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22 Dec
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George Square crash: churches’ reaction and prayers

Churches and Christian organisations respond to the tragedy.

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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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Mairi Campbell-Jack
19 Dec
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Quakers appoint a Scottish Parliamentary Engagement Officer

In the light of “significant and growing differences between the Scottish and Westminster parliaments”, Quakers in Britain have appointed an Edinburgh Parliamentary Engagement Officer. Mairi Campbell-Jack hopes to harness the energy generated by the referendum. “I’ve never seen such passion ...

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18 Dec
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Christmas message from Archbishop Philip Tartaglia

As we prepare for Christmas this year, we cannot help but reflect on 2014 as having been an exciting year for Glasgow and for Scotland. In mid-summer, Glasgow hosted a very successful Commonwealth Games. Glasgow appeared to the world as ...

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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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16 Dec
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Go-ahead for major church credit union

Churches’ Mutual Credit Union Ltd has received formal authorisation from the regulatory authorities.

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Photo:Pope Francis
16 Dec
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Pope Francis thanks Salvation Army for teaching him about Christian unity as a small boy

Pope Francis has revealed that an encounter with the Salvation Army when he was just four years old opened his eyes to ecumenism and Christian unity. Speaking to a delegation of leaders from the Salvation Army in the Vatican, the ...

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Bishop Gregor Duncan
10 Dec
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Christmas message from Bishop Gregor Duncan

In 1951, I was told many years ago, for my first birthday I was given a set of what were then called Fairy Lights, for the Christmas tree. I grew up with these lovely things and enjoyed them well into ...

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