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Early Day Motion expresses ‘deep regret and sadness’ at death of Lord Michael Martin

Image: telegraph.co.uk Early Day Motion expresses ‘deep regret and sadness’ at death of Lord Michael Martin An Early Day Motion has been lodged in the UK Parliament expressing ‘deep regret ...

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Scottish Parliament challenged on the right to life

Image: sconews.co.uk Scottish Parliament challenged on the right to life Catholic Parliamentary Office Director Anthony Horan has challenged the Scottish Parliament to ‘engage in respectful but vigorous dialogue’ on abortion. ...

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Mother challenges Ealing Council decision to ban peaceful pro-life vigils

Image: Alina Dulgheriu with her daughter. Mother challenges Ealing Council decision to ban peaceful pro-life vigils   Alina Dulgheriu, a mother who was supported by a pro-life vigil outside a ...

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Faith leaders seek climate action

Faith leaders seek climate action Faith leaders from a number of faith traditions have come together to urge the Scottish Parliament to strengthen its Climate Change Act in order to ...

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Catholic Church complains to BBC about offensive and disrespectful film

Bishop John Keenan Catholic Church complains to BBC about offensive and disrespectful film   Bishop John Keenan, Bishop of Paisley, has today published a letter sent to the Director of ...

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Scottish Parliament approves Social Security Bill

Scottish Parliament approves Social Security Bill New legislation establishing a devolved Scottish social security system was approved in Holyrood today.  The Social Security Bill sets up a new social security ...

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Parliamentary motion recognises work of St Catharine’s Convent

Parliamentary motion recognises work of St Catharine’s Convent A Parliamentary motion put forward by Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives and MSP for Edinburgh Central, has commended the work ...

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MSPs back ‘safe’ injection rooms in Scotland

Picture: a ‘safe’ injection room in Australia (abc.net.au) MSPs back ‘safe’ injection rooms in Scotland   MSPs have backed calls for a change in the law to allow for the ...

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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. ...

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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.  ...

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