Author Archives: Anthony Horan

19 Jan
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Loneliness and isolation targeted in new Scottish Government strategy

Loneliness and isolation targeted in new Scottish Government strategy The Scottish Government is developing a new strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation. The draft strategy is currently open for consultation and we encourage anyone with an interest to participate. Launching ...

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19 Jan
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Belgian Church warns euthanasia is being used to kill people without consent

Belgian Church warns euthanasia is being used to kill people without consent The Catholic Church in Belgium has expressed grave concerns around the country’s euthanasia law, claiming that some people are being killed without the necessary legal checks and safeguards. ...

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19 Jan
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Calais migrants: new treaty signed by UK and France

Image: Evening Standard Calais migrants: new treaty signed by UK and France France and the UK have signed a new treaty the aim of which is to speed up the processing of migrants in Calais. French President Emmanuel Macron said ...

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17 Jan
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Pope’s migrants quote put to Prime Minister

Image: Pope Francis meets Syrian refugees Pope’s migrants quote put to Prime Minister Carol Monaghan, MP for Glasgow North West, has questioned Prime Minister Theresa May on whether, as a committed Christian, she agrees with Pope Francis’ recent comment that ...

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17 Jan
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Plight of Jesuit priest in Honduras raised in UK Parliament

Image: Father Ismael Moreno Plight of Jesuit priest in Honduras raised in UK Parliament Patrick Grady, MP for Glasgow North, has asked the UK Government what it is doing to address the precarious civil rights situation in Honduras where Fr ...

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17 Jan
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Time for Reflection: MSPs told of the value of reflecting on the Gospels

Time for Reflection: MSPs told of the value of reflecting on the Gospels MSPs have been hearing about the life of Queen Margaret of Scotland and, in particular, her habit of taking time out to reflect on the gospels. Delivering ...

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16 Jan
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Fixed odds betting consultation ends soon, have your say

Fixed odds betting consultation ends soon, have your say A UK Government consultation on the amount that can be gambled on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) ends next Tuesday 23 January. The consultation also seeks views on how to improve ...

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15 Jan
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UK Parliament motion praises Scotland’s Catholic schools

UK Parliament motion praises Scotland’s Catholic schools An Early Day Motion lodged by Christopher Stephens MP has invited the House of Commons to recognise “the positive contribution of Catholic schools to Scottish society”. The motion, which is also sponsored by ...

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11 Jan
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Scottish Parliament hosts Holocaust memorial debate

Scottish Parliament hosts Holocaust memorial debate A moving debate on the Holocaust, initiated by Adam Tomkins MSP, has taken place in Holyrood. A motion put forward by Mr Tomkins urged the Parliament to recognise the 27 January as Holocaust Memorial ...

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10 Jan
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Dignity of the human person central to Pope’s Vatican address to Diplomatic Corps

Dignity of the human person central to Pope’s Vatican address to Diplomatic Corps A failure to recognise the dignity of the human person has “resulted in barbarous acts that have outraged the conscience of mankind” Pope Francis has said to ...

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