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Please protect, develop our education

May 20th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In May 2003 I was introduced to the media as the first director of a new support service for Scotland’s Catholic schools being set up by the Catholic Church. It was strange to read reports of being dubbed the new ‘Czar’ or ‘Supremo’ of Catholic schools, as if I was being asked to run an empire or a corporation. The reality was somewhat less grandiose than these titles suggested. Now, as I anticipate retiring in August 2016, my mind is drawn to thoughts of what has been achieved in 13 years and what kind of platform has been established ... 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.

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The Scottish Church after McLellan

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Professor John Haldane... continue reading.

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.

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  • Abortion law formally devolved in Scotland.
  • Believing is not just seeing, says Michael Anderson in the Gaelic column.
  • A transforming Vatican visit in Year of Mercy prompts further thought from Joe McGrath.
  • We are never off duty Liturgically, writes Gerald Warner.

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