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Their very lives are in our hands

February 5th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Gordo Abduba waited by the long, red road for her husband to return. She was 23-years-old, a baby daughter at her breast, a toddler son tugging at her leg. She waited for hours. Her family was fleeing house burnings and shootings, an explosion of ethnic violence that made them run for their lives. Fearing the worst, they ran for the border with Ethiopia yet, after only an hour on the road, her husband panicked. “He remembered he had left the front door unlocked,” she said. “He felt he had to go back and lock it.” Hours later, after dark, he had not returned. ... continue reading.

Praying peace will prevail through protest

January 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

DANIEL HARKINS speaks with SR MEGAN RICE about her lifelong commitment to non-violent protest against nuclear weapons... continue reading.


Life at the heart of new initiatives

January 15th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— SPUC SCOTLAND shares with us some of its diverse and innovative projects, which aim to stress the importance of protecting human life and highlight the damage that abortion can do to women ... continue reading.


Goalie’s story of football and faith

December 25th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

RICHARD PURDEN shares with us some tales from former Celtic and Ireland goalkeeper Packie Bonner’s new book ... continue reading.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens—Disney does no ruin the franchise

December 21st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Star Wars: The Force Awakens review Director: JJ Abrams Certificate: 12A Running Time 2 hours 15 mins Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamil, Carries Fisher, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley and Adam Driver... continue reading.


His way inspired God’s way

December 18th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

DAVE THOMSON celebrates the music of Frank Sinatra on the centenary of his birth, knowing that, like us, the entertainer was no saint but his path through life had faith... continue reading.


Persecuted, but not forgotten

December 11th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

MICHAEL J ROBINSON, communications executive in Scotland for AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED, provides an update from the persecuted Church, focusing on Christians’ experiences in Iraq and Syria... continue reading.

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Missing weather

December 4th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In Ethiopia, climate change is not just a cause, it is life and death. IAN DUNN reports from his visit with SCIAF... continue reading.

Home is where the heart is

December 4th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

MISSIO SCOTLAND share with us the Faith example of the Sisters of St John the Baptist at the Our Lady of Providence Home in Cebu in the Philippines, where the care and attention of the nuns gives hope to young girls from disadvantaged backgrounds... continue reading.

What a day and what a year for Mary’s Meals

November 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JANE HAMILTON, media and communications officer for MARY’S MEALS, reflects on the success of its most recent event and tells of a new Christmas campaign and a Vatican concert in its honour... continue reading.

Pro-life voices will be heard

November 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SPUC SCOTLAND gives an insight into the devolution of abortion law, tackling the ‘right to choose’ mantra and events and campaigns that it is supporting in order to promote the pro-life message... continue reading.

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  • Celtic roots Mass and Celtic Connections reviews.
  • Burns supper at St Mirin’s in Paisley.
  • Abortion: The greatest moral fraud of all, says Hugh Dougherty.

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