Tags: "refugees"

22 Jan
0

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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19 Jan
0

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
0

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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10 Jan
0

Dignity of the human person central to Pope’s Vatican address to Diplomatic Corps

Dignity of the human person central to Pope’s Vatican address to Diplomatic Corps A failure to recognise the dignity of the human person has “resulted in barbarous acts that have outraged the conscience of mankind” Pope Francis has said to ...

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09 Jan
0

Bishop William Nolan laments UK Government response to refugee crisis

Bishop William Nolan laments UK Government response to refugee crisis Bishop William Nolan of Galloway and President of the Scottish Justice and Peace Commission has expressed his disappointment at a “less than generous” response by the UK Government to the ...

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01 Dec
0

Bishops call on UK Government to help Calais migrants

Bishops call on UK Government to help Calais migrants From 27 – 30th November 2017 a delegation from Justice and Peace Scotland were guests of the Maria Skobtsova Catholic Worker House in Calais, France. Bishop William Nolan (President, and Bishop ...

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28 Nov
0

Parliamentary Motion recognises Justice and Peace delegation to Calais

Parliamentary Motion recognises Justice and Peace delegation to Calais Linda Fabiani, MSP for East Kilbride, has lodged a motion at the Scottish Parliament in recognition of the Scottish Justice and Peace delegation to Calais. The delegation, including William Nolan the ...

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27 Nov
0

Scottish Bishop to visit Calais migrant camp

Scottish Bishop to visit Calais migrant camp Bishop William Nolan, Bishop of Galloway, and President of Justice and Peace Scotland, will travel to Calais with Danny Sweeney, Justice and Peace Scotland’s Social Justice Co-ordinator, on 28th and 29th November, to ...

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