabled child refugees ‘truly shocking’ — Cardinal Nichols

The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, has described his deep shock at the UK government reneging on its commitment to Parliament last year to take in 3,000 vulnerable children fleeing war zones, many of whom are disabled. In a … Continue reading

Posted in Cardinal Nichols, human trafficking, migration/refugees

Cardinal Nichols: employers should not ask about job applicants’ prison convictions

[Austen Ivereigh] Employers should not ask job applicants if they have served prison sentences in order to avoid prejudicing their bids for employment, the Archbishop of Westminster has suggested. Abolishing the tick box requiring information about convictions would give ex-offenders the chance … Continue reading

Posted in Cardinal Nichols, prison reform