Author Archives: Anthony Horan

17 Oct
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Events to mark the passing of the Abortion Act 1967

Events to mark the passing of the Abortion Act 1967 Friday 27 October Silence for ’67 In remembrance of the 8.8 million babies whose lives have been taken by abortion since the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act, LIFE will ...

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16 Oct
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Universal Credit to be debated in Commons

Universal Credit to be debated in Commons There will be an opposition day debate on Universal Credit in the House of Commons this Wednesday 18th October. The debate will consider the roll-out of the new ‘all-in-one’ benefit which is replacing ...

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14 Oct
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Abortion: it’s time to face the truth

Abortion: it’s time to face the truth As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act 1967 the heat on the debate around the right to life of unborn children continues to be notched up. A ...

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12 Oct
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MSPs question Scottish Government on anti-Catholic hate crime

MSPs question Scottish Government on anti-Catholic hate crime MSPs from three opposition parties in Holyrood have questioned the Scottish Government on its intentions with regard to the tackling of anti-Catholic hate crime. Elaine Smith (Scottish Labour), Ross Greer (Scottish Greens) ...

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10 Oct
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Pope warns of dangers of eliminating differences between the sexes

Pope warns of dangers of eliminating differences between the sexes Pope Francis has warned of the dangers of trying to eliminate differences between the sexes. Speaking at the Pontifical Academy for Life’s General Assembly the Pope said that using science ...

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10 Oct
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Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week

Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office has published a prayer resource for Challenge Poverty Week, which will take place between 15-21 October. The resource, which can be accessed via this link, contains a prayer for ...

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05 Oct
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Care Not Killing Alliance welcomes decision of Court following latest bid to legalise assisted suicide

Care Not Killing Alliance welcomes decision of Court following latest bid to legalise assisted suicide The High Court in England has rejected the latest challenge to the Suicide Act 1961 and attempt to legalise assisted suicide. The decision, which came ...

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04 Oct
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Lord Bracadale Review of Hate Crime

Lord Bracadale Review of Hate Crime The Scottish Government has charged senior judge Lord Bracadale to chair an independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland. The remit for the review, announced in January by Annabelle Ewing, Minister for Community ...

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03 Oct
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Scottish Parliament recognition for parish youth initiative lottery award

Scottish Parliament recognition for parish youth initiative lottery award A motion has been lodged at the Scottish Parliament in support of St Lucy’s parish Youth Zone team following an award of £9840 from the Big Lottery Fund. The Cumbernauld parish, ...

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03 Oct
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Archbishop praises ‘multicultural and multireligious’ Scotland

Archbishop praises ‘multicultural and multireligious’ Scotland Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, former head of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and Papal Nuncio to Egypt, has praised Scotland for being a ‘multicultural and multireligious’ society. Delivering Time for Reflection in the Scottish ...

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