ON Tuesday, in one of the Scottish Parliament's genuinely historic moments, MSPs will vote on whether this country becomes the 17th in the world to legalise same- sex marriage.
Sunday night in late January, a coal-black sky and brutal chill in Ayrshire, as the faithful gather.
Last year is not one on which it shall look back with undiluted pleasure.
DISGRACED cardinal Keith O'Brien should formally resign when Pope Francis announces major papal appointments in the next few weeks, a leading commentator on church affairs has claimed.
CARDINAL Keith O'Brien has been urged to tell his life story to help gay people in all walks of life who have felt the need to pretend to be heterosexual.