Diocese of Paisley
DIOCESE OF PAISLEY (Dioecesis Curiensis)
Established : 1947
Or a saltire chequy Argent and Azure between in the flanks two escallops Gules and in base on a mount of three coupeaux a dove close and reguardant holding its beak an olive branch slipped all Proper, overall a representation of St. Mirren vested and habited as an abbot the dexter hand raised in blessing and the sinister holding a crozier likewise all Proper.
The arms were officially granted in 1989.
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Arms of Bishops
James Black (1948-1968)
Stephen McGill (1968-1988)
John Aloysius Mone (1988-2004)
Philip Tartaglia (2005-2012)
John Keenan (2014-present)
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