This week's opinions

11-BALLOT-BOX

Have faith in the people of Scotland

September 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This morning Scotland, and the rest of the world, woke up to the result of the Scottish independence referendum. A historic day. Regardless of the outcome, we remain, by and large, Scottish and, the majority of the readers of the SCO remain Catholic (no disrespect to our friends of other faiths). So has the world changed? Perhaps. Has it spun off its axis? Let’s hope not. There has been a great deal of talk about the need for reconciliation after the referendum ballot as, depending on the outcome, as many as close to half of the electorate will not have ... continue reading.
10-CONFRONTATION

Reacting to criticism and opposition

September 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

September 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines and opinions... continue reading.


Pope prays as he leads vigil for peace in Syria

Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

September 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic news.... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

September 16th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

September 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


2-RELIGIOUS-FREEDOM

Religious freedom in Scotland: A legal proposal

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A group of academics has called for religious freedom to be fully recognised in Scotland.... continue reading.


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Our timidity in the face of God’s abundance

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


A central, moral issue in referendum

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The future of the nuclear arsenal is a debate for a Scotland that makes its own decisions, says Rennie McOwan... continue reading.


Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

September 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

September 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic news.... continue reading.



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  • Emeritus Professor Sir Tom Devine bears witness to a silent revolution in Scotland.
  • Kevin McKenna on reconciliation after September 18: Politics can help us change things but we only through Jesus can peace prevail.
  • Bishop Noel Treanor’s reaction to the death of former Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley.
  • A champion musician from St Ninian’s High, Giffnock, is to perform during An Afternoon with Our Lady at Blessed John Duns Scotus, Gorbals, on Sunday September 21.
  • The congregation of Our Lady of Consolation, Govanhill, were joined with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow in saying goodbye to their church of 43 years.

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