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Pope Francis and Scottish bishops discuss nuclear disarmament in Vatican meeting

September 27th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow, president of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, said the two-hour meeting ‘left all the Bishops grateful to him for his fraternal and fatherly support.’ “The Bishops introduced a wide range of topics which we were able to discuss at length,” he added. “We updated the Pope on the ecumenical work being done in Scotland to ensure that friendship, prayer and common witness among Christians will grow and flourish and he encouraged us in that work. “We also discussed nuclear disarmament and explained that the issue of nuclear weapons had a special relevance in Scotland and was ... continue reading.
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Scotland’s bishops to meet Pope Francis on Thursday

September 26th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland's bishops will speak to Pope Francis on Thursday September 27 about the scandal of abuse in the global Church as they visit Rome for their Ad Limina pilgrimage. ... continue reading.


Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass at Phoenix Park in Dublin Aug. 26. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-DUBLIN-MASS Aug. 26, 2018.

In photos: day two of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland

August 26th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The second day of Pope Francis' visit to Ireland included a trip to the Knock Shrine and the celebration of Mass in Phoenix Park in Dublin. Below is a selection of photos from the second day of the papal visit.... continue reading.


Pope Francis attends the Festival of Families in Croke Park stadium in Dublin Aug. 25. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-FESTIVAL-FAMILIES Aug. 25, 2018.

In photos: day one of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland

August 25th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis is visiting Ireland from Saturday August 25 to Sunday August 26, including a trip tommorow to the Knock Shrine. Below is a selection of photographs from the first day of the visit. ... continue reading.


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Pope speaks of failures over abuse at start of two-day visit to Ireland

August 25th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Acknowledging the failures "of bishops, religious superiors, priests and others" in the Catholic Church to protect children from the "repugnant crimes" of physical and sexual abuse, Pope Francis began his two-day visit to Ireland.... continue reading.


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SCIAF to manage £3.2 million Scottish Government programme in Malawi

July 6th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund will deliver a new £3.2 million Scottish Government programme in Malawi focusing on climate change, human rights and access to resources. ... continue reading.


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Kenyan parishioners disappointed after priest gets one-year suspension for rapping after Mass

June 21st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parishioners at a parish in western Kenya are unhappy after their favourite priest was suspended for one year after rapping following Mass.... continue reading.


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Catholic Scotland unites in solidarity with Syrians

March 2nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop William Nolan asks for prays of peace for the traumatised nation... continue reading.


US Jesuits call on President Trump to bring in gun legislation laws following Florida shooting

February 22nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Father William Muller, executive director of Jesuit Schools Network of North America, said that the Jesuit network stands "with so many voices against the proliferation of guns in our country."... continue reading.


Two cases of sexual misconduct against children dealt with by SCIAF, charity confirms.

February 15th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCIAF have revealed they have dealt with two cases of alleged sexual misconduct against children in recent years. ... continue reading.



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