Cardinal Vincent Nichols

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Cardinal Nichols at Westminster Cathedral on April 18, 2019.

Cardinal calls for action after 27 migrants drown in English Channel

Nov 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

It is the deadliest crossing of the Channel on record. Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and London police chief Cressida Dick meet outside of Westminster Cathedral, Nov. 9, 2021.

Cardinal and police chief agree to create group reviewing last rites access for priests at crime scenes

Nov 10, 2021

By CNA Staff

The agreement was reached in the wake of lawmaker Sir David Amess’ death. Read more

Archbishop Arthur Roche at the Vatican press office on Feb. 10, 2015.

Vatican liturgy chief: Traditional Latin Mass ‘abrogated by Pope St. Paul VI’

Nov 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Arthur Roche was replying to a letter from a cardinal. Read more

The ordination of Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali to the Catholic priesthood in London, England, Oct. 30, 2021.

‘A moment of great joy’: English cardinal ordains ex-Anglican bishop as Catholic priest

Oct 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

Fr. Michael Nazir-Ali was ordained at a Mass at an ordinariate church in London. Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis attend a vigil in London, England, March 24, 2017.

Catholic, Anglican, and Jewish leaders urge UK Parliament to reject assisted suicide bill

Oct 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

They called for ‘high-quality palliative care’ to be made available to all. Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster.

English cardinal to grant faculties to priests fulfilling conditions of Traditionis custodes

Jul 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

Many priests in Westminster diocese have requested faculties. Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols presents a relic of Bl. Carlo Acutis to Fr. Pat Ryall at Archbishop’s House, Westminster, May 21, 2021.

‘We are delighted to have him back’: Carlo Acutis relics arrive in London

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

A relic was given to the church where the future blessed was baptized in 1991. Read more

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh attend the Trooping of the Colour in London, England, June 16, 2012.

Cardinal Nichols leads Catholic community in mourning death of Prince Philip at age 99

Apr 9, 2021

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has led the Catholic community in mourning the death of Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband. Read more

Cardinal Nichols and the Archbishop of Canterbury pray at Westminster Cathedral, London, June 15, 2020.

Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury urge UK government not to cut foreign aid budget

Apr 6, 2021

An English cardinal and the Archbishop of Canterbury are urging the U.K. government to reconsider plans to cut its foreign... Read more

An aerial view of the city of Leicester in England’s East Midlands region. Credit: DougPR (CC0).

English cardinal welcomes US investigation into garment-making industry

Mar 2, 2021

An English cardinal on Monday welcomed a U.S. investigation into alleged labor abuses in the garment-making industry in the city... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, pictured Feb. 26, 2019. Credit: Mazur/cbcew.org.uk.

English cardinal calls for ‘unambiguous legislation’ against ‘hateful extremism’

Feb 24, 2021

An English cardinal called on Wednesday for “unambiguous legislation” to fight “hateful extremism” following a report arguing that gaps in U.K. law... Read more

Josephine Bakhita.

As slavery continues, cardinal highlights St Josephine Bakhita

Feb 9, 2021

An English cardinal this week reflected on the life of St. Josephine Bakhita— who endured brutal slavery before entering religious... Read more

U.K. health secretary Matt Hancock.

Bishops write to UK Health Secretary over plight of Polish Catholic patient

Jan 20, 2021

Catholic bishops wrote to Britain’s Health Secretary on Wednesday, expressing concern about the plight of a Polish patient in a... Read more

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, pictured in Warsaw Feb. 12, 2020.

Polish archbishop asks English cardinal to intervene after ruling to withdraw food and water from Catholic patient

Jan 19, 2021

A Polish archbishop asked an English cardinal on Tuesday to intervene following a U.K. court ruling allowing the withdrawal of... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols at Westminster Cathedral, London, on Dec. 21, 2019.

Cardinal Nichols urges UK government to reconsider cut to foreign aid budget

Nov 26, 2020

Cardinal Vincent Nichols urged the U.K. government Thursday to reconsider a proposed cut to its foreign aid budget.   Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols at Westminster Cathedral in London, England, Feb. 2, 2019.

Cardinal Nichols says he has ‘no wish to walk away’ as bishops launch safeguarding overhaul

Nov 20, 2020

Cardinal Vincent Nichols said Friday that he was committed to overseeing a major overhaul of safeguarding procedures in England and... Read more

London Metropolitan Police officers.

UK police halt baptism in London church over coronavirus restrictions

Nov 16, 2020

Police halted a baptism in a Baptist church in London on Sunday, citing the country’s coronavirus restrictions that include bans... Read more

Cardinal Nichols at Westminster Cathedral on April 18, 2019.

Abuse inquiry faults English cardinal and the Vatican

Nov 11, 2020

Catholic leaders promised to reform safeguarding procedures Tuesday following the publication of a highly critical independent report on child abuse... Read more