Over 85,000 men and women are in prison in England and Wales today - an estimated 15,000 are Catholics.
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In this section, you can read the Bishops’ 2004 document ‘A Place of Redemption’, find out more about prison ministry and browse to some useful links and downloads.
The liaison Bishop for Prisons is the Rt Rev Richard Moth who's the Catholic Bishop of the Forces. Bishop Moth succeeded Bishop Terence Brain of Salford in late 2012 and is assisted by the Prisons Adviser Fr Roger Reader.