Cardinal Vincent Nichols

Westminster Cathedral’s musical heritage is under threat

29 January 2020 17:15

The Catholic diocese of Westminster announced last week that it is holding ‘a strategic review of the role of sacred…

Catholic bishops split over Brexit as Archbishop accuses Osborne of ‘ludicrous’ scaremongering

23 May 2016 17:57

Archbishop Peter Smith, the Catholic Archbishop of Southwark – whose diocese covers all of London south of the Thames – has…

‘Farce’ and ‘verbiage’ behind the scenes at the Pope’s synod: an Aussie archbishop spills the beans…

23 October 2015 19:54

Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane is one of the bishops who’ll be voting on the final report of the Synod…

Cardinal Nichols attempts to silence faithful priests. This will backfire

25 March 2015 17:30

[Update: On looking more closely at the list of priests, I’m astonished by some of the names I see there –…

Keith O’Brien stripped of the rank of cardinal – an extraordinary disgrace for the Scottish Church

20 March 2015 18:08

Keith O’Brien, former Cardinal Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, was today stripped of the rank of cardinal by Pope Francis.…

Communion for divorced: Pope Francis has created a crisis

3 October 2014 18:11

The Vatican Synod of Bishops on the Family begins on Sunday amid a degree of chaos unprecedented in recent Catholic history. And…

Kieran Conry scandal: Cardinal Nichols faces questions about a cover-up

29 September 2014 2:14

Cardinal Nichols this morning faces his biggest crisis since he became Archbishop of Westminster in 2009. On Saturday Bishop Kieran Conry…

Bishop Kieran Conry had affairs with two women, one of them married

27 September 2014 18:25

Update: The Mail has now published its allegations against Bishop Conry. They’re much more serious than I imagined. He appears to…