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| 06th May 2011 | Modified: 20th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 45 times | Liked 0 times

6 May
May 6
6th May 2011

6 May 2011

Reacting to the results of the Scottish Parliament Elections, Cardinal Keith O'Brien  
has released the following statement;

"I offer my congratulations to Alex Salmond on his success in these elections and
look forward to working with the new Scottish Government in the years ahead. I also
offer my commiserations to those parties who have seen their representation in the
Parliament fall."

Cardinal O'Brien added;

"The Catholic Church greatly values its collaboration with civic society and tries
to offer an ethical foundation for political choices based on objective moral
principles. Inspired by our faith, Scotland's Christians always seek to promote and
encourage dialogue at every level of national life, while respecting the boundaries
between religion and politics."

ENDS

Peter Kearney
Director
Catholic Media Office
5 St. Vincent Place
Glasgow
G1 2DH
0141 221 1168
07968 122291
pk@scmo.org
www.scmo.org

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