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Rt Rev John Chalmers
19 Sep
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Referendum reaction: Church of Scotland

The Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly is calling for unity among the Scottish people following the record 84.6% turnout in the referendum vote. The Rt Rev John Chalmers hopes people will come together to celebrate the success ...

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Archbishop Justin Welby
19 Sep
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Referendum reaction: Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has issued a statement after the Scottish people voted to remain within the United Kingdom. The Archbishop said: “Over the past few weeks the campaign has touched on such raw issues of identity and ...

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Rev John Proctor
19 Sep
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Referendum reaction: United Reformed Church

The Revd John Proctor, general secretary of the United Reformed Church, wrote the following prayer for the people of Scotland prior to the Scottish Referendum, praying for the future it will open, whatever the outcome. John has lived three quarters ...

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Most Rev David Chillingworth
19 Sep
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Referendum reaction: Scottish Episcopal Church

Speaking on behalf of the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Primus, the Most Rev David Chillingworth, says “The people of Scotland have decided that Scotland will continue to be part of the grouping of nations which ...

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World Council of Churches logo
15 Sep
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Prayers, reflections and action during Time for Creation

Invoking prayers for creation, eco-justice and peace with the earth, Time for Creation, a Christian global event, is observed worldwide by many member churches of the World Council of Churches (WCC). This year, the Council has invited a focus on ...

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Ronnie Convery
08 Sep
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Glasgow Archdiocese updates its website

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia brought Glasgow Archdiocese into the new digital world last week as he launched its updated website. The revamped site, which has been a year in preparation, represents the latest achievement in the archdiocese’s efforts to use the ...

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World Council of Churches logo
08 Sep
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Migration transforms how churches do theology

Amid the reality of migration, theological education can lead to the transformation of the church, agreed participants in a seminar organized by the World Council of Churches at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland, from 1 to 5 September. Participants ...

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
01 Sep
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Scotland’s Archbishops urge Catholics to participate in referendum

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow and Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh distributed pastoral messages on the independence referendum to be read at all Masses yesterday. They urged participation in the referendum and asked Catholics to engage with ...

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