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Cardinal Nichols becomes chancellor of St Mary’s University

May 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, has been installed as the first chancellor of St Mary’s University, Twickenham, at a special service in Westminster Cathedral attended by parliamentarians, educators and government officials. “It is a great privilege and pleasure to take on this role as chancellor,” Cardinal Nichols (above) said. “St Mary’s sees itself as an expression of all that is best in the tradition and life of the Catholic faith. Doing so gives us strong and deep roots and a stability of culture that no secular designation can bring.” Bishop Richard Moth - who will be installed today as Bishop ... continue reading.
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Police investigate anti-Catholic graffiti on Livingston church

May 26th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The sectarian vandalism took place between Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police... continue reading.

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SCIAF welcomes Europe’s vote on conflict minerals

May 26th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCIAF has welcomed news that the European Parliament has passed legislation to try and prevent the trade in conflict minerals.Continue Reading... continue reading.


Our Lady of Paisley icon on tour

May 22nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Event part of preparations for Easter 2016 diocesan synod ... continue reading.


Pilgrimage launched in honour of Scottish saint

May 15th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley brought St Margaret of Scotland to life as he launched a new summer pilgrimage in honour of the country’s patroness.... continue reading.

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Pakistani archbishop invited to speak at Scottish youth rally to show solidarity with persecuted Christians

May 14th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The ACN July event will bring young people from across Scotland to Carfin ... continue reading.

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SCIAF manager elected for Glasgow North

May 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund congratulates Patrick Grady... continue reading.

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Police clear Cambuslang priest

May 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Motherwell diocesan priest has been cleared by police after being falsely accused of sex abuse, but his family says he was denied ‘natural justice’ as he was unable to defend himself against the unfounded historic allegation.... continue reading.

St Augustine’s teacher a local hero, pupil says

May 4th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Lesley-Ann Baird, depute head at St Augustine’s High, nominated for Edinburgh Local Hero Award by S6 pupil at school... continue reading.

Come and see about vocations, Archbishop Cushley urges

May 1st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Andrews and Edinburgh launches new initiative aimed at boosting vocations... continue reading.

Archbishop reiterates opposition to Catholic school closures ahead of council meeting

April 30th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a letter to council leader, Archbishop Tartaglia calls for a rethink of decision to close St Joseph’s Primary Milngavie, and St Andrew’s Primary Bearsden ... continue reading.

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  • Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow celebrated the Neophytes Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral on Sunday.
  • Ian Dunn tells of the joys of taking part in the SCIAF cycle pilgrimage, and of being SCO deputy editor.
  • Parishioners at St Margaret Mary’s in Castlemilk have erected a cross in the parish grounds having raised money for their cause with a walking pilgrimage.
  • In this, the month of Mary, Deacon Henry McKenna explains the multi-faceted role Our Lady has in the Church.
  • Comment and analysis of the same-sex marriage referendum in Ireland.

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