This weeks editorials
Faith is not weakened by persecution or charity
October 17th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
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.
August 29th, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS
These days everyone wants, if not needs, their discretionary income to go further. In times of austerity and crisis, those with no reserves, those in absolute poverty, suffer disproportionately. While Easter 2015 may seem a long way off (the schools are only just back from their summer break), the good news that SCIAF’s 50th anniversary Wee Box, Big Change campaign has won British government fund matching is a welcome and a much needed boost to the work of the international aid agency of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland.... continue reading.