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God’s love is in your daily headlines

May 15th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

BEING World Communications Day this Sunday, journalists and broadcasters get to emerge from underneath our ‘stones’ and ‘crawl’ slowly into the light. On this day, those of us who are professional journalists and who retain a patina of religious belief dutifully attend our church services and listen to an episcopal letter reminding us all of our Christian responsibility to bring the light of Jesus’ Gospel to the world. There will also be a passage on how the development of global, mass communications can be a wondrous way to spread God’s word but a terrible curse if used to destroy ... continue reading.

Some are more equal than others

April 3rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Michael McGrath... continue reading.


Fight for Catholic community school

March 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Will the local council, Government, education officials or the Church help St Joseph’s, Milngavie, asks Kevin McKenna... 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.

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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.

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.

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  • Work starts on the refurbishment of St Peter’s Seminary.
  • The Feast of the Ascension at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh.
  • School children observe the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima at Carfin Grotto.
  • Gerard Gough pays tribute to former Catholic teacher Frank McArdle who is headed to the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame.
  • Declan McSweeney looks at the forces at play in the Irish referendum on same-sex marriage.

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