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25 Jun
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Church of Scotland ecumenical Newsletter, June 2015

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

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25 Jun
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Glasgow honours SCIAF with ‘flower power’ display

To mark Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund’s 50th anniversary and recognise its life-changing work in some of the poorest countries in the world, Glasgow City Council has created a beautiful floral display in the West End’s Victoria Park. Blue and ...

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Archbishop Justin and Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul, January 2014.
19 Jun
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Archbishop Welby and Ecumenical Patriarch make joint call for action on climate change

Archbishop Justin Welby and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have written in the New York Times about our moral responsibility to act now on climate change.  On June 23rd, the Lancet Medical Journal and University College London will publish a landmark report, ...

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Most Rev David Chillingworth
19 Jun
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Episcopalian Primus signs Lambeth Declaration on climate change and comments on Papal encyclical

The Most Rev David Chillingworth, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church says: “The publication of this eagerly-awaited Encyclical is a major event in the shaping of the response of faith communities to ...

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Rev Trevor Jamison
18 Jun
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Church of Scotland welcomes Pope Francis’ statements on climate change

The Church of Scotland welcomes Pope Francis’ wide-ranging and comprehensive encyclical on climate change. The Church has long recognised the importance of addressing climate change and is in complete agreement with Pope Francis that action must be taken without delay. ...

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
18 Jun
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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia welcomes publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si

Commenting on the publication of  the Pope’s Encyclical letter, the Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia said: “I welcome Pope Francis wide-ranging instruction, Laudato Si (Praise Be) on the care of God’s creation as a timely and profound response to what is ...

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18 Jun
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SCIAF: climate change, poverty, and caring for our environment

Pope Francis’ first encyclical – Laudato Si: On the care for our common home – is the most radical ever written on the environment, but follows in the Church’s long tradition of teaching us to care for God’s creation, says ...

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Gill Dascombe
18 Jun
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Methodist president and vice-president welcome Papal encyclical

The President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference have welcomed the latest Papal encyclical, which focuses on the issue of climate change. The Revd Kenneth Howcroft and Gill Dascombe have issued the following statement in response: “Yesterday we represented the ...

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