Tag - scottish independence

Second Referendum On Scottish Independence On The Way – Help!

Nicola Sturgeon [left] has announced a draft bill will be drawn up setting out the timing, terms and question for a new Scottish independence referendum. The first minister said that Brexit strengthened the case for Scotland to become an independent country. Unveiling the Programme for government, Sturgeon said that a similar announcement in an independent Scotland...

Scottish Government does not truly believe virus claims – response to Sturgeon letter

Those of us living in Scotland are receiving a letter from Nicola Sturgeon this week (I hope they publish the financial costs involved in sending out all the propaganda we've been sent about this virus).  There is  no copy of this latest letter on the Government website that I can find, although the following...

Voting in the 2019 General Election

As we prepare to go to the polls in the General Election on 12 December, it is worth reflecting on Church teaching and the principles which should guide us in deciding how to use our vote without violating God's law.   Click here to read a guide prepared for American Catholics, which seems to be...

An Independent Protestant Scotland…

One of the Treasures of the National Archives of Scotland, the Declaration of Arbroath was written to the Pope in 1320, on behalf of the barons and community of the realm of Scotland. This eloquent letter, written in support of King Robert Bruce (Robert I) and an independent Scotland, is still regarded as a...

Should Catholics Vote for Scottish Independence?

The campaigns have devised their sound-bites, booked the billboards, posed for their team photos, and printed off millions of leaflets. Today, the marathon run up to the referendum on Scottish independence marks one year to go until voters get a chance to have their say on the biggest decision the nation has ever faced. First Minister...