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Betty Steedman Davidson
18 Jul
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United Reformed Church runners carry Queen’s Baton

Two URC members from Edinburgh have carried the Queen’s Baton on its way to the Commonwealth Games. Hockey player Karen Maguire represented Duke Street URC. Mum to Cameron and Millie, Karen was nominated by her late partner’s family because of ...

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Archbishop Justin Welby
17 Jul
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Archbishop Welby writes to ecumenical partners about Church of England women bishops

Archbishop Justin Welby  has written to ecumenical partners about the General Synod’s decision to allow women to become bishops, emphasising that churches “need each other”. The text of the letter, which is being posted to partner churches, is as follows: ...

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Theodosios (Hanna), Archbishop of Sebastia from the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem
17 Jul
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Kirk joins with Middle East Christians to call for an immediate end to the siege of Gaza

The Church of Scotland fully supports the calls from fellow Christians in the Middle East for an immediate end to the current hostilities and the siege of Gaza, as well as serious and committed efforts to come to a long-term ...

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta
16 Jul
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International Mother Teresa exhibition comes to Glasgow

An international exhibition on the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta will visit Glasgow in time for the Commonwealth Games.  The exhibition, Mother Teresa: Life, Spirituality, and Message, consisting of seventy-eight photographic panels, has already visited sites in London, Norwich ...

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Father Anthony Currer
15 Jul
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Vote for women bishops does not create ‘new reality’ for ecumenism, says Vatican official

Father Anthony Currer, the representative for relations with Anglicans at the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, has said the Church of England’s vote to allow women bishops “is not creating a new reality for dialogue” between the Anglican and ...

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Glasgow City Mission logo
13 Jul
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Herald newspaper asks Glasgow City Mission clients their views on the Commonwealth Games

As Glasgow gets ready to welcome athletes and audiences alike, Jamie Rodney examines what local people can hope to gain from the games now and in the future. Amid the shouted conversation of Glasgow City Mission, a bright and bustling ...

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Rev Canon Dr Anne Tomlinson
11 Jul
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Scottish Episcopal Institute appoints new Principal

The Rev Canon Dr Anne Tomlinson has been appointed as the new Principal of the Scottish Episcopal Institute. She will take up office during August and said: “It is an immense privilege to have been called to serve the Scottish ...

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Dr Anthony Allison
10 Jul
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Warning of new sectarian divide between faiths and secularists

Experts have warned of a new sectarianism after a study showed a gap appears to be ­opening between religious and non-religious people. The Edinburgh University ­findings showed widely varying views among people on religion and secularism in Scotland. It found ...

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