Category Archives: Social Policy

04 Apr
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Church of Scotland Go For It Grants

  Go For It enews: April 2018     Wishing you a Happy Easter from Go For It Go For It would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter.   It is lovely to see the daffodils start to show ...

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05 Mar
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John Ogilvie Ecumenical Vespers

Friday 9th March 7 p.m. St Aloysius Church Rose St Glasgow.                                                           ...

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Rev Sally Foster Fulton
14 Dec
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Kirk hails climate change deal as good for all of God’s creation

The Church of Scotland has welcomed a historic new international agreement to tackle climate change. The Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, convener of the Church and Society Council, hailed the outcome of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, France ...

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20 Oct
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Aid agencies publish Laudato Si’ study guide

A new study guide produced by the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund and its sister agency CAFOD, is inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’: Care for our common home. The guide invites you to reflect on some of the ...

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Rev Martin Johnstone
19 Oct
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Kirk official vows to tackle food poverty

A senior Church of Scotland official has been appointed to chair an influential group which will identify issues that push people into food poverty and come up with ideas to tackle the problem. The Rev Dr Martin Johnstone, secretary of ...

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02 Oct
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Kirk hails new human trafficking legislation as “powerful deterrent to atrocious crime”

The Church of Scotland has applauded MSPs for backing landmark legislation to tackle human trafficking with tougher penalties for those convicted and better protection for victims. Dr Hazel Watson, a member of the Church and Society Council and convener of ...

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22 Sep
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Video: Laudato Si’ animation for young people

Pope Francis has written a letter addressed to every person on the planet, asking us all to protect the earth. Will you play your part to protect our common home? Source: CAFOD.

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28 Aug
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Evangelism ‘threatened by counter-extremism measures’

Four out of five evangelicals think government policies to tackle extremism may make it harder for them to share their faith. Two thirds of respondents to the Evangelical Alliance’s survey of more than 1,700 evangelicals felt that the current attempt ...

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