Here you will find the official documents and publications of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.
The Bishops' 2005 teaching document on the beauty of the Bible.
Fr. James Hanvey, SJ, from the Heythrop Institute for Religion, Ethics and Public Life wrote this study subtitled 'Contemporary Culture and Theological Development as a Framework for Catholic Education, Catechesis and Formation. 2005.
The Bishops' 2004 document gives a Catholic perspective on some fundamental moral issues relating to the moral and spiritual well-being of the human person in society.
A study guide for the Bishops' 2004 document Cherishing Life on the moral and spiritual well-being of the human person in society.
A Christian approach to Punishment and Prison. 2004
A brief guide to the Catholic Church’s concern for refugees and migrants. 2004
A 2004 statement on the Enlargement of the European Union.
A 2002 report by the Bishops considering the principles of mission and evangelisation at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
This 2002 booklet puts together key texts of the Church’s magisterium on interfaith dialogue.
A 2002 document on the pastoral provision for initial and on-going priestly formation.
A series of speeches and lectures on the Catholic faith from the Bishops of England and Wales.
The Directory for the Application of Principles and Norms on Ecumenism. 2002
Welsh language version of the Directory for the Application of Principles and Norms on Ecumenism. 2001
A teaching document focusing on the common good providing principles and goals for life in society. 2001 General Election.
Welsh language version of the teaching document focusing on the common good providing principles and goals for life in society. 2001 General Election.
A booklet contributing to the awakening of the Catholic Church to the God-given blessing of the gift of work. 2001
Reflections on Asylum Seekers by Bishop Patrick O'Donoghue, Bishop Emeritus of Lancaster - 2001
Questions regarding marginalised people that Catholics were encouraged to consider and raise with candidates ahead of the 2001 General Election.
This document from 2000 explains why the Bishops urged the Catholic community to support the Christians of the Holy Land.
Published by the Department of International Affairs in 2000, this document gives a brief history of the Holy Land.