- Mar 2, 2021
Scotland’s bishops are calling on the government to allow more worshippers to attend services when churches are allowed to reopen at the beginning of April.
Scotland’s bishops say they would “warmly welcome” Pope Francis if he visited Glasgow later this year for a major UN climate summit.
With COVID-19 still restricting travel, a Scottish bishop led a 33-day virtual journey of prayer that drew about 4,000 people from his diocese as well as from countries that included the United States, Uganda and Australia.
The Scottish government should withdraw parts of a hate crime bill because of the risk it will lead to the prosecution of people solely for disagreeing with gender ideology and same-sex marriage, said Catholic and Protestant leaders.
Weeks after testing positive for COVID-19, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow died suddenly at his home Wednesday morning at the age of 70.
Saying that worship is a “well-established source of both personal resilience and dedicated service to those in need,” Cardinal Vincent Nichols expressed his happiness that churches will remain open for service during the latest lockdown announced Jan. 4.