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‘Break cycle of hatred and violence’

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

POPE Francis appeals for peace in the Holy Land as conflict in the region rumbles on

Pope Francis has made an urgent appeal for peace in the Holy Land after violence flared in the troubled region again this week. “I extend a heartfelt appeal to all of you to continue to pray earnestly for peace in the Holy Land, in light of the tragic events of recent days,” the Holy Father said after more than 200 casualties were reported in the past week. Recalling the June 8 invocation for peace with the Israeli and Palestinian presidents, the Pope (above inset) recounted how they ‘invoked the gift of peace and heard the call to break the cycle of hatred and violence.’ “Some might think that such a meeting took place in vain, but no, because prayer helps us not to allow ourselves to be overcome by evil, nor resign ourselves to violence and hatred taking over dialogue and reconciliation,” the Pope said. “I urge the parties concerned and all... continue reading.

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Joining forces to help Nigeria’s poor

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A NIGERIAN priest has joined forces with his Scottish parishioners to help young people back in his homeland escape poverty. continue reading...

Pope sends blessings and prayers to athletes and theologians

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

POPE Francis has sent his blessings and prayers to athletes and theologians gathering at a... continue reading.

Australian school choir visits Scotland as part of Celtic tour

July 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The St Michael’s Grammar School Choir performed at St Andrew’s and Giles cathedrals to grateful... continue reading.

Pope: Abusers are ‘sacrilegious cult’

July 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Holy Father condemns ‘despicable actions’ of abusive clergy in his first meeting with survivors on... continue reading.



Malawians make a song and dance for pupils

July 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

PUPILS from four Lanarkshire schools were treated to traditional African dance, drama and food...


Fun and games for children in Glasgow primary schools

July 11 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children from St Patrick’s, Anderston, came together with pupils from Anderston Primary recently for...


Government calls in council decision to close St Joseph’s Primary School

July 4 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Three Catholic schools in Scotland nominated for national education awards

June 27 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Catholic schools take top prizes at this year’s Scottish Education Awards

June 20 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

July 22 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Hope expiring, but faith remains

July 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

IF YOU wish to have your Faith tested, seek peace in the Holy Land....


Seniority gives our souls a deep maturity

July 18 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

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There are many faces to discipleship

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