Author Archives: Anthony Horan

23 Apr
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Scottish Liberal Democrats support decriminalisation of abortion

Scottish Liberal Democrats support decriminalisation of abortion   The Scottish Liberal Democrats have passed a motion seeking the decriminalisation of abortion and the enforcement of safe zones around abortion clinics.   The motion, put to delegates at the party conference ...

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15 Apr
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Opt-out system called into question as 2017 sees record number of organ donors

image: catholicnews.org.uk Opt-out system called into question as 2017 sees record number of organ donors There were 1,575 organ donors in the UK last year, an 11% increase on 2016.  The figures come at a time when the UK and ...

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13 Apr
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Have Your Say: Social Isolation and Loneliness Consultation

Have Your Say: Social Isolation and Loneliness Consultation The Scottish Government is currently consulting on social isolation and loneliness, with a view to developing a national strategy to tackle it. The Government wants to enable local communities to lead work ...

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05 Apr
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Obedience in Politics

Obedience in Politics   It is difficult for many people in this world to accept a higher power, one who is greater than any earthly beings or institutions. It seems an alien concept, particularly in the West, where swathes of ...

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28 Mar
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Historic day as Archbishop Leo Cushley celebrates first ever Mass in Scottish Parliament

Historic day as Archbishop Leo Cushley celebrates first ever Mass in Scottish Parliament Archbishop Leo Cushley of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh has celebrated the first ever Mass in the Scottish Parliament. The Deputy First Minister John Swinney ...

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24 Mar
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Down’s Syndrome: UN tolerating gross violations of the right to life

Image: Live Action Down’s Syndrome: UN tolerating gross violations of the right to life The Vatican nuncio to the United Nations has challenged the UN on its disappointing record on the right to life of people Down’s Syndrome.    Archbishop ...

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21 Mar
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World Down’s Syndrome Week: bringing to light the plight of a people threatened by elimination

Image: Chloe Lennon has become an online sensation World Down’s Syndrome Week: bringing to light the plight of a people threatened by elimination This week is World Down’s Syndrome Week and today is World Down’s Syndrome Day; and whilst this ...

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16 Mar
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Scottish Government challenged on anti-Catholic hate crime

image: Scottish Catholic Observer Scottish Government challenged on anti-Catholic hate crime The Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, Annabelle Ewing, has been challenged on the increasing trend of anti-Catholic hate crime in Scotland.  Ms Ewing was questioned by Fulton ...

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08 Mar
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Syria: ISIS may be on the verge of defeat but violence remains

image: children caught up in violence in Eastern Ghouta (CNN) Syria: ISIS may be on the verge of defeat but violence remains A House of Commons library briefing on the current situation in Syria suggests the country is still gripped ...

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06 Mar
0

Civic office requires Christian belief and principle like never before

Civic office requires Christian belief and principle like never before The abusive criticism aimed at politicians like Elaine Smith and Tim Farron might be enough to put Christians off political office for good, warns Anthony Horan, Director of the Scottish ...

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