Becoming a Catholic

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To be a Catholic is not just about going to Church it is about trying to live a good life – following the example of Jesus.
The Church has something to say about many of the issues affecting our society and our world.
Learn more about what Catholics think and what they are engaged in from the following websites:

Catholic News
Press releases and news items from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Choosing the Common Good
The statement by the bishops before the 2010 election covering matters which affect the whole of society.
CAFOD
works on behalf of the Church in England and Wales in International Development
Live Simply
is about the call to live simply, sustainably and in solidarity with others.
Catholic Social Teaching
The Church has a long tradition of thinking how to build a just world.
Thinking Faith
has articles reflecting on not just Church issues but items in the news, books and films.