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Pope’s Our Father suggestion considered by Scottish bishops

December 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish bishops have given a cautious welcome to Pope Francis’ suggestion that the Our Father could be changed, saying that ‘lead us not into temptation’ is ‘not a good translation.’ In an interview on Italian TV, the Pope said: “I am the one who falls: it’s not [God] who pushes me toward temptation to see how I fall. A father doesn’t do this, a father helps us to get up right away.” He noted that this line was recently re-translated in the French version of the prayer to read: “Do not let me fall into temptation.” The Latin version of the prayer, ... continue reading.

Statue is a powerful reminder of ‘the One who suffers with us’

December 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The famous ‘Homeless Jesus’ sculpture was unveiled in Glasgow last week, with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow describing it as a powerful reminder that Christ is ‘the One who suffers with us’ —By JOANNA MAGOUFAKIS ... continue reading.


Don’t let them be lonely this Christmas

December 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Visit those who are alone over the festive period and help tackle the epidemic of loneliness, bishop says... continue reading.


Rediscover St Andrew’s spirit to unify Scotland politicans told

December 1st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop says Patron Saint can be a beacon of unity in a time of division... continue reading.


Mungo Foundation helped Mo make Scotland his home

December 1st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A young man shares his story of how the Mungo Foundation helped him to thrive in Scotland... continue reading.


Tributes paid to the late Fr Tom Welsh

November 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Tributes have poured in from across Scotland and beyond as they pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Tom Welsh SX, who died earlier this week. - By Amanda Connelly and Ryan McDougall ... continue reading.


Challenge those who attack Catholic schools, Archbishop says

November 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Tartaglia said celebrations of the centenary of Catholic education in Scotland should include a robust defence of Catholic schools... continue reading.

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Pope echoes Scottish bishops as he says no nation should have nukes

November 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has said that no nations should have nuclear weapons for any reason—echoing the long held position of the Scottish Church. ... continue reading.

Humanist society slammed over Catholic funeral poverty claims

November 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Church says secular attack on burial advice is ‘cynical’ and ‘disingenuous’... continue reading.

Oscar Romero offers path past polarisation, MSPs told

November 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish politicians have been told they need to learn from the Blessed Oscar Romero and move beyond the partisanship and polarisation of the past... continue reading.

People deface Glasgow as sectarian graffiti soars

November 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCO uncovers huge increase in number of bigoted scrawls last year... continue reading.

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