Tags: "scottish parliament"

10 Dec
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Church’s positive contribution to society lights up Scottish Parliament

  Church’s positive contribution to society lights up Scottish Parliament    On 27th November the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland and associated organisations held a reception and exhibition in the Scottish Parliament to reveal the breadth and depth of the Church’s ...

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06 Dec
0

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
0

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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09 Nov
0

First Minister condemns anti-Catholic bigotry

Image: Belfast Telegraph   First Minister condemns anti-Catholic bigotry   First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has publicly condemned anti-Catholic bigotry during First Minister’s Questions in the Scottish Parliament.   Responding to a question by Labour MSP James Kelly, the First Minister ...

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07 Nov
0

Scotland’s ageing population poses real risk to country’s future

  Scotland’s ageing population poses real risk to country’s future   The Scottish Parliament Finance and Constitution Committee has said that Scotland’s ageing population poses a “real risk” to the country’s budget in future.    A report by the committee ...

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04 Nov
0

New bid to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland

  New bid to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland   A few MSPs and campaigners are planning a fresh attempt to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland. We cannot simply sit back and allow vulnerable people in our society to have ...

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24 Oct
0

Organ donation: government opt-out bill is ‘misleading’

Organ donation: government opt-out bill is ‘misleading’   Dr Calum MacKellar of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics has criticised the Scottish Government for misleading the public with its opt-out organ donation proposals.   An opt-out system would allow persons ...

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08 Oct
0

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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25 Sep
0

Mercy Bus at the Scottish Parliament

  Mercy Bus at the Scottish Parliament   Watch Sancta Familia’s excellent coverage of the Mercy Bus at the Scottish Parliament…  

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