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Catholic Church endorses jewish call for end to anti-Semitism

Posted by SCMO on 23rd February 2015 in Christianity | Bishop John Keenan, anti-semitism, jewish, community

Catholic Church endorses jewish call for end to anti-Semitism. The Catholic Church in Scotland has endorsed the all-party statement condemning anti-Semitism and released by the jewish community today. Bishop John Keenan, Bishop of Paisley said; "In 1965, Pope Paul VI in the document Nostra Aetate proclaimed; "in her rejection of every persecution against any man, the Church, mindful of the patrimony she shares with the Jews and moved not by political reasons but by the Gospel's spiritual love, decries hatred, persecutions, displays of anti-Semitism, directed against Jews at any time and by anyone.    This unequivocal denunciation of anti-Semitism ushered i...
 

Cardinal and Rabbi mark Catholic-jewish link

Posted by SCMO on 16th November 2005 in Christianity |

In a historic ceremony on Tuesday 15 November 2005, the leaders of Scotland's Catholic and jewish communities came together at the Edinburgh home of Cardinal Keith O'Brien to celebrate 40 years of friendship.  The reception was timed to mark the 40th anniversary of a document produced by the Catholic Church's Second Vatican Council, titled, "Nostra Aetate" (a Declaration On The Relation Of The Church To Non-Christian Religions).  This 1965 document was described by cardinal O'Brien as "truly a ground breaking document." He added, "it recognized the truths within the other religions of the world; it condemned religious discrimination and persecution, and specif...
 

St. Andrew's Conference

Posted by SCMO on 30th November 2012 in Christianity |

The Bishops Conference of Scotland will host an international Conference in Glasgow on Saturday 1 December 2012 to mark the Church s ˜Year of Faith .The ˜St. Andrew s Conference which will be attended by over 300 delegates will provide a platform for guest speakers from around the world to address Pope Benedict XVI s call for a new evangelisation.The speakers will include; Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, Professor George Weigel, one of America's leading public intellectuals, and the biographer of the late Pope John Paul II and the papal Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Archbishop Antonio Mennini.The Conference will be hosted by Archbishop Phil...
 

OBITUARIES TO POPE JOHN PAUL II

Posted by SCMO on 2nd April 2005 in Christianity |

Following the death this evening of Pope John Paul II, below is the text of obituary tributes from each of Scotland's eight Catholic Bishops.  For further information, please follow this link:  http://www.scmo.org/_holy_father/john_paul_ii.asp  For details of:  The Biography of Pope John Paul II  Information on the Election of a Pope  A report on the Pope's 1982 visit to Scotland  OBITUARY FOR POPE JOHN PAUL II  CARDINAL KEITH PATRICK O BRIEN  ARCHBISHOP OF ST ANDREWS AND EDINBURGH  PRESIDENT OF THE BISHOPS CONFERENCE OF SCOTLAND  Introduction:  It will be very many years before the full influence of Pope John Paul II on the Catholic Church and on t...
 

Requiem Mass - Diocese of Dunkeld

Posted by SCMO on 8th April 2005 in Christianity |

Homily preached by the Right Rev Vincent Logan, Bishop Of Dunkeld at the Requiem Mass for Pope John Paul II, St Andrew ˜s Cathedral, Dundee April 8, 2005   I am the resurrection and the life. If anyone believes in me, even though he dies, he will live; and whoever believes in me will never die.  For Christians, those words of Jesus are at the very heart of our faith. It is what we believe. It is what Pope John Paul II believed.  Even amidst the sorrow that we feel at the death of the Holy Father, what great comfort we can find in the words of our Lord.  Such faith in the risen Jesus was fundamental to Pope John Paul s life and his ministry, and what a mini...
 

ARRANGEMENTS FOR MOURNING FOR POPE JOHN PAUL II IN GLASGOW

Posted by SCMO on 5th April 2005 in Christianity |

ARRANGEMENTS FOR MOURNING FOR POPE JOHN PAUL II IN GLASGOW  Following the death of Pope John Paul II, the following arrangements have been made to allow the people of Glasgow and Paisley to pray for the deceased Pontiff and pay their respects:  Tonight (Tuesday) at 7pm, in every parish in the Archdiocese of Glasgow and the Diocese of Paisley * a total of approximately 140 churches * a Requiem Mass will be celebrated by the local parish priest for Pope John Paul.  Tomorrow night (Wednesday) a solemn Requiem Mass will be offered in St Andrew's Cathedral, Clyde St, Glasgow for the Pope by Monsignor John Gilmartin, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Glasgow and ...
 
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