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Pope Appoints New bishop for Argyll and The Isles

Posted by SCMO on 16th October 2008 in Christianity |
Thursday 16 October 2008Pope Appoints New bishop for Argyll and The IslesAt 12 noon in Rome today, 16 October (11am GMT) Pope Benedict XVI announced that he has appointed Monsignor Joseph Anthony toal as the new bishop of the Diocese of Argyll and The Isles.Mgr toal will succeed bishop Ian Murray who has been bishop since 1999. Reacting to his appointment, Mgr toal who is currently Rector of the Royal Scots College in Salamanca said; I am honoured that Pope Benedict XVI has chosen me to be the new bishop of Argyll and The Isles. I am acutely aware of my unworthiness and the words of Simon Peter, in St Luke s Gospel, leave me alone Lord, I am a sinful man have...

Pope Francis appoints new bishop of Motherwell

Posted by SCMO on 29th April 2014 in Christianity |
Pope Francis appoints new bishop of Motherwell Tuesday 29 April 2014   Pope Francis has today (Tuesday 29 April 2014 - the Feast of St Catherine of Siena) appointed bishop Joseph toal, as bishop of Motherwell;  he is currently bishop of Argyll & the Isles and has been Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Motherwell which has been vacant since 31 May 2013, when Pope Francis accepted the resignation of bishop Joseph Devine.   Reacting to the announcement, bishop toal said: Over the past eleven months, I have come to know the Diocese of Motherwell and appreciate the warmth and generosity of the clergy and laity, I look forward to deepening t...

Ordination of Scotland's youngest bishop

Posted by SCMO on 8th December 2008 in Christianity |
Monday 8 December 2008Ordination of Scotland's youngest bishopThe ordination of Scotland's youngest bishop will take place on Monday 8December 2008 at 6pm in St. Columba's Cathedral, Oban. Monsignor JosephAnthony toal will be ordained by Cardinal Keith O'Brien as the new bishop ofthe Diocese of Argyll and The Isles. He will become the tenth bishop ofArgyll and The Isles since the restoration of the Scottish Hierarchy in 1878and will succeed bishop Ian Murray who has been bishop since 1999.Commenting ahead of the ceremony, bishop-elect toal said; As a Priest of the diocese of Argyll and The Isles I look forward very muchto serving the Priests and people of the Di...

Introduction of New Missal in Scotland

Posted by SCMO on 12th April 2011 in Christianity |
Tuesday 12 April 2011   Scottish bishops confirm introduction of new missal.   At their meeting in Edinburgh on Monday 11 April 2011, the bishops of Scotland agreed to begin the introduction of the new English translation of the Roman Missal from Sunday 4 September. The full Missal will be in use throughout Scotland from the first Sunday of Advent (27 November).   In a Letter to be sent to all clergy, bishop Joseph toal, President of the National Liturgy Commission said; Pope Benedict XVI has described the new English translation of the Missal as an immense service to Catholics throughout the English-speaking world Scotland s bishops welcome the o...

Scottish bishops ask Pope's senior child protection adviser to advise them on safeguarding

Posted by SCMO on 8th February 2015 in Christianity | safeguarding, Tina Campbell, bishop toal
Scotland's Catholic bishops have been advised by the US priest appointed by Pope Francis to run the Commission for the Protection of Minors. Monsignor Robert Oliver travelled to Salamanca in Spain to address the bishops during an in-service session at the end of January. The bishops met to discuss the care of survivors of abuse and invited Mgr. Oliver to lead them in their discussions. In an opinion article in today's (Sunday 8 February) Sunday Times, bishop Joseph toal, admitted that the church had to learn from past failings and contnue to develp best practice in collaboration with others.  He also describes how the church must "demonstrate to survivors a w...

bishops elect new office bearers

Posted by SCMO on 5th November 2012 in Christianity |
5 November 2012 bishops elect new office bearers At their meeting in Edinburgh on 5 November 2012, the bishops' Conference of Scotland elected new office bearers for a three year term. Archbishop Philip Tartaglia was elected President, bishop Joseph toal was elected Vice President and bishop Hugh Gilbert was elected Episcopal Secretary. Cardinal Keith O'Brien who will be 75 next March intimated his intention to stand down as Conference President. Commenting after the election, Archbishop Tartaglia said; "I am honoured to have been elected President of the bishops' Conference of Scotland and grateful to my brother bishops for the trust they...
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