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Pope prays for Manchester

May 23rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

by Amanda Connelly The Holy Father sent a telegram expressing his sorrow at the events, and praised those who helped at the scene and in the aftermath. “His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and tragic loss of life caused by the barbaric attack in Manchester, and he expresses his heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this senseless act of violence,” read the telegram. “He commends the generous efforts of the emergency and security personnel, and offers the assurance of his prayers for the injured, and for all who have died. 'Mindful in a particular way ... continue reading.

Prayers for Manchester from Scotland

May 23rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow has expressed his horror at the bombings at the Manchester Arena, and offered prayers for all those affected.... continue reading.


Faith today is increasingly under attack, bishop says as Scots mark Fatima centenary

May 19th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Keenan told the crowds in Carfin that the Church is often ‘too lukewarm’ in its condemnation of evil ... continue reading.


From the Archives: Celtic great Tommy Burns on Faith and Family

May 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On the ninth anniversary of his death, the SCO republishes Frank McGurk's 1988 interview with the then Celtic player and future manager... continue reading.

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