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‘Secular elite’ at Glasgow college accused of blocking Catholic Mass

May 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Complaints of a ‘hostile environment’ for Christians after Ascension Thursday Mass cancelled

Senior management at a Glasgow college have been criticised as a ‘secularist policy-making elite’ after they outraged Catholic staff by shutting down a planned Mass for Ascension Thursday. Br Antony Connelly, the Catholic chaplain to the City of Glasgow College, had arranged the Mass with the college’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) department, but it was abruptly cancelled hours after the principal Paul Little had been copied into an email announcing the time and location. Staff members have now told the SCO that the college is a ‘hostile environment’ for Christians and the Catholic Church has called for an urgent review of the decision to cancel the Mass Br Antony, a Passionist from St Mungo’s Church, has been chaplain to the college for seven months. After holding an Ash Wednesday service for the Catholic staff and pupils, and responding to a request from staff at the college, he began arranging a Mass for... continue reading.

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Chilean bishops offer resignation to Pope Francis

May 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

All of Chile’s Catholic bishops have offered their resignation to Pope Francis, following a three-day meeting in Rome to talk about the clerical sex abuse scandal. continue reading...


Deputy First Minister says Scotland’s education system can learn from the values of Catholic schools

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John Swinney: Catholic education provides young people with resilience... continue reading.


Research reveals Celtic and the SCO share founding fathers

May 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In November 1887, a group of men came together in St Mary’s Church Hall in... continue reading.


Scotland must confront its anti-Irish, anti-Catholic history, academic says

May 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland must confront its history of anti-Irish Catholic racism, according to the author of a... continue reading.



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HCPT pilgrims relive their incredible Lourdes journey

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A wonderful day was had by all in St Francis Xavier’s Church, Carfin last...

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Notre Dame parents’ anger at consultation exclusion

May 11 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parents at a Catholic primary school have criticised Glasgow City Council after a consultation...

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Pupils urged to ‘be like St Joseph’ at patronal Mass

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Catholic schools among the best in the country in literacy and creativity

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Afternoon of friendship and fun

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Opinion

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The exhausting roads that lead to Rome

May 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Marshalling 50 teenagers on a school trip is tiresome but rewarding, THE BOW IN...

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The dreadful reality of dying in secular America

May 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In his Letter from America, BRANDON MCGINLEY looks at a money-driven approach to elderly...

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Tackling Westminster’s unsavoury atmosphere of harassment

May 11 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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The ‘King of Greenock’ comes to the Bow

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The Ashers case: small cake, but big implications

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  • Glasgow considers pro-life ban
  • 2018 St Margaret pilgrimage launched
  • Scottish bishop prays for the ‘soul of Ireland’
  • Pacey padre praises the social benefits of running
  • Catholics across Scotland celebrate the month of Mary

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