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01 Aug
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Funeral poverty in Scotland today

Faith in Community Scotland has been working with the Church of Scotland’s Priority Areas Committee and Quaker Social Action to investigate the issue of funeral poverty in Scotland today. An affordable and meaningful funeral is often a challenge to afford ...

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Nicola Sturgeon
28 Jul
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Scots government responds to Glasgow churches’ intervention on Mediterranean migrants

  Glasgow Churches Together has received an answer from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to its call for a national debate on the migrant crisis. It reads in full: “Thank you for your email of 18 June to the First Minister ...

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Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
25 Jul
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Glasgow helicopter pub reopening shows “spirit of the city”, says minister

A minister who was heavily involved in the recovery effort when a police helicopter crashed into a Glasgow pub has said its reopening shows the “spirit of the city”. Revd Laurence Whitley, Minister of Glasgow Cathedral and a chaplain for ...

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22 Jul
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SCIAF puts best foot forward in ceilidh fundraisers

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) will continue its celebration of its 50th anniversary with ceilidh fundraisers across Scotland including Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen in September. The charity has also produced Ceilidh Packs to help parishes to run their ...

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22 Jul
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Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East will train young Christians

A new initiative titled Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East is “promising and inspiring” in its attempt to train young Christians in ecumenical thought and history, according to Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches ...

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20 Jul
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Connecting church-based social action and church growth

Survey reports show that churches in the UK have responded significantly to the social challenges in their communities.

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16 Jul
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Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Salvation Army. The movement was started by pioneers William and Catherine Booth in the East End of London in 1865. When William was told by his son about all the homeless people ...

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13 Jul
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July 2015 edition of ‘Flourish’ newspaper

Flourish is the monthly journal of the Archdiocese of Glasgow.

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