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Argyll Catholic success story gets backing from Government

December 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Donations to Mary’s Meals campaign to be doubled by UK aid department

It was started by a Catholic in a shed in Argyll and grew to feed millions of children across the globe—now charity Mary’s Meals has been given a boost by the UK Government as it pledged to double all donations to a new campaign to help school pupils in Zambia. Named after Our Lady and inspired by a visit to a Marian shrine in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mary’s Meals has caught the imagination of people across the globe thanks to its simple message. By providing meals in school to children, it helps combat hunger and educates children who would otherwise go without. Having now won Aid Match funding from the Department for International Development, the charity’s Double the Love Campaign—which is being supported by the SCO—will help twice as many people around the world. Give money to the charity before March 1 and your donation will be doubled by the government.   Campaign launch The campaign was launched... continue reading.

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Free speech fears on campus after pro-life ban

December 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Students have expressed their fears for the future of Catholic viewpoints on Scottish campuses, after two universities clamped down on pro-life groups. continue reading...

Catholics in Stirling reach out to people ‘suffering in silence’ with mental illness

December 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic parishioners in Stirling are planning a new initiative to help combat mental illness and... continue reading.

Scottish Government and MSPs recognise the ‘hugely positive’ contribution of the Catholic community to Scotland

December 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The ‘hugely positive’ contribution of the Catholic community to Scotland was recognised by the Government... continue reading.

UK Government to double donations to Mary’s Meals campaign

December 3rd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Mary’s Meals has launched a new campaign that will see all donations made to the... continue reading.


Pope Francis looks on during a visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Nov. 25. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-EUROPARLIAMENT Nov. 25, 2014.

Why we should put our Faith in politics

November 30 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Laura Seggie explains the need to live out Gospel values in the political world. By...


Best foot forward as St Luke’s launches Catholic heritage app

November 23 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic high school in Barrhead has launched a mobile phone app which allows...


More than 100 years of Catholic schools celebrated in Lanarkshire

November 16 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Successful school prayer breakfast leads the way for others to follow

November 9 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


God has a plan for you, pupils told at Caritas in the Cathedral

November 2 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



The Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial holds a lesson for us all

December 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Peter Kearney says we must face up to the evils of religious persecution ...


LGBT issues and Catholic schools

December 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Following concerns about the teaching of LGBT matters in Catholic schools, Barbara Coupar of...


Time to speak out for free speech rights on campus

December 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Why we’re all banking on Faith

December 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


We are not alone when we walk with God

December 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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