Posted by SCMO on 27th September 2018 in Blogging |
27 September 2018
Scotland’s eight Catholic Bishops met Pope Francis
in the Vatican this morning ( 27 September 2018) at the beginning of their Ad Limina (five-yearly) visit to Rome and thanked him for his support and prayers. After saying Mass at the tomb of St. Peter in St. Peter’s Basilica, the Bishops met Pope Francis
for a 1 hour 40 minute private audience. Speaking after the audience, the President of the Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia said;
“Our meeting with the Pope
lasted almost two hours and left all the Bishops grateful to him for his fraternal and fatherly support. He encouraged us to share our experiences...