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Feb 5, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- Bioethicists criticized on Thursday an English court ruling that life-sustaining treatment can be withdrawn from a five-year-old girl against her mother’s wishes.
Jan 26, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- A Polish Catholic patient at the center of a U.K. court battle died on Tuesday despite last-minute efforts by bishops and government officials to bring him to Poland for treatment. 
Jan 20, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- Catholic bishops wrote to Britain’s Health Secretary on Wednesday, expressing concern about the plight of a Polish patient in a U.K. hospital.
Jan 19, 2021 - 07:20 am .- A Polish archbishop asked an English cardinal on Tuesday to intervene following a U.K. court ruling allowing the withdrawal of food and water from a practicing Catholic patient.
Nov 18, 2020 - 05:29 pm .- A group of Christian leaders is challenging orders to shut down churches in England and Wales, saying the move violates religious freedom protections and has not been shown to be necessary to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nov 6, 2020 - 04:05 am .- U.K. health secretary Matt Hancock said Thursday that people traveling abroad for assisted suicide would not be breaking strict new coronavirus lockdown rules in England. 
Nov 2, 2020 - 05:45 am .- Bishops in England have urged the government to permit Catholics to attend public Masses during a second nationwide lockdown beginning Thursday.
Sep 29, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Catholic bishops in England appealed Monday for an end to human rights abuses in Cameroon. 
Sep 17, 2020 - 01:00 am .- Sharing in Mary’s joy is “the greatest antidote to fear and anxiety,” the outgoing rector of England’s national Marian shrine said Saturday. 
Sep 14, 2020 - 01:01 pm .- Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth wrote Sunday to the people of his diocese encouraging them to return to churches for Mass and private prayer.
Sep 11, 2020 - 04:30 am .- The number of abortions in England and Wales soared in the first half of 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to statistics released Thursday.
Sep 7, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The 1920s are known as the “Roaring Twenties” because they were years of economic growth and rising prosperity. But while the U.S. was booming, other countries were grappling with stagnation and mass unemployment.
Sep 7, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Catholic and Anglican leaders in Birmingham, England, said they were praying for peace Monday after an attack that left one person dead and seven others injured.
Sep 1, 2020 - 10:05 am .- An English Benedictine community’s decision to leave their home for the past two centuries will allow members to focus on core monastic principles, the abbot said Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Catholic priests in England are struggling to make ends meet following a drop in income caused by the coronavirus crisis.
Aug 26, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The Vatican has ruled that the abbot of Ampleforth Abbey in North Yorkshire, England, should not return to his community, four years after he stepped aside during an investigation into allegations against him.
Aug 25, 2020 - 09:15 am .- A Catholic safe house for women in London has helped to secure jail sentences for two sex traffickers. 
Aug 25, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Archaeologists excavating a lost medieval sacristy at Westminster Abbey in London have uncovered what they believe are the remains of Catholic monks.
Aug 20, 2020 - 04:30 am .- A restoration project at a country house has uncovered items that shed new light on the steadfast faith of a Catholic family in the wake of the English Reformation. 
Jul 31, 2020 - 03:45 am .- The Catholic Church supports vaccination because it helps to protect society’s most vulnerable people, bishops in England said Thursday.