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Pro-life students fight for free speech

April 19th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Alliance of Pro-Life Students (APS) was warned by opposition groups online not to show up to the NUS conference on Thursday April 11, and on the day was told there would be a counter-protest. Grace Deighan, president of Glasgow Students for Life, was among the group of protesters. She said they were there to protest the NUS’ lack of inclusion and its pro-choice stance, which ‘is not representative of all students.’   Affiliation “We’re from universities who have had a really tough time getting pro-life groups affiliated despite the fact that there are pro-choice groups on campus and really we just want ... continue reading.
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Scotland’s first deacon in modern times dies aged 94

April 12th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Deacon Jacques Cooke: December 16 1924¬—March 25 2019. — By Bill Mowat ... continue reading.

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Bishop’s praise after donations helps diocese reduce budget deficit

April 12th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The bishop of Argyll and the Isles has issued a thank you to parishioners throughout the diocese for helping to contribute to an overall surplus in the first quarter of financial activity.... continue reading.


‘I met cardinals, bishops and even popes,’ says secretary, as she retires after 31 years

April 5th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Andrews & Edinburgh Archdiocese has bid a very fond farewell to secretary, Norah Macgennis, who has retired after three decades of faithful service.... continue reading.

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Glasgow Archdiocese’s Lentfest play tells Passion story in a new way

March 29th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The head of Glasgow’s Lent festival has called for Catholics to support their Faith through art as the annual event gears up to present its showcase play... continue reading.

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Spanish seeking a Mass of their own in Scotland wish to grow

March 29th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Edinburgh man has been inspired by his baby son and a love of his home country to organise a Spanish language Mass.... continue reading.


Scottish Catholics pray for the souls of two much-loved priests

March 29th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scots Faithful were saddened to hear of the deaths of Mgr Jack Sheridan from Glasgow Archdiocese and Mgr Robert McDonald of Aberdeen diocese.... continue reading.

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Canadian pro-life speaker lays out arguments against assisted suicide

March 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A more caring society, not assisted suicide, is the solution to end of life care, Canadian pro-life apologist Stephanie Gray told a Glasgow audience last week.... continue reading.

St Columbkille’s man urges MSPs to embrace peace through love

March 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A parishioner of St Columbkille’s Church in Rutherglen addressed MSPs at the Scottish Parliament last week and told them that peace in the world can be found through love. ... continue reading.

160 years of combined service for Aberdeen bishop, priests and deacon

March 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two priests, a deacon and a bishop celebrated a combined 160 years of service in Aberdeen’s St Mary’s Cathedral on March 11.... continue reading.

Icon brings the Passion of Christ to St Mungo’s

March 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Icon travelling through 60 countries and across all continents made a stop in Glasgow last week to assist the city’s Passionists in their vocation. ... continue reading.

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