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Scots College rector says BBC documentary’s success shows desire for more religious-themed shows

May 4th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Daniel Fitzpatrick told the SCO he was 'delighted' with Priest School, which aired on April 19, and said Catholics are hopeful the seminarians featured on the show 'will be part of rebuilding the Church' after the COVID-19 pandemic. The one-off documentary was filmed across one academic year at the college, featuring seminarians taking part in their studies, meeting Pope Francis, and gives a flavour as to how they spend their free time in Rome. The show has amassed more than 80,000 views and due to its success the BBC has made it available to stream online for the next 11 ... continue reading.
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Dunkeld pays tribute to priest who served for nearly 65 years

May 4th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Stephen Robson of Dunkeld paid tribute to to a priest who served the diocese for nearly 65 years.... continue reading.


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Church and Scottish government in talks regarding reopening of churches

May 4th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Bishop of Paisley has suggested various social distancing measures to be put in place in Scottish churches which could allow them to reopen in the lockdown is relaxed.... continue reading.


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Catholic Church in Scotland draws up plans for potential reopening of parishes

May 2nd, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan, of Paisley Diocese, said the Church has been in discussions with the Scottish Government over issues such as funerals.... continue reading.


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Both of Scotland’s archbishops give messages of hope amid church closures

April 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish bishops are working alongside authorities to establish when churches can be reopened, the Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh has confirmed.... continue reading.


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Mary’s Meals charity begins feeding hungry children from home as schools remain shut

April 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Mary's Meals will continue feeding children from home as classrooms across the world remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... continue reading.


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SPUC urges government to create COVID-19 vaccine without use of foetal cell lines

April 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children has asked the UK Government to work on COVID-19 vaccines that are not made using cell lines from aborted foetuses.... continue reading.


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Archbishop Cushley joins city faith leaders to thank NHS and frontline workers

April 29th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh joined faith leaders of the capital to express his thanks to the NHS, frontline staff, volunteers and key workers who are fighting to keep the country together amid the COVID-19 crisis.... continue reading.


Over 1,000 pro-life supporters join SPUC in prayer from home

April 28th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Over 1,000 pro-life supporters around the UK came together yesterday to remember the nine million lives lost to abortion in Britain.... continue reading.


Safeguarding Review Group continues to work during COVID-19

April 24th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A reviewal group set up to inspect safeguarding in the Church in Scotland is continuing its work throughout the pandemic.... continue reading.


Scottish Government’s fresh home abortion initiative is ‘deeply concerning,’ bishop says

April 23rd, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Bishop of Aberdeen has strongly criticised the Scottish Government's home abortion initiative in a letter to the health minister.... continue reading.



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  • Catholic high school leads trend with positive outcomes for pupils
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  • Top Catholic university rolls out programme in Scotland

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