This weeks editorials
Practice, prayer and persecution
October 24th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
October 17th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
It takes a brave person to speak up on religious injustice and persecution in the Middle East as tensions spiral, especially if that person lives in the region. It takes a wise person to identify those who need to take responsibility and action for these problems without apportioning blame or pointing fingers. Archbishop Elias Nassar is such a person.... continue reading.
October 10th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
The Church is not wrong in holding marriage up to be a lifelong commitment between a man and a woman that provides a safe and stable environment in which to raise a family. Anyone who wants the final outcome of the extraordinary synod on the family to be a Church admission of being wrong on that is not only misguided but is also setting themselves up for disappointment.... continue reading.
October 3rd, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
What a message sent by Pope Francis’ last weekend during his encounter with the elderly at St Peter’s Square in Rome. With Pope Emeritus Benedict looking on, the current Holy Father warned of the abandonment and neglect of the elderly, calling it a ‘hidden euthanasia’ rooted in today’s ‘poisonous’ culture of disposal and an economic system of greed.... continue reading.
September 26th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
You cannot please all of the people all of the time—even within, or perhaps especially within, the Catholic community when it is as broad and as informed as our community is here in Scotland. The idea that the Scottish independence referendum would divide us as a people in Scotland and as religious communities was ‘manna from heaven’ to the secular media. While the Scottish Church stayed impartial, Scotland’s Archbishops did encourage the Catholic community to get out and vote.... continue reading.
September 19th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
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September 5th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
It may at first seem almost superficial for football greats to be taking to the field for an interfaith match for peace at the Vatican when there is so much religious persecution and bloodshed going on in the world. ... continue reading.