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By Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Nov 13, 2023 / 04:55 am Critically ill British infant Indi Gregory died overnight on Monday after her life support was removed over the weekend following a U.K. court order. The 8-month-old Gregory died in her mother’s arms in a hospice at 1:45 a.m. on Nov. …

By Peter Pinedo Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2023 / 15:30 pm Thanks to a gift from Pope Francis to King Charles III, two pieces of the true cross on which Jesus was crucified will lead the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom’s coronation procession May 6. The precious relics have been …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 8, 2022 / 10:12 am With the Royal Family gathering in Balmoral Castle Thursday amid concerns for Queen Elizabeth II’s health, Catholic bishops in England and Wales have offered their prayers for her and her family. Queen Elizabeth, who turned 96 in April, is England’s longest-serving …

By Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Sep 8, 2022 / 10:03 am Updated Sept. 8 at 2:07 pm EST. Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, offered prayers for and paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who died Sept. 8 while under medical supervision at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with multiple family members by …

by Zelda Caldwell Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 8, 2022 / 11:34 am Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, and the oldest and longest-serving head of state in the world, died at the age of 96 Thursday at Balmoral Castle in Scotland after a brief illness. Elizabeth Alexandra …

by Carl Bunderson London, England, Mar 12, 2022 / 16:02 pm Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster reflected on the priesthood on Saturday, preaching at the Mass of the priestly ordination of Jonathan Goodall, a former Church of England bishop. “As we come to this ordination, I suggest that there are …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Oct 15, 2021 / 11:45 am A British lawmaker died Friday after suffering multiple stab wounds at a Methodist church in southeast England. Sir David Amess, 69, was a Member of Parliament since 1983 and a member of the Conservative party. He was Catholic, pro-life, …

by Luke Coppen London, England, Sep 3, 2021 / 11:00 am A Church of England bishop said on Friday that he was stepping down to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church. The Rt. Rev. Jonathan Goodall, the Anglican bishop of Ebbsfleet, explained that he had taken the decision …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2021 / 19:01 pm An environmental charity recently awarded Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for limiting their family to two children. In honor of World Population Day, British charity Population Matters presented the Duke and Duchess of Sussex with a “special award” for …

St. John of Beverley was the Bishop of Hexham, and later of York. He was born in Harpham, Yorkshire, and died in Beverley on May 7, 721. As a youth, John manifested a strong desire to devote his life to God, and eventually left his native Yorkshire and traveled Kent …