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...