- Nov 24, 2020
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.
Hate crime legislation in Scotland must allow “for robust debate and exchange of views,” says the local Catholic Church.
Britain is in an “amazing political mess” over Brexit, an English bishop said.