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Abortion rates rise in England and Wales rise; pro-lifers declare ‘national tragedy’

Jun 23, 2023

By Madeleine Teahan

The rise in the number of abortions comes alongside pressure to decriminalize abortion in England and Wales for any reason. Read more

Bishop Mark O’Toole of Plymouth, England.

Pope Francis names new archbishop to lead 2 Catholic dioceses in Wales

Apr 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Mark O’Toole will oversee the Archdiocese of Cardiff and Diocese of Menevia. Read more

Skulls identified as those of the Welsh Catholic martyrs Philip Evans and John Lloyd

Catholic martyrs’ bones identified almost 150 years after discovery in an attic

Apr 8, 2021

Two skulls were discovered in an attic in Wales in 1878. Researchers believe they have now identified them as belonging... Read more

Welsh government accused of seeing Catholic schools as a ‘problem’

Oct 19, 2020

The Welsh government appears to see Catholic schools as a “problem,” a Church education adviser said Monday as officials press... Read more

Baby Feet.

Abortion rate in England and Wales soars amid pandemic

Sep 11, 2020

The number of abortions in England and Wales soared in the first half of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according... Read more

Jarek Kwiatkowski of KT Electronics tests a livestream installation at a church in Wales. Photo courtesy of KT Electronics.

Livestream installer: it’s ‘an absolute privilege’ to bring Mass to locked-down Catholics

Jun 17, 2020

When Paul Fulgoni heard the news about the coronavirus pandemic spreading across Europe, he decided that his small electronics company... Read more

Archbishop George Stack of Cardiff, pictured May 14, 2012.

As English churches reopen, Welsh Catholics are still waiting

Jun 15, 2020

As churches across England reopen for private prayer Monday, Catholics in neighboring Wales are still waiting for the day when... Read more

An unborn baby at 20 weeks.

Record abortion figures in England and Wales ‘a national tragedy’

Jun 12, 2020

A record number of abortions took place in England and Wales in 2019, according to official figures published Thursday.  Read more

Seminarians of the Cardiff archdiocese enjoying a pint at The City Arms.

Welsh seminarians mistaken for bachelor party nearly kicked out of pub

Aug 1, 2017

Seven seminarians walk into a bar … and almost get kicked out.  Read more

Stained Glass Flower.

Welsh Church to honor courageous leadership of St. Teilo

Feb 3, 2013

Among Welsh Catholics, Feb. 9 is the liturgical memorial of Saint Teilo, a sixth-century monk and bishop who led the... Read more