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Women can change politics for better, Holy Father says

June 16th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE more women are involved in politics, the more positive changes will happen, Pope Francis has said. “Women are fully entitled to actively take part in all settings, and their rights must be affirmed and protected, including through legal instruments wherever it may prove necessary,” he said. The Holy Father was speaking to members, consultors and guests of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, which was holding its plenary assembly in Rome last week. “We cannot truly call on God, the father of all, if we refuse to treat [others] in a brotherly way,” Cardinal Jean-Louis ­Tauran told the Pope. He was quoting ... continue reading.
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From Port Glasgow to Pope’s right hand

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Seminarians at the Pontifical Scots College in Rome had the ‘incredible’ honour of assisting Pope Francis at the Easter Vigil at the Vatican.... 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.


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.



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