Author Archives: Anthony Horan

25 Jan
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Dutch euthanasia regulator quits over dementia killings

Dutch euthanasia regulator quits over dementia killings A Dutch euthanasia regulator has quit her post in protest at the killings of patients suffering with dementia, the Catholic Herald has reported. Berna van Baarsen said she could not support a major ...

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24 Jan
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Consultation on proposed Education Bill, have your say

Consultation on proposed Education Bill, have your say There is still time to submit a response to the Scottish Government consultation: ‘Empowering Schools: a consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill’. The consultation will close on 30 January. ...

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22 Jan
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English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty

English and Scottish Bishops call on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty Following their visit to Calais last year, Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Lead Bishop for Asylum and Migration for England and Wales and Bishop William Nolan, President ...

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21 Jan
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Archbishop disappointed at lack of MP support for Catholic schools motion

Archbishop disappointed at lack of MP support for Catholic schools motion Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow has expressed his “disappointment” at the lack of support for an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the UK Parliament which recognises the positive contribution ...

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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
0

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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