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King Charles III walks alongside the coffin carrying Queen Elizabeth II with the Imperial State Crown resting on top as it departs Westminster Abbey during the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 19, 2022, in London. Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Sept. 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III.

Catholic prayers for Queen Elizabeth II — and the new king

Sep 19, 2022

By AC Wimmer

While millions bid final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II today, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have commented on... Read more

UK cardinal: There are more homeless people than you think

Nov 11, 2016

Those who are homeless, both those who live on the streets and those who move from place to place, need... Read more

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth.

UK bishop: Defeat relativism with 'authentic humanism'

Jun 4, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

A leading bishop in the U.K. says that the modern, troubling view of humanity which stems from relativism is best... Read more

Catherine's last public engagement before her baby was born.

Catholic bishops offer prayers for royal baby

Jul 23, 2013

Catholic bishops in the United Kingdom offered their congratulations and prayers for Britain’s Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge,... Read more

Cardinal Keith O'Brien.

Cardinal O'Brien leaving Scotland for penance, prayer

May 15, 2013

Cardinal Keith P. O’Brien will be spending several months in penance and prayer outside of Scotland after meeting with Pope... Read more

Students participate in the 2012 Cross pilgrimage in UK. Courtesy of Angela Joyce.

UK pilgrims will carry life-sized cross to historic shrine

Mar 23, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

About 250 pilgrims of all ages and backgrounds will spend Holy Week helping to carry a life-sized wooden cross to... Read more