This week's opinions

11-SALTIRE

Where does Scotland stand on assisted suicide?

November 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On Sunday, Pope Francis denounced euthanasia as a ‘sin against God’—a timely warning to legislators in the UK, particularly for those in Scotland. Here two pieces of proposed legislation are currently testing our society’s protection of life—Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill and the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill, launched by the late MSP Margo MacDonald and now championed by Green MSP Patrick Harvie. At the beginning of this month, a proponent of euthanasia claimed that assisted dying will be made legal in the UK ‘within two years’ Dr Kailash Chand, the deputy chairman of British Medical Association, threw his weight behind ... continue reading.

Wired in

November 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCO diary... continue reading.


3-ST-JOHN-PAUL-II

Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

November 20th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines, click on purple links to read more... continue reading.


Pope prays as he leads vigil for peace in Syria

Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

November 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


5B-MARRIAGE

Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

November 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


11-POPE-ANGELUS

Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

November 16th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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A week of credit and debt

November 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

We owe a debt of gratitude this week to the Catholic midwives who, to their credit, in spite of blanket media bias against their cause and the lengthy legal process they face, are defending their freedom of conscience case at the Supreme Court as the SCO goes to press.... continue reading.


Tackling spiritual warfare head on

November 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

November 13th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

November 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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  • Catholic Education Director Michael McGrath says he will defend those who conscientiously object to teaching about gay marriage.
  • Bishop John Keenan announces that Paisley Diocese will hold synod in 2016.
  • Scotland’s bishops get behind interfaith week.
  • Kevin McKenna on why he hopes Catholic leaders will attend Orange fest.
  • Peter Kearney on the CDF Colloquium at the Vatican on the theme The Complementarity of Man and Woman in Marriage.

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