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Beware of gangs, Pope urges youths in El Salvador

September 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Speaking to a 15-year-old boy and dozens of his classmates in the town of Soyapango outside San Salvador, the Pope urged the youngsters to steer clear of the violent groups that are plaguing the Central American nation. The Holy Father told Gerardo Ernesto Mancia and some 30 of his schoolmates to focus instead on their studies, sports and to cultivate an interest in culture. “Be very careful when there are groups that seek out destruction, who search for war, who don’t know how to work on a team,” the Pope told the youngsters, warning in particular that they should ‘beware of ... 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.


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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.


Glasgow school helps build Malawi’s future

September 21st, 2012 | comments icon 2 COMMENTS

Pupils from Holyrood Secondary travelled to the African country to build schools for impoverished children... continue reading.



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  • SCIAF appeal over Ebola crisis plus report on how SCIAF Director Alistair Dutton is settling into new role.
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