Cardinal Vincent Nichols

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Cardinal Vincent Nichols prays in Westminster Cathedral, London, March 22, 2020.

Catholic churches in England to reopen after 80-day closure

A cardinal has thanked Catholics for their “patience” after the government permitted churches in England to reopen for private prayer... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster.

English cardinal asks why car showrooms can open but not churches

An English cardinal will ask Sunday why the government has failed to set a date for churches to reopen when... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of the Archdiocese of Westminster.

Beware of “self-pity” over church closures, warns cardinal

English Catholics must avoid “any sense of self-pity” over church closures, Cardinal Vincent Nichols said at a Mass honoring workers... Read more

Prime Minister Boris Johnson greets a woman as he arrives to attend a campaign rally event Dec. 2, 2019 in Colchester, England.

UK bishops call for prayers as Boris Johnson admitted to intensive care

The Archbishop of Westminster led calls for prayers for Britain’s Prime Minister on Monday after Boris Johnson was admitted to... Read more

Westminster Cathedral.

Despite legal exemption, UK bishops close church buildings in response to coronavirus

The bishops of England and Wales have ordered the closure of all Catholic churches, even though they were exempted from... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster speaks at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, August 2018.

Cardinals Nichols tells child sex abuse inquiry Church 'shocked to core'

The Archbishop of Westminster has admitted that he did not properly handle an accusation of abuse in his archdiocese, as... Read more

Blessed John Henry Newman's coat of arms.

Cardinal Nichols: John Henry Newman calls Catholics to be 'missionary disciples'

The leading English bishop said Sunday that Blessed John Henry Newman offers an important witness for the Catholic Church in... Read more

The Standing Together to stop knife crime rally in London, April 6, 2019.

Cardinal Nichols urges 'a sense of belonging' to counter knife crime

At a ecumenical rally to call for an end to knife crime, the Archbishop of Westminster on Saturday challenged the... Read more

Al Masjid Al Jamie mosque in Ponsonby, New Zealand, Oct 2013.

New Zealand bishops ‘horrified’ by mosque shootings

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference released a statement of solidarity with the country’s Muslim population following terrorist attacks on... Read more

St. Chad's Cathedral in Birmingham, England.

Sex abuse inquiry examines England's Birmingham archdiocese

An independent government inquiry is investigating how the Archdiocese of Birmingham handled allegations of child sexual abuse made against four... Read more

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

Cardinal Nichols to face questions about British abuse case

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

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

‘Shame and sorrow’: English bishops promise independent review of safeguarding procedures

The bishops of England and Wales have released a statement addressing the recent sexual abuse scandals in the Church, both... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster delivers a keynote address at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Aug. 23, 2018.

Cardinal Nichols: Marriage prep should make clear the nature of marriage

To couples seeking marriage, the Church needs both to be welcoming and to present a “clear vision” of the sacrament,... Read more

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

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

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

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster at a Vatican press conference, Oct. 14, 2015.

Don't let gender ideology confuse students, English cardinal urges

Criticizing ideological trends regarding gender identity, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has said that accepting that one’s biological sex is... Read more

Participants in the Santa Marta Group conference speak at the Holy See Press Office Feb. 9, 2018.

Vatican conference unites police and Church in fight against human trafficking

A conference on human trafficking and modern-day slavery was held at the Vatican Feb. 8-9, bringing together church leaders and... 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

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

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

Pope Francis greets Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi, director of the General Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society, at the Vatican April 5, 2017.

Dialogue is essential, Pope Francis tells British Muslim leaders

Pope Francis met Wednesday with a delegation of Muslim leaders from Great Britain along with Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster... Read more