Saturday, 16 April 2016

Catholic Herald: Brexit would create ‘more complex problems’, says Cardinal Nichols

Catholic Herald: Brexit would create ‘more complex problems’, says Cardinal Nichols

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has suggested that if Britain leaves the European Union it would create “complex problems”.

At the spring meeting of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales the Archbishop of Westminster said that the path to division “almost inevitably leads to further division”.

The cardinal said: “There is a long tradition in Christianity and Catholicism in particular of believing in holding things together. So the Catholic stance towards an effort such as the EU is largely supportive.

“If the vote was to leave Europe I think we would face more complex problems and greater difficulty in finding our role in response to it than we would by playing an active and vigorous part with partners within the EU.”

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