Biblical answers for a new time

A new document from the Pontifical Biblical Commission traces the development of anthropological themes throughout the Bible, focusing on questions which are very much to the fore now: how should human beings treat the created world? How should we behave as brothers and sisters? Join Professor Nuria Calduch-Benages for the launch of the English translation on Saturday 20 March at

‘Iraq meeting is unique moment in Christian-Muslim relations’

‘The meeting between Ayatollah al-Sistani with Pope Francis will add immense strength to all who wish to promote the true moderate voice of religion.’ Cardinal Nichols and Maulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi, Islamic scholar and president of Majlis e Ulama e Shia (Europe), have written a joint statement on this historic meeting.

Caritas Brentwood appoints Development Co-ordinator

Siân Thomas

Siân Thomas, a Walsingham House alumni, has been appointed as the first Caritas Development Co-ordinator. Her role is to support existing charitable projects in parishes across the Diocese, help with training and grant applications, and inspire and assist those who want to begin projects but are not sure where to start.

Will you walk for water this Lent?

CAFOD is inviting people to ‘Walk for Water’ so that people like Abdella in Ethiopia do not have walk for 10 hours a day to find water for their families.