Archdiocese of Glasgow

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ARCHDIOCESE OF GLASGOW (Archidioecesis Glasguensis)

Denomination : Roman Catholic
Established : 1827 as Vicariate of Western District, elevated to Archdiocese of Glasgow in 1878.

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Glasgow

Official blazon


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The arms show the two crossed keys of St. Peter, as a symbol for the Roman Catholic Church. The Salmon with the Ring below the Shield is the Symbol of St Mungo (or Kentigern) founder and patron Saint of the City of Glasgow.

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Literature : image of diocese obtained from Richard d'Apice