Category Archives: Roman Catholic Church

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23 Dec
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A Children’s Morning Prayer for Christmas

The script for a Morning Prayer from Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School, Glasgow, broadcast on on radioalba.org.

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18 Dec
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Christmas message from Archbishop Philip Tartaglia

As we prepare for Christmas this year, we cannot help but reflect on 2014 as having been an exciting year for Glasgow and for Scotland. In mid-summer, Glasgow hosted a very successful Commonwealth Games. Glasgow appeared to the world as ...

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16 Dec
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Pope Francis thanks Salvation Army for teaching him about Christian unity as a small boy

Pope Francis has revealed that an encounter with the Salvation Army when he was just four years old opened his eyes to ecumenism and Christian unity. Speaking to a delegation of leaders from the Salvation Army in the Vatican, the ...

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
09 Dec
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Glasgow archbishop says benefits system is ‘unfit for purpose’

The Archbishop of Glasgow has described Britain’s welfare system as “unfit for purpose”. Speaking at Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau after the inaugural meeting of the Scottish Leaders’ Group on Welfare Reform, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia accused Westminster of forcing many Scottish ...

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Cardinal Reinhard Marx
02 Dec
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German bishops celebrate 50th anniversary of ‘revolutionary’ and ‘irreversible’ Decree on Ecumenism

The Second Vatican Council’s Decree on Ecumenism was “revolutionary” as the Catholic church committed itself to work together with other Christian churches for Christian reconciliation. The commitment was “irreversible,” said Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German bishops’ conference Nov. ...

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21 Nov
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Remembrance Day

Throughout Glasgow and indeed throughout the country people people met last week to remember. A good crowd gathered at Bridgeton Cross on 11th November to take part in what has now become an annual service of remembrance, focused on those ...

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20 Nov
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Pope: ‘I am convinced we can grow in common journey that already unites us’

Pope Francis says unity among all Christians is, first of all, a gift of God and work of the Holy Spirit, but that we are all called to collaborate in furthering unity always and in every circumstance. Speaking to the ...

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Fr David Wallace
17 Nov
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Fr David Wallace is new chair of Glasgow Churches Together

Fr David Wallace was elected chair of Glasgow Churches Together at the organisation’s annual general meeting on November 17. He said: “It’s exciting to be moving forward to broaden Glasgow Churches Together’s connections with local churches together groups and the ...

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