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Founded in 1600, the Scots College in Rome has formed Catholic Priests for Scotland since 1616. Find out about our history and our daily life today.


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Today is the 50th anniversary of Mgr William Canon Clapperton's death. He was Rector of the College for 36 years (1922–1958). John XXIII made him a Canon of the Archbasilica of St John Lateran. We celebrated a Requiem Mass there to pray for the repose of his soul. RIP pic.twitter.com/6LkcI9HI6K

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