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Church in England and Wales - Latest News

Feb 19, 2021 - 02:20 am .- The number of people facing concerns or allegations of abuse against children rose by 29% in a year, according to a new safeguarding report on the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Jan 5, 2021 - 11:30 am .- The Scottish Catholic bishops have protested the closing of churches as part of Scotland’s newest coronavirus lockdown.
Nov 20, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Cardinal Vincent Nichols said Friday that he was committed to overseeing a major overhaul of safeguarding procedures in England and Wales following an independent report that sharply criticized his handling of abuse cases.
Nov 19, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- The English and Welsh bishops' conference has decreed that in the translation of the conclusion of collects in the Roman Missal, “one” is to be omitted before “God”. The conclusions will now read “God, for ever and ever”.
Mar 24, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The bishops of England and Wales have ordered the closure of all Catholic churches, even though they were exempted from shuttering by the countrywide stay-at-home order.
Sep 16, 2019 - 05:00 am .- Prince Charles will attend the canonization of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman next month.
Oct 2, 2018 - 03:21 pm .- The bishops of England and Wales held their five-yearly ad limina visit to the Holy Father last week, at which Pope Francis encouraged them to live the faith joyfully.
Sep 4, 2017 - 12:44 pm .- The Vatican has approved a decision from the Catholic bishops in England and Wales to move two Holy Days of Obligation back to their original dates.  
Jul 6, 2017 - 03:02 am .- In the 14th century, approximately one third of the population of Europe - or anywhere from 75 million to 200 million people - was wiped out due to what became known as the Black Death.