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Rampant atheistic secularism leads to era of hopelessness

January 30th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the wake of the brutal attacks in Paris recently, many secularists have used this sad occasion to mount renewed attacks on religion and belief, claiming that belief in God inevitably leads to murder and bloodshed. They have also displayed utter hypocrisy by criticising Pope Francis for comments he made in the wake of the crisis. In fact, leading Scottish secularists have wilfully misrepresented the Pope and sadly, done nothing to promote the very tolerance and harmony so needed in Western Europe and across the world at this time. The Pope simply said that gratuitous insults may lead to violent ... continue reading.

The positive side of melancholy

January 30th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


Cross Wires Thursday breaking news

January 29th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


Cross Wires Wednesday headlines

January 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic news... continue reading.


Cross Wires Tuesday breaking news

January 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholicand ecumenical headlines... continue reading.


Cross Wires Sunday breaking news

January 25th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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  • Souvenir section marking SCIAF’s 50th jubilee with comments from Scotland’s bishops, SCIAF current and former staff, volunteers and partners on the vital work of the Catholic charity.
  • Scottish pupils and teachers mourn for Malawian bishop who died in car crash.
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  • A packed St Aloysius Church in Glasgow was the venue for a musical Celtic Mass as part of the Celtic Connections Festival.
  • Nationalist MSP Clare Adamson declares her support for persecuted Christians.

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