Home Authors Posts by Simon Caldwell, Catholic News Service

Simon Caldwell, Catholic News Service

42 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

English, Welsh bishops raise concerns over rise of gender ideology

MANCHESTER, England — The bishops of England and Wales have raised concerns over the rise of gender ideology, saying it is creating confusion among...

‘Spiritual toolkit’ is cell phone app aimed at boosting vocations

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England -- The Catholic Church in England and Wales has launched a cellphone app designed to help users deepen their faith...

British Catholic schools remove ‘mother,’ ‘father’ from admission forms

Catholic News Service   MANCHESTER, England -- The terms "mother" and "father" will be banned from Catholic schools' admissions forms in England and Wales following a...

Pope tells Belgian religious order to stop offering euthanasia to patients

Catholic News Service Pope Francis has given a Belgian religious order until the end of August to stop offering euthanasia to psychiatric patients. Brother Rene Stockman,...

British baby Charlie Gard dies in hospice care

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — Charlie Gard, the British baby whose legal battle caught the attention of the world, died July 28, just over...

Pope, others pray as parents of Charlie Gard end legal struggle

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — Pope Francis is praying for the parents of Charlie Gard after a U.S. doctor told them nothing could be...

Pope Francis decries ‘barbaric attack’ on concertgoers in Manchester – updated

Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England — Pope Francis decried the "barbaric attack" on concertgoers in Manchester, adding his voice to Catholic leaders dismayed at what...

‘Conflict minerals’ — Demand for cellphone metals fuels war in Congo,...

Catholic News Service Global demand for metallic ores used in cellphones is thwarting efforts to end war and violence in Congo, said an African priest. Any...

South Sudan bishops condemn atrocities, appeal for help to prevent famine

Catholic News Service South Sudan’s Catholic bishops asked for the world's help to prevent mass starvation that threatens the lives of more than 5 million...

Benedictine abbey in England displays St. Thomas More’s hair shirt

Catholic News Service BUCKFAST, England — The hair shirt worn by St. Thomas More as he contemplated a martyr’s death in the Tower of London...

Diocese