‘Biggest obstacle to the Catholic Church is itself’, claims bishop

Source: BBC News

One of Scotland’s top bishops claims the Catholic Church may be its own worst enemy in spreading its beliefs.


The Bishop of Galloway has released a letter suggesting: “It could be argued that the greatest obstacle to preaching the gospel today in Scotland is the Catholic Church itself.”

The clergyman’s letter came just days after a priest from his diocese was jailed for child sex abuse.

He said negative publicity was “embarrassing” to Catholics.

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