- May 26, 2020
Edinburgh’s Archbishop Leo Cushley has thanked parents and parishioners from across the Scottish capital for their efforts to fight a proposal to strip religious representatives to the city’s education committee of their voting rights.
A motion to remove the voting rights of religious representatives on education boards is “a serious threat to the identity” of Catholic schools in the Scottish capital, according to a spokesperson of the Archdiocese of St. Andrews & Edinburgh.
A bishop says that a pilgrimage center to Scotland’s national shrine for Our Lady of Lourdes is closing because it lacks the support of the local community.
A Catholic bishop in Scotland is urging the country’s political leadership to affirm freedom of conscience, “and hold in high regard those in public life who remain true to their conscience, even at the expense of personal popularity or political advantage.”
A Scottish bishop has appealed to the UK Health Secretary to intervene in a case where a judge has ordered a woman to have an abortion against her will.
The Catholic bishops of Scotland have authorized an independent audit of every diocese in the country to ensure child protection procedures are as robust as possible.