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Cardinal Béchara Boutros Raï
18 Aug
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Patriarchs of Eastern Churches appeal for aid against forces of religious extremism

High officials from ancient Christian churches in the Near East have issued a common statement denouncing the emergence of armed extremist groups who “murder, shatter and violate the sacred nature of the churches” and other suffering communities in the Middle ...

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Rt Rev John Chalmers
14 Aug
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Church of Scotland raises plight of minority faith groups in Pakistan

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Right Reverend John Chalmers has urged the Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan to set up an independent, powerful and autonomous commission to protect minority religious groups. News that the ...

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Rev Martin Johnstone
14 Aug
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Food poverty: ‘It’s time to get angry’

The growing number of people in our country who are going hungry has been something which has shocked and outraged many of us over recent times, writes Rev Martin Johnstone, Priority Areas Secretary of the Church of Scotland. This week ...

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Miriam Weibye
05 Aug
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Staff changes at ACTS

Tom Moyes retired as programme officer at Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) on July 31. He will be succeeded in September by Miriam Weibye, a graduate of the Universities of Aberdeen and York, and a member of the ...

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Revd Dr David Cornick
05 Aug
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Receptive Ecumenism: reconciling old and new, northern and southern

A paper for the Theology and Unity Group of Churches Together in England by Revd Dr David Cornick, General Secretary of CTE.

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SCIAF conflict appeal
05 Aug
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SCIAF sends emergency aid to Gaza

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) is sending £30,000 to provide emergency aid to thousands of people caught in the conflict in Gaza. SCIAF is working with sister charity Caritas Jerusalem and others to provide medical supplies to four ...

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Flanders Field poppies
04 Aug
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‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

A prayer featured in the World War One service of commemoration at Glasgow Cathedral on August 4, 2014. Almighty God, through your love the universe and this world were formed and sun and stars set in their courses. In love ...

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Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
04 Aug
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1,100 attend Glasgow service to mark centenary of the start of First World War

More than 1,100 people including dignitaries from around the Commonwealth have attended a service to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War. Prime Minister David Cameron, First Minister Alex Salmond and the Prince of Wales were ...

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