On hearing the news of the death of Cardinal O’Brien and responding to the call of Archbishop Leo Cushley, the college community unites with the Archdiocese, and the wider church in Scotland, praying for the repose of the soul of Cardinal O’Brien and remembering his family and friends at this time.

Cardinal O’Brien died this morning, 19th March, peacefully, at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.