Category Archives: Episcopal statements

Episcopal statements are issued by the Bishops Conference of England of Wales, sometimes jointly with other national conferences of bishops.

Statement on the Settlement Scheme for EU citizens

On 12th December 2018 Bishop Paul McAleenan, the lead Catholic Bishop for Migration and Asylum, issued a statement on the government’s forthcoming Settlement Scheme for EU citizens living in the UK. Any EU citizen who wants to remain in the … Continue reading

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Statement on abortion

This week saw the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act. The Bishops of England and Wales and the Bishops of Scotland have issued a joint statement to mark the occasion. Extracts have appeared in the press and … Continue reading

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