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MILESTONE IN SIGHT

March 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

At a school assembly in Haiti, a handsome young man named Jimmy, clutching his guitar, asked the captivated audience a question: “Feeding one million children every single day—do you think such a thing is possible?” Jimmy had just heard the good news that Mary’s Meals is now providing 989,791 impoverished children with a nutritious meal every day they attend school, and couldn’t hide his excitement that our million milestone is in sight. Quietly strumming his guitar and with real emotion in his voice, 26-year-old Jimmy continued: “Mary’s Meals, you have saved my life! You fed me every day and now, look, ... continue reading.
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Life matter at Project Truth

March 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

RACHEL KIDD from SPUC SCOTLAND explains how the pro-life organisation aims to build on the success of last year’s event... continue reading.


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Reality star still shining brightly

March 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

DANIEL HARKINS talks to Michelle McManus, who set the bar for TV talent shows by winning Pop Idol, and was a Papal visit hit, ahead of her one-woman show at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow... continue reading.


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First hospice is 65 years young

March 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Margaret of Scotland staff are celebrating the hospice’s 65th anniversary year the best way they know how, with a series of fun-filled fundraising events, writes Clare Murphy... continue reading.


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Our cultural identities: Voting yes, voting no

February 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the second part of a six-part series, Dr JOSEPH BRADLEY explores the ‘Catholic votes’ during the Scottish independence referendum... continue reading.


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Helping the helpless back from the brink

February 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the second of a series of special reports throughout Lent, IAN DUNN reports back from DR Congo and Rwanda where SCIAF is working with victims of harrowing sexual violence. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the foundation of The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund... continue reading.


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Hope grows after a living hell on earth

February 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the first of a series of special reports throughout Lent, IAN DUNN reports back from Rwanda where he visited a female farming project supported by SCIAF following the genocide in the country 21 years ago. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the foundation of The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund... continue reading.


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Greens’ leader gives colour to views

February 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The second in a series of interviews with Scottish political party leaders sees SCO editor Liz Leydon ask the Scottish Green Party leader Patrick Harvie about crucial voting issues such as assisted suicide, faith schools and marriage... continue reading.


Stakeholders in Catholic education

February 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ARCHBISHOP PHILIP TARTAGLIA, president of the CATHOLIC EDUCATION COMMISSION, recognises the gift of Catholic education in Scotland, and highlights possible improvements... continue reading.


SCIAF’s five decades of Faith in action

January 30th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCIAF director ALISTAIR DUTTON reflects on the charity’s 50th anniversary— by looking at its work at home and abroad—while also explaining how the organisation continues to be guided by the Church’s teachings... continue reading.


Sacrament gives strength and comfort to all

January 23rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In light of his research, DEACON HENRY McKenna provides a detailed insight into the importance of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick ahead of the World Day of the Sick on February 11... continue reading.



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  • SCIAF reports strong response to emergency appeal for Horn of Africa but underlines continuing great need
  • Hugh McLoughlin warns of hidden implications of recent attacks on Catholic education
  • Paisley pilgrims return for Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes
  • Christ the King and Sacred Heart churches, Grangemouth, bid to Nigerian priest Fr Michael Akintolu
  • Photo feature on retiring teachers from Catholic schools

 

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