This weeks vatican news

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From Port Glasgow to Pope’s right hand

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Ryan Black (pictured), whose home parish is St Francis of Assisi in Port Glasgow, was given the job of being the Pope’s microphone-bearer. “I was very nervous,” he said. “Truth be told, I felt sick as we got on the bus to go to the Vatican. Before Mass, the Pope came into the chapel where we were all getting ready. He shook our hands and one of the MCs gave each of us a set of Rosary beads with his crest on them. Someone said that he mentioned the bottle of malt whisky we brought him at the private ... continue reading.
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Priests should hear Confession every day

March 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis tells conference that priests should hear Confession any time they are asked... continue reading.


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Pope plans visit with Anglican leader to famine-hit South Sudan

March 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

POPE Francis has said he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war and famine.... continue reading.


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Pope Francis calls on Catholics to embrace the homeless this Lent

March 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Holy Father said the Church could not ignore suffering and urged people to ‘walk in the shoes of the other’... continue reading.


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Praying for those who wrong you is step to being saint, Pope says

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A PRACTICAL first step towards becoming a saint is to pray for a person who has caused you offence or harm, Pope Francis has said.... continue reading.


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Challenge those who do violence in religion’s name

February 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Vatican’s representative to the UN speaks to Scottish interfaith gathering... continue reading.


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Terminator meets the Pope

January 25th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis greeted actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger during his general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican January 25 and accepted a book from the Austrian-American. ... continue reading.


Pope’s representative to Britain transferred to Holy See

January 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Scottish Bishops have paid tribute to the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain Archbishop Antonio Mennini after the announcement that he is to leave the UK to take up a position in the Holy See Secretariat of State.... continue reading.


Vatican defends Order of Malta investigation

January 12th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Growing dispute over resignation of Order’s Chancellor... continue reading.



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