Statement on Nottingham Tragedy


A statement from Bishop Patrick regarding today's City Centre tragedy.

"The thoughts and prayers of the Catholic Community are with the families and loved ones of those killed and those injured in this morning’s tragic events in Nottingham City Centre. We express our thanks to all the emergency services involved in responding to this incident.

In the face of such horror in the heart of Nottingham, our response must be one of a greater commitment to continue working together to build peace, solidarity and hope on our streets and in our City.

During this time, Saint Barnabas Cathedral on Derby Road remains open for anyone at all who might wish to seek some quiet space to reflect and process this morning’s terrible news."

Bishop Patrick McKinney, 13th June 2023