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Scottish MP lodges motion noting Bishop William Nolan’s visit to Calais camp

Scottish MP lodges motion noting Bishop William Nolan’s visit to Calais camp Patrick Grady MP has lodged a motion in the UK Parliament recognising the recent visit to Calais by ...

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Bishops call on UK Government to help Calais migrants

Bishops call on UK Government to help Calais migrants From 27 – 30th November 2017 a delegation from Justice and Peace Scotland were guests of the Maria Skobtsova Catholic Worker ...

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Catholic Church suggests Hate Crime review offers opportunity to consolidate legislation

Catholic Church suggests Hate Crime review offers opportunity to consolidate legislation Church comments come in response to the Scottish Government’s independent Review of Hate Crime legislation, chaired by Lord Bracadale. ...

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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 ...

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Parliamentary Motion recognises Justice and Peace delegation to Calais

Parliamentary Motion recognises Justice and Peace delegation to Calais Linda Fabiani, MSP for East Kilbride, has lodged a motion at the Scottish Parliament in recognition of the Scottish Justice and ...

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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 ...

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Scottish Bishop to visit Calais migrant camp

Scottish Bishop to visit Calais migrant camp Bishop William Nolan, Bishop of Galloway, and President of Justice and Peace Scotland, will travel to Calais with Danny Sweeney, Justice and Peace ...

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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 ...

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Pope Francis warns against indifference to climate change

Pope Francis warns against indifference to climate change Pope Francis has warned those who downplay the effects of climate change by “negating the problem…indifference, comfortable resignation or blind trust in ...

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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 ...

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