Cardinal News Archive
Following the publication yesterday of the pre-election document of the bishops of England and Wales, and some of today’s news reports which suggested that he was endorsing the Conservative Party in the forthcoming election, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has spelled out his position.
Cardinal hosts six talks by leading figures in faith and politics on the theme of Faith in Europe.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, has invited Mary McAleese, Sir Bob Geldof, Lord Patten of Barnes, Jean Vanier and Fr Timothy Radcliffe to join him in Westminster Cathedral on Wednesday evenings in April and May to explore the question: What is faith to Europe – and what is Europe to faith?
Workshops in mid-March organised by the At Your Word, Lord renewal programme aim to persuade people that the search for unity is key to being Catholic.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, visited the Gemelli Hospital in Rome this morning to leave a message for Pope John Paul II.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, is calling on political leaders to take to heart a major study by the Churches on poverty and wealth which was released this morning at the House of Lords.
Massgoing is in decline, and the Catholic Church in Britain is shrinking. Those are facts few people question. But a Westminster Cathedral ceremony last Sunday suggests that in London, at least, those assumptions may need to be revised - along with the idea that Britain’s Catholics are almost always white.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, has responded to the news of the Prince of Wales’s engagement to Mrs Camilla Parker-Bowles.
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, has welcomed an apology by the Prime Minister for the wrongful jailing of 11 people for IRA bomb attacks.
“You should not try to do without something, but to get something done as if your eternal salvation depended on it … What we should give up is whatever stops us doing that extra thing.”
The Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, is calling on Catholics not just to give something up in Lent but to do something extra - as if their salvation depended on it.
Lent, he will tell his Westminster Cathedral congregation on Ash Wednesday, should not seem interminable because it is a time of dramatic focus.
The Diocese of Westminster is this weekend launching the largest experiment in Christian dialogue ever carried out in England and Wales.
All over the capital city and Hertfordshire, thousands of Catholics in parish small groups are inviting local Christians to join them in a six-week Lenten course of Scripture reflection and discussion.