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Tommy Sheppard, MP for Edinburgh East, said he wanted to introduce secularism ‘bit by bit’

In their election guidance the bishops criticise Catholic politicians who ‘remain silent’ over grave injustices

In a letter the outgoing First Minister is described as ‘one of the most able politicians’ in British history

Bishops’ conference praises ‘passionate and sometimes partisan debate’ and encourages Catholics to engage in politics

Bishop Scicluna to visit Edinburgh next week

Secretary of liturgy committee says new text won’t provoke the same negative reactions in Britain as in Ireland and America

Christian tradition should not be rejected in the drive towards a multicultural Europe, Cardinal Keith O’Brien has said