This weeks editorials


Church remains a beacon, even in these dark times

July 29th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE murder of Fr Jacques Hamel by Islamic terrorists is a new and shocking horror in a summer of bloodshed and despair. In the past fortnight alone we have seen horrors in Nice, Ansbach, Wuerzburg, Reutlingen. Now we add Rouen to that list. A list barely a fortnight old, yet heavy with tragedy. Each name on it now carrying an echo of despair, of families ripped apart, of murderous rage. For Scottish Catholics the latest attack on the Normandy Church is almost beyond understanding. An 84-year-old priest, his throat slit as he said Mass. How can anyone hate so much? For ... continue reading.

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Let life’s special moments bring you closer to God

May 20th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

News is, by its very nature, a mixture of ‘good’ and ‘bad’—the tremendous success of this year’s March for Life in Birmingham at the weekend tempered by the announcement that The Royal College of Midwives is backing a campaign seeking to allow women to have abortions up to nine months into pregnancy.... continue reading.

The threshold of hope for Myanmar and all

May 6th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Grudging praise is beginning to grate

April 29th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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