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2015/05/23 15:43
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An unprecedented 107 nations have signed a pledge to "stigmatise, prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons in light of their unacceptable humanitarian consequences and associated risks" at the Review...
2015/05/23 15:43
2015/05/23 15:43
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2015/05/22 15:20
2015/05/22 15:20
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The funeral for a dead newborn found by a caretaker outside a P.E.I. church last month will be held May 30, while Mounties are still trying to find the baby's parents. The child, known as Baby...
2015/05/22 13:29
2015/05/22 13:29
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... to 1905 A man of many trades This Scottish missionary and physician came to South Africa in 1861 and was involved in an impressive range of initiatives that included printing and publishing,...
2015/05/22 02:39
2015/05/22 02:39
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The Church of Scotland has moved a step closer to allowing people in same-sex marriages to be appointed as ministers. The Kirk's General Assembly in Edinburgh voted to send the issue to presbyteries...
2015/05/21 02:09
2015/05/21 02:09
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In recent or coming days, in no particular order, we have seen a slew of developments testify to us becoming a significantly more tolerant society. Last weekend the General Assembly of the Church of...
2015/05/20 18:09
2015/05/20 18:09
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The Church said care workers are to receive the £7.85 living wage - set at a level said to provide a decent living - while ancillary staff will receive no less than £7, above the legally set minimum...
2015/05/20 08:43
2015/05/20 08:43
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A demand for an urgent reform of the tax system in response to the number of Scots suffering benefit sanctions, low wages and increasing dependence on food banks has been made at the General Assembly...
2015/05/19 18:09
2015/05/19 18:09
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Tea at the Castle, lithograph 1991 (Goldmark Gallery) Forthright, sardonic and having what one critic described as a “hyperactive bullshit detector”, Graham claimed little interest in the whys and...
2015/05/19 12:45
2015/05/19 12:45
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Fracking may be key to energy future - Kirk report Peter McColl campaigning recently with local activists in Portobello against fracking in Edinburgh. Picture: Malcolm McCurrach FRACKING may need to...
2015/05/19 02:09
2015/05/19 02:09
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The Church's Panel on Review and Reform is to move to identify 20 pilot congregations where decision-making structures and responsibilities could be reconsidered. It could lead to elders conducting...
2015/05/19 02:09
2015/05/19 02:09
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Rev Robertson, who has developed a reputation for repeatedly trying to engage the likes of "celebrity atheist" Richard Dawkins in debates, also said he believed secularism had peaked and pointed to a...
2015/05/18 23:45
2015/05/18 23:45
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Church means business in effort to boost numbers The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison, left, leaves the morning session. Picture: Andrew...
2015/05/18 17:06
2015/05/18 17:06
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The Church of Scotland's General Assembly voted to accept ministers in same-sex relationships. For those outside Presbyterian circles it is difficult to understand the importance of the annual...
2015/05/18 02:09
2015/05/18 02:09
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Six years after the rammy caused by the appointment of Reverend Scott Rennie in Aberdeen, who was in a civil partnership, the Church of Scotland has at last entered the third millennium. In embracing...
2015/05/17 14:34
2015/05/17 14:34
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Paris - France's Protestant Church on Sunday gave the green light to its around 500 vicars to bless same-sex couples if they wish to have their union recognised in a temple. An overwhelming 94 out of...
2015/05/16 21:50
2015/05/16 21:50
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The Church of Scotland has agreed to ordain ministers who are in same-sex civil partnerships, the BBC reports. Delegates to the church’s General Assembly approved the move by a vote of 309 to 183...
2015/05/16 20:26
2015/05/16 20:26
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Church of Scotland allows gay clergy in civil partnerships The Church of Scotland has voted to allow the ordination of ministers in same-sex civil partnerships in a breakthrough for gay rights. The...
2015/05/16 11:08
2015/05/16 11:08
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A HISTORIC vote on the ordination of ministers in same-sex civil partnerships is set to dominate the Church of Scotland General Assembly which starts today. It follows years of deliberation on the...
2015/05/14 12:06
2015/05/14 12:06
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Church leaders have urged the prime minister to focus on truth, justice, peace and wellbeing. The leaders of four Protestant denominations have written an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron...
2015/05/12 15:20
2015/05/12 15:20
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Homicide detectives in central P.E.I. investigating the discovery of a dead baby outside a church more than a month ago have released an image of a frog found on an item with the body in hopes of...
2015/05/23 15:43
2015/05/23 15:43
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