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  • 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.”

  • Anti-Catholic video released after soccer brawl in Scotland

    Anti-Catholic video released after soccer brawl in Scotland

    • May 3, 2017

    One of the most famous rivalries in world soccer – between Glasgow-based clubs Rangers FC and Celtic FC – once again turned violent last weekend. The teams have represented tensions between Protestants and Catholics in the city for over a century.

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