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Fight for Catholic community school

March 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A PUBLIC meeting held in a church hall in Milngavie earlier this month provided a snapshot of the travails that currently afflict the Labour Party in Scotland. The meeting was called to discuss issues surrounding the proposed closure of St Joseph’s Primary in Milngavie. It was organised by the action group Keep St Joe’s in Milngavie that consists mainly of the parents of children who attend the school. I was invited by the organisers to chair the meeting as I had written two articles for The Scottish Catholic Observer last year about this senseless decision by the ruling Labour/Lib-Dem/Conservative group ... continue reading.

Back to health, duties, with thanks

March 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Archbishop Philip Tartaglia... continue reading.


Daydream believer: Good or bad escape?

February 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest column from Fr Ronald Rolhesier. ... continue reading.


Stunned by Paris attacks

January 16th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Emeritus Peter Moran of Aberdeen, above, offers insight and spiritual support following the Paris terror attacks... continue reading.


Points on politicians and abortion issue

January 16th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Bishop John Keenan... continue reading.

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Midwives: ‘Denied their basic human right to freedom of belief in the course of their employment’

December 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley (above), a Glasgow priest and former chaplain at Glasgow University, expresses disappointment and concern at today's Supreme Court ruling against Glasgow midwives Connie Wood and Mary Doogan's right to conscientiously object to supervising abortions... continue reading.

Pope Francis’s final address to synod

October 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Dear Eminences, Beatitudes, Excellencies, Brothers and Sisters, With a heart full of appreciation and gratitude I want to thank, along with you, the Lord who has accompanied and guided us in the past days, with the light of the Holy Spirit.... continue reading.

Synod on the family: Full text of Relatio Post Disceptationem

October 13th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Interim document read to bishops taking part on Monday Oct 13 by general rapporteur, Cardinal Peter Erdo AND UPDATED TRANSLATION Oct 16... continue reading.

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