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by Jack Valero In his just-released book In the Closet of the Vatican: power, homosexuality, hypocrisy, French gay activist Frederic Martel posits that the majority of the priests, bishops and cardinals in the Vatican are gay. “Up to 80 percent … Continue reading

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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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Catholic Voices announces new lead coordinator

Catholic Voices announces new lead coordinator

A new lead coordinator has been appointed to manage Catholic Voices (CV) in the UK following a decision by its two founders to concentrate on bolstering the project internationally.  As result of the shake-up in the church communications project Brenden Thompson, its public speaker’s program coordinator for the past two years, will take over from 1 January from Jack Valero as lead coordinator of CV. Both Valero and co-founder Austen Ivereigh will stand down as trustees. Th...

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"Weaponising Rosaries" - Buffer Zones and Free Speech

Tuesday 20th November, 19.00-21.00 A presentation and Q&A with Ryan Day and Clare McCullough, followed by refreshments Places are limited - only those on the list will be admitted. To attend you must register by emailing: Our Lady of Victories Parish Hall, 235a Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6SA    

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CV in the media


Sky News - Brenden Thompson on Sky News on Vatican Abuse Summit


Sky News - CV Jack Valero takes part in a discussion on the supreme court judgement in favour of Ashers Bakery



BBC Radio Scotland - CV Chris McLaughlin takes part in a discussion on Catholic schools in Scotland 28/11/2018

Premier Christian Radio - CV Brenden Thompson on 15th Anniversary of the Beatification of Mother Teresa 19/10/2018

PRI - CV Austen Ivereigh on Archbishop Vigano’s letter 27/08/2018


Independent Catholic News - Requiem Mass for Kathleen Griffin 07/10/2018

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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...

‘Who Know Where They Stand’: Catholic Voices and the Papal Visit to the UK

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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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