- May 13, 2021
Scotland’s bishops have established a working group on how churches will be re-opened in the country after the coronavirus lockdown is lifted.
One priest in Scotland is livestreaming his accordion during the coronavirus lockdown.
Scotland’s bishops are in dialogue with the government to open Churches for worship “as soon as possible.”
After receiving high ratings, a BBC documentary on the Pontifical Scots College is being made available online for an extended period. “Priest School” aired on BBC Scotland on April 19 and received the highest audience for any digital channel in Scotland – 80,000 people and an 8 percent share.
Public Masses will be suspended across Britain in light of the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Every year, it’s estimated that over 400,000 women are raped every year in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This Lent, Scottish Catholics are raising money to help the victims of sexual violence in the country.
Warning that sex or gender “cannot be reduced to a mere construct of society that is fluid and changeable,” the Catholic Church in Scotland is urging the government to reconsider changes to the country’s gender identity laws.
An audit of the safeguarding standards of the Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh found it had “clearer and more transparent structures and processes,” but noted more work is needed in “rebuilding trust.”