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Motherwell Priest Facing Eviction…

Jun 28, 2014 — Hi, Just to inform everyone that on Monday 30th June at Hamilton Sheriff Court, the RT REV Joseph Toal will be pursuing a claim to EVICT Father Matthew Despard (pictured). I will be posting the above details on the FB page and the petition page at change.org hoping that people will...

Scots Priest Suspended: “Mass Riot” During Bishop’s Announcement…

Parishioners at St John ­Ogilvie's Church in High Blantyre, Lanarkshire, reacted with fury and disbelief when they were told just before Mass last night that Father Matthew Despard had been removed from his ministry. They were greeted by a weeping Father Despard outside the church shortly before the 4.30pm Mass began, and were ushered inside...