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Therese Coffey

New UK Health chief, a practicing Catholic, under fire for pro-life views

Sep 7, 2022

By Madeleine Teahan

A Catholic Member of Parliament who was appointed yesterday to the role of Health Secretary in the UK has come... Read more

Liz Truss MP, Minister of State for Women and Equalities.

As new British PM takes office, Catholic bishops offer prayers and help

Sep 6, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

In a message to new British Prime Minister Liz Truss, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster pledged his prayers and support... Read more

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UK parliament makes at-home medical abortion policy permanent

Mar 30, 2022

By CNA Staff

Members of the U.K. parliament voted Wednesday to make permanent a policy adopted during the coronavirus pandemic that allows women... Read more


UK government may push to legislate again on abortion in N Ireland

Mar 20, 2021

The British government may push to legislate further on the provision of abortion in Northern Ireland, as it holds that... Read more

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster speaks at the party's general election manifesto launch in Belfast, Nov. 28, 2019.

As general election nears, bishops across UK stress right to life

Dec 10, 2019

Every voter and politician must resist attacks on the right to life, and Catholic politicians must do so as both... Read more

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

English bishops urge voting to uphold human dignity ahead of general election

Dec 2, 2019

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales are urging voters to consider issues of human rights and the dignity of... Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg. Conservative MP for North East Somerset.

Bigotry and politics: what this British MP said about faith in the public square

May 23, 2018

The Conservative Party member of the British parliament Jacob Rees-Mogg is in the spotlight this week for recent comments he... Read more

Broken promises mean continued barriers to Catholic education in UK

May 15, 2018

Caps on Catholic enrollment in government-funded Catholic schools in England and Wales will continue, despite the ruling party’s campaign pledge... Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg, Conservative MP for North East Somerset.

We need more politicians who are brave, Catholics in UK say

Sep 13, 2017

By Mary Farrow

It’s a tough time for Catholics in public life, and not just in the United States.  Read more