Cardinal News Archive
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, has told The Times that President Mugabe’s expulsion of shanty-down dwellers is “deeply abhorrent” and has called for a moratorium on forced returns of Zimbabwean asylum-seekers to their country. He said it would be a “gross injustice” to return detainees to Zimbabwe as long as the situation there continues to deteriorate.
The Cardinal has joined senior religious leaders from three faiths – Christianity, Judaism and Islam – publicly to urge the Prime Minister to press for radical commitments on behalf of the world’s poorest people when he chairs the annual meeting of the world’s richest nations in Scotland next month.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has explained why he is leading the Make Poverty History march in Edinburgh next Saturday, which will put pressure on G8 summit leaders to fulfill the pledges they made in 2000 to halve world poverty.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor on Sunday (19 June) led a 1,000-strong pilgrimage to one of Britain’s most ancient healing wells, known locally as the “Lourdes of Wales”.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor is urging Catholics in England and Wales to join him at the Make Poverty History rally in Edinburgh on 2 July.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor on Sunday led a service broadcast on BBC Radio 4 to mark the 40th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Constitution on the Church in the Modern World.
On 25 May Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor concluded a series of popular lectures at Westminster Cathedral with a broad outline of the future of the Church in Europe.
The Cardinal's Lectures: A series of six public lectures on 'Faith in Europe?' at Westminster Cathedral, Spring 2005
'The Church in Europe': Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor: 25 May 2005
Cardinal ends popular series of six lectures with broad vision of how Church can respond to challenges of contemporary Europe
Annie Maguire, the Irish woman who was wrongfully imprisoned in Britain for terrorism offences, yesterday received a papal honour from the Archbishop of Westminster.