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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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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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03 Jul
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Kirk and SCIAF help fight malaria with Hit the Net project

The Church of Scotland is supporting a Commonwealth Games legacy project aiming to prevent children across the world dying from Malaria. The Hit the Net International project launched yesterday at the Trades House of Glasgow as the imaginative idea to ...

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No More Page 3
03 Jul
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No More Page 3: Boobs aren’t news, says Methodist Conference

The Methodist Conference has today pledged its support for the No More Page 3 campaign, and is asking all of its members to sign the campaign’s petition. No More Page 3 campaigns for the voluntary removal of ‘Page Three’ from ...

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02 Jul
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The Games: Opening homes and hearts

The Church is in the running and now into the home straight and preparing to welcome the Commonwealth to Scotland, writes Aline Lidwell, communications manager with More Than Gold 2014. With 12 major denominations and more than 30 ministries taking ...

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01 Jul
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SCIAF sets up emergency Appeal to help thousands of Syrian refugees flooding into neighbouring countries

The war continues in Syria and the crisis is worsening for many thousands of people. According to UNHCR, 1 million people have fled to neighbouring countries because of the conflict which began in March 2011. An estimated 2.5 million remain ...

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