A SENIOR clergyman who was exiled from Scotland after a sex scandal is living just south of the border in England.
POPE Francis has been invited to Scotland next year to help mark the 400th anniversary of the death of St John Ogilvie.
A priest who escaped prosecution for decades of sexual abuse allegations has been dismissed by the Catholic Church.
Just over a year ago the Argentinian Jesuit Jorge Mario Bellagio was elected Pope, and it has been a good year for the Roman Catholic Church.
An independent review into the Catholic Church's safeguarding and handling of abuse is to speak to victims in an attempt to create a policy of "no abuse and no cover up".