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General election candidate faces anti-Catholic abuse

AN Alba candidate at the General Election has opened up about the sectarian abuse he endured during the campaign, describing himself as "benumbed" to anti-Catholic bigotry. Chris McEleny, who unsuccessfully contested the Inverclyde and Renfrewshire West seat, revealed that he received one of his campaign...

Dunkeld Bishop-elect Andrew McKenzie’s fond farewell as he prepares for new post

SCOTLAND'S newest bishop, Canon Andrew McKenzie, has shared his heartfelt reaction upon learning he would be leaving St Andrew’s Cathedral to become Bishop of Dunkeld. Canon McKenzie recalled receiving an unexpected Saturday morning phone call from the Apostolic Nunciature in London, inviting him to meet...

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Orange Order ban anti-Catholic songs such as Billy Boys and Famine Song

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Scottish Bishops call Catholics to align votes with faith in upcoming General Election

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EXC: Provost ‘sorry’ for writing Orange Order walk is ‘spectacle’

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Scotland’s bishops celebrate mass in Holyrood

Scotland’s bishops led a historic Mass in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday, marking only...

‘It criminalises prayer’ Buffer zone legislation passes in Scotland

NEW legislation to introduce buffer zones has passed the Scottish Parliament – and will...

Majority of Scots don’t back nationwide buffer zones

A HOLYROOD consultation on buffer zones has shown that 77% of respondents oppose the...

Funeral plans announced for Dunkeld’s Bishop-elect Fr Martin Chambers

FUNERAL arrangements have been announced for Father Martin Chambers, whose sudden passing shocked many....

‘SNP aren’t taking it seriously’ Scotland wide data shows toll of anti-Catholic abuse

OF all the religious hate crimes in Scotland 33% of them are aimed towards...

‘Hell on earth’ SCIAF call on climate action from Scottish Government

SCOTLAND "risks playing our part on making this planet hell on earth" those are...

Edinburgh-based priest among first on scene after Sydney attacks

IN the aftermath of a devastating knife attack at the Bondi Junction Westfield shopping...

Fr Roger Dawson urges Holyrood to embrace ‘culture of care’ in leadership

FATHER ROGER DAWSON SJ, Superior of the Jesuits in Scotland, recently addressed Holyrood where...

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