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Pope Francis appoints new Bishop of Galloway

Pope Francis has today (Saturday 22 November 2014) appointed Fr. William Nolan, as Bishop of Galloway. Fr. Nolan is currently parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, East Kilbride and Vicar General of the Diocese of Motherwell.

Little Sisters of the Poor to leave Dundee

The Little Sisters of the Poor order have today announced that they will be leaving Dundee in 2015.

Bishops commend First Minister

The following letter has been sent today to Scotland's First Minister by the President of the Bsihops' Conference of Scotland, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia.

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”

Scotland’s Archbishops urge Referendum participation

Both of Scotland’s Catholic Archbishops; Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow and Archbishop Leo Cushley of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, will this weekend (30 & 31 August) distribute pastoral messages on the Independence Referendum to be read at all Masses.

Statement on Fergusons of Port Glasgow from Bishop John Keenan

Statement on Fergusons of Port Glasgow from Bishop John Keenan, Bishop of Paisley

Church sets pace with innovative sport and faith conference

Pope Francis has sent his good wishes and prayers to athletes and theologians gathering at a conference in Glasgow on the eve of the Commonwealth Games.

Archbishop Leo Cushley receives his Pallium from Pope Francis

On Sunday, June 29, 2014, the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Archbishop Leo Cushley will receive his Pallium from Pope Francis.

New Rector nominated for Royal Scots College Spain

In a dual announcement the Bishops of Scotland have nominated a new Rector for the Royal Scots College, Salamanca, Spain and have asked him to do the preparatory work for the re-opening of the College as a Seminary.

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