• British bishops lament “tragic consequences” of 50 years of legalized abortion

    British bishops lament “tragic consequences” of 50 years of legalized abortion

    • Oct 23, 2017

    Marking the 50th anniversary of the legalization of abortion in most of the UK, the bishops of the country said the “challenge that faces our society today is to recover an understanding of the immeasurable good of each unborn child and to value his or her life with even greater respect.” The bishops also spoke against efforts to strip conscience protections from medical and other healthcare personnel when it comes to abortion.

  • Hundreds of children from Scottish orphanage believed buried in mass grave

    Hundreds of children from Scottish orphanage believed buried in mass grave

    • Sep 12, 2017

    The Smyllum Park orphanage is currently undergoing investigation by the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, after previous residents accused staff of neglect and physical abuse. A new investigation claims hundreds of children from the institution are buried in an unmarked grave at a nearby cemetery.

  • St. Barbara of the Tunnels? These Glasgow workers have a special devotion

    St. Barbara of the Tunnels? These Glasgow workers have a special devotion

    • Aug 14, 2017

    “Every tunneler invokes the protection of St Barbara at the start of a shift and thanks her at the end. That’s why there’s a statue of St. Barbara placed at the start of the workings,” said a spokesperson for the company building a water tunnel under Glasgow. “No tunneling project of this scale would be complete without its statue of the patron and tunneler demand that St. Barbara is present with them underground.”

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