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Call attack for what it is: anti-Catholic hate crime

July 13th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop to meet government over attack on priest during Orange walk

The Catholic Church is to meet the justice secretary after a priest in Glasgow was attacked during an Orange walk, and will call on the Scottish Government to prevent anti-Catholic hate crime from being ‘swept under the carpet and simply labelled as sectarian.’ Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow and Anthony Horan, director of the Scottish Catholic Parliamentary Office, have accepted an invitation to meet the cabinet secretary for justice later this month to discuss the incident at St Alphonsus’ Church in the East End, which has been condemned by politicians from all parties and resulted in more than 60,000 people signing a petition for Orange walks to be banned. However, the Church—which has previously referred to the word ‘sectarianism’ as a euphemism—said the Scottish Government ‘must not be afraid of confronting the truth.’ The statement, from Mr Horan, praised the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and other politicians for condemning the attack, however it... continue reading.

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Orange walk that was set to pass attacked priest’s church is called off

July 19th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Orange walk that was poised to pass the same Church where a Catholic priest was recently verbally and physically attacked has been called off. continue reading...


Student Catholic community calls on university to reconsider decision to axe chaplain over Pride Rosary

July 19th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Catholic community at Glasgow Caledonian University have shown their support for their chaplain after... continue reading.


Council praises Catholic schools as it announces new primary will open on 100th anniversary of education act

July 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One hundred years of state funded Catholic education will be celebrated in Gourock in November... continue reading.


Government minister praises Church’s role on global stage as she meets Pope Francis

July 13th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Scottish Government minister has praised the Catholic’s Church’s ‘extraordinary’ contribution to international affairs after... continue reading.



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Caitlin braves the mud to raise money for Zambia hospice

July 6 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A former pupil of St John Ogilvie High School has raised money for Missio Scotland...

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Homelessness youth rally highlights work of SSVP

June 22 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The young people took part in three workshops with different speakers: Sr Jacqueline Ritchie...

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Fundraising Georgia reaches for the sky

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Fond memories for Bishop McGee as school celebrates its diamond jubilee

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From Catholic school to European Cup final

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Opinion

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There’s one simple way the government can reassure the Catholic community after attack on priest

July 13 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics make up half of all victims of religious hate crime in Scotland—so why...

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The challenge of living in a small town

July 13 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS on the ups and downs of having a place...

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Wearing their Faith on their sleeves

July 13 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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How the CTS became our most constant companion

July 6 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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50th cake is just what The Doctor ordered

July 6 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



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