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Cardinal O'Brien highlights the "barbaric indifference to the rights of the unborn"

Posted by SCMO on 23rd October 2008 in Christianity |

...671 TO ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF spuc(SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF UNBORN CHILDREN)  ADELAIDE S HALL, BATH STREET, GLASGOW  CARDINAL KEITH PATRICK O BRIEN  SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER 2008      Introduction:  On one hand I am very happy to be here with you this morning at the Annual Conference of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (spuc). I know that I am here with many like-minded people, who have given a very great proportion of their time to work for the protection of unborn children.  On the other hand, I am not happy in that this Society still has to exist.   One might hope that in the not-too-distant fut...

Bishops thank Parliamentary Officer for service

Posted by SCMO on 23rd March 2015 in Christianity | John Deighan, spuc, parliamentary officer

...Scotland s Catholic Bishops have thanked their Parliamentary Officer Mr John Deighan for his resolute and dedicated service to the Bishops Conference over the past 16 years. Mr Deighan, who leaves to take up the post of Chief Executive Officer of spuc (Society for the Protection of Unborn Children) Scotland next month became the Catholic Church s Parliamentary Officer in 1999 at the inception of the Scottish Parliament. Commenting on the move, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, President of the Bishops Conference said; John has provided dedicated and energetic service to the church in Scotland for 16 years and we wish him well in his new role. His ability to s...

Women speak out on 38th Anniversary of Abortion Act

Posted by SCMO on 24th April 2006 in Christianity |

...Thursday 27th April marks the 38th anniversary of the date the Abortion Act  came into effect. A press conference will be held on Thursday 27th at the  offices of spuc Scotland, 142 Queen Street Glasgow G1 3BU at 11.00 to mark this date.  Women who regret their abortions will be gathering in Royal Exchange Square,  Glasgow, on Saturday (29thApril) at 4.00 pm to launch their own campaign  entitled Silent No More. These women will speak publicly of their personal  abortion experiences in the hope that other women who can relate to their  pain will know that they are not alone and that there is help available for  them.  Two of the women giving their publi...

Scottish delegation travel to Philadelphia for World Meeting of Families

Posted by SCMO on 22nd September 2015 in Christianity | Bishop John Keenan, Pope Francis, World Meeting of Families, Philadelpia

...For the first time ever, the Catholic Church in Scotland will be officially represented at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, between 22 and 25 September 2015.       The delegation will be led by Bishop John Keenan of Paisley and include Fr. Nicholas Monaghan from the Church’s National Commission for Marriage and the Family. They will be joined by John Deighan, former Parliamentary Officer of the Bishops Conference, now director of spuc Scotland and his wife Angela, as well as Fr. John McGinley from the Archdiocese of Glasgow.       The World Meeting of Families, from 22 September – 25 September, i...