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Fr Damian Howard SJ

Fr Damian Howard is the new Jesuit Provincial

25 May 2017

Fr Arturo Sosa SJ, the General Superior of the Society of Jesus has appointed Fr DAMIAN HOWARD SJ as the next Provincial Superior of the Jesuit British Province.

Vigil in Albert Square Manchester

Manchester vigil: together in solidarity

24 May 2017

A number of students from the Manchester Universities’ Catholic Chaplaincy attended the vigil for the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing in Albert Square on Tuesday evening.

Pope Francis and President Trump at the Vatican

Pope Francis and Donald Trump: hopes for peace and dialogue

24 May 2017

Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump had a half hour private meeting in the Apostolic Palace this morning.

Henriques ready for the challenge

Sponsored Walk for 'Hope for Southall Street Homeless'

23 May 2017

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St Anselm’s Southall parishioners Henriques Siqueira and Jan Janoszka will be join

Candles for victims of terror attack

Manchester chaplaincy responds to crisis

23 May 2017

The Holy Name Church opened early this morning as the Manchester Universities Catholic chaplaincy team responded to the news of the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena last night.

Tim Henman with Stonyhurst College students

Tim Henman opens Stonyhurst new tennis centre

22 May 2017

Budding tennis players gained tips from the top as former British No 1 Tim Henman played guest of honour at the opening of a new world-class tennis dome at Stonyhurst College.

Eucharist at Taize

Easter at Taize

19 May 2017

Manchester Universities Catholic Chaplaincy took a group of 30 young pilgrims to Taize for Easter week.  Stopping in Birmingham and London to pick up more p

Young people with Cardinal Nichols at Flame 2017

Complete bishops' youth poll before June 5 deadline

18 May 2017

The bishops of England and Wales have released a survey ahead of next year’s synod on youth.

Pope Francis & Fr Nicolas at the Gesu in Rome

What the Jesuit pope said to the Jesuit general

18 May 2017

Fr Adolfo Nicolás SJ, the former Superior General of the Jesuits, has written down his reminiscences of his conversations with Pope Francis after his election to the papacy.  Austen Ivereigh offers some insights and observations – first published on

Cardinal Peter Turkson

Cardinal addresses caste discrimination in Church and poverty issues faced by Christian Dalits

17 May 2017

The Vatican is well aware of the caste discrimination that the Dalits face, especially the Christian Dalits; and the Vatican will take up the issue in a more proactive manner, supporting the struggle of Dalit Christians for equal rights and possibly even allotting a special fund for this as it has in the case of sub-Saharan Africa.


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