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Fight for Scottish Catholic school system

April 15th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One hundred years ago, on August 21, 1916, Alexander MacCallum Scott MP—Coalition Liberal, Glasgow Bridgeton; an Advocate educated at Polmont Public School, Falkirk High School and Glasgow University; this was not, as some would have it, a Catholic-inspired conspiracy to get Rome on the Rates—whilst questioning the Prime Minister, HH Asquith, highlighted what few today seem to realise, that the need for a new system of education was something which was in the best strategic interests of the country. Mr MacCallum Scott asked Mr Asquith to ‘take steps to secure that a comprehensive inquiry into the existing educational provision in ... continue reading.

Lives devoted exclusively to God

February 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Turning to God and restoring Catholic spirituality can provide us with a bountiful harvest of priests, says GERALD WARNER... continue reading.


It is not easy learning to let go and let God

February 12th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

We must accept ourselves with all our faults and failings, but we can, and must, strive to grow up, says SR ROSEANN REDDY... continue reading.


Compassion needed on abortion issue… for pro-life advocates

October 23rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

LIVING IN Scotland will be an interesting experience for those who still think they are living in an enlightened and diverse country where all faiths and traditions are respected and treated equally.... continue reading.


The Scottish Church after McLellan

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Professor John Haldane... continue reading.

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MSPs are losing my religion over dignity of life

June 5th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

IAN DUNN watched Scottish parliamentarians rise to great heights in the recent assisted suicide debate and vote, and noticed some fall to an all-time low over a lack of understanding of religion... continue reading.

God’s love is in your daily headlines

May 15th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

We have and need our Catholic press, but the secular media is not an enemy of the Church, writes KEVIN McKENNA... continue reading.

Some are more equal than others

April 3rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Michael McGrath... continue reading.

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