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Heart of Edinburgh: The surprising link between St Oscar Romero and capital city

March 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It may have been saintly intervention that drew El Salvadoran couple John McCormack and Anna Campos to Sacred Heart Church in Edinburgh. While looking for a church in which to marry they happened across one which hosts a relic of their home county’s most famous saint: Oscar Romero. “I just happened to stumble upon the Church,” John McCormack said. “We’d considered another church prior to the visit but we decided on Sacred Heart because of the shrine to St Romero—and also because we really liked the church!” Mr McCormack believes coming across Sacred Heart was not a coincidence, as he has seen ... continue reading.
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Building a city wise to Christian charity

March 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

James Farrell speaks to students in deprived areas of Glasgow for an Opus Dei-inspired venture... continue reading.


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A Lenten journey to a Catholic Faith

March 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Frank McDonnell tells the stories of those enrolled in Motherwell Diocese's Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, and reveals what inspired them to join the Church.... continue reading.


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New SSVP president hopes to grow ranks to combat poverty

March 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Attracting new members is top priority for new SSVP president, finds Matt Meade... continue reading.


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Inspiring story of Gambian boy’s courage

March 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Ryan McDougall meets a deaf boy making national headlines and the Catholic charity helping him hear... continue reading.


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The inspiring stories behind Scotland’s Neocatechumenal Way community

March 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Daniel Harkins meets members of Scotland’s Neocatechumenal Way community, a charism of the Church that supports the formation of Catholics, and discovers how they are taking the movement into parishes and helping people to re-engage with their Faith and the Church.... continue reading.


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Faith and hope in Uganda

March 8th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a special report from Uganda, Peter Diamond describes one woman’s journey from poverty to a small business owner and how donations from Scottish Catholics are helping transform thousands of lives in a land still recovering from years of strife.... continue reading.


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Rediscovering the Sacraments

March 8th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley launches a new series looking at how God’s saving grace is imparted on us.... continue reading.


Far from home: the refugees hoping to be reunited with their families

March 1st, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Ryan McDougall speaks to refugees in Europe, and reveals the case of a translator for the British Government who helped in the fight against ISIS in Iraq, and is now stuck on the continent, separated from his daughter for 10 years ... continue reading.


The Chinese Catholics making a home in Glasgow

February 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a special report Ross Ahlfeld sees first-hand a thriving Chinese Catholic community in Glasgow, and assesses the Church’s plight in the land of the dragon.... continue reading.


The Scots marching for the right to life

February 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

James Farrell joins a group of pro-life advocates on a pilgrimage to the March for Life in Washington.... continue reading.



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P1-MAR-22-2019

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  • Catholic community stands with Muslim victims of terror attack
  • Council rejects abortion ‘buffer zones’ after testimony from NHS
  • Celtic bonds stressed at St Patrick’s Day celebrations
  • Street pastors’ programme hopes to bring people back to church
  • We must set aside historic grudges in our responses to the refugee crisis, writes Andreas G Wolff

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