This week's feature

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Into Africa: a Faith mission to Uganda

August 11th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As our plane descended into Entebbe Airport, I rubbed the sleep from my eyes and afforded myself a look out the window and was instantly struck by just how verdant Uganda looked from the skies. In my role as communications officer for Missio Scotland, I visit schools and explain to them why each colour on the Mission Rosaries has been chosen for each continent. I perhaps should have taken a photo there and then and I would have been able to easily explain to them why Africa is green So here I was, excited to be embarking upon my first mission ... continue reading.
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Robbed of their childhood: the Indian teenagers trafficked for sex

August 4th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCIAF’S JANICE BURNS explains how the Catholic charity is helping save young children from slavery - BY JANICE BURNS ... continue reading.


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Pro-life and proud of it

August 4th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This weekend, all these young people will take to the streets of Scotland to campaign as part of the Project Truth Roadshow – and here they explain why.... continue reading.


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Building bridges with LGBT Catholics

July 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

IAN DUNN speaks to Fr James Martin about his controversial book attracting both praise and criticism ... continue reading.


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FORGIVE AND REMEMBER

July 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

AMANDA CONNELLY talks to a Catholic priest and a Church of Ireland archdeacon whose new book offers a route to peace... continue reading.


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Following the footsteps of ancient pilgrims

July 14th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

With the summer holidays underway, AMANDA CONNELLY finds an exciting project in the south of Scotland — By Amanda Connelly ... continue reading.


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Finding Vikings, ice cream and God

July 14th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the second of the series, ROSS AHLFELD heads to th Ayrshire town of Largs -By ROSS AHLFELD ... continue reading.


more features

Top headteacher Gerry is a class act

July 7th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Running two schools is a challenge, and RONNIE MCGOWAN meets a man willing to take it on - By Ronnie McGowan ... continue reading.


Faith in Our Lady Star of the Sea

July 7th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On Sea Sunday, EUAN MCARTHUR examines the many challenges of life on the ocean waves - By Euan McArthur ... continue reading.


Story with a stigma attached to it

June 30th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Writer Philip Miller recalls journalistic doubts of Faith and utilises them in his latest novel By Philip Miller... continue reading.


Ending the silence over stillbirth

June 30th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ANNIE MCGUIRE talks about her grief and experiences after the loss of her daughter Grace By Annie McGuire... continue reading.



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