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Scottish pilgrims flock to Krakow

July 25th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

by Amanda Connelly With groups coming from the dioceses of Glasgow, Motherwell, Aberdeen, Argyll and The Isles and St Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland is making a big impression with hundreds of youth in attendance, ready to take part in the Masses, services and events planned alongside other young Catholics from across the globe. Traveling by coach with 45 pilgrims on board, personalised hoodies and songbooks at the ready, the Archdiocese of Glasgow arrived safely on Sunday July 24, celebrating their first Mass together as a group on Polish soil on Sunday, all in the glorious sunshine. Meanwhile Motherwell Diocese, who have young ... continue reading.

Pope’s prayer for peace in Europe

July 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope prays for victims of terror—and for the hearts of the perpetrators—as violence sweeps Europe... continue reading.


Pope urges prayers for Nice

July 15th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Terror attack on French city leaves 84 dead... continue reading.


New ACN chaplain visits Scotland to spread word

July 1st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Ian Dunn and Amanda Connelly... continue reading.

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Pope urges love on Armenia trip

June 27th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis called on Christians to define themselves by ‘acts of love and kindness’ during his three-day visit to Armenia this weekend.... continue reading.

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard flight from Manila to Rome

Pope says EU referendum result is ‘will of the people’

June 24th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Brexit backed by 52% to 48% across Britain. ... continue reading.


Pope condemns ‘senseless hatred’ of Orlando massacre

June 13th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has expressed the 'deepest feelings of horror and condemnation' over a massacre at a gay Florida nightclub that killed at least 50 people and injured 53 more.... continue reading.

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Food crisis in Africa

June 3rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCIAF appeals for emergency aid as continent faces its worst drought in 30 years; hunger grows... continue reading.

Support priests with closeness and affection, Holy Father says

June 1st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In his general audience address, Holy Father asks for prayers during Jubilee of Priests... continue reading.

Irish Church downplays reports of 2018 Papal visit

May 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Irish Church has downplayed reports Pope Francis may soon visit the Emerald Isle.... continue reading.

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