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Scottish Catholics urged to be smiling, joyful missionaries

October 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics have been urged to be smiling, joyful missionaries here in Scotland. Ahead of Mission Sunday on October 15, Sr Stacey Cameron from Missio Scotland urged Catholics to ‘always have a reason for the hope that is in you.’ And the Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh has echoed the comments, urging Catholics to be missionaries here in Scotland and welcome priests from former missionary lands. “By divine mandate, the Church is always missionary, is always seeking to bring the love and the peace of Christ to the four corners of the globe—that is why the work of Missio Scotland is as ... continue reading.

Loving reception for everyone as archbishop welcomes newlyweds

October 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia urged newlyweds to ‘welcome children as a gift form God’ and be strong as they raise them in the Faith, at a special Mass for newly married couples... continue reading.


Academia a hotbed of anti-Catholic feeling, says leading education expert

October 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A leading global expert on Catholic education has said British academia is rife with ‘secular anti-Catholicism’... continue reading.


Pope prays as Italian priest kidnapped in Nigeria

October 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has offered his prayers after an Italian Catholic priest was kidnapped last week by armed men in Benin City, Nigeria.... continue reading.


Tory MSP slams pro-indy politicians over claims Christians shouldn’t vote for right-wing parties

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pro-independence politicians have parked furore after saying it was impossible to understand why a Christian would support a right-wing political party -By RYAN MCDOUGALL ... continue reading.


Catholic expert on Islam calls for interfaith cooperation

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One of the greatest experts of Islam in the Catholic Church visited Scotland last week to urge people of all faiths and none to ‘see beyond their own beliefs’ an cooperate to save ‘a world in travail’.... continue reading.


Report: UN is ‘ignoring’ Christian persecution

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Research prompts Lebanese archbishop to ask Scotland for prayers... continue reading.

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Priest and teacher go the extra mile for Mary’s Meals

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It proved to be second time lucky for one Glasgow parish priest and a Catholic school teaching, as they cross the finish line for the second time to raise money for Scottish charity Mary’s Meals.... continue reading.

Pope Francis says the Death penalty is contrary to the Gospel and never acceptable

October 12th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Yesterday he told an audience of cardinals and bishops 'however grave the crime that may be committed, the death penalty is inadmissible because it attacks the inviolability and the dignity of the person'.... continue reading.

New play on ‘heartbeat of El Salvador’ Oscar Romero to hit Scotland’s capital

October 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The spotlight is set to shine on a brand new play about the life Oscar Romero, as it prepares to hit Scotland’s capital next month.... continue reading.

Thousands pray along Polish border for country’s salvation

October 9th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Tens of thousands of Poland’s Catholics gathered along the country’s 2,000-mile border on Saturday, as they prayed the Rosary and asked God and Our Lady for the salvation of their nation and the whole world.... continue reading.

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