Archbishop Cushley  is encouraging all Catholics in the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh to respond to the Holy Father's call to pray and fast for peace this Friday.

Watch the video message below or on YouTube.

He said: "The Holy Father has asked us to join him this Friday in a day of prayer and fasting and penance, asking the Lord for peace in our world in these troubled times."I'd like to encourage you to do that and you may also wish to join him at 5pm on Friday there will be an out of prayer from Saint Peter’s Square and we will all be able to participate in that online."