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
New Guidance has been issued by the Scottish Executive to help education authorities and schools understand their obligations under on the Equality Act 2006. SCES has produced this briefing to highlight the key aspects of the Act and how it affects schread more
Cardinal Keith O’Brien on 28th August 2007 wrote to the Director of Amnesty International in Scotland advising him that he intends to resign his membership of the organisation following the decision by the International Council of Amnesty Internatioread 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
ZENIT provides this translation of a commentary by the Pontifical Household preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, on the readings from the liturgy of Sunday 2nd September 2007 .* * * Be Modest in What You Do!22nd Sunday in Ordinary TimeSirach read 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