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Scots given ‘100,000 welcomes’ to World Meeting of Families

April 20th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop encourages faithful to join Pope in praying for promotion of marriage and the family
— By AMANDA CONNELLY and PETER DIAMOND

‘A céad míle fáilte’—a hundred thousand welcomes—have been extended to the people of Scotland, as the faithful get set to travel to Dublin for the upcoming World Meeting of Families. As Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews & Edinburgh called this week on Scots to ‘join with the Pope in praying for the protection and promotion of marriage and the family’ at the global event, the World Meeting of Families said it would be ‘overjoyed’ to have a presence from Scottish pilgrims. Pope Francis will celebrate Mass at the Catholic festival to be held from August 21-26 in the Irish capital. “I’m delighted to be attending the World Meeting of Families in Dublin as it provides a wonderful opportunity to be united with our Holy Father and the Church Universal in praying for the protection and promotion of marriage and the family, the foundation upon which the common good is built,” Archbishop Cushley... continue reading.

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Archbishop goes back to his roots to celebrate school refurbishment

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