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Catholic Bishops Statement on Referendum

The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland recognises and respects the result of the Scottish referendum, that Scotland should remain a part of the United Kingdom, and commends all those who participated in what was a was a passionate and sometimes partisan debate.

Response to Proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill

Responding this week (15 September) to the Proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill, the Catholic Parliamentary Office on behalf of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has made clear its objection to an opt-out system of organ donation as it removes the “important principle of consent in our legal system and undermines the integrity of the person”

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