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Airdrie pupils’ gift of warmth and compassion for Malawi

November 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Italian Franciscan nun Sr Anna Tomassi heaped praise on the staff and pupils from St Margaret’s High School in Airdrie after they provided blankets for child prisoners in Bvumbwe Juvenile Prison in Malawi, where more than 250 children are forced to share a cell the size of a classroom with no windows, a mud floor and no bedding. Sr Tomassi invited a group of students from the school to Malawi to visit the prison in an attempt to promote education in Bvumbwe. Sr Tomassi said she saw this as a means of salvation for the children, aged 10-17, and as ... continue reading.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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 ... continue reading.

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  • Mgr Peter Mcgee on the implications of marriage annulments on children.
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