They are the most powerful and influential people in Scotland.
THE parish of a controversial Catholic priest is expected to close under a major church re-organisation.
A PRIEST has claimed a crisis in the Catholic church provoked him to release a controversial book that included allegations of a gay mafia in the priesthood.
SCOTLAND'S most influential Catholic cleric has described the Referendum debate as "cordial and heartening" and evidence of democratic maturity.
Cardinal Sean Brady, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has apologised and asked for forgiveness as his retirement was confirmed by the Vatican.