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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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22 Nov
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Parliamentary motions to support Red Wednesday and Interfaith Week

Parliamentary motions to support Red Wednesday and Interfaith Week The following motions were recently posted on the Scottish Parliament website. Both were put forward by John Mason MSP. Religious Persecution #RedWednesday ‘That the Parliament notes the #RedWednesday event being held ...

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21 Nov
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ComRes poll suggests little support for proposed ‘smacking ban’

ComRes poll suggests little support for proposed ‘smacking ban’ A bill brought forward by Green MSP John Finnie which would criminalise parents for chastising their children appears to have little public support. According to a recent ComRes poll, only 14% of ...

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20 Nov
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This Wednesday wear red in support of persecuted Christians

This Wednesday wear red in support of persecuted Christians The UK Parliament and some Cathedrals across the country will turn red this Wednesday in honour of the world’s persecuted Christians and those who suffer for peacefully held beliefs. The initiative, ...

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15 Nov
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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 World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament. The ...

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15 Nov
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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 on 8 November by Bishop John Keenan and Chief Rabbi ...

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14 Nov
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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 to the contributions of Dr Jonathan Reyes, Executive Director of ...

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11 Nov
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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 the government must do more than simply legislate if it ...

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05 Nov
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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 birth of Blessed Oscar Romero. Dr Jonathan Reyes, Executive Director ...

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