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Scottish Independence and the Catholic Church

Scottish Catholic historian Tom Gallagher had something to say over at the Spectator about the way that Catholic voters voted in the recent independence referendum: An influx of Irish immigrants restored a Catholic presence in Scotland after 1800. The overnight … Continue reading

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Fool or Knave?

Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien is at it again: Via the Guardian: One of Britain’s most prominent religious figures, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, has accused David Cameron of immoral behaviour and of favouring rich City financiers over those struggling on lower incomes. … Continue reading

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Those in Glass Houses

Britain’s coalition government intends to legalize same-sex marriage. That a high-ranking Roman Catholic priest is opposed to these plans is neither surprise nor drama, but Scotland’s Cardinal Keith O’Brien could, I think, have used better words than these to attack … Continue reading

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