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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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Andrew Scott
10 Dec
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New moderator for United Free Church

The session clerk of Milngavie United Free Church of Scotland congregation has been named as the denomination’s next moderator. Andrew Scott will take up the role of heading up the general assembly in Perth next June. Mr Scott was born ...

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09 Dec
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Join us for Carols for Peace in the City Chambers this Sunday

Everyone is invited to attend Glasgow Churches Together’s Carols For Peace service at 3 pm on Sunday 14 December 2014 in the City Chambers, George Square, followed by refreshments in the Satinwood Suite. Carols for Peace was established by the ...

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
09 Dec
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Glasgow archbishop says benefits system is ‘unfit for purpose’

The Archbishop of Glasgow has described Britain’s welfare system as “unfit for purpose”. Speaking at Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau after the inaugural meeting of the Scottish Leaders’ Group on Welfare Reform, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia accused Westminster of forcing many Scottish ...

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