Category Archives: Ecumenical News

Her Majesty The Queen
08 Sep
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Prayers for Queen Elizabeth

For use when Her Majesty The Queen becomes the longest reigning monarch in British history.

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08 Sep
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Celtic FC Foundation ensure refugees benefit from Jock Stein events

Celtic FC Foundation recently announced that its share of the proceeds from this weekend’s duo of Jock Stein 30th anniversary events will be devoted to assisting those affected by the current refugee crisis. We are now delighted to confirm that ...

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SCIAF logo
08 Sep
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SCIAF launches refugee crisis appeal

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) has launched an emergency appeal to help thousands of refugees in and around Syria and those fleeing into Europe. Working as part of the Caritas family of Catholic international aid charities SCIAF is ...

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Logo: ACTS - cross on boat
08 Sep
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ACTS are flitting …

The ACTS office will move from Alloa to Stirling on Monday 19th October 2015. The new address will be Action of Churches Together in Scotland, Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 1QZ. The new office is a suite within the ...

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Bishop Anba Angaelos
07 Sep
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Coptic bishop hopes UK refugee figure will be ‘revisited’ as crisis continues

The leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK has told Premier the number of refugees the UK will accept from Syria may need to be ‘revisited’ in the months to come. David Cameron has announced Britain will accept ...

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Quakers in Britain
05 Sep
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Quakers urgently call for safe paths for refugees

The unfolding crisis of refugees fleeing across Europe, has prompted Quakers in Britain to urge the UK Government and other European Governments to create secure paths to safety. Quakers’ representative body meeting in London on Saturday (05 September) made this ...

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04 Sep
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UK should take more Syrian refugees: 10,000 is a minimum, says Christian Aid

Christian Aid today welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s pledge that the UK will increase the number of Syrian refugees it allows in, but said the numbers must be ambitious. It also added its voice to a call for all EU ...

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Fred Drummond
04 Sep
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Lord have mercy – a prayer for the refugee crisis

In response to the current refugee crisis Fred Drummond, director of prayer and Scotland for the Evangelical Alliance, has written this prayer. Lord have Mercy Gracious God, For every tear streaked child For every voiceless mother For every desperate father ...

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