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Progress in the Church requires loyalty to the Pope

Friday 15th March 2013 Embargoed until 00.01 Saturday 16th March 2013   The Rt Rev. Mark Davies, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, in welcoming the election of Pope Francis and has asked the Catholics of his diocese to stand united with […]

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Church will always uphold true meaning of marriage, says Bishop

Sunday 10th February 2013 For immediate release: The witness of Christians to the truth of marriage will become ever more important if Britain continues to drift from its Christian foundations following the decision of Parliament to redefine marriage to include […]

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Make prayer a priority for the New Evangelisation

Catholics in the Diocese of Shrewsbury are to be invited to respond to the challenges posed by the rapid secularisation of society by becoming active in the “New Evangelisation” that has been proposed by Blessed Pope John Paul II and […]

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Bishop prays that murdered police officers may ‘rest forever in peace’

Sunday 23rd September 2012 Embargoed until 11am: The Rt Rev. Mark Davies, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury, will today lead prayers in Hattersley, Cheshire, for Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes, the Greater Manchester Police officers who were murdered as […]

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The time has come to take a personal stand for our faith

31st August 2012 For immediate release: The Rt Rev. Mark Davies, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, has encouraged Catholics to take a “personal stand of faith” at a time when changes in the atmosphere of British society may indicate “a gathering […]

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Hand on the ‘flame of faith’ to future generations, Bishop tells Latin Mass Society

26th August 2012 For immediate release: The Rt Rev. Mark Davies, the Bishop of Shrewsbury, will today urge members of the Latin Mass Society to embrace the forthcoming Year of Faith in order to effectively transmit the “flame of faith” […]

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