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1-HOMELESS

Scots urged to love the poor at launch of poverty project

December 2nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Cushley announces new initiative to help the marginalised

Archbishop Leo Cushley marked Scotland’s national day this week by launching a new project to help the nation’s poorest. Caritas Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh will promote anti-poverty initiatives like foodbanks and soup kitchens across the 113 parishes of the archdiocese. It will help parishes to both create their own projects and also import and take ownership of programmes by existing charitable bodies, such as the Society of St Vincent de Paul, the Missionaries of Charity or the St Catherine’s Mercy Centre in Edinburgh. “Scotland is a country of great peace and prosperity, beauty and bounty, and yet ours is also a land where too many go without: without opportunity, without dignity, without hope,” Archbishop Leo Cushley said on St Andrew’s Day. “Caritas Archdiocese St Andrews & Edinburgh is a tangible legacy of the Catholic Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy, that has just concluded, as it’s our way of continuing to bring... continue reading.

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Bishop ‘very disappointed’ in First Minister

December 5th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Nicola Sturgeon's interest in having NHS Scotland pay for Northern Irish women’s abortions continues to attract controversy. continue reading...


Bishop’s support for stranded sailors

December 2nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen has been helping to minister to a crew of a... continue reading.


Priest marks centenary of relative’s Somme death

December 2nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A PARISH priest from Renfrew has followed in the footsteps of an army relative to... continue reading.


Pope announces 2018 Ireland visit after meeting PM

December 2nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

POPE Francis will visit Ireland in 2018, it was announced following a meeting with the... continue reading.



Youth

7-JUBILEE

Sparkling celebrations held to mark school’s Diamond Jubilee

December 2 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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St Francis Pipe Band marks 90 years in Glasgow community

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Silver jubilee brings together the people—and nationalities—of Maryhill parish

November 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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New St Aloysius’ head aims to take school back to roots

November 11 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Evangelise online in ‘Holy Year of Social Media,’ Bishop Keenan says

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Opinion

10-DOODLE

The pulsating excitement of a deanery

December 2 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS relates a boredom-induced out-of-body experience at a deanery meeting,...

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A Catholic app is a great legacy of the Year of Mercy

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This week’s editorial leader...

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A time of prayer and remembrance

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Papal lessons—both real and fictional

November 25 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Our churches help the lost find direction

November 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



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P1-DEC-02-2016

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  • Anthony Horan on the need to stand up for the Faith.
  • A remarkable trip to Spain uncovers the roots St Teresa
  • Prison Chaplin Fr Brian Gowans marks reflects on his final prisoners week
  • Parishioners say goodbye to St Louise’s Arden as it closes
  • Catholic conference of cyber warfare in Edinburgh

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