This weeks international news


Scots urged to pray for abducted Filipino priest

June 2nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Teresito ‘Chito’ Suganob has appeared in a video pleading for help a week after his abduction by Islamic militants. “As we freely come together to pray and worship, please keep in your prayers Fr Chito and his parishioners who were kidnapped last week,” Bishop Keenan said. “Pray for their safe return.” In the video, Fr Chito said the terrorists were demanding the Philippine government stop its military offensive against them, or else they would execute the prisoners. “Mr President, please consider us,” Fr Chito says. “They don’t ask for anything… they just ask that you leave this place peacefully. We are ... continue reading.

Pope prays for Manchester

May 23rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has extended his prayers and condolences to those affected by the bombing in the Manchester Arena last night, while condemning the ‘barbaric attack’.... continue reading.


Pope Francis to canonise two of the ‘little shepherds’ of Fatima

March 23rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis will canonize two of the three Portuguese shepherd children—Jacinta Marto and her brother Francisco—to whom Our Lady appeared at the famous shrine in Fatima 100 years ago. ... continue reading.


Pope leads prayers for Westminster victims

March 23rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has offered prayers for all those affected by the terrorist attack in London yesterday.... continue reading.

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Martin McGuinness was a man of prayer who strove for peace, says archbishop

March 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Following the death of Martin McGuinness at the age of 66, Archbishop Eamon Martin has said the former Northern Irish Deputy First Minister was 'a man of prayer' who knew that 'peace was worth striving for'.... continue reading.

Video of bizarre North Korean anti-Christian propaganda appears online

March 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Footage shows a caricature of a Catholic priest ... continue reading.

SCIAF call for aid to combat ‘appalling catastrophe’

March 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish Catholics are being urged to give ‘whatever they can’ as millions face famine in Africa and the Middle East. ... continue reading.

Zambian Jesuit to be SCIAF Director

March 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Scottish charity is to have an African representative on it’s board for the first time... continue reading.

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