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Scottish Parliament assisted dying group launched

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The ‘Cross Party Group on End-of-Life Choices’ was approved by the Scottish Parliament’s Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee and welcomed by campaigners for euthanasia and assisted suicide. The new group comes after MSPs twice rejected attempts to legalised assisted suicide in the last decade, with bills brought by the late Margo MacDonald in 2010 and Patrick Harvie in 2015 both being rejected at Holyrood. SNP MSP George Adam, convenor of the new Cross Party Group, who supported the 2015 Assisted Suicide Scotland Bill said: “This is an incredible opportunity to have an open, frank discussion on the choices that we ... continue reading.
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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.


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School saved after non-Catholics praise Catholic education

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Peter’s Primary School in Aberdeen has been saved from an unpopular move after a consultation found support for the school’s ethos from non-Catholics. ... continue reading.


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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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Face of Orkney’s St Magnus revealed ahead of festival

February 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A facial reconstruction has been made of Orkney’s St Magnus to help mark the 900th anniversary of his death.... continue reading.


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Challenge those who do violence in religion’s name

February 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Vatican’s representative to the UN speaks to Scottish interfaith gathering... continue reading.


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Pupils injured in bus crash outside Cumberland Catholic secondary.

February 9th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A bus carrying more than 40 pupils overturned and caught fire in morning rush-hour crash outside Our Lady’s High School, Cumbernauld.... continue reading.


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Scots to rally for life this Lent

February 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Prayer vigils to be held outside four hospitals that conduct abortions in Scotland... continue reading.


Pupils come to aid of seafarers

February 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) made a profitable return visit as it benefited from the generosity of St Bartholomew’s Primary School. ... continue reading.


Turn off your phone and embrace silence, Archbishop says

February 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrew’s & Edinburgh Archdiocese has urged the pupils of St Thomas of Aquins’ High School in Edinburgh to switch off their mobile phones and discover the beauty of silence.... continue reading.



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  • Catholic reaction to plans for Scotland’s first Muslim primary school
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