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Encyclopedia > Diocese of Argyll

The Diocese of Argyll was an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland in the Middle Ages. The Diocese was led by the Bishop of Argyll, and was based at Lismore. Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... Catholic Church redirects here. ... Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times, beginning with the Renaissance. ... Lismore (coloured red) shown within Argyll Lismore is an island in Loch Linnhe, in Argyll, on the west coast of Scotland. ...


The diocese disappeared during the Scottish Reformation, but was recreated by both the Roman Catholic Church and the Scottish Episcopal Church in the 19th century as the Bishopric of Argyll and the Isles, this time based at Oban. The Protestant Reformation was a movement which began in the 16th century as a series of attempts to reform the Roman Catholic Church, but ended in division and the establishment of new institutions, most importantly Lutheranism, Reformed churches, and Anabaptists. ... Catholic Church redirects here. ... The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... The Bishop of Argyll and the Isles is the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Argyll and the Isles in the Province of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh. ... View of Oban from Druim Mor. ...


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  • Diocese of Argyll and the Isles
  • Giga-Catholic Information

 
 

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