• November 21, 2011

    Catholic bishops in Austria have rejected a call by dissident church members for lay people to preside at Mass when parishes have no priests.

  • May 2, 2011

    The Catholic Bishop of Brentwood, in his address for the Mass for Migrants on 2 May 2011 highlights the Christian contribution to campaigns for migration justice and a Living Wage, urging all people of good will to stand in solidarity with them.

  • May 2, 2011

    Over 2,000 migrants living and working in London are attending a special Mass for Migrants, celebrated at Southwark Catholic Cathedral on 2 May 2011.

  • March 1, 2010

    Large numbers of gay Roman Catholics attempted to participate in mass yesterday in the Dutch city of Den Bosch. The attempt followed Church decisions to exclude gay people from the sacrament.

  • August 8, 2007

    Sharing bread and wine is not just an odd church ritual, says Simon Barrow. It is an embodied symbol of a new world coming – one in which we need to be radically changed if we are going to be part of the solution not part of the problem.