The membership of the Bishops' Conference is established by Statute which is approved by the Holy See.
"By law the following persons belong to the Bishops' Conference:
All diocesan bishops and those equivalent to them in law; all coadjutor bishops, auxiliary bishops and other titular bishops who exercise in Scotland a special office assigned to them by the Apostolic See or by the Conference."
Pope Benedict XVI meets the Bishops of Scotland, 5th February 2010.
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