Posts Tagged ‘Edinburgh’

Tablet director banned from speaking in Scottish archdiocese

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

A feminist theologian who is a director of UK Catholic weekly The Tablet has been banned from speaking on church property in a Scottish archdiocese. Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh has ordered the Edinburgh Circle of the Newman Association to cancel an event at which Professor Tina Beattie was due to speak Read more

Cardinal O’Brien had relationship with priest, paper alleges

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Cardinal Keith O’Brien had a long-term physical relationship with one of the priests whose complaints against him led to his removal as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, according to Church sources cited by the Herald Scotland. Cardinal O’Brien went into retirement after admitting “there have been times that my sexual conduct has fallen below Read more

Cardinal Keith O’Brien to face Vatican inquiry?

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Cardinal Keith O’Brien is likely to face a Vatican inquiry over the allegations of sexual misconduct that led to his resignation as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, according to The Independent newspaper. It said Vatican spokesmen refused to confirm whether an investigation would be launched but the Scottish Catholic Media Office said it expected Read more