Tag Archives: London

Charlie Gard will not be transferred to Vatican Hospital

The London hospital where Charlie Gard is living his last days has refused a transfer request from the Pediatric hospital Bambino Gesu in Rome for legal reasons. “This is sad news,” said Mariella Enoc, President Bambino Gesu, often referred to as the “Pope’s Hospital.” The hospital had offered on Monday to transfer Charlie to their

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Refusal to teach LGBT issues could fail a Jewish school in Britain

A Jewish girls’ school has received a failing report from a British education standards monitor because it did not teach its pupils about sexual orientation and gender reassignment. The report concerns Vishnitz Girls School, an Orthodox Jewish school in the London borough of Hackney for students up to age eight. Inspectors charged that the school

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Catholic bishops respond to ‘tragic’ terrorist attacks in London

Catholic Cardinals and bishops throughout the world are offering their prayers after the terrorist attack in London last night that left seven dead and dozens more injured. Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, said on Twitter last night that the victims of the attack

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Pope Francis prays for victims of deadly London attack

After four people died in an apparent terrorist attack in London yesterday, Pope Francis has voiced his sorrow and solidarity for the victims and their families, entrusting them and the nation to God’s mercy. “Deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and of the injuries caused by the attack in central London, His

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Descendant of Pope Clement XII killed in road accident in London

Italian prince Filippo Corisini died when his bicycle collided with a lorry in central London An Italian aristocrat and descendant of a pope died after he crashed into a lorry while riding his bicycle in central London. The family of 21-year-old Filippo Corisini confirmed his death after Monday’s accident. The accident took place near a

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Cardinal Sarah: reaction to my ad orientem speech was ‘not always very accurate’

The cardinal said that his comments about the liturgy at a conference in London last month were misinterpreted Cardinal Robert Sarah has said that comments he made during a conference in London earlier this year were not always interpreted accurately. During his address to the clergy of the Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on ‘Liturgical Life

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Central London church vandalised

A London church was vandalised last Tuesday. Tables, pews and candlestands were flung to the floor in the church of St Anselm and St Cecilia on Kingsway, near Holborn tube station in central London, shortly after 10am. CCTV footage showed “a short, stocky Caucasian man” coming through the church door and throwing furniture around for

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