Category Archives: Church of Scotland

Archbishop Justin Welby
19 Sep
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Referendum reaction: Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has issued a statement after the Scottish people voted to remain within the United Kingdom. The Archbishop said: “Over the past few weeks the campaign has touched on such raw issues of identity and ...

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01 Sep
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Kirk’s ecumenical relations committee newsletter: September 2014

Report of the 14th General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches, Ecumenical Officer to visit Rome, Duncan McClements’ Trust for Ecumenical Training, and more.

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Photo: Very Rev Sheilagh Kesting
26 Aug
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Church of Scotland’s ecumenical officer to visit Rome

The Ecumenical Officer of the Church of Scotland, the Very Rev Dr Sheilagh Kesting, was invited by a fellow member of the Joint Commission on Doctrine, Rev Dr William McFadden, to visit the Pontifical Scots College in Rome in September ...

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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 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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Rev Elisabeth Spence
23 Jul
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Glasgow 2014 and the Church of Scotland

The 20th Commonwealth Games are being held in Glasgow, writes Jackie Macadam, so it’s understandable that the bulk of the churches involved in helping out are in the city and the surrounding areas, although there is input from churches elsewhere ...

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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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Glasgow the Caring City logo
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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