Pushing for change: Female candidate for archbishop of Lyon speaks out

Sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church have made headlines around the world, including in France. After being handed a six-month suspended sentence for failing to report child sex abuse by a Lyon priest, the city’s archbishop, Cardinal Barbarin, was acquitted on appeal in January. He finally resigned in March and the race to succeed … Read more Pushing for change: Female candidate for archbishop of Lyon speaks out

The Catholic Church said Stephanie was lying — 20 years later her name is cleared | ABC News

It’s taken 26 years, reams of legal documents and many tears, but Eileen Piper has done what she set out to do — cleared the name of her daughter, Stephanie, who was abused by a Catholic priest in the 1970s. In December, Mrs Piper, 95, received a written apology from Melbourne’s Archbishop, Peter Comensoli, and … Read more The Catholic Church said Stephanie was lying — 20 years later her name is cleared | ABC News

Justin Welby praises ‘heroism’ of Covid-19 frontline workers in virtual Easter service | ITV News

People around the world celebrated Easter at a distance on Sunday, with most churches closed and family gatherings cancelled amid wide-ranging coronavirus shutdowns. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby praised the “heroism” of key workers on the coronavirus frontline as he delivered his first digital Easter Sunday service from his kitchen in London. While, St … Read more Justin Welby praises ‘heroism’ of Covid-19 frontline workers in virtual Easter service | ITV News

Archbishop praises frontline workers in Easter message from kitchen

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has praised the ‘heroism’ of frontline workers amid the coronavirus outbreak as he delivered his first digital Easter Sunday service from his kitchen in London. ‘Welcome to the kitchen of our home on Easter Day,’ he said. ‘Our prayers today are especially with those who are suffering, with those … Read more Archbishop praises frontline workers in Easter message from kitchen

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby delivers Easter sermon from his kitchen

Justin Welby delivered his first digital Easter Sunday service from his kitchen in London. “Welcome to the kitchen of our home on Easter Day,” he said. “At this very difficult time in the life of the nation and of the world, our prayers today are especially with those who are suffering, with those who care … Read more Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby delivers Easter sermon from his kitchen

Paris’ archbishop holds ceremony in Notre Dame cathedral for Good Friday | ABC News

Nearly one year after Notre Dame was ravaged by flames, Paris’ archbishop held a ceremony in the iconic cathedral for Good Friday amid coronavirus-related restrictions. The service included a wreath rescued after the fire and a rendition of “Ave Maria.” https://abcn.ws/3ccCU2v SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK … Read more Paris’ archbishop holds ceremony in Notre Dame cathedral for Good Friday | ABC News

A year after blaze, Notre-Dame Cathedral holds small Good Friday service amid virus lockdown

Notre-Dame Cathedral holds small Good Friday service amid coronavirus lockdown. ‘We will celebrate life’s triumph over death’, Paris archbishop Monsignor Michel Aupetit said. Interview with France 24 guest, Jean Duchesne, advisor to the Archbishop of Paris. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more A year after blaze, Notre-Dame Cathedral holds small Good Friday service amid virus lockdown

Midday Mindfulness With Reverend Chris Lee | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF In this time of crisis, we could all do with a calming presence and who better than the internet’s favourite vicar, Reverend Chris Lee? He’s got more Instagram followers than the Archbishop of Canterbury and it’s all down to his trademark 60-second sermons, and maybe the fact that he bears … Read more Midday Mindfulness With Reverend Chris Lee | This Morning

Ex-hostage in Lebanon gives advice to keeping well during Coronavirus isolation

The UK’s Sky News spoke to Terry Waite about isolation. As a former hostage in Lebanon, Waite gives his advice about coping with confinement. Sky’s Sarah Jane Mee talks to Terry Waite, the 80-year-old speaks about life in self isolation and his lessons learnt from Lebanon 29 years ago. In 1987, as an envoy of … Read more Ex-hostage in Lebanon gives advice to keeping well during Coronavirus isolation

Justin Welby says church is providing ‘hope and comfort’ during coronavirus crisis | ITV News

The Archbishop of Canterbury has told ITV News the Church of England has “reinvented” itself in response to the coronavirus crisis and was providing “comfort and hope”. Archbishop Justin Welby said the Church was offering vital support in “difficult times” and said “ten times as many people” were watching online services compared to the numbers … Read more Justin Welby says church is providing ‘hope and comfort’ during coronavirus crisis | ITV News

Poland Mourns Death of Archbishop Józefa Życińskiego

On 10th February 2011, Poland mourned the passing of the Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lublin, Józef Mirosław Życiński who died in Rome aged 63. Born in Nowa Wieś on 1st September 1948, the Archbishop was Bishop of the Diocese of Tarnów f rom 1990 to 1997 and also Grand Chancellor of … Read more Poland Mourns Death of Archbishop Józefa Życińskiego

Royal Wedding: Wedding Day Arrangements Confirmed

Clarence House have this week released details regarding the royal wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton. The couple’s wedding day, scheduled for 29th April 2011 at Westminster Abbey, London, UK, will proceed as follows: Miss Middleton will travel to the wedding service at Westminster Abbey by car along a route … Read more Royal Wedding: Wedding Day Arrangements Confirmed

Film: “The King’s Speech” Picks Up 9 Nominations at BIF Awards

The King’s Speech will hit UK cinemas on 7th January 2011, but has already picked up nine nominations in the Moët British Independent Film Awards. The film tells the true story of King George VI, known as Bertie, who had a stammer and subsequently underwent treatment with an Australian speech therapist. The screenplay had to … Read more Film: “The King’s Speech” Picks Up 9 Nominations at BIF Awards

South Africa: Desmond Tutu Retires

The Emeritus Archbishop of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Desmond Tutu, has retired from public life after 50 years working for the Anglican Church and campaigning against injustice. The former clergyman was instrumental in efforts to dismantle the Aparteid regime in South Africa, which saw a racist government persecute black citizens in the … Read more South Africa: Desmond Tutu Retires

Scotland: Scottish Parliament Recalled to Discuss Release of Lockerbie Bomber – Mr Al-Megrahi

On Monday 24th August 2009, the Scottish devolved parliament recalled from its summer recess to discuss the release of Lockerbie Bomber Mr Abdelbasit Ali Mohmed Ali Megrahi on compassionate grounds following the statement last Thursday 20th August 2009 by the Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill ordering his repatriation to Libya. Several key issues were discussed including … Read more Scotland: Scottish Parliament Recalled to Discuss Release of Lockerbie Bomber – Mr Al-Megrahi