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Bishop Nolan condemns ‘great shame’ of rising homelessness

Bishop Nolan condemns ‘great shame’ of rising homelessness Bishop of Galloway William Nolan has condemned the rising levels of homelessness in Scotland. There are currently a reported 11,800 homeless people ...

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SCIAF appeal to stop child trafficking

SCIAF appeal to stop child trafficking SCIAF has lodged an appeal aimed at stopping child trafficking in India. The project, in conjunction with Caritas India, will ‘raise awareness of trafficking ...

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Mercy bus takes to the streets of Scotland

Mercy bus takes to the streets of Scotland Don’t be surprised if on your travels next week you come across a white double decker bus emblazoned with the word ‘Mercy’ ...

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Sustained attack on the unborn at odds with public opinion

Sustained attack on the unborn at odds with public opinion It has been a horrendous last couple of weeks for unborn children. On 24th June the British Medical Association voted ...

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Holy See welcomes treaty on nuclear arms

Holy See welcomes treaty on nuclear arms The Holy See has welcomed the Draft Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Arms, adopted at the United nations on 7 July. Monsignor ...

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Report on bullying published by Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Report on bullying published by Equalities and Human Rights Committee The Scottish Parliament Equalities and Human Rights Committee has published its report on prejudice based bullying and harassment of young ...

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Pope urges greater solidarity to combat hunger

Pope urges greater solidarity to combat hunger Pope Francis, in a message to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization conference on 3 July, has urged those in authority to come together ...

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CARITAS – 6,500 young people and 260,000 hours of loving service in the community

CARITAS – 6,500 young people providing 260,000 hours of loving service in the community There is nothing quite like the annual CARITAS awards ceremony to bring joy to the heart ...

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1 in 3 Britons has fallen into poverty

1 in 3 Britons has fallen into poverty The Times recently reported that almost 1 in 3 Britons has fallen into poverty in recent years. The Times reports that ‘Between ...

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New Human Trafficking powers come into effect in Scotland

New Human Trafficking powers come into effect in Scotland New powers to tackle human trafficking have come into effect in Scotland. The new powers allow courts to impose special prevention ...

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