SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Scotland
March 24, 2021
Aidan O’Neill QC, who represented Canon White in the action, said, “[The blanket ban] has a fundamental chilling impact on worship and belief. It requires people in good conscience to choose between God and Caesar.” He called it “an extraordinary abuse of the state’s power,” and welcomed the judges' decision in the matter.
March 10, 2021
Tomorrow Scotland’s top civil court will hear the case of a Glasgow priest who is challenging the Scottish government’s worship ban.
March 10, 2021
The Scottish government have announced that believers across Scotland will be permitted to gather at places of worship from 26th March, in time for Easter.
February 07, 2021
Allan Scott, co-creator of The Queen’s Gambit, looks back on his youth as he strolls along the beaches near Pluscarden Abbey.
January 13, 2021
Canon Thomas White of St Alphonsus Church, Glasgow, has started a crowdfunding campaign to take Nicola Sturgeon's government to court over its decision to close places of worship
January 04, 2021
The number of Scottish drug deaths has doubled – doubled – since 2014. On average, three Scots are dying from drug misuse every day. The majority are men, though not young men. The median age at death is 44.
July 20, 2018
The Orange March in Glasgow was cancelled after a Catholic priest was attacked earlier this month
July 19, 2018
Fr Mark Morris held a Rosary and Benediction service to atone for the 'gross offence' of Glasgow Pride