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SPUC is hitting the road this summer

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Every space has been filled for our Project Truth Roadshow, which unfortunately means that there is no more room for full time volunteers, but for those still wishing to help, we are still looking for day helpers. This is a great opportunity for those who can volunteer to help out as we pass through each of the respective cities. We will also have time in the evenings to visit the town we’re in that day. The roadshow will be launched in Edinburgh on Mon August 11, after which we will travel to Dundee (August 12), Aberdeen (August 13), Perth (August ... continue reading.

Every little helps

July 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

CLAIRE MURPHY from ST MARGARET OF SCOTLAND HOSPICE in Clydebank, praises the Women’s Guild for their charitable support and explains how donations contribute to the hospice’s success... continue reading.


Historian has scaled academic heights

June 20th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Professor Tom Devine is fond of referring to history as the ‘queen of disciplines,’ but as the award of a Knighthood last weekend underlined, as far as Scottish history goes, he is the king. His research lauded, his books bestselling—he is widely accepted as the foremost expert on modern Scottish history. As he prepares to depart the field of academia, he remains in pugnacious form and spoke to the SCO recently about the impact of the Irish on Scotland, independence, the secularist threat to Catholic schools and why he would have been a terrible secondary school teacher... continue reading.


Peace through small gestures

June 13th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JOHN NEWTON from AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED, who was in the Holy Land in the run up to Pope Francis’ visit, describes the local Church’s challenges and triumphs... continue reading.


Following in the footsteps of Jesus

June 6th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

MISSION MATTERS SCOTLAND explains how it is working tirelessly in dioceses in Papua New Guinea to meet the needs of the people in them and spread the Gospel message throughout the country... continue reading.


Get this pro-life show on the road

May 16th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The PROJECT TRUTH team is working closely with SPUC SCOTLAND on up coming life events this summer specifically targeted at young Scots. The Project Youth Roadshow is likely to be coming to a town near you with the help of Youth Defence and the Alliance of Pro-Life students. The Glasgow rally after the roadshow is another highlight of 2014... continue reading.


Mammoth task for Scot, 81, to visit ‘miracle’ monastery in China

May 9th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Not many people in their 80s would consider traveling from Scotland to China for the opening of new a ‘monastery’ but Veronica Campbell did not let that stand in her way.... continue reading.

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Working for peace

May 2nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As ethnic violence in South Sudan increases and the world remembers the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, SCIAF’s PERCY PATRICK reflects on the Catholic charity’s work in some of the world’s most troubled places... continue reading.

Learning lessons in love and life in Ecuador

April 25th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish priest FR COLIN MacINNES, a missionary living and working in Atahualpa, Ecuador, explains how we can learn from the loving example being set by some of his own parishioners... continue reading.

Hurt and hope in Ukraine

April 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JOHN PONTIFEX, head of press and information for AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED, explains how the organisation is continuing to support the Faithful in Ukraine in the midst of the turmoil that has enveloped the country in recent times. ... continue reading.

Faith, hope and love in Myanmar

April 4th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

MISSION MATTERS SCOTLAND brings us two stories relating to those who are living and working amongst the poor in Myanmar... continue reading.

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