- Jan 22, 2021
Weeks after testing positive for COVID-19, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow died suddenly at his home Wednesday morning at the age of 70.
The UK should “forsake” its nuclear arsenal and spend the money it saves on helping the poorest people of society, Catholic bishops said.
Scottish Catholics are being urged to make their voices heard as the government considers making temporary provisions for home abortions permanent after the end of the COVID-19 crisis.
Treating sex as a commodity “devalues the dignity of the human person,” the Scottish bishops said in a consultation challenging men’s demand for prostitution being conducted by the Scottish government.
Scotland’s Catholic bishops are urging the development of “satisfactory protocols” for treating or withholding treatment from patients and the exclusive use of “ethically sourced material” for the development of vaccines in a new pastoral letter.
A Scottish bishop is calling for a 24-hour lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings and celebrations on Christmas Day, calling it a “circuit breaker” in the pandemic.