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11-BALLOT-BOX

You ‘cannae’ label ‘canny’ Scottish Catholics

May 22nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Like the proverbial search for the Holy Grail, the ‘Catholic vote’ in Scotland—once an urban legend—is rapidly being translated into the annuals of time as myth, often by those who do not have a firm grasp on either politics or religion in Scotland. A UK Catholic magazine celebrating an impressive anniversary this year has extrapolated from post-general election statistics that there was a massive swing in the Catholic vote in Scotland away from the Labour Party towards the SNP. The report was picked up by a daily Scottish nationalist newspaper (that should have known better) because it suited its own ... continue reading.
6-CARDINAL-GEORGE-PELL

Cross Wires Thursday headlines

May 21st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic news... continue reading.


10-Mother-Teresa

Cross Wires Wednesday headlines

May 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic news... continue reading.


28-ARCHBISHOP-ROMERO

Cross Wires Tuesday headlines

May 19th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic news... continue reading.


9-NEWSPAPER-REPORTS

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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P1-MAY-22-2015

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  • Work starts on the refurbishment of St Peter’s Seminary.
  • The Feast of the Ascension at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh.
  • School children observe the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima at Carfin Grotto.
  • Gerard Gough pays tribute to former Catholic teacher Frank McArdle who is headed to the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame.
  • Declan McSweeney looks at the forces at play in the Irish referendum on same-sex marriage.

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