Dunkeld’s Clergy changes – August 2022

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Bishop Stephen Robson has announced the following clergy changes that are to take place in Dunkeld Diocese:Canon Mark Cassidy – was recently appointed as Rector of the Pontifical Scots College in Rome. We wish him every blessing in his work in the College which he takes up as from 1st August, 2022.Fr James Walls – previously Spiritual Director in the Pontifical …

Fr Cassidy is appointed Rector at Scots College Rome

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The Vatican’s Dicastery for the Clergy has appointed Fr Mark Cassidy as the next Rector of the Pontifical Scots College in Rome in succession to Fr Dan Fitzpatrick. The appointment was made, following the recommendation of the Bishops Conference of Scotland. Fr Cassidy will take up his new post on 1st August 2022. Fr Cassidy studied at the Scots College …

Abortion Statement from the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland


In the light of recent public debate on the subject of abortion, Scotland’s Catholic Bishops offer this perspective to the people of Scotland: “Whether we believe in anything spiritual or not, the life that each one of us lives is the only one we have, and to take life from the unborn, no matter how insignificant in size, cannot be …

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Synod Synthesis


Following the Diocesan Synod Feedback day at Our Lady of Victories, Dundee, on Saturday 25th June 2022, a copy of the Synthesis document is available here. A recording of the presentations and a copy of the audio-visual materials will also be made available here. (Early next week).