| 30th December 2006 | Modified: 17th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 20 times

30 December
Dec 30
30th December 2006

Date: Saturday, December 30, 2006  

Joint New Year Message of Peace from the Moderator and the Cardinal  

In an innovative Scottish first, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, President of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland and Rt. Rev Alan MacDonald,Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland have issued a joint New Year message. In the message, the two senior Christian leaders make a plea to MP's to "make a stand for the principles of peace" and "refuse to endorse a replacement for Trident", they also admit to being ashamed of Scotland's "inheritance of sectarianism and violence".  

The full text of the message is shown below.  

Note to Broadcasters: An MP3 file containing comments from Cardinal O'Brien (1m10s) is available from the Catholic Media Office.  


Peter Kearney  
Catholic Media Office  
0141 221 1168  
07968 122291  

Subscribe to Updates

If you enjoyed this, why not subscribe to free email updates ?

Subscribe to News updates

Enter your email address to be notified of new posts:

Subscribe to:

Alternatively, you can subscribe via RSS

‹ Return to News

We never share or sell your email address to anyone.

I've already subscribed / don't show me this again