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 ...
In his recent column for the widely-read Crux website, veteran Vatican commentator, prolific author and CNN pundit John Allen mused on the legacy of Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman, in light of reports -- see The Tablet here, Catholic Herald here -- of a second miracle that could see him made a saint soon. In his article, Allen considers Newman's influence on the "New Evangelization", citing as an example Catholic Voices. Recalling the presence of Catholic...read more
Pope Francis’s pastoral visit to Mexico next month (12-17 February) is certain to be powerful, colourful and memorable — and possibly one of the most important trips of his pontificate. The world’s second largest country, home to the great Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe — patron of the Americas — is at the hinge of the New World, and Francis will be delivering powerful messages directed at the American continent as well as the rest of the world. Globalization,...read more
Some of the particpants in the course for European Bishops A media communications course for European bishops in Madrid last week was led in part by Catholic Voices coordinators from the UK and Italy. The course, coordinated by the communications arm of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE), and organized by the Carmen de Noriega Foundation in Madrid, had input from CV co-founder Jack Valero and the coordinator of CV Italia, Martina ...read more
Catholic Voices speaker Natalie Orefice has been appointed to a full-time position as an evangelisation worker with the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Natalie begins the role – which focuses on nurturing evangelisation efforts at parish level – having spent fourteen years working for West Midlands Police as a Detention Officer. She says of her training as a Catholic Voices speaker: "[it] has given me excellent foundations and strategies to defend the faith which is centr...read more
CV in the media
Russia Today - Caroline Farrow on Islam in Britain
BBC One - Chris McLaughlin on The Big Questions: "Is it right to alter embryo's genes?"
BBC Radio 4 Today - Austen Ivereigh on the Pope's new book "The Name of God is Mercy" 12/01/2016
Share Radio - Elizabeth Howard takes part in a discussion on divorce 11/01/2016
Premier Christian Radio - Dominic Burbidge on Pope Francis's visit to Africa 26/11/2015
Premier Christian Radio - Catholic Voices USA trains volunteers for Papal meeting in Philadelphia 27/05/2015
The Irish Catholic - CV Greg Daly on the Irish marriage referendum 30/04/2015
Sydney Morning Herald - Several members of CV Australia quoted in article on Church attracting more trainee priests 03/05/2015
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Since it was first released, How to defend the faith without raising your voice has given Catholics worldwide a new w...
Pontifical University of the Holy Cross (Rome)
A few months before Pope Benedict XVI arrived in the UK for his historic visit, the Catholic Voices project set out to ensure t...