Tag - glasgow

New Auxiliary For Glasgow – But Why Doesn’t Archbishop Tartaglia Resign?

Pope Francis has agreed to appoint an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Glasgow. The new bishop will assist Archbishop Tartaglia who turns 65 in January. The Archbishop asked the Pope for an auxiliary following his health scare earlier this year... Source Comment: If the Archbishop of Glasgow is not able to fulfil his office, due...

Catholicism & The Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014 – The Problem…

Celebrating the Gift in Sport Pope Francis gives blessing to Glasgow conference  Pope Francis has sent his good wishes and prayers to athletes and theologians gathering for a conference in Glasgow on the eve of the Commonwealth Games. Sponsored by the Bishops Conference of Scotland, Celebrating the Gift in Sport will explore how sport and faith can...

Archbishop Tartaglia to Pope Francis: Scots Martyr Died For Religious Freedom – Come and Celebrate With Us!

Glasgow’s Archbishop, Philip Tartaglia has written to Pope Francis asking him to consider a day visit to the city to mark the 400th anniversary of the martyrdom of St John Ogilvie, who was executed at Glasgow Cross on 10 March 1615. In his letter to Pope Francis asking him to visit the city on the...

30 March: The Big Questions Live From Glasgow on BBC 2 – Don’t Miss It!

The Big Questions, a religious, ethical and topical debating programme usually aired on BBC 1 TV on Sundays at 10.am from various locations across the UK, is live from Glasgow this week on BBC 2 due to a sports event on BBC 1.  If you miss the live broadcast, you can view online here Then...

Glasgow Crash: does human tragedy make God more present in the world?

The popular view about human suffering is that it makes it more difficult to believe in God. Even Catholics - indeed, even some priests - express themselves at a loss when dealing with death, especially sudden death or the death of a young person. That's astonishing, and completely contradicts what Catholic believe about the...