This weeks international news


Pope Francis will visit Ireland in 2018

November 28th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The meeting was requested following the invitation to the pope by the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference to visit Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in two years' time. The last Pontiff to travel to Ireland was Pope John Paul II back in ... continue reading.

SCIAF’s Christmas appeal for aid to help Syrian crisis

November 25th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCIAF is launching an emergency Christmas appeal to help thousands of desperately poor Syrians whose lives have been torn apart by war. ... continue reading.


Exciting new Scottish app to find Mass launches in Rome

November 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The world’s first interactive, GPS-powered, Holy Mass and Confession finder app, which was developed in Scotland has been launched in Rome. ... continue reading.


‘Stop this war, stop this weapon trafficking’

November 18th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Lebanon priest urges Scots to support refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria and criticises those making ‘a fortune’ out of the conflict... continue reading.


European Catholic Church media officers meet in Glasgow

November 17th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic Church media officers from across Europe are meeting in Glasgow this week to discuss 'communicating a Christian message in increasingly secular societies.'... continue reading.


Scottish prison chaplain joins Pope in call to embrace Mercy

November 11th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Never give up hope in God, Pope tells 1000 prisoners at Jubilee Year Mass... continue reading.

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Prayers for President Trump

November 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said the Church will be praying for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Mr Trump was been elected on Tuesday, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice.... continue reading.

ISIS attempting ‘genocide’ of Christians

October 31st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ISIS have killed over 1131 Christians throughout the Middle East, a recent report reveals.... continue reading.

Message of peace from a Syrian nun

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

“Pray for a miracle, pray for peace.” ... continue reading.

New leader of the Jesuits elected

October 14th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Amanda Connelly... continue reading.

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