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9-POPE-FRANCIS-PHILIPPINES

The Scottish Church after McLellan

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The abuse of children, and of the vulnerable more generously, is a serious evil and in theological terms a grievous sin. That it should have been perpetrated by some priests, religious and lay Catholics working with children is a scandalous evil: for the wrong done is not only to the immediate victims but to those whose faith is weakened or destroyed on account of learning of it and of the failure of superiors and others in positions of responsibility to deal properly with it. It will take more than a generation before the abuse scandal becomes a memory of a ... continue reading.
9-MARGO-MacDONALD

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.


9-NEWSPAPER-REPORTS

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.


9-SCHOOL-CHILD

Some are more equal than others

April 3rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Michael McGrath... continue reading.


9-ST-JOSEPH'S-MILNGAVIE

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.


9-ARCHBISHOP-TARTAGLIA

Back to health, duties, with thanks

March 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Archbishop Philip Tartaglia... continue reading.



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  • Archbishop Cushley’s homily during Mass to mark the annual Edinburgh International Festival highlighted the plight of those fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
  • Glasgow pilgrims report from diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes.
  • Ecumenical memorial service for Fr Gerard W Hughes SJ.
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  • The Knights of St Columba pray for and with young Catholics this month.

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