scmo_banner_news.jpg


| 17th August 2015 | Christianity, News Releases | McLellan Commission, call notice, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia | Seen 91 times | Liked 0 times

17 August
Aug 17
17th August 2015

CALL NOTICE

Church responds to McLellan Commission Report

You are invited to send a reporter, photographer, camera crew to St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Clyde Street, Glasgow on Tuesday 18 August for 1pm, when Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, will formally respond to the publication of the Report of The McLellan Commission.

Scotland’s Catholic Bishops invited Dr. Andrew McLellan to establish a Commission to undertake a review of all aspects of safeguarding policy, procedure and practice within the Catholic Church in Scotland in November 2013. The Commission will publish its Report on 18th August 2015, at 11am.

 

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

 

Notes to Editors:

1. In the course of the 1pm Mass at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Archbishop Tartaglia who is President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland will respond to the Report of The McLellan Commission in his homily.

2. Broadcasters wishing to record the homily should arrive at the Cathedral by 12.30pm. For more information, contact: Ronnie Convery, Director of Communications, Archdiocese of Glasgow, 07735 224789, Ronnie.Convery@rcag.org.uk

3. For information on the Report of The McLellan Commissioncontact: Christina Kelly, Managing Director, Golley Slater - Tel: 0141 204 7800 / 0131 220 8787 / 0787 558 1955 Email: christina.kelly@golleyslater.co.uk

Posted by . You can also subscribe to email updates.

Like   Back to Top   Seen 91 times   Liked 0 times

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

Recent Posts

Bishops announce appointment of new curator

| 7 days ago | Blogging

The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has announced the appointment of Dr Alison Burke as Curator of the Scottish Catholic Heritage Collection at Blairs Museum. Dr Burke was previously Creative Project Co-ordinator with Aberdeen City Council where she started in 2017 to build creative networks in Ed...

Catholic church’s anti bullying strategy sent to Scottish Labour leader

| 28th June 2017 | Blogging

The Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office, Anthony Horan has sent a copy of the Catholic church’s anti bullying strategy to Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, after a controversial Tweet in which she suggested “inclusive education” was not supported in Catholic schools.   In ...

Church calls on BMA members to oppose decriminalisation of abortion

| 23rd June 2017 | Blogging

In a letter to Scotland’s catholic parishes, the Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office, Anthony Horan has urged catholic members of the BMA to sign an open letter to the organisation urging delegates to the BMA conference next Tuesday (27 June) to reject a motion calling for abortion to be...

Catholic Church Safeguarding Review Group established

| 15th June 2017 | Blogging

In December 2016, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Scotland announced that Helen Liddell would Chair the Independent Review Group (IRG) set up as a result of the McLellan Commission Report into the current safeguarding policies, procedures and practices within the Church in Scotland.   T...