- Jan 22, 2020
Scotland’s bishops have warned against “divisive” politics ahead of the UK’s Dec. 12 general election.
A leading Catholic seafarers’ charity says it is hopeful that an Iranian-held British ship will soon be released, after an Iranian tanker was released by the UK territory of Gibraltar.
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.”
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.
An investigative news report showing that nearly 40 percent of people held at Scotland’s only immigration removal center are classified as “adults at risk” is “deeply troubling,” according to the head of the Britain’s chief Catholic refugee agency.