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Voting rights outcome demonstrates Church and council’s rapport

January 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop welcomes councillors’ decision to keep Catholic voting rights on education committee

Dunkeld Diocese has welcomed an almost unanimous decision to keep Catholic voting rights on Dundee City Council’s education committee. The decision came after Independent councillor Gregor Murray called for Church reps to be stripped of such powers, a motion that was overwhelmingly quashed by 26 votes to two. Cllr Murray, a former convener of the children and families services committee for the council, also asked for teachers and trade unions to be stripped of their voting rights on the city’s education committee at the proposal which took place on Monday January 13.   Motion Cllr Murray asked fellow councillors to agree that ‘with effect from the next meeting of the children and families services committee, only elected members of the council, with a mandate from the electorate, should be allowed to vote on any council committee or sub-committee.’ The councillor accused the Catholic Church of having ‘spread its transphobia across the city,’ meanwhile stating the motion was... continue reading.

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Scots clergymen at the heart of translating the Roman Rite

January 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Scottish bishop and archbishop returned from the United States last weekend after attending a commission responsible for translating Latin liturgy to English continue reading...

Catholics invited to talk on ‘the truth of assisted dying’

January 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics across Scotland are being invited to attend a talk in the capital on the... continue reading.

Edinburgh’s newest vicar episcopal for education relishes new role

January 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Andrews & Edinburgh Archdiocese has appointed a new Vicar Episcopal for Catholic Education.... continue reading.

School goes the extra mile to help neighbours after fire

January 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic high school in Fife is continuing to support senior pupils of a nearby... continue reading.



Young Scots in Rome see their school’s patron made a saint

October 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from Cardinal Newman High in Bellshill travelled to Rome last week to witness...


Retiring headteacher had positive impact on ‘thousands of children’

October 11 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A newly retired headteacher received messages of support from his colleagues as he spoke...


Mass marks 50 years of teaching at Catholic primary in West Dumbartonshire

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Fundraising campaign launched to bring Good News to youth

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National Youth Pilgrimage venerates Patron saint’s relics in St Andrew’s Cathedral

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Woman’s place at Pope Francis’ right hand?

January 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

With reform in the air, the Catholic News Service surveys moves to promote women...


A look inside the ‘prison in all but name’

January 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Frances Gallagher describes her first visit inside Dungavel Immigration Detention Centre...


Reading through the whole Bible in one year

January 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


New book brings celibacy into the spotlight

January 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Let the new year bring in new beginnings

January 10 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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