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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Prayers go out amid confusion, chaos following London attack

Church and government leaders offered prayers in the aftermath of an attack in London on Wednesday afternoon. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the incident in Westminster this afternoon,” read a post on Twitter from the news page of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. “We pray tonight for

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First wooden church since the Great Fire is built in London

The design was inspired by traditional wooden churches in Belarus The first all-wooden church since the Great Fire of 1666 has been consecrated in London. The church of the Holy Hierarch Cyril, Bishop of Turaŭ and All the Patron Saints of the Belarusian People was consecrated in December on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl

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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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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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