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From Port Glasgow to Pope’s right hand

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Ryan Black (pictured), whose home parish is St Francis of Assisi in Port Glasgow, was given the job of being the Pope’s microphone-bearer. “I was very nervous,” he said. “Truth be told, I felt sick as we got on the bus to go to the Vatican. Before Mass, the Pope came into the chapel where we were all getting ready. He shook our hands and one of the MCs gave each of us a set of Rosary beads with his crest on them. Someone said that he mentioned the bottle of malt whisky we brought him at the private ... continue reading.
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Vatican praise for Scottish charity work

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Innovative project working with some of Scotland’s poorest people has been praised in the Vatican—and it is now seeking to replicate its unique model.... continue reading.


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Catholics are to become the largest church-going community in Scotland

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Census shows number of Christians attending services in Scotland is falling, but Catholic drop is smaller than other churches... continue reading.


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Scottish Imam talks refugees and religion with Pope Francis

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Edinburgh Imam who met Pope Francis last Month has said the Holy Father is building a friendship between Christianity and Islam.... continue reading.


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Brother’s journey from Bronx to Bradford

April 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Dundonian Monk who was one of the stars of a BBC TV show about a group of Franciscan Friars working in a deprived area of Bradford has said he hopes ‘just one person would encounter God’ through watching the documentary.... continue reading.


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Glasgow bigotry tourism fears

April 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Church condemns ‘Kill all Catholics’ graffiti on Glasgow’s Tradeston Bridge, which was left untouched for four days... continue reading.


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Bishop urges pilgrims to visit 800 year-old Crozier

April 7th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop William Nolan of Galloway has urged Scottish Catholics to consider a pilgrimage to Whithorn—‘the cradle of Christianity in Scotland’—as he opened a new exhibition at the museum there.... continue reading.



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P1-APR-28-2017

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  • Resistance to new push on Assisted suicide
  • Special anniversary for Marist brothers in Dumfries
  • Incredible Maltese picture blesses Edinburgh parish
  • Final part of Mgr Magee’s series on Amoris Laetitia.

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