New archbishop will stress 'mercy' in troubled Scottish archdiocese
Catholic World News - September 23, 2013
Installed on September 21 as head of Scotland’s Edinburgh archdiocese, Archbishop Leo Cushley said that Pope Francis had urged him to be “merciful” in his pastoral leadership.
Archbishop Cushley is taking over an archdiocese badly damaged by revelations that his predecessor, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, was guilty of homosexual misconduct, and lax in response to complaints of sexual abuse by priests in Edinburgh. Before his installation, the incoming archbishop had expressed his opinion that it would be better for the Church if Cardinal O’Brien, who is abroad, did not return to Scotland.
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