A silent protest has been staged outside a Glasgow church against a Loyalist walk.

Campaigners stood at the entrance to St Alphonsus' Church on London Road, where a Dalmarnock O&P No50 District march passed by.

The peaceful protest was organised by group Call It Out, who campaign against anti-catholic bigotry.

The church, which is near The Barras market, is where a Catholic priest was attacked and abused in July last year.

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Canon Thomas White was spat on by Bradley Wallace, who was then jailed for ten months after admitting the assault.

The group are calling for Glasgow City Council and Police Scotland to reroute the marches away from Catholic churches in light of the incident.

Protesters gathered at 12.30pm on Saturday, and a large police presence was in place.

Call It Out posted a video to their Twitter feed of the police officers.

Trade unions within Glasgow wrote an open letter of support for the Call It Out protest today.

It read: "Anti-Catholic bigotry and anti-Irish racism remain systemic problems in Scotland. 

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"The trade union movement has a proud record of standing up against groups which seek to divide and intimidate people on grounds of race, sexuality, gender or faith.

"Glasgow’s Irish and Catholic communities have asked for our solidarity, and we call on our fellow trade unionists to answer this call and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with them."