This weeks international news

4-POPE-ANGELUS

A visit that will leave a lasting impression

December 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One of the key organisers of Pope Francis’ visit to Bangladesh has said that the Holy Father made the right decision in holding off on using the word Rohingya until he left Myanmar. Benedict Alo D’Rozario, director of Caritas Bangladesh until 2016 (left), told the SCO that Pope Francis’ visit will have made a concrete difference to the lives of the refugees. The Pope was in Bangladesh from December 2-3. “I think the Holy Father did the right thing,” Dr D’Rozario said. “He was respectful to the Bishops’ Conference of Myanmar, but when he was in Bangladesh, he not only mentioned ... continue reading.
5---NATIONAL

Leading SNP politician takes on cardinal who claims independence ‘against Church teaching’

December 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic SNP MP has challenge a Spanish cardinal over comments on Catalonian independence -By RYAN MCDOUGALL ... continue reading.


1-ARCHBISHOP-ISSAM-LEBANO

Report: UN is ‘ignoring’ Christian persecution

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Research prompts Lebanese archbishop to ask Scotland for prayers... continue reading.


1-MARY'S-MEALS-BILLION

One billion meals

October 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Charity founded by Catholic Scot hits landmark milestone... continue reading.


1-WMD

Pope urges world leaders to destroy weapons of death

September 29th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Holy Father joins Scottish Church in raising concerns over North Korea tensions... continue reading.


1-FR-TOM

Joy in Scotland as kidnapped Indian priest finally freed

September 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Salesian Sisters in Glasgow join world in celebrating the ‘amazing news’... continue reading.


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Pakistan mourns nun who led fight to defeat leprosy

August 18th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The government of Pakistan will accord a state funeral to Sr Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau, a German-born member of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary who devoted her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan.... continue reading.


Priests confront troops

August 4th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two remarkable photos from Venezuela this week show priests risking their lives in the face of the military as the country slides into civil war.... continue reading.


SCIAF follow Pope’s call to tackle child trafficking

July 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) have begun a brand new appeal bringing to light the struggles faced by Indian children who are victims of child trafficking.... continue reading.



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