Reprinted from the Innes Review,Vol.29, No.2, 1978.
|Statement||[by] James Darragh.|
THE CATHOLIC POPULATION OF SCOTLAND, - THE CATHOLIC POPULATION OF SCOTLAND, - Darragh, James THE OF , by James Darragh Church ' order preserve a memorandum of the arrangemts and statistics of the Church previous the division six dioceses made March '. It had two sections, one for and a second for , but . The Catholic press in Scotland since the restoration of the hierarchyReilly, P. Catholics and Scottish literature, Quinn, J. Ecumenism and Scottish CatholicsDarragh, J. The Catholic population of Scotland, Other Titles: Innes review. Responsibility: edited by . Christianity is the largest religion in the census, % of the Scottish population identified as Christian (declining from % in ) when asked: "What religion, religious denomination or body do you belong to?".The Church of Scotland, a Presbyterian denomination often known as The Kirk, is recognised in law as the national church of Scotland. 2 Information from James Darragh, ‘The Catholic Population of Scotland –’ in Modern Scottish Catholicism –, ed. David McRoberts (Glasgow ), pp. – 3 Muir, Thomas, Roman Catholic Church Music in England, – A Handmaid of the Liturgy?
The Innes Review is a fully peer-reviewed journal promoting the study of the history of Catholic covers all aspects of Scottish history and culture, especially ones related to religious history. Published continuously by the Scottish Catholic Historical Association since , it contains articles and book reviews on a wide field of ecclesiastical, cultural, liturgical. Origin. From the fifth century, Scotland was a Roman Catholic country; however, after the Protestant and Scottish Reformations, Scotland adopted Presbyterianism (the Church of Scotland) as its state religion. Due to economic hardship, many Irish Catholic emigrants settled in the east end of Glasgow, leading to increased competition for employment and housing and, in some instances, antagonism. Anti-Catholicism in the United Kingdom has its origins in the English and Irish Reformations under King Henry VIII and the Scottish Reformation led by John England the Act of Supremacy declared the English crown to be "the only supreme head on earth of the Church in England" in place of the pope. Any act of allegiance to the latter was considered treasonous because the papacy. Scotland (Scots: Scotland, Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] ()) is a country that is part of the United ng the northern third of the island of Great Britain, mainland Scotland has a 96 mile ( km) border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast and the Irish Sea to the south.
Shetland Islands, group of about islands, fewer than 20 of them inhabited, in Scotland, miles ( km) north of the Scottish mainland, at the northern extremity of the United Kingdom. They constitute the Shetland Islands council area and the historic country of Shetland. Sixteen per cent of the population identified as Catholics, the same as the last census in , but the growing population means there more Catholics in Scotland than a decade ago. The census found that as of , there were , Catholics in Scotland. The Scottish Catholic Historical Association promotes the study of Scotland's religious past in all its facets. It does this primarily through its journal The Innes Review which has been published continuously since The Innes Review is dedicated to the study of the part played by the Catholic Church in the history of the Scottish is named after Thomas Innes (), a. "& Catholic directory for the clergy and laity in Scotland, Edinburgh , "’ Registrar-general Scotland, Census †›‹†: report for the Grampian region, Edinburgh , iv. 1. "(James Darragh, ‘The Catholic population of Scotland –’, in David McRoberts Burns (ed.), Modern Scottish Catholicism, Glasgow