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Scottish Bishops ask First Minister for renewed discussions and dialogue on abortion

Scottish Bishops ask First Minister for renewed discussions and dialogue on abortion Scotland’s Catholic Bishops have today (Friday 17 November) published a letter sent to the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, ...

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Scottish Parliament motion welcomes Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament

Scottish Parliament motion welcomes Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament A motion presented to the Scottish Parliament has welcomed the Vatican’s efforts in organising an international conference on Prospects for a ...

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Scottish Parliament motion recognises world’s first Catholic-Jewish school campus

Scottish Parliament motion recognises world’s first Catholic-Jewish school campus A motion in the Scottish Parliament has recognised the world’s first Catholic-Jewish school campus. The campus, in Newton Mearns, was opened ...

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Scottish Parliament hears message of hope in the life and legacy of Blessed Oscar Romero

Scottish Parliament hears message of hope in the life and legacy of Blessed Oscar Romero On Tuesday 7th November, Blessed Oscar Romero took centre stage in the Scottish Parliament thanks ...

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Pope makes appeal for disarmament of ‘senseless’ weapons

Pope makes appeal for disarmament of ‘senseless’ weapons Pope Francis has lamented the continued existence of nuclear arms and the “escalation of the arms race” at an event in the ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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