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Floral tributes have been left at the scene of the attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort Sousse

A service for Tunisia

June 30, 2015

This service for Tunisia was produced by Radio Alba in conjunction with Glasgow Churches Together.

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Church of Scotland ecumenical Newsletter, June 2015

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June 25, 2015

Published by the Church of Scotland’s Ecumenical Relations Committee.

Glasgow honours SCIAF with ‘flower power’ display

SCIAF 50th Anniversary Floral Display at Glasgow's Victoria Park.
Picture: Paul McSherry.
June 25, 2015

To mark Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund’s 50th anniversary and recognise its life-changing work in some of the poorest countries …

Archbishop Welby and Ecumenical Patriarch make joint call for action on climate change

Archbishop Justin and Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul, January 2014.
June 19, 2015

Archbishop Justin Welby and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have written in the New York Times about our moral responsibility to act …

Episcopalian Primus signs Lambeth Declaration on climate change and comments on Papal encyclical

Most Rev David Chillingworth
June 19, 2015

The Most Rev David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church says:
“The …

Church of Scotland welcomes Pope Francis’ statements on climate change

Rev Trevor Jamison
June 18, 2015

The Church of Scotland welcomes Pope Francis’ wide-ranging and comprehensive encyclical on climate change.
The Church has long recognised the importance …

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia welcomes publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
June 18, 2015

Commenting on the publication of  the Pope’s Encyclical letter, the Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia said: “I welcome Pope Francis …

SCIAF: climate change, poverty, and caring for our environment

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June 18, 2015

Pope Francis’ first encyclical – Laudato Si: On the care for our common home – is the most radical ever …

Methodist president and vice-president welcome Papal encyclical

Gill Dascombe
June 18, 2015

The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have welcomed the latest Papal encyclical, which focuses on the issue …

Christian Aid welcomes ‘game-changing’ Papal encyclical

Christine Allen
June 18, 2015

Christian Aid has praised Pope Francis for his call for a radical rethinking of humanity’s relationship with the earth and …

Patriarch Bartholomew on Pope Francis’ climate encyclical: Ecology, Economy and Ecumenism

Patriarch Bartholomew
June 18, 2015

Bartholomew, 270th Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, is spiritual leader to 300 million Orthodox Christians throughout the world.
“In …

UN chief hails Papal encyclical spotlighting climate change as critical ‘moral issue’

Ban Ki-moon
June 18, 2015

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the release of Pope Francis’ Papal Encyclical in which the leader of the …

Anglican environmental network chair welcomes Papal climate encyclical

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba
June 18, 2015

People of faith need to focus on the moral and spiritual elements of the crisis brought about by rapid climate …