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Catholic education director calls for pupils to support new Camino

August 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The route is something Ms Coupar has been invovled in promoting before, while working as the coordinator for Religious Education in Motherwell Diocese. She first began promoting the St Andrews Way after organisers got in touch with her, culminating with a project that was undertaken with school pupils where they explored what a pilgrimage was, as well as looking at the St Andrews Way and the Ladywell Route, which travels from Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral, Motherwell, and travels via Carfin, Linlithgow, and the Forth Road Bridge before joining the St Margaret’s route to St Andrews. The project also saw ... continue reading.

SNP depute candidates clash over Catholic schools

August 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Rival candidates split over freedom of Catholic schools; ‘no exceptions’ MEP Alyn Smith says over LGBTI policy... continue reading.


Sectarian vandals strike at St Aloysius school

August 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Police were called, after anti-Irish graffiti was sprayed on the wall of leading Catholic private school in Glasgow. ... continue reading.


Bishop Nolan gives thanks, as he recuperates from heart attack

August 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The bishop of Galloway has thanked all who prayed for him, as he continues to recover.... continue reading.


Prayers for Bishop Nolan following heart attack

August 19th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Galloway bishop recovering after health scare ... continue reading.


Call for a Caledonian Camino

August 12th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Amanda Connelly Catholics urged to support Iona to St Andrews pilgrimage... continue reading.


Aberdeen diocesan headquarters to move

August 10th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Hugh Gilbert and the Diocese of Aberdeen have announced a move of the diocese’s curial offices.... continue reading.

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A new Catholic dimension to the Edinburgh Festival

August 4th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Patrick’s Church, Cowgate will offer a wide range of artistic and spiritual events throughout August.... continue reading.

Knights of St Columba urged to pray for peace

July 28th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The head of the Knights of St Columba, the UK’s leading Order for Catholic laymen, has urged members of the Order to join him in praying the Rosary for peace for nine days in August.... continue reading.

Don’t forget the elderly, Pope warns

July 28th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis met privately with the bishops of Poland yesterday and told them to ensure the elderly were not forgotten about at World Youth Day.... continue reading.

Bishop urges government to think again, as judges rule against Named Person

July 28th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The UK's Supreme Court has found the Scottish Government's Named Person scheme to be ‘unlawful’.... continue reading.

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