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06 Dec
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Parliamentary motion calls on MSPs to welcome Catholic Church to Holyrood

  Parliamentary motion calls on MSPs to welcome Catholic Church to Holyrood   A parliamentary motion put forward by Elaine Smith MSP has called on MSPs to welcome the recent Bishops’ Conference reception and exhibition held in Holyrood.    The ...

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27 Nov
0

Minister backs ‘enormous contribution’ of Catholic Church to life in Scotland

Image: The Catholic Church serving the community   Minister backs ‘enormous contribution’ of Catholic Church to life in Scotland   This evening the Catholic Bishops of Scotland will join members of Parliament at a special exhibition in Holyrood to mark ...

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26 Nov
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Church highlights vital work at Holyrood exhibition

The eight bishops of Scotland will be at the Scottish Parliament   Church highlights vital work at Holyrood exhibition   This Tuesday 27 November the Catholic Bishops of Scotland will join members of the Scottish Parliament at a special exhibition ...

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08 Oct
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Scottish Parliament debates the scourge of poverty

Image: bbc.com   Scottish Parliament debates the scourge of poverty   MSPs have marked Challenge Poverty Week with a robust debate on tackling poverty in Scotland. A motion, put forward by Elaine Smith MSP, called on the Parliament to note ...

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16 Mar
1

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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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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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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14 Nov
0

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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12 Oct
0

MSPs question Scottish Government on anti-Catholic hate crime

MSPs question Scottish Government on anti-Catholic hate crime MSPs from three opposition parties in Holyrood have questioned the Scottish Government on its intentions with regard to the tackling of anti-Catholic hate crime. Elaine Smith (Scottish Labour), Ross Greer (Scottish Greens) ...

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31 Aug
0

Call for Parliament to Celebrate the Consecration of Scotland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Call for Parliament to Celebrate the Consecration of Scotland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Elaine Smith MSP has put forward a Parliamentary Motion at Holyrood, calling on Parliament to recognise the forthcoming Consecration of Scotland to the Immaculate Heart ...

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