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Scotland for Marriage launched on St. Andrew's Day

Posted by SCMO on 29th November 2011 in Christianity |
ADVANCE NOTICE:  PRO-MARRIAGE RALLY OUTSIDE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT  WED. 30 NOV., 10.30AM-11.30AMStrictly embargoed 00.01, Wed. 30 Nov 2011Cardinal Keith O Brien, former SNP leader Gordon Wilson, and Ann Allen of the Church of Scotland will be the keynote speakers at a pro-marriage rally outside the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday (30 Nov).The event will mark the launch of a new campaign group, Scotland for Marriage, which exists to support the current legal definition of marriage and resist all plans to redefine it.Scotland for Marriage is supported by church groups, but is non-religious and open to all who support its aims and objectives.A crowd of marriage su...
 

Archbishop Gerhard Müller to deliver "Cardinal Winning Lecture"

Posted by SCMO on 13th June 2013 in Christianity |
...with the Bishops Conference of Scotland in the provision of Catholic education and of Catholic teachers. I pay tribute to the Bishops Conference for the work that has brought this project to fruition and also for their unwavering commitment to Catholic Education in Scotland. I thank also the Sisters of Notre Dame and the Society of the Sacred Heart whose dedication and commitment ensured the formation of Catholic teachers throughout the previous century.                         Today, while the new Foundation will be at the hub of the provision of Catholic teachers, there are many more who contribute to Catholic education here in Scotland. I wo...
 

Catholic Church - Pre-Election Statement

Posted by SCMO on 28th April 1999 in Christianity |
...The Roman Catholic Bishops of Scotland have published their official statement on the forthcoming elections to the Scottish Parliament.The statement - to be read at all Masses week ending 1st /2nd May 1999 - outlines the Bishops' views on a series of issues facing the electors.Roman Catholic Bishops of Scotland have published their official statement on the forthcoming elections to the Scottish Parliament.The statement - to be read at all Masses week ending 1st /2nd May 1999 - outlines the Bishops' views on a series of issues facing the electors.Among the areas highlighted in the document are:~ A concern that euthanasia could be allowed "via the back door" of th...
 

Scottish Bishops prepare to meet Pope.

Posted by SCMO on 1st February 2010 in Christianity |
...Monday 1 February 2010Scottish Bishops prepare to meet Pope.  Scotland s Catholic Bishops will travel to Rome from 3 “ 10 February 2010 for their Ad Limina , five-yearly visit to the Holy See. (The full term is Ad Limina Apostolorum, which means literally To the thresholds of the Apostles . The Bishops visit the tombs of the Apostles and present a Five-Yearly Report to the Holy Father on the state of their dioceses)    Speaking ahead of the visit, Cardinal Keith O Brien said; It is with a great sense of anticipation that Scotland s Bishops prepare to travel to Rome, to update Pope Benedict XVI on the work of the Church in Scotland and its place in socie...
 

The Saltire / Herald annual debate

Posted by SCMO on 16th May 2003 in Christianity |
...Christianity in Scotland ­  More than just a lifestyle choice? What role now for the Churches in contemporary Scotland? Venue: Glasgow Royal Concert HallDate: Tuesday 27 MayTime 7.00 pmTicket price £5 (concessions £3.50)Box office: Tel 0141 353 8000 Christianity in Scotland ­  More than just a lifestyle choice? What role now for the Churches in contemporary Scotland? As church attendance figures continue to fall The Saltire Society investigates the role of the Christian Churches in today's society. Does the Church still have a central role in the life of the population of Scotland or is it at worst an irrelevance, at best just another lifestyle choi...
 

Bishops commend First Minister

Posted by SCMO on 20th September 2014 in Christianity |
...Scotland's Catholic Bishops commend First MinisterThe following letter has been sent today to Scotland's First Minister by the President of the Bsihops' Conference of Scotland, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia.The Right Hon Alex Salmond MSP20th September 2014Dear First Minister,You have announced your decision to step down as First Minister of Scotland and Leader of the Scottish National Party.On behalf of the Bishops Conference of Scotland, I want to acknowledge your long and outstanding career in politics, and your distinguished service as First Minister of Scotland. With good reason, you have been described as one of the most able and influential political leaders...
 
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