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| 02nd June 2015 | Modified: 8th June 2015 | Christianity, News Releases | Archbishop Tartaglia, Charles Kennedy | Seen 70 times | Liked 0 times

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2nd June 2015

Reacting to the news of Charles Kennedy s death, Archbishop Philip  Tartaglia, President of the Bishops Conference of Scotland, said;

 

Charles Kennedy s death at the tragically premature age of 55 is a great  loss not only to politics in our country but to the principles of civic  and civilised engagement. His wisdom and courtesy were a mark of his  highland upbringing, his political skill grew from his sharp intellect and  his humility and concern for others was testament to his deeply held  beliefs.

 

He will be mourned by his family, by many in the world of politics and  within the church, by the parishioners of St. John s Parish in Caol and  beyond.  Our thoughts and prayers are with them all at this time.

ENDS

 


Peter Kearney
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