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Pope prays for Manchester

May 23rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

by Amanda Connelly The Holy Father sent a telegram expressing his sorrow at the events, and praised those who helped at the scene and in the aftermath. “His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and tragic loss of life caused by the barbaric attack in Manchester, and he expresses his heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this senseless act of violence,” read the telegram. “He commends the generous efforts of the emergency and security personnel, and offers the assurance of his prayers for the injured, and for all who have died. 'Mindful in a particular way ... 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.


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.

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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.

Pupils injured in bus crash outside Cumberland Catholic secondary.

February 9th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A bus carrying more than 40 pupils overturned and caught fire in morning rush-hour crash outside Our Lady’s High School, Cumbernauld.... continue reading.

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