Cardinal News Archive
The Archbishop of Westminster has paid tribute to The Passage, the centre for the homeless near Victoria Station founded by Cardinal Basil Hume 25 years ago. Speaking on Thursday night at an ecumenical service of thanksgiving at Westminster Cathedral, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor described The Passage as “a powerful witness to the love of Christ” which contradicted the idea of London as selfish.
A new portrait of the leader of English and Welsh Catholics by one of the country’s best-known portrait artists was formally unveiled last Friday in the presence of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, has called on Britain to build a new spiritual humanism of peace in the wake of the 7 July bombings.
Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor has urged the Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, to intervene in the drafting of the Iraqi constitution to remove a clause which could deprive Christians and other minorities of their basic rights as citizens.
The Archbishop of Westminster, along with 21 bishops, is leading more than 2,000 young English and Welsh Catholics to World Youth Day in Cologne – the largest ever contingent from this country to a WYD.
Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor's address at the conclusion of the Memorial Mass for Jean-Charles Menezes, the Brazilian shot dead at Stockwell station by police who suspected him of being a suicide bomber.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor is cutting short his pilgrimage to Lourdes in order to return for the Requiem Mass for the Brazilian shot by police last Friday.
In an article in this morning's Daily Telegraph, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor says Londoners need to listen to the experience of Lourdes - a place which celebrates 'vulnerability'.
The Cardinal is at the Marian shrine this week leading the Westminister Diocesan pilgrimage. He returns to London on Friday.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, has paid tribute to the families of two of the 7 July victims, likening their mothers’ faith to that of Mary at the foot of the Cross.
At the funeral of Anthony Fatayi-Williams, the Archbishop of Westminster has praised his grieving mother as “a beacon of light to guide our response to terrorism”.