Bishops' Conference of England & Wales

Fr Dominic Robinson SJ meeting the faithful in North Iraq
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ has just returned from a packed week in the Middle East, as part of a delegation formed by members of Aid to the Church in Need and representatives of the Bishops’ Conference in England and Wales.The trip has been organised to show solidarity with the Christian community in North Iraq and to see the situation on the ground for what regards the reconstruction of towns and villages destroyed by Daesh. The hope is that the Bishops’ Conference will raise awareness of the...
The interns pictured with their chaplain  Frank Turner SJ
The Catholic Parliamentary and Public Affairs internship scheme has got underway for its fourteenth year.  Nine interns had a week of formation led by Fr Frank Turner SJ and Fr Paul Nicholson SJ at St Beuno’s Jesuit Spirituality Centre in North Wales. The scheme, which is run by the Bishops’ Conference for England and Wales, provides recently graduated Catholics with an intensive experience of political and social action in a spiritual context. This year placements include...
Fr James Hanvey SJ, Master of Campion Hall, University of Oxford, gives us a simple reflection on Christian prayer.He discusses Christ's own prayer and how we can use the prayer of the Church to draw closer to God the Father.Part of our 'Schools of Prayer' podcast series.www.catholicnews.org.uk/schools-of-prayer
The Jesuits in Britain are supporting the victims of human trafficking by donating funds raised at Christmas and Easter. The collections at Farm Street Church will go towards the appeal to support victims of Human Trafficking, the Bakhita House Project, and the work of other charities, including the Jesuit Refugee Service, to support victims and to help with the prevention of this form of modern slavery. The parish’s decision comes in response to a request by Cardinal Vincent Nichols over...