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05 Feb
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Kirk welcomes action plan to tackle Female Genital Mutilation

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a new action plan to ensure teachers, NHS staff and social workers are better equipped to spot the signs of girls and women at risk of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Iain Whyte, Secretary of ...

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04 Feb
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Churches call for more funding to help people in and around Syria

Four major UK Churches have called on governments to provide substantial new funding to alleviate the suffering of the people of Syria including refugees in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan. The call from the Baptist Union of ...

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01 Feb
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February 2016 edition of ‘Flourish’ newspaper

Flourish is the monthly journal of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.

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30 Jan
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Groundswell ecumenical newsletter, January 2016

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

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26 Jan
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Pope Francis apologises for treatment of non-Catholic Christians

Pope Francis has apologised for behaviour towards Christians from non-Roman Catholic churches that “has not reflected Gospel values.” The Pope made his comments during a Vespers service in the Basilica of St Paul Outside the Walls in Rome last night ...

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23 Jan
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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Glasgow G52

Photos from this year's unity service.

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20 Jan
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WCC/UN conference calls for coordinated action on refugee crisis

Following the World Council of Churches/United Nations high level conference on the refugee crisis in europe, which took place at the Ecumenical Centre Geneva on 18-19 January, a statement has been issued entitled “Europe’s Response to the Refuge Crisis, From ...

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18 Jan
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Mapping Migration: new publication from CCME and the World Council of Churches

The Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) have published a revised and updated edition of their joint study, Mapping Migration: Mapping Churches’ Responses in Europe. The 2016 text explores challenges and changes ...

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