This weeks national news


Former minister ‘ashamed’ at treatment of refugees

March 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sarah Teather, who left Westminster at the last election, was in Glasgow last week to give one of St Aloysius College’s annual Gonzaga lectures on the subject of compassion. She told the SCO her work with JRS had underlined that though ‘public opinion is very hostile’ and government policy ‘appalling’ she had been amazed that there were ‘so many people who are incredibly generous in what they give of themselves.’ “There’s always that going on away from the headlines,” Ms Teather (right) said. The UK Government recently faced heavy criticism for scrapping the so-called Dubs Amendment—a scheme that requires the government ... 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.


Labour MP criticised for abortion vote

March 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s only Labour MP has been criticised this week for voting at Westminster to decriminalise abortion —despite it being a devolved matter. ... continue reading.


A statue for Scotland’s only Catholic Martyr?

March 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Online campaign for Glasgow Cross memorial to St John Ogilvie wins wide support... continue reading.


‘Intolerant’ MP’s plan to ‘chip away’ at Catholic schools

March 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Remarks by Tommy Sheppard, the SNP MP for Edinburgh East, have been condemned by the Church and rejected by the Scottish Government... continue reading.


Be proud of your Faith, former ambassador to Vatican urges Glasgow’s Catholic students

March 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A FORMER British ambassador to the Vatican has told Catholic students in Glasgow that people of Faith need to speak out about their beliefs and resist the ‘drive to conformity.’... continue reading.


Stand for life this Lent, bishop urges

March 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Steven Robson Of Dunkeld has urged Catholics to support the 40 Days for Life campaign this lent. ... continue reading.

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Build a ‘better future’ with SCIAF’s Wee Box this Lent

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s bishop’s are urging Catholics to dig deep and support this year’s SCIAF Wee Box Lent appeal.... continue reading.

Scottish Parliament assisted dying group launched

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A new Cross party group has launched at the Scottish Parliament that will promote assisted suicide. ... continue reading.

Irish teachers recruited to fill Scottish shortfall

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow University scheme looks to Ireland to solve education crisis... continue reading.

Bishop praises Mary, Queen of Scots’ Faith

February 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley praised Mary, Queen of Scots’ loyalty to her Catholic Faith in her final moments, as the monarch’s last letter was put on display at the National Library of Scotland.... continue reading.

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