Tag - diocese of motherwell

Bishop Joseph Devine RIP…

From Facebook page of the Diocese of Motherwell... It is with great sadness that the Diocese of Motherwell announces the death of Bishop Joseph Devine today in Wishaw General Hospital. Bishop Devine served as Bishop of Motherwell from 1981 until his retirement in 2013. Please pray for the repose of his soul and for his family, friends...

Motherwell: Bishop Joseph Toal Seeks to Restore Some Order to Funerals…

Motherwell, Scotland, Apr 3, 2019 / 05:43 pm (CNA).- The funeral Mass is an important moment of prayer and faith after the death of a loved one - but it is not the appropriate time for eulogies, which are better suited for the funeral reception, said Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell, Scotland. “The funeral liturgy...

Fr Paul Morton: a bad priest who poisons and rots Church (St Catherine of Siena)

A PRIEST from Cambuslang has become the first Catholic representative to support teaching children about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in school.  Fr Paul Morton encourages LGBT lessons in schools... Father Paul Morton, of St Bride's Parish Church, says bullying due a child's gender identity or sexual orientation should be a "thing of the...

Bishop Toal of Motherwell Must Sack LGBT-Supporting Cambuslang Priest..

A Cambuslang priest’s message that the Catholic Church must redress the harm it has done to gay people has gone viral.  Click here to read more  St Peter Damian, 11th century Bishop, Doctor of the Church, spoke out against the evils of homosexuality in the Church of his time. Comment Another priest of the same Diocese of...

Fr Despard Banned From Conducting Funeral of Former Parishioner & Friend

Last night, I had a telephone call from a gentleman in the Diocese of Motherwell, who expressed concern about the fact that the family of a deceased lady, Teresa Howie RIP, had asked if their former (now suspended) Parish Priest, Fr Matthew Despard, who is a personal friend of the deceased and family could...