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Strong in Faith: An Italian lesson for Scotland

November 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In September of this year I moved to Campobasso, a small town in Molise, a small rural part of Italy. I am a postgraduate intern in the university of this small town of 40,000 inhabitants. The experience has been cultural, a linguistic learning curve and, most interestingly and unexpectedly, an experience of faith. I was given accommodation in the student halls of residence. That, especially in Italy, means a noisy, chaotic place, with over 40 Italian students living, talking loudly and cooking together, but a place, too, of great solidarity and genuine friendship. During my first week in Campobasso, I was ... continue reading.
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Beware of gangs, Pope urges youths in El Salvador

September 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has warned adolescents in El Salvador to ‘beware of gangs’ during a video conference call with young people in the violence-wracked country.... continue reading.


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Airdrie students make a difference in Malawi

September 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This summer pupils from St Margaret’s High School, Airdrie, visited Malawi with Coatbridge-based charity Aiming Higher in Malawi. Below, then S5 pupil Alexandra Barclay shares the joys and difficulties of her experience.... continue reading.


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Malawians make a song and dance for pupils

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

PUPILS from four Lanarkshire schools were treated to traditional African dance, drama and food by Malawi villagers two years to the day after they were found starving to death in their homeland.... continue reading.


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A thankful Church, a joyful ceremony

May 2nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JIM CASSIDY reports from the Canonisations, launching an appeal to help subsidise Scottish WYD pilgrims for Kraków 2016... continue reading.


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Viva Brasil!

August 16th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— AIDAN COOK travelled to World Youth Day in Rio with Fr John Keenan and a group from Glasgow University... continue reading.


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SSVP youth changed by WYD pilgrimage

August 14th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a sneak preview of the reports from Scottish pilgrims back from World Youth Day Rio, Brazil, in this Friday's SCO, here is an account from three pilgrims who travelled with the Society of St Vincent De Paul Scotland ... continue reading.


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Send-off for Scottish World Youth Day pilgrims

July 5th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Tartaglia celebrates Mass for Scottish youths attending World Youth Day in Rio... continue reading.


Strong in Faith: Is the historicity of the Resurrection essential to your Faith?

April 5th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A fortnightly discussion chaired by our Catholic university chaplaincies. ... continue reading.


Strong in Faith: What are you hoping for in the next Pope?

March 8th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— A fortnightly discussion chaired by our Catholic university chaplaincies Next time: How should we react to the events around Cardinal O’Brien? Have your say at http://www.facebook.com/scostronginfaith ... continue reading.


Are you going to Scotland’s Rio for WYD?

January 25th, 2013 | comments icon 1 COMMENT

Young Catholics are asked to book their place at the Year of Faith WYD event now to avoid disappointment ... continue reading.



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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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