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  • Pope names Vatican official as successor to Cardinal Keith O’Brien

    07/24/2013 9:36:19 PM PDT · by haffast
    Catholic Herald UK ^ | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 | By Staff Reporter
    Pope Francis has named Mgr Leo Cushley as the new Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh. The appointment was announced at noon today in Rome. The archbishop-elect succeeds Cardinal Keith O’Brien, who led the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh from 1985 until his resignation in February. Mgr Cushley is currently head of the English-language section of the Vatican Secretariat of State and has been a close collaborator of both Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. In his capacity as Prelate of the Anticamera, Mgr Cushley has been involved in the visits of heads of state and other important guests...