Category Archives: Social & Economic Issues

Most Rev David Chillingworth
19 Sep
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Referendum reaction: Scottish Episcopal Church

Speaking on behalf of the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Primus, the Most Rev David Chillingworth, says “The people of Scotland have decided that Scotland will continue to be part of the grouping of nations which ...

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
01 Sep
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Scotland’s Archbishops urge Catholics to participate in referendum

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow and Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh distributed pastoral messages on the independence referendum to be read at all Masses yesterday. They urged participation in the referendum and asked Catholics to engage with ...

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18 Aug
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Christian politicians put both sides of referendum debate

CARE for Scotland has produced a leaflet which puts forward the views of two Christian politicians on opposing sides of the independence referendum argument. Murdo Fraser, Mid-Scotland and Fife Regional MSP, makes the Better Together case while Skye, Lochaber and ...

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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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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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Glasgow City Mission logo
24 Jun
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Council u-turn saves Glasgow City Mission’s child and family centre from closure

'We have been humbled by support shown from the community of Govan and across the city.'

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Rev Sally Foster-Fulton
24 Jun
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Church backs calls from Citizens Advice Scotland to tackle funeral cost rises

Families in some areas having to pay 300% more than those just a few miles away.

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23 Jun
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Poverty Truth Commission’s successful event sets the agenda on tackling injustice

A call to action for those with experience of poverty to make their voices heard.

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