Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected Pope. He was chosen on the fifth round of votes by the 115 cardinals meeting in the Sistine Chapel to select Pope Benedict XVI's successor. He is the first Latin American and the first Jesuit to become Bishop of Rome, and has chosen the name Francis.
Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, Archbishop of Glasgow and Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh celebrates Mass tonight (Monday 4 March) at St Andrew's Cathedral in Glasgow at a pre-scheduled Lent Station Mass.
The Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI has accepted on the 18 February 2013 the resignation of His Eminence Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh.