Archbishop Philip Tartaglia said he felt "pained and distressed" after taking temporary charge of the UK Catholic Church following the resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour:
These are painful and distressing times for the Archdiocese, I also feel pained and distressed.
With the grace of God, I will do my very best to oversee and govern the Archdiocese until the appointment of a new Archbishop. I ask for your prayers.
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