Author Archives: Anthony Horan

21 Jun
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Queen’s Speech is Dominated by Brexit

Queen’s Speech Dominated by Brexit The UK’s departure from the EU took centre stage as the Government’s legislative plan for the next session of Parliament was outlined by the Queen. Eight of the twenty seven proposed bills relate to Brexit ...

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20 Jun
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Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason up to birth

Doctors to vote on legalising abortion for any reason up to birth The British Medical Association (BMA) will vote later this month on whether to call for abortion to be legal for any reason up to birth. The move by ...

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15 Jun
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Culture of fear prevents people from being open about their faith

Culture of fear prevents people from being open about their faith Today I gave evidence to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee in Holyrood on the topic of bullying and harassment in schools, with an emphasis on anti-religious prejudice. The ...

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09 Jun
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General Election Results

General Election Results For full details of the results of the General Election, including individual constituencies, visit the BBC News website here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40176349  

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08 Jun
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Pope Appeals for One Minute of Peace Today

Pope Appeals for One Minute of Peace Today Pope Francis has appealed for prayers and international participation at 1pm Rome time (12noon BST) today, Thursday 8th June. He said the initiative represents: “a short moment of prayer on the recurrence ...

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07 Jun
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Some Final Thoughts Ahead of Polling Day

Some Final Thoughts Ahead of Polling Day Catholic Parliamentary Office Director Anthony Horan reads out the Bishops’ letter and shares some final thoughts ahead of General Election polling day.

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05 Jun
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Pope Releases Message for World Mission Sunday 2017

Pope Releases Message for World Mission Sunday 2017 Pope Francis has released his message for World Mission Sunday, focusing on the need to gather round the person of Jesus and to heed his call to “proclaim the Gospel of the ...

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01 Jun
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General Election 2017 – All You Need to Know

General Election 2017 The eight Bishops of Scotland have issued a letter to all Catholics in advance of the General Election on 8th June. In the letter the Bishops encourage Catholics to engage with political candidates on a range of ...

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