Master of tactics and pastor of tact Premium02 November 2013 | by Catherine Pepinster
The Tablet Interview
When Mgr Leo Cushley was chosen as the new Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, he was pictured with a street atlas of Scotland’s capital city. Four weeks into his new job, he is finding his way after a tumultuous year, as he explained to The Tablet’s editor, Catherine Pepinster If there were a Vatican version of the Richter scale, the past 12 months would have seen a series of shocks and tremors for the Church of at least 6.9: first, from the epicentre of Rome and out to the whole Church, the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, and then the reverberations of the scandal surrounding Cardinal Keith O’Brien and his resignation following his exposure as a man who had engaged in homosexual contact with priests. Later, for Mgr Leo Cushley, then heading the English-speaking
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