Author Archives: Anthony Horan

11 Nov
0

Church representative urges Government to acknowledge anti-Catholic problem

Church representative urges Government to acknowledge anti-Catholic problem The Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office has told the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee that Scotland has an anti-Catholic problem and that the government must do more than simply legislate if it ...

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07 Nov
0

MSP calls for regular review of abortion time limit

MSP calls for regular review of abortion time limit John Mason MSP has raised a parliamentary motion urging regular review of the abortion time limit. Acknowledging that abortion “remains a very contentious issue” Mr Mason outlines that the fundamental question ...

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05 Nov
1

Scottish Parliament to host event marking the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero

Scottish Parliament to host event marking the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero The Scottish Parliament will this week host an event to mark the centenary of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero. Dr Jonathan Reyes, Executive Director ...

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02 Nov
0

Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland

Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland The Scottish Government has laid a statutory instrument before Parliament which empowers Scottish NHS Boards to provide free abortion services to women from Northern Ireland. ...

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31 Oct
0

Holyrood Committee recommends Scottish Government revisit approach to Named Person Code of Practice

Holyrood Committee recommends Scottish Government revisit approach to Named Person Code of Practice The Scottish Government should revisit its approach to the code of practice for ‘named persons’ information sharing, and consider providing the Parliament with a vote on the ...

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27 Oct
0

Toll the bells for the 8,894,355 innocents

Toll the bells for the 8,894,355 innocents Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Abortion Act 1967. Since that date a total of 8,894,355 innocent children have lost their lives to abortion. This is accompanied by countless stories of pain ...

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23 Oct
0

‘Love them both’ a key message as Bishops thank politicians who seek to protect human life

‘Love them both’ a key message as Bishops thank politicians who seek to protect human life The Presidents of the Bishops’ Conferences of Scotland and England & Wales have thanked pro-life politicians for their commitment to protecting human life from ...

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19 Oct
0

Christian persecution reaches historic levels

Christian persecution reaches historic levels A new report reveals that Christian persecution is worse now than at any other point in history. The Persecuted and Forgotten Report, produced by Aid to the Church in Need, concludes that the persecution of ...

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18 Oct
0

Scottish Affairs Committee criticises Government response to Job Centre closure report

Scottish Affairs Committee criticises Government response to Job Centre Plus closure report The Scottish Affairs Committee has criticised the UK Government’s response to their report into Job Centre Plus Closures in Glasgow. The report, published in April, criticised the Government’s ...

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17 Oct
0

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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