On Saturday 2nd February 2008, in the Bute Hall of the University of Glasgow, Rt. Hon. Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, delivered the Cardinal Winning Education Lecture. The title of his lecture was: ‘Celebrating Catholic education: refleread more
Catholic Ministers of Parliament could revolt against Labor Party leader Prime Minister Gordon Brown over a bill on embryo fertilization and research, the Telegraph reports. The Human Fertilization and Embryology Bill will allow the creation of humaread more
CNA reports that, on March 8, Pope Benedict XVI told a conference organized to address the increasingly secularized state of the world, that he thinks believers are being conditioned by a “culture of images which imposes contradictory models and impulseread more
Schools should communicate moral principles as well as scientific information, Pope Benedict XVI told a group of Italian students on March 12, according to CWNews.com The Holy Father met with the students in St. Peter’s basilica just before hiread more
The Scotsman reports that Catholic primary schools in Edinburgh face being asked to cap numbers of non-baptised pupils following increasing demand from Eastern European families. (12th March 2008)St Mary’s RC in Leith, which is suffering major capacread more
Pope Benedict XVI’s third encyclical – expected to be titled “Caritas in Veritate,” “Love In Truth” – will discuss Catholic social teaching, touching on issues as varied as poverty, peace, wars, international cooperation, energy sourread more
Our schools prepare children for eternity, not just for sitting examinations, says Fr John Bollan in this article in the Catholic Herald of 21 March 2008.
ZENIT reports that Pope Benedict XVI has told Americans that the world is at a crossroads between great promise for the future and the breakdown of the foundations of society, and Christians are called to give witness of their hope in this context. The read more