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  • Cardinal Vincent Nichols called for a broadening of a constructive dialogue between secular authorities and communities of faith to meet today’s challenges, at a symposium on Thomas Becket at Lambeth Palace today, so our multiple and complex identities and loyalties can be brought together, rather than separated out to meet the challenges we face.

  • In the light of Pope Francis’ dream of Europe, the Caritas Europa Regional Conference 2016 calls on European leaders to join forces with people, civil society organisations and churches to build an inclusive and outward looking Europe.

  • On May 24 and 25, 40 bishops, Catholic scholars, and policy specialists from nine countries gathered in London to identify issues that need to be addressed to create the conditions for a world without nuclear weapons, especially largely unexamined theological and moral issues. The meeting, which included a public event as well private meetings, also highlighted policy issues on which religious leaders and ethicists have a comparative advantage or can make a distinctive contribution.

  • Bishop Declan Lang called for an end to all nuclear weapons as he welcomed delegates to a conference on nuclear proliferation, deterrence and disarmament in London on Tuesday 24 May.

  • In response to the findings of the St Mary’s University, Twickenham statistical report on ‘Contemporary Catholicism in England and Wales’ based on recent British Social Attitudes survey data, the Bishop Chair of the Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis, Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, Bishop Mark O’Toole has said: "The Church is committed to reaching out to those who are seeking meaning in their lives and helping them discover the joy of an encounter with Christ"