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Archbishops of Edinburgh and Liverpool receive pallium

03 July 2014 | by Liz Dodd | Comments: 0

NEW Archbishops of Liverpool and Edinburgh were among 24 prelates to receive the pallium from Pope Francis in Rome on Sunday, writes Liz Dodd.The pallium, a strip of cloth partly made from the wool of two lambs blessed by the Pope annually on the feast of St Agnes, is bestowed on metropolitan archbishops as a symbol of jurisdiction and of communion with the See of Peter. It recalls the sheep carried around the neck of the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ himself. In a pastoral letter to the Archdiocese of Liverpool, its new archbishop, Malcolm McMahon, who is also chairman of the Catholic Education Service, reflected that the pallium is “a reminder to model [the life and ministry of the pastor] on the example of the Good Shepherd”.Before the ceremony, Archbishop Leo Cushley, who be ....... ....... ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........ ........

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