News from the Catholic Observer

News from the Catholic Observer

Missing the joy of World Youth Day? Read Glasgow pilgrim Mairi Hughes’ account of how she came back from Krakow… http://fb.me/7Z78s5Na6  Powerful article on the work of Fr Beatus Mauki helping children in conflict-hit South Sudan, and the support he… http://fb.me/3lYpYRlgZ  Scotland’s Catholics urged to support the ‘Caledonian Camino,’ a planned new walking pilgrimage from […]

Pope Francis speaks at WYD2016

Pope Francis speaks at WYD2016

Pope Francis recently addressed 1.6 million young people at a World Youth Day Prayer Vigil in Krakow, Poland. He spoke of the wars, the grief and the loss that blights our world today; but he also tells us what we can do to counter the hate. You can read the full text of his address […]

“We want you to stay”

“We want you to stay”

Bishop Gilbert of Aberdeen has urged his flock to show ‘love and gratitude’ to the immigrants next to them in the pews. Responding to what he called a ‘dark and deplorable’ surge of xenophobia after the EU referendum, he wrote a pastoral letter that was read at every parish in his diocese saying “I would like […]