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Very Reverend Dr Andrew McLellan
28 Aug
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‘Abuse’ commission seeks views of Catholics and others

The McLellan Commission, an external review of safeguarding protocols and procedures within the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland, was commissioned by the Bishops of Scotland with the cooperation of the religious congregations which are active here. The Commission, led by ...

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National Churches Trust
28 Aug
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Churches Trust launches Skype surgeries

The National Churches Trust (NCT) has launched free Skype online church maintenance surgeries. The NCT is using the video-calling service so church can speak to their experts to discuss possible projects, funding sources and general maintenance queries. Sarah Crossland, the ...

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Photo: Very Rev Sheilagh Kesting
26 Aug
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Church of Scotland’s ecumenical officer to visit Rome

The Ecumenical Officer of the Church of Scotland, the Very Rev Dr Sheilagh Kesting, was invited by a fellow member of the Joint Commission on Doctrine, Rev Dr William McFadden, to visit the Pontifical Scots College in Rome in September ...

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20 Aug
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Archdiocesan clergy appointments

Fr Thomas Kilbride, latterly Parish Priest of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Dennistoun, has been appointed Rector of the Royal Scots College Spain and will take up his new office in Salamanca on 1st October 2014. Fr Joseph Lappin, latterly ...

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18 Aug
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Christian politicians put both sides of referendum debate

CARE for Scotland has produced a leaflet which puts forward the views of two Christian politicians on opposing sides of the independence referendum argument. Murdo Fraser, Mid-Scotland and Fife Regional MSP, makes the Better Together case while Skye, Lochaber and ...

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Cardinal Béchara Boutros Raï
18 Aug
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Patriarchs of Eastern Churches appeal for aid against forces of religious extremism

High officials from ancient Christian churches in the Near East have issued a common statement denouncing the emergence of armed extremist groups who “murder, shatter and violate the sacred nature of the churches” and other suffering communities in the Middle ...

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Rt Rev John Chalmers
14 Aug
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Church of Scotland raises plight of minority faith groups in Pakistan

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Right Reverend John Chalmers has urged the Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan to set up an independent, powerful and autonomous commission to protect minority religious groups. News that the ...

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Rev Martin Johnstone
14 Aug
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Food poverty: ‘It’s time to get angry’

The growing number of people in our country who are going hungry has been something which has shocked and outraged many of us over recent times, writes Rev Martin Johnstone, Priority Areas Secretary of the Church of Scotland. This week ...

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