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Prince Charles attends the Society of St. Augustine of Canterbury centenary reception at Archbishop’s House, Westminster, England, May 10, 2022.

Prince Charles marks 100 years of society supporting Catholic archbishops of Westminster

May 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Society of St. Augustine of Canterbury was founded in 1922. Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols at Westminster Cathedral, London, on June 9, 2020.

Cardinal Nichols at 75: ‘A crisis is a crossroads’

Nov 7, 2020

By Luke Coppen

On the eve of his 75th birthday, Cardinal Vincent Nichols cast his mind back to the day that he was... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England at a Vatican press conference in 2015.

Cardinal Nichols to face questions about British abuse case

Oct 4, 2018

By Ed Condon

Amid a British investigation into sexual abuse, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster is expected to face questions regarding the way... Read more

The relics of St. John Southworth in London's Westminster Cathedral.

St John Southworth an 'inspiration and intercessor' for Westminster's priests

Jun 26, 2018

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster reflected on St John Southworth, a martyr of 17th century England, in a pastoral letter... Read more

Police officers at the scene of the tube explosion at Parsons Green Underground Station in London, Sept. 15, 2017.

Cardinal Nichols decries London terror attack, offers prayers

Sep 15, 2017

After a terrorist attack on a commuter train left more than 20 people injured in London on Friday, Cardinal Vincent... Read more

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, who served as Archbishop of Westminster from 2000 to 2009, and who died Sept. 1, 2017.

England mourns death of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Updated)

Sep 1, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, who served as Archbishop of Westminster for nine years, from 2000-2009, died Friday at the age of... Read more

Police officers guard a road leading to Finsbury Park Mosque after an incident in which a van hit worshippers outside the building on June 19, 2017 in London, England.

London cardinal 'appalled' by Finsbury Park attack on Muslims

Jun 19, 2017

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has offered prayers for the victims of a terror attack in north London that targeted... Read more

Msgr. Nicholas Hudson, newly appointed auxiliary bishop of Westminster, speaking with Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

Pope names auxiliary bishop for key English archdiocese

Mar 31, 2014

Pope Francis appointed a new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Westminster Monday: Monsignor Nicholas Gilbert Hudson, a parish priest... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster is greeted by Benedict XVI at the consistory held Feb. 22, 2014.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, England's newest 'red hat'

Feb 28, 2014

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, was given the red hat in a Feb. 22 consistory, now that his... Read more