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Pope Francis: Patient, kind and brave

November 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

NO ONE may ever know how many people will be led to Christ by the little acts of humanity of this very human Pope of ours. In Florence last week to attend a once-in-a-decade congress of Church leaders and lay people, Pope Francis spoke of Christ’s humanity. But before the teaching came the action. We don’t know for how long Pope Francis will be spared but while he is he seems determined to show what practising what you preach ought to look like. And so in Florence last week he spoke to workers and encouraged them to let Christ into ... 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.


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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  • St Mirin’s Cathedral Administrator Mgr John Tormey Cathedral celebrates Mass for the Bereaved in Paisley.
  • As Pope Francis heads to Africa, Gerald Warner look at the African Church’s opposition of the liberal agenda at the synod.
  • The trials of Paul illustrate that God indeed has a plan for us all, says Joe McGrath.
  • Canon Bernard Canning on the fifth centenary for St Teresa of Avila concluding.

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