Author Archives: Anthony Horan

18 Jun
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UK Parliament motion celebrates 60th anniversary of St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School

Image: eveningtimes.co.uk   UK Parliament motion celebrates 60th anniversary of St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School   An early day motion in the UK Parliament has congratulated St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in Glasgow as it celebrates its 60th anniversary.   The ...

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18 Jun
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St Columba’s High pupils deliver Time for Reflection in Scottish Parliament

St Columba’s High pupils deliver Time for Reflection in Scottish Parliament   Two pupils from St Columba’s Catholic Secondary School in Gourock have delivered Time for Reflection in the Scottish Parliament.   Megan Quinn and Rhys Lambert both spoke about ...

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14 Jun
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Churgoers live up to six years longer than atheists or agnostics

Image: ncregister.com Churgoers live up to six years longer than atheists or agnostics   A new study, reported in The Times, suggests that religiously observant people tend to live up to six years longer than atheists or agnostics.    The ...

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12 Jun
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Pope laments effects of climate change on the poor

Image: Catholic News Agency   Pope laments effects of climate change on the poor   Addressing some 40 participants in a Vatican conference dedicated to “Energy Transition and Care for our Common Home”, Pope Francis said “civilisation requires energy but energy ...

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11 Jun
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New bill seeks to introduce soft opt-out organ donation

  New bill seeks to introduce soft opt-out organ donation   The Scottish Government has today published a new bill which will introduce a new soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation in Scotland.    The Human Tissue (Authorisation) ...

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08 Jun
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Did Kezia Dugdale mislead Parliament on abortion in Northern Ireland

image: dailyrecord.co.uk Did Kezia Dugdale mislead Parliament on abortion in Northern Ireland?   The former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale told Parliament on Thursday that ‘In Northern Ireland, some women have received longer jail sentences for having had an abortion ...

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07 Jun
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Urgent! Please contact your MSP about assisted suicide

Urgent! Please contact your MSP about assisted suicide   On 19th April, Alex Cole-Hamilton MSP, the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesman, asked witnesses at the Equalities and Human Rights Committee whether individuals should have the right “to be assisted through any ...

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06 Jun
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Archbishop encourages politicians to be open about their faith

Archbishop encourages politicians to be open about their faith   Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh has told BBC Radio Scotland listeners that “politicians who don’t privatise their faith can be outstanding servants of the common good.”   ...

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06 Jun
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Catholic Church supports Safe Passage campaign

Catholic Church supports Safe Passage campaign   The Bishops’ Conference Justice and Peace Commission is calling on Christians across Scotland to message their MPs ahead of Tuesdays’ (12th June) planned debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill. One of the 15 ...

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05 Jun
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Urgent – UK Parliament to debate decriminalisation of abortion

Image: theguardian.com   Urgent – UK Parliament to debate decriminalisation of abortion   Last night the speaker of the House of Commons granted Stella Creasy an emergency debate which will be the first order of business at around 12:30pm today. ...

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