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Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen

I still believe the speculation that that’s what Rome would have preferred was true

Bishop-elect Hugh Gilbert has been abbot at Pluscarden for 19 years (Photo: Paul McSherry)

Benedict XVI appoints Fr Hugh Gilbert, Benedictine abbot of Pluscarden Abbey

Pope Benedict waves at the faithful before a Mass marking the National Day of Croatian Catholic Families (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)

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