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Volunteering is my small way of thanking God and giving to those who have nothing

September 20th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

I WAS brought up believing in the missions and I remember donating money to the African missions as a young child. I was introduced to the work of the charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) through reading the literature they ­produce. The charity supports Christians who are persecuted for their Faith or those who are in pastoral need. Each year they fund over 5,000 projects in more than 140 countries around the world. I thought their mission was a very worthy cause and ­subscribed to their monthly reports. I moved to Turkey after ­retiring, however, I ... continue reading.
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The miracle of St Thérèse’s visit to Scotland brought me comfort, solace and peace of mind

September 20th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Broadcaster Jim Spence reflects on the visit of the relics of St Thérèse to Dunkeld Diocese... continue reading.

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The legacy of St Thérèse’s visit to Scotland will be a renewed Faith

September 20th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The coordinator of the relics tour, Fr James Grant, looks back on an incredible three weeks... continue reading.

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Deacon ordained this weekend reveals the trials and triumphs of four-year course

September 6th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Deacon Eddie White, a maths teacher in East Lothian and father of three, will be ordained this weekend in St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh.... continue reading.


‘We are trapped in a hostility towards migrants that sees them only as a threat to be controlled’

June 28th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sarah Teather, director of the Jesuit Refugee Service, explains how faith can help refugees overcome harrowing experiences ... continue reading.


Politics is in trouble and as Christians this must concern us deeply

May 17th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Dr Robert Doherty says gifted Catholic women and men are needed to carry the leaven of Catholic social doctrine into the political sphere ... continue reading.

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Pope’s visit signals a new era in the Gulf

February 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Andrew McFadyen reflects on Pope Francis' visit to the United Arab Emirates.... continue reading.

Is the pro-life movement in America too aligned with hypocritical politicians?

February 14th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Following January's March for Life in Washington, Ben Smith argues that embracing Donald Trump may be counterproductive to the pro-life cause. ... continue reading.

Coorie in to beat the winter darkness

February 1st, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Clare M Fodey surveys an icy landscape to find the simple things that keep us warm at heart... continue reading.

Teachers should be free to share Catholic theology

January 18th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pauline Gallagher, an RE teacher in Glasgow Archdiocese, argues that LGBT guidelines make it difficult to keep teaching true to the Gospel ... continue reading.

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