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Bishops issue election message

Posted by SCMO on 22nd April 2010 in Christianity |

...t!    A general election has been called. The message the Bishops Conference of Scotland sends you is this: Make your faith count!  The political choices we face today are not the choices your parents and grandparents faced. They would never have voted for any candidate who refused to protect unborn human life, who supported experimentation on human embryos, or planned to assist unfortunate people to commit suicide. They would never have voted for a candidate who would undermine marriage and family in the way that has happened in recent years with cross-party support. They would never have voted for candidates who rejoiced in same sex unions. They would never...
 

Scotland’s Catholic Bishops pre-election letter

Posted by SCMO on 15th May 2017 in Blogging |

...Monday 15 May 2017 Society “will be judged on how it treats its poorest and most vulnerable citizens” say Scotland’s Catholic Bishops in pre-election letter. In a pastoral letter which will be read at all 500 Catholic churches in Scotland this weekend (20/21 May) Scotland's Catholic Bishops, will urge parishioners to participate in the 2017 general election and to be informed by the teachings of the Church. The detailed statement will list; Human Life, Marriage and the Family, Poverty, Asylum and Religious Freedom as key areas. Will say; “Any laws which permit the wilful ending of life must always be rejected as reprehensible and unjust.” While urgi...
 

Cardinal O'Brien prepares for Conclave.

Posted by SCMO on 17th April 2005 in Christianity |

...Cardinal O'Brien prepares for Conclave.  On Monday 18 April, the Conclave to elect a successor to Pope John Paul II will begin in Rome. The election begins with a mass in St Peter's celebrated by all the cardinals who then process to the Sistine Chapel, where voting takes place.  Commenting on the conclave, Cardinal Keith O'Brien who is in Rome, said; " This is the beginning of a great and serious 'retreat' for myself and my fellow cardinals as we prepare in a spirit of deep prayer and recollection for the election of a successor to Pope John Paul II. I have been intensely moved by the outpourings of love for the late Pope - both in Scotland and here in Rome a...
 

Scottish Bishops comment on election issues

Posted by SCMO on 15th March 2005 in Christianity |

...Scottish Bishops comment on election issues.  During the meeting of the Bishops Conference of Scotland in Glasgow today,  Scotland s Catholic Bishops, meeting for the last time before the expected  general election, issued the following statement:   The forthcoming election provides an important opportunity for all  Catholics to play a part in shaping the values which will direct the  political activity of the UK Parliament and Government. All citizens  concerned with the Common Good of society must take their democratic  responsibilities seriously and participate in the electoral process. Their  participation however should be informed and in the case...
 

Bishops urge Catholics to cast their vote

Posted by SCMO on 10th April 2015 in Christianity | general election, Catholics, vote

...In a pastoral letter which will be read at all 500 Catholic churches in Scotland this weekend (11/12 April) Scotland's Catholic Bishops, will urge parishioners to participate in the 2015 general election and to be informed by the teachings of the Church. The detailed statement will list; Life, the Family, the economy, Human Freedom, Peace and Evangelisation as key areas. It will say; "The dignity and value of every human being should be at the heart of politics.   The sanctity of human life, protected from its beginning to its natural end, is not a single issue.   It is the fundamental issue. " "Politicians should defend the institution of marriage and the f...
 

election Statement from Scotland's Bishops

Posted by SCMO on 28th April 2005 in Christianity |

...election Statement from the Catholic Bishops  Date 28 April 2005  REFLECTIONS ON THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ISSUES  OF THE 2005 general election  INTRODUCTION  The forthcoming election provides an important opportunity for all citizens to decide the character and policy of the next Government. All concerned with the Common Good should take their democratic responsibilities seriously and participate in the electoral process. Such participation, however, should be informed - and in the case of Catholic voters - guided by the teachings of the Church. In this regard, Scotland s Catholic Bishops highlight the following issues as being of fundamental importance:  THE ...
 
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