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Cardinal O'Brien warns against "undermining the morality of a generation".

Posted by SCMO on 5th November 2004 in Christianity |
Cardinal O'Brien warns against "undermining the morality of a generation".  In a hard hitting sermon to be delivered this Sunday (7 November), Cardinal Keith O'Brien, President of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland will accuse Scotland's mass media and politicians of not reflecting the values held by most Scots.  Returning to the theme of Scotland's sexual health strategy, the Cardinal who will attend a meeting of European and African bishops in Rome next week will say;  " However well intentioned the actions of our medical professionals may be, despite the fact that we all support the ends being sought “ if not the means being used “ the fact remains...

Cardinal comments on London blasts

Posted by SCMO on 7th July 2005 in Christianity |
Cardinal comments on London blasts  Reacting to the news of explosions in central London today, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, President of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland said:  "On behalf of my brother Bishops and myself I send deepest sympathies to all those affected by these appalling terrorist attacks together with the promise of our thoughts and prayers at this traumatic time.  Cardinal O'Brien added;  "Like everyone else I am deeply shocked at the scenes of violence, panic and confusion unfolding before our eyes today. I have written to The Prime Minister, Tony Blair and the President of the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, Cardinal Cormac Murph...


Posted by SCMO on 14th March 2011 in Christianity |
...ndance:  Cardinal Keith O'Brien, President, Bishops' Conference of ScotlandArchbishop Bashar Warda, Archbishop of Erbil in Iraq.John Pontifex, Aid to the Church in Need, Report AuthorCase studies of Iraqi Christian refugees to be presented2. A PDF Summary of the "Persecuted and Forgotten" report is avaliable below.3. An MP3 audio clip (1m 15s) of Cardinal O'Brien commenting on the reportcan be downloaded below4. Photographs of the report launch will be available from Paul McSherryfollowing the event - 07770 3939605. For further information, contact: David Kerr; Media Adviser, Aid to theChurch in Need “ 07854 307338  ...

Scotland "inextricably linked" to Christian heritage

Posted by SCMO on 19th May 2005 in Christianity |
...Scotland "inextricably linked" to its Christian heritage says Cardinal.  In a speech to be delivered this evening at the "Holyrood Dialogues" debate in Edinburgh, Cardinal Keith O'Brien will address the question: 'Scotland: Christian or Secular'.  In his speech, the Cardinal will say;  "in the year 397 the arrival (of St. Ninian) saw the beginning of Scotland s immersion in a ˜Sea of Faith . This tide of Christian faith which washed over our land has ebbed and flowed ever since but has never completely receded."  In arguing that Christian influence remains strong in Scotland, Cardinal O'Brien refers to;  "the increasing influence of the Christian churches...

Pope appoints new Scottish Bishop

Posted by SCMO on 8th May 2012 in Christianity |
...Tuesday 8 May 2012  Pope Benedict XVI has today appointed the Very Reverend Monsignor Stephen Robson as the new Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh. The new Bishop will assist Cardinal Keith O Brien in the administration of the diocese. The diocese last had an Auxiliary Bishop in 1996 and the appointment reflects Cardinal O Brien s national responsibilities and his international role as a member of a number of Pontifical Councils in Rome.Commenting on the appointment Cardinal O Brien said; I have known the new Auxiliary Bishop, Mgr Stephen Robson for well over 35 years. He has been involved with me in pastoral work and school work,...

Cardinal calls on Christians to act together in the face of "aggressive secularism"

Posted by SCMO on 22nd April 2011 in Christianity |
...Cardinal calls on Christians to act together in the face of "aggressive secularism"In his Easter Sunday homily, to be delivered in St. Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh this weekend, Cardinal Keith O'Brien will call on scotland's Christians to unite "in the face of aggressive secularism to maintain our Christian heritage and culture in our great country" Cardinal O'Brien will pay tribute to friends in the Church of Scotland and stress all Christians "common ancestry" while restating Pope Benedict's hope that ecumenical relations will lead to; "full visible unity" among Christians. The Cardinal will warn against moves to "destroy our Christian heritage and culture an...
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