THE SNP's candidate for the forthcoming Glasgow North-East by-election has confirmed he is a member of the controversial Catholic organisation Opus Dei, but argued that his religious beliefs should not be a factor in the forthcoming poll.
SECRETIVE Roman Catholic society Opus Dei is to help make a film about its founder, Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer, and hopes to attract Robert De Niro, Antonio Banderas or Nicolas Cage for the lead role.
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DOWNING Street last night insisted that Ruth Kelly can serve as the Cabinet minister in charge of equal opportunities legislation, despite her staunch Catholic beliefs.
RUTH Kelly, the Education Secretary, has finally confirmed she receives "spiritual guidance" from Opus Dei, making her the first Cabinet member in history with open links with the ultraconservative Roman Catholic group.
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