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Former Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy (PA)

Scotland’s Catholic pariah

Jim Murphy has paid a heavy price for standing up to nationalism

Cuban president Raúl Castro meets Pope Francis on Sunday (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Katie Milne as St Margaret beside Archbishop Leo Cushley at Dunfermline Abbey (Photo: Paul McSherry)

Pilgrimage in honour of St Margaret of Scotland was stopped 40 years ago

The bishops' voting guidance will be read at every Mass in Scotland this weekend (PA)

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

Cardinal Keith O'Brien (PA)

The Church may be quite good at handing out punishments, but seems less good in letting some sinners know they are forgiven

Pope Francis (PA)

Pope Francis invited to visit Scotland

Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland issued invite during Vatican meeting

A portrait of St John Ogilvie by Peter Howson. The painting is in Glasgow's Catholic cathedral

St John Ogilvie was hanged in 1615 for celebrating Mass

Archbishop Leo Kushley and Fr Joe McAuley at the tomb of The Venerable Margaret Sinclair in St Patrick's Church, Cowgate, Edinburgh. (Ivon Bartholomew)

Cause of Edinburgh sister is relaunched

Venerable Margaret died in 1925 from TB while helping the poor

Firemen walking past the bin lorry in George Square in Glasgow (PA)

Archbishop Tartaglia ‘heartbroken’ for all those caught up in crash in city centre

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow (PA)

Archbishop Tartaglia urges compassion for those ‘caught up in separation’