Scots College, Rome

Founded by Bull of Pope Clement VIII in 1600 for the education of Scottish priests. It was closed in 1798, but re-opened in 1820 through the efforts of Paul MacPherson. The students attend the Gregorian University, and are distinguished by their purple cassocks, with crimson sash and black soprana (cape).

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