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Vatican praise for Scottish charity work

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Margo Uprichard runs The Space in Govanhill, a Daughters of Charity programme that works with the Roma Community in Glasgow. Earlier this month she addressed a special conference at the Vatican about her work. The British Ambassador to the Vatican, Sally Axworthy, said Mrs Uprichard spoke brilliantly. “She was informative, moving and inspiring,” she said. “Many of the participants were surprised that there were Roma in the UK, and very interested to hear about how The Space raises aspirations.” Mrs Uprichard said: “I loved every minute. It was a real honour to present the work of the Daughters of Charity.” A message ... continue reading.

Glasgow bigotry tourism fears

April 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Church condemns ‘Kill all Catholics’ graffiti on Glasgow’s Tradeston Bridge, which was left untouched for four days... continue reading.


Bishop urges pilgrims to visit 800 year-old Crozier

April 7th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop William Nolan of Galloway has urged Scottish Catholics to consider a pilgrimage to Whithorn—‘the cradle of Christianity in Scotland’—as he opened a new exhibition at the museum there.... continue reading.

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Irvine to be served by just one priest from September

March 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Ayrshire town of Irvine, population 33,000, is to be served by a single priest managing its two parishes of St John Ogilvie and St Mary’s.... continue reading.

Bumper programme of events for this year’s Lentfest

March 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Lentfest, director Stephen Callaghan has come up with a bumper programme events. ... continue reading.

Catholics join forces to fight surge in homelessness

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A GROUP of Catholics has formed to tackle the scourge of homelessness—and it was inspired by a Facebook post.... continue reading.

Plans to admit boys to only state, Catholic girls’ school

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCO finds support for campaign to make Notre Dame High School in Glasgow co-educational... continue reading.

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