Category Archives: England and Wales

New edition of “The God who Speaks”

The new edition of ‘The God who Speaks’ – an email newsletter – created by the God who Speaks Team at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales in partnership with Bible Society is already online. You can find it here. You can find out more about the God who Speaks campaign here.

‘The Adventures of a Biblical Translator’

On 23 January from 11 am until 12.30 Dom Henry Wansbrough will be presenting a live stream talk entitled ‘The Adventures of a Biblical Translator’. Dom Henry is the editor of the New Jerusalem Bible and the recently published Revised New Jerusalem Bible. The event will be presented by Dr Sean Ryan, chair of the Catholic Biblical Association. […]
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New edition of “The God who Speaks”

The new edition of ‘The God who Speaks’ – an email newsletter – created by the God who Speaks Team at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales in partnership with Bible Society is already online. You can find it here. You can find out more about the God who Speaks campaign here.

The Christmas Gospels

Fr Adrian Graffy, parish priest and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, has prepared a series of reflections on the ‘Christmas gospels’, the gospel passages read from 17th December until 6th January. Video of the talks can be accessed by going to www.whatgoodnews.org

New edition of “The God who Speaks”

The new edition of ‘The God who Speaks’ – an email newsletter – created by the God who Speaks Team at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales in partnership with Bible Society is already online. You can find it here. You can find out more about the God who Speaks campaign here.

The Joy of the Gospel

Jesus says: ‘Enter into the joy of your Lord’ (Mt 25:21). This invitation is indeed what we need to hear in a time of covid. There are different flavours of joy in the New Testament. Fr Timothy will look at Luke’s understanding in the first session, and then at that of Paul and John. Which […]
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The God Who Speaks

Scripture is at the centre of everything the Church does. The word of God shapes our prayer and worship. The Bible shows us how to understand the world, how we are called to live and relate to each other. 2020 is the 10th anniversary of Verbum Domini – Pope Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation on ‘The […]
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What Good News!

Welcome to What Good News! The Christian message is good news. That is essentially what ‘gospel’ means. Our reaction as believers to the message of Jesus, and that of countless thousands throughout the last two thousand years, has been one of gratitude. This website offers lots of material addressing a great variety of topics related […]
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Light in our darkness – celebrating Divino Afflante Spiritu

On 19th July 1943 Pope Pius XII made a visit to the Tiburtino quarter of Rome. Allied bombing had flattened the ancient church of San Lorenzo. Having emptied his bank account, the Roman pope rushed to the area, prayed with the people and provided practical assistance. Some weeks later, in the early hours of 16th […]
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New, Summer edition of “The Word of the Lord”

The new edition of ‘The Word of the Lord’ – an email newsletter published by the Scripture Working Group at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales is already online. You can find it here. You can find out more about the work of the group here.