Vincent Nichols

These Pictures Prove Pope Francis Is The Perfect PR Pontiff

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

The Catholic Church, it is fair to say, had not had a run of decent PR. Major news stories of the 21st century centred not on the church's charitab...

'Nick Clegg Is Patronising'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has been branded "patronising" by one of his own MPs over his support for benefit cuts. Sarah Teather, a former minister, said the syste...

Bish, Bash, Bosh: The Bishops Against Benefit Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK

Another day, and another of those pesky religious leaders has attacked the government over welfare reform. This time it's Vincent Nichols, the lead...

'Immigrants Keep London Moving' Archbishop Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Britain's most senior Roman Catholic has slammed political leaders for the "the discourse of fear" over immigration. Vincent Nichols, the Archbisho...

Breastfeed In The Sistine Chapel If Your Children Are Hungry, Says Pope Francis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Mothers should be free to breastfeed in public, even in the Sistine Chapel, even in front of the Pope, the Pontiff has told assembled mothers. Pope...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Ed Vs The Profiteers

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday 16 December 2013... 1) ED VS THE PROFITEERS The Labour leader has a big announcement to make today. F...

Archbishop: Pope Has 'Won Hearts'

Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

The Catholic leader of England and Wales has spoken of his excitement over a fresh start for the Church ahead of the Pope's inauguration Mass. The ...

Love And Its Opponents: The Riddle of the Catholic Church's Stance On Gay Marriage

Kevin Childs | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK
Kevin Childs

There's a beautiful story in the Old Testament about two young men who meet and fall in love. Jonathan and David dedicate themselves to each other before their God in what is described as a covenant using words of great ceremony.

'Soho Masses' For Gay Catholics To End

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Gay masses in Soho are to be cancelled, according to the Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols, head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. ...

Gay Marriage: Archbishop Tells Catholics To Lobby MPs

PA | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Politics

The leader of Roman Catholics in England and Wales has urged the faithful to write to their MPs "as soon as possible" to oppose the Government's plans...

Poll: Three In Five Voters Back Gay Marriage

The Guardian | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK Politics

More than three in five voters support David Cameron's wish to introduce gay marriage, according to a poll conducted for the Guardian. The strong back...

'Gay Marriage Plans Are Undemocratic And A Shambles'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Westminster has described the Government's plans for gay marriage as undemocratic and a "shambles". Vincent Nichols, the leader ...

We Must Resist the Religious Push for Political Power

Terry Sanderson | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Politics
Terry Sanderson

It's happening all around the world. An increasingly politicised Catholic Church is manufacturing confrontations with governments in an effort to increase its influence and revitalise its dwindling flocks.

Prayers For Bethlehem

PA | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK

The head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales offered prayers today for people in Bethlehem at risk of losing their homes. During his Midnig...