Archbishop Philip Tartaglia admitted to hospital with heart attack

After feeling unwell, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia was admitted to hospital in 
Salamanca on Thursday 22 January.
Following initial treatment and tests at the University hospital in Salamanca it 
has been confirmed that he has suffered a heart attack.

The Scottish  Bishops are currently attending an in-service week at the Scots 
College in Salamanca, Archbishop Tartaglia is President of the Bishops’ 
Conference of Scotland.

Archbishop Tartaglia is conscious today (Friday) and in good spirits, he has 
been visited by other Scots bishops attending the meeting. 

The Archbishop will remain in hospital in Spain until he is well enough to 
return home. Further medical updates will be released if any change in the 
Archbishop’s condition takes place.

Catholic parishes in the Archdiocese of Glasgow have been informed of the 
Archbishop’s illness and special prayers will be said this weekend throughout 
the Archdiocese for his recovery

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