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Bishop John Keenan said the laity had sent ‘continual letters’ asking that Scotland be consecrated

The American cardinal’s visit was at the request of Una Voce Scotland, an organisation dedicated to the heritage of the Latin rite

‘We accommodate. We compromise. We avoid conflict — even when conflict is the only proper course,’ Archbishop Tartaglia wrote

Archbishop Tartaglia said secularists view Catholicism as the single biggest threat to their worldview

Pilgrims celebrated Mass in the Old Rite after sixty miles on foot with a relic of St Andrew

The workmen nod their heads to a statue of the saint each day while heading to work

The ‘Mercy Bus’ is the idea of Friends of Divine Mercy Scotland

Bishop Hugh Gilbert said the saint’s death was a ‘Christ-like flash of spirit in a dark world’

Bishop Toal pointed out this was expected of all Catholics who are not married

A bishop said the consecration depends on ‘fervent national preparation’ and urged Catholics to undertake Forty Days of prayer