The Scotsman reports that spending per pupil in Scottish secondary schools is nearly 25 per cent higher than it is in England, according to a comparison of education financing north and south of the Border.23 August 2007 Attached files Thinking Faith Beneread more
New Guidance has been issued by the Scottish Executive to help education authorities and schools understand their obligations under on the Equality Act which came into effect on 30 April 2007 . Education authorities should have regard to this guidance in read more
The Scottish Executive has invited applications from schools to fund anti-sectarianism projects. Projects should aim to do one or more of the following:– raise awareness of sectarianism;– improve pupil’s understanding of these issues;&read more
The Herald reports that the teaching of moral values in Scottish schools and their link with religion is being ignored by the ongoing review of the curriculum, the Catholic Church warned yesterday.
Senior church figures said that unless the Scottishread more
Heaven is an equal-opportunity destination, but to gain entry one needs a “passport” stamped with virtues such as humility, mercy and truth, says Pope Benedict XVI. The Pope said this in a reflection he gave on the “narrow gate,”read more
CNA reports that, in a letter to the participants of the 58th Liturgical Week in Italy, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State, explained that active participation in the liturgy prepares Christians to immerse themselves in the reality of tread more
We live in a society that has an extreme need to hear this Gospel message of humility again. Running to take the first seats, perhaps without scruple using others as steppingstones, being opportunistic and viciously competitive — these are things thread more
Ahead of a new school year, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, Archbishop of Westminster, and Archbishop Patrick Kelly of Liverpool, President and Vice-President of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have writen a pastoral letter to alread more
The Times reports that Pope Benedict XVI yesterday ended a two-day youth rally by urging the young to “save the planet before it is too late”.
Addressing half a million young Catholics camped out in a sea of tents and sun hats at the shrine of Lread more
Catholics in Scotland have been encouraged to be loyal to their amidst a rising tide of secularism, in Archbishop Mario Conti’s sermon at the National Pilgrimage to Carfin Grotto on Sunday 2 September 2007, whihc commemorated the 25th aniversary read more