Category Archives: UK Church

Why allowing Catholic schools to expand is good for us all

In her speech yesterday, the prime minister, Theresa May, said the government will seek to allow all schools in England to select pupils by ability, under plans that also allow grammar schools to expand. Among the announcements was a commitment to allow Catholic schools … Continue reading

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Fear will not lead us to put bodyguards at our church doors

[Caroline Farrow] The response of the wider world to the abominable murder of Father Jacques Hamel has been in many ways encouraging. As a society, we can still be horrified by the senseless and violent death of a priest. The fact that it … Continue reading

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Cardinal Nichols ‘personally delighted’ at new UK PM

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, has congratulated Theresa May on her appointment tomorrow as prime minister, saying that he is “personally delighted”. Mrs May has worked closely with the cardinal on … Continue reading

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