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21 Feb
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Scottish Government tax and spending plans passed in Holyrood

Scottish Government tax and spending plans passed in Holyrood The Scottish Government’s new tax and spending plans have been passed by the Scottish Parliament.  The minority SNP Government, supported by the Greens, voted through the budget bill this afternoon.  The ...

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21 Feb
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Catholic schools, good for Scotland: has your MSP supported the motion?

Catholic schools, good for Scotland: has your MSP supported the motion? A motion in the Scottish Parliament recognising the positive contribution of Catholic schools in Scotland has received the support of over 30 MSPs, but we need more! Donald Cameron, ...

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12 Feb
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Hidden victims of coerced abortion being recognised at last

Hidden victims of coerced abortion being recognised at last The new Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act may help “expose one of the most unrecognised and insidious forms of domestic abuse” according to Clare Bremner, writing in The Times. Coerced abortion exists ...

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30 Jan
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Church welcomes Bill on conscientious objection rights for medical professionals

Church welcomes Bill on conscientious objection rights for medical professionals The Catholic Church in Scotland has welcomed Baroness O’Loan’s Conscientious Objection (Medical Activites) Bill which seeks to ensure conscience rights for all medical professionals and received a second reading in the House ...

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29 Jan
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Scottish Parliament motion notes ‘positive impact’ of Catholic schools in Scotland

Scottish Parliament motion notes ‘positive impact’ of Catholic schools in Scotland  It’s Catholic Education week and there is much to be positive about as we continue a year of great celebration of Catholic schools in Scotland. Following on from the ...

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17 Jan
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Time for Reflection: MSPs told of the value of reflecting on the Gospels

Time for Reflection: MSPs told of the value of reflecting on the Gospels MSPs have been hearing about the life of Queen Margaret of Scotland and, in particular, her habit of taking time out to reflect on the gospels. Delivering ...

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11 Jan
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Scottish Parliament hosts Holocaust memorial debate

Scottish Parliament hosts Holocaust memorial debate A moving debate on the Holocaust, initiated by Adam Tomkins MSP, has taken place in Holyrood. A motion put forward by Mr Tomkins urged the Parliament to recognise the 27 January as Holocaust Memorial ...

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19 Dec
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Parliamentary debate praises the work of Scotland’s Christian street pastors

Parliamentary debate praises the work of Scotland’s Christian street pastors A motion by Murdo Fraser MSP praising the work of Christian street pastors has been debated in the Scottish Parliament. The debate took place on the tenth anniversary of Street ...

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28 Nov
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Scottish Parliament: Archbishop Leo Cushley calls on nation to hold on to the legacy of Saint Andrew

Scottish Parliament: Archbishop Leo Cushley calls on nation to hold on to the legacy of Saint Andrew Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh has called on the nation to hold on to the legacy of Saint Andrew, whose ...

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27 Nov
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Archbishop Leo Cushley to deliver Time for Reflection in Scottish Parliament

Archbishop Leo Cushley to deliver Time for Reflection in Scottish Parliament The Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh Leo Cushley will deliver Time for Reflection in the Scottish Parliament at 2pm this Tuesday 28 November, two days before the solemnity ...

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