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Leaders of Catholic Voices from three continents gathered last week in Rome following a conference at which the Archbishop of New York praised the “wonderful work” done by the project.   Timothy Cardinal Dolan praised Catholic Voices at a conference for church communicato...

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Catholic Voices is a project which began in the UK to improve the Church's representation in the media, above all in news programs and debates. It started in 2010 with the six-month training of 24 lay people and a priest in preparation for the UK visit of Pope Benedict XVI. Our appearances on over 100 ...

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The Family Synod: A Watershed Moment for the Church?

The Family Synod: A Watershed Moment for the Church?

A briefing by Dr AUSTEN IVEREIGH (Catholic Voices coordinator and author of a major new biography of Pope Francis to be published in the UK by Allen & Unwin in December) The Extraordinary Synod on the Family, to be held in Rome on 5-18 October, will be a key test for Pope Francis’s reforms: a means...

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'Can Business be run for the Common Good?' with Loughlin Hickey and Sr Catherine Cowley

'Can Business be run for the Common Good?' with Loughlin Hickey and Sr Catherine Cowley

“‘A Blueprint For Better Business?' comes at a time when trust in businesses and business leaders globally has fallen, and the role of faith in society is being openly debated. The aim of the initiative is to rally business leaders to explore the business need f...

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Fifth National Speakers' Training, London, Sept-Dec 2014

Fifth National Speakers' Training, London, Sept-Dec 2014

Applications are now open for the Fifth National Speakers Training, which is taking place in London between September and December 2014. Catholic Voices, originally created for the 2010 papal visit to the UK, is now a major project present in more than a dozen countries worldwide. Its model, training ‘ordi...

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A few months before Pope Benedict XVI arrived in the UK for his historic visit, the Catholic Voices project set out to ensure t...

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