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1-IRAQ-ACN

Scottish funds help Iraqi Catholics recover from Isis terror

November 9th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Paisley Bishop and Motherwell priest among the delegation from Aid to the Church in Need who visited Tomb of priest murdered by militants

A SCOTTISH delegation took inspiration from a priest murdered by Isis as they visited the Catholics in Iraq recovering from terror and persecution. Bishop John Keenan of Paisley Diocese and Fr Martin Delaney, a priest of Motherwell, returned last week from the visit with pontifical charity Aid to the Church in Need, and said there is much Scotland can learn form the ‘joyful witness to the Faith’ of the Catholics who survived the brutal occupation of terrorist militants. A group of 10, including head of ACN operations in Scotland Lorraine McMahon, travelled to the Ninevah Plains in Northern Iraq from Monday October 29 to Saturday November 3, to witness the incredible work being done by ACN to rebuild the lives and homes of persecuted Christians in Iraq. Fr Delaney, parish priest of St Aloysius and Sacred Heart churches in Chapelhall and an ACN advisor, revealed that the trip has inspired him to renew... continue reading.

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5-BENE-MERENTI

Bene Merenti awarded to SSVP stalwart for services to Wishaw parish

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Bishop Toal presented Harry McCrossan with the medal following four decades working with the Society of St Vincent de Paul in St Thomas’ Church. continue reading...


Bishop of Dunkeld offers prayers and support to hundreds affected by Dundee factory closure

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Bishop Stephen Robson made the announcement as Michelin tyre company revealed the devastating blow for... continue reading.


Galloway diocese celebrates vital work given to poor by SSVP on 150th anniversary

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“I think there is just as much of a need now for the SSVP as... continue reading.


Mary’s Meals returns to Medjugorje for Mass with Pope Francis’ envoy

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Bishop Keenan of Paisley diocese joins global charity as they returned to the Shrine where... continue reading.



Youth

7-PRAYER-BREAKFAST

Successful school prayer breakfast leads the way for others to follow

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St Margaret Mary’s Secondary in Glasgow fed 110 people last Friday, November 2 with...

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

November 2 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Senior Pupils from across Glasgow Archdiocese were told that God has a plan for...

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Historic parish hosts musical celebration for Education Act

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‘Give young people the confidence to follow Jesus’—bishops’ issue messages to youth

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School declares war on rabies in Malawi

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Opinion

10---YOUNG-PEOPLE

Young people hunger for meaning, truth and love

November 9 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Praying with a seven-year-old can restore your Faith in humanity, Fr Jamie McMorrin says,...

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Great minds falter on questions of Faith

November 2 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Even brilliant scientists miss the point when they put their faith in atheism, says...

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Welcoming a season of remembrance

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The Catholic view on a contactless world

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Smartphones may lead to foolish parenting

October 26 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



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P1-NOV-9-2018

exclusively in the paper

  • Attacks on Hibernian manager Neil Lennon are racist and bigoted says politicians
  • Archbishop Cushley prays at grave of Cardinal O’Brien on All Souls’ Day
  • Faith sustained Polish community during Nazi and Communist occupation
  • Peter Kearney reflects on Archbishop Tartaglia’s term as president of the Bishops’ Conference
  • Dr Joe Bradley says some UK politicians are ‘pouring petrol on the fire’ of the The Troubles

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