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St. Helens primary School in Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire near to where a man is believed to have been shot. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 24, 2015. A major police investigation has been launched into the shooting of a man near a primary school. Armed response teams were sent to the incident in Dornoch Place, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, at about 3.10pm today. The street is close to St Helen's Primary School and Bishopbriggs Academy, and took place as pupils left for the day but officers said no-one from the schools was involved in the incident. See PA story POLICE Armed. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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Pupils at St Helen’s Primary, Bishopbriggs, offered help over shooting. There is speculation that Pope Francis may visit Ireland after he announced theContinue Reading

Pupils at St Helen’s Primary, Bishopbriggs, offered help over shooting.

There is speculation that Pope Francis may visit Ireland after he announced the next World Meeting of Families will take place in Dublin in 2018.

Pope Francis visits Basilica of St Mary Major after trip to Cuba-US.

Pope: “I’m not a star, but the servant of servants of God.”

Pope releases message for 2016 World Youth Day in Krakow.

Cardinal Burke named member of curial congregation.

The New Assyrian Patriarch during the inauguration ceremony: Religious language must be put at the service of peace.

Dropping temperatures sparks concerns for migrants in Europe.

Jesuits in Britain undertake process to ‘discern future of higher education.’

Shrewsbury Catholics invited to take up Pope Francis’s challenge to become ‘Church for the poor.’


US expert called in to help New Zealand Catholic cathedral restoration.


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