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Scottish group attends the World Meeting of Families

Scottish pilgrims at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, led by the Bishop of Paisley, said they were hugely inspired by the Pope’s message of love to the world’s families in the US last weekend. It was the first time a Scottish delegation had attended the World Meeting of Families (WMF) event. Its members heard the Holy Father preach that our families are the true ‘domestic churches.’ Pope Francis held up the family as vital to building the Church for the future. He said love must be freely shared for faith to grow. “That is why our families, our homes, are true domestic churches,” the Pope said. “They are the right place for faith to become life, and life to become Faith. Bishop Keenan said the WMF2015 had been an ‘amazing’ experience and, before leaving, he said he was ‘very happy’ to be representing Scotland. “I cannot forget being struck by the words of... continue reading.

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  • Glasgow Council reverses it decision to increase distance for pupils to qualify for free transport to secondary school.
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