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Argyll Catholic success story gets backing from Government

December 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It was started by a Catholic in a shed in Argyll and grew to feed millions of children across the globe—now charity Mary’s Meals has been given a boost by the UK Government as it pledged to double all donations to a new campaign to help school pupils in Zambia. Named after Our Lady and inspired by a visit to a Marian shrine in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mary’s Meals has caught the imagination of people across the globe thanks to its simple message. By providing meals in school to children, it helps combat hunger and educates children who would otherwise go without. Having ... continue reading.
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Pope Francis and Scottish bishops discuss nuclear disarmament in Vatican meeting

September 27th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s bishops spoke to Pope Francis about nuclear disarmament during a one-hour and 40 minute-long meeting on Thursday September 27, at the beginning of their Ad Limina visit to Rome.... 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.


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.



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