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Bishop Davies issues pastoral letter in thanksgiving for Our Mission Together

A Pastoral Letter In Thanksgiving for the Diocesan-wide Initiative ‘Our Mission Together’ To be read at Mass in all Churches and Chapels of the Diocese on Sunday 24th June 2018  the Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist […]

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Relic of martyred pope donated to Westminster Cathedral after recovery by waste disposal company

  A relic of the bones of an early pope has been given to Westminster Cathedral after it was discovered by a waste disposal company in London. The three bones of Pope St Clement I, encased in a small reliquary, […]

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Allowing children to miss Sunday Mass is like letting them not brush their teeth, theologian tells Catholic parents

  Parents must demand their children attend Mass on Sundays in the same way that they insist on them brushing their teeth or bathing when dirty, an Irish theologian has told Catholics of the Diocese of Shrewsbury. Fr Oliver Treanor […]

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Pope Francis imparts blessing on Day for Life push to help victims of human trafficking

Pope Francis has appealed to the Catholics in England and Wales to become more alert to the cries of human trafficking victims As the Catholic Church in England and Wales prepares for Day for Life on Sunday June 17, Pope […]

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Sisters of Mercy celebrate 150th anniversary of foundation in Shrewsbury

Bishop Mark Davies has given thanks to the Sisters of Mercy in a Mass to celebrate the 150th anniversary of their foundation in Shrewsbury. The Bishop praised the Sisters, whose St Winefride’s Convent is close to Shrewsbury Cathedral, for their […]

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Schools cap U-turn an ominous sign of ideology trumping parents’ rights, says Bishop of Shrewsbury

The Government’s refusal to uphold a Conservative Party manifesto pledge to remove an admissions quota from religious schools represents a blow to the rights of Christian parents, the Bishop of Shrewsbury has said. The Rt Rev. Mark Davies said the […]

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