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Glasgow the Caring City logo
11 May
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Charities back out after ‘bullying’ over workfare volunteers

Charities are being blockaded and intimidated by campaigners into giving up offering unpaid work placements to benefit claimants, it has been claimed. One Glasgow charity said its premises had been subject to nuisance phone calls and demonstrators turning up to blockade ...

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11 May
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Beyond Foodbanks? Growing a Food Justice Movement

Final Session from Beyond Food Banks from Stuart Platt on Vimeo. On 28th February 2015 Faith in Community Scotland, the Church of Scotland and the Centre for Human Ecology held a conference in the Pearce Institute, Govan, addressing food justice ...

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Conference of European Churches
10 May
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From Europe’s Christians, a call for a vision of freedom

True freedom rejects mere consumption and satisfaction and embraces a duty to rescue the migrant, to save women from violence, and to help young people struggling to work and care for their families. In short, freedom includes responsibility towards God ...

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10 May
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Faith in Older People: Inspiration Today, Hope for Tomorrow

Report of a conference held in Glasgow on 16 March 2015.

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30 Apr
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Spring 2015 edition of ‘In Touch’

Newsletter of the Methodist Church in Scotland.

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
30 Apr
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Kirk reaffirms opposition to assisted suicide bill following health committee report

The Church of Scotland has reaffirmed its opposition to the assisted suicide bill as a long awaited report into its merits today was published by Holyrood’s health committee. The document will help determine if the legislation, which would allow those ...

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World Council of Churches logo
30 Apr
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Ecumenical officers from WCC churches meet to strengthen a ‘pilgrimage of justice and peace’

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is hosting the annual meeting of an international group of people with responsibilities for ecumenical relations in several member churches of the WCC. The spring session of the gathering of the Ecumenical Officers Network ...

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Photo:Pope Francis
30 Apr
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Pope Francis meets members of Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission

Pope Francis met on Thursday with members of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, telling them that the cause of unity is not an optional undertaking. The 18 Anglican and Catholic members of the commission, known as ARCIC III,  are holding ...

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