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Pope’s prayer for peace in Europe

July 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope prays for victims of terror—and for the hearts of the perpetrators—as violence sweeps Europe

Pope Francis has urged all Catholics to pray for the ‘Lord to convert the hearts of the violent blinded by hatred’ after a week of shocking violence across Europe. 84 died in the French city of Nice last Thursday after a truck deliberately smashed through a Bastille Day celebration, on Monday in Germany a man with an axe who was affiliated to ISIS attacked dozens on a train, and hundreds were killed during an attempted military coup in Turkey last Friday. The Holy Father said he wanted to express his ‘closeness’ to the families of the victims and those injured in all terrorist attacks. “Let us pray for them,” he added. In a specific reference to Nice, the Pope prayed for an end to ‘terror and death’ of innocents as he expressed closeness to families and all of France mourning the loss of lives, ‘even of many children,’ in the Nice lorry attack. The... continue reading.

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The world is at war, warns Pope

July 27th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Holy Father has paid tribute to Fr Jacques Hamel who was murdered in France yesterday. continue reading...

World Youth Day begins with plea for mercy

July 27th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Hundreds of Scots among the thousands of pilgrims at the opening Mass in Krakow last... continue reading.

French priest killed in Church attack

July 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Jacques Hamel, (above), 84, was killed in a hostage-taking attack by two men near... continue reading.

400 Scottish pilgrims pray together in Poland

July 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Last night saw a Scottish Gathering in Krakow, as hundreds of pilgrims meet up for... continue reading.

Scottish pilgrims flock to Krakow

July 25th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young pilgrims from all across Scotland have touched down in Poland over the weekend to... continue reading.



Youngsters grill Archbishop on Faith

June 24 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley may have served two Popes as a senior Vatican official but...


Catholic teacher is named best in the country

June 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A CATHOLIC has been named as the best teacher in Scotland at a national...


Fair play to EK school for its FairTrade, Traidcraft support

June 3 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Actually, class, it IS rocket science

May 27 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


The time has come to start meeting with young Catholics

May 20 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



Prayer works better than push-ups

July 22 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Social worker MICHAEL MACINTOSH on how he copes with seeing society’s most vulnerable each...


In times of great horror we can— we must—still pray

July 22 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Misunderstanding God’s anger can be dangerous

July 22 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Blair and Bush ignored Vatican warnings

July 15 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


We must bring love to those next to us in the church pews

July 15 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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