Category Archives: Church of Scotland

St John Ogilvie 400th anniversary logo
10 Mar
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Choral evening prayer for Saint John Ogilvie

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia and the leaders of the other Christian Churches joined to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Saint John Ogilvie at a solemn celebration of sung Evening Prayer in Saint Aloysius’ Church, Garnethill, on Monday 9th ...

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09 Mar
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Doubling in size for church-backed Glasgow charity which helps women become entrepreneurs

A Church of Scotland backed charity which already helps dozens of women in Scotland’s most deprived communities to start their own businesses is to double in size. The Glasgow based charity, WEvolution, is receiving £200,000 from the Scottish Government to ...

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16 Feb
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Moderator invites Pope to Scotland at Vatican meeting

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend John Chalmers, has joined His Holiness Pope Francis in condemning the weekend terrorist attacks in Libya and Denmark. The Moderator met with the Pope at the ...

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
27 Jan
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Church of Scotland urges MSPs to improve end of life care rather than right to die

We must do more to improve palliative care for those approaching the end of their life, and make it as good as it possibly can be before considering legalising a right to die. That was the message the Convener of ...

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Rev Dr Donald MacDonald
27 Jan
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Minister tells MSPs why assisted suicide must be opposed

Retired professor of practical theology and ethics Rev Dr Donald MacDonald today explained to MSPs why the Free Church of Scotland opposes assisted suicide. The former surgeon raised concerns over the principle and practicalities of the legislation, including the need ...

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15 Jan
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Church of Scotland ecumenical Newsletter, January 2015

Published by the Church of Scotland’s Ecumenical Relations Committee.

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Rt Rev John Chalmers
21 Dec
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Christmas message from the Right Rev John Chalmers

I have a confession to make. Years ago I thought it was role of a Presbyterian minister to be critical of all the excess materialism which pervaded Christmas. So one Christmas Eve in front of packed congregation I had a ...

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17 Dec
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Groundswell ecumenical newsletter, December 2014

Published by the Church of Scotland’s Ecumenical Relations Committee.

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