Tags: "Scotland"

23 Feb
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Catholic parishes called to engage with politicians and to reveal the truth of the Church’s positive contribution to society

Catholic parishes called to engage with politicians and to reveal the truth of the Church’s positive contribution to society In a new national initiative, the Director of the Catholic Church’s Parliamentary Office Anthony Horan has written to Scotland’s Catholic priests ...

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18 Feb
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Majority of public do not support abortion at home

Majority of public do not support abortion at home A poll has found that most people in Scotland would not support allowing women to take abortion pills at home.  The ComRes poll asked whether women should be permitted to have ...

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29 Jan
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Scottish Parliament motion notes ‘positive impact’ of Catholic schools in Scotland

Scottish Parliament motion notes ‘positive impact’ of Catholic schools in Scotland  It’s Catholic Education week and there is much to be positive about as we continue a year of great celebration of Catholic schools in Scotland. Following on from the ...

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24 Jan
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Consultation on proposed Education Bill, have your say

Consultation on proposed Education Bill, have your say There is still time to submit a response to the Scottish Government consultation: ‘Empowering Schools: a consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill’. The consultation will close on 30 January. ...

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19 Dec
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Scottish Government warned to withdraw ‘unlawful’ abortion pill policy

Scottish Government warned to withdraw ‘unlawful’ abortion pill policy The Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child (SPUC) in Scotland has given the country’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood until 5th January to drop plans to allow DIY ...

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02 Nov
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Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland

Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland The Scottish Government has laid a statutory instrument before Parliament which empowers Scottish NHS Boards to provide free abortion services to women from Northern Ireland. ...

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23 Oct
0

‘Love them both’ a key message as Bishops thank politicians who seek to protect human life

‘Love them both’ a key message as Bishops thank politicians who seek to protect human life The Presidents of the Bishops’ Conferences of Scotland and England & Wales have thanked pro-life politicians for their commitment to protecting human life from ...

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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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10 Oct
0

Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week

Daily Prayers for Challenge Poverty Week The Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office has published a prayer resource for Challenge Poverty Week, which will take place between 15-21 October. The resource, which can be accessed via this link, contains a prayer for ...

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04 Oct
1

Lord Bracadale Review of Hate Crime

Lord Bracadale Review of Hate Crime The Scottish Government has charged senior judge Lord Bracadale to chair an independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland. The remit for the review, announced in January by Annabelle Ewing, Minister for Community ...

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