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EveningTimes Online
Catholics 'too wishy-washy', says Archbishop of Glasgowto matters of human sexuality." The Catholic Church, the archbishop had sugges
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
to matters of human sexuality." The Catholic Church, the archbishop had suggested, filled more pews on a Sunday than the Church of Scotland, despite Presbyterianism, officially, having more adherents. That makes it a target. Its problems, he... Read more
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Ekklesia
Homelessness need not be endemic, says Church of ScotlandThe Church of Scotland has issued a fresh call for collective action to end the
Ekklesia / Posted 2 days ago
The Church of Scotland has issued a fresh call for collective action to end the “scandal of homelessness”. The Rev Dr Richard Frazer, convener of the Church and Society Council, said there was a “mountain to climb” but insisted the situation “need... Read more
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heraldscotland
Yearning for change takes Lanarkshire entrepreneur into human resources businesswith me on Saturdays to support our football team which, happily for me and tho
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
with me on Saturdays to support our football team which, happily for me and thousands of others, is now emerging from a lengthy period of instability. I also attend church regularly and have recently joined the board of our local Church of Scot... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prince of Wales donates to help save Malta cathedralOriginal and Highgrove products and has previously supported causes including S
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Original and Highgrove products and has previously supported causes including Southwark Cathedral, Help for Heroes and the Church of Scotland. The appeal, which was launched earlier this year, has raised around £450,000 and the committee hopes the... Read more
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Scotsman
Justifiable assault: A grown-up policy on smacking?Assault) (Scotland) Bill has already received support from a large number of gr
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
Assault) (Scotland) Bill has already received support from a large number of groups including Children 1st, Barnardos, the Church of Scotland, the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit, the Police Superintendents Association and Social Work... Read more
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Scotsman
Scots Holocaust heroine Jane Haining honoured in Budapestprotect Jewish schoolgirls during the Holocaust is to be officially honoured in
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
protect Jewish schoolgirls during the Holocaust is to be officially honoured in her adopted city 73 years after she died. Church of Scotland missionary Jane Haining will be the focus of a new exhibition in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in... Read more
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Daily Record
Posh flats plan for iconic gothic churcha place of worship for 150 years, into two and three bedroom homes. PAISLEY DA
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
a place of worship for 150 years, into two and three bedroom homes. PAISLEY DAILY EXPRESS: Live news as it happens The Church of Scotland was forced to shut the church in 2013 due to rising costs and dwindling congregation numbers. It was... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Benefits to help people struggling with funeral costs announcedit most following a bereavement, which is why we will introduce a new Funeral E
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
it most following a bereavement, which is why we will introduce a new Funeral Expense Assistance from summer 2019." The Church of Scotland welcomed the new plan and said it would work with the government to end funeral poverty. Martin... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scots lawyers back calls for smacking to be bannedin the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minis
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
in the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minister in and former moderator of the Free Church of Scotland, argued the move was “completely unnecessary”. Morag Driscoll, the Law Society’s family law committee... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Scots lawyers back calls for smacking to be bannedin the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minis
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
in the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minister in and former moderator of the Free Church of Scotland, argued the move was “completely unnecessary”. Morag Driscoll, the Law Society’s family law committee... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots lawyers back calls for smacking to be bannedin the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minis
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
in the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minister in and former moderator of the Free Church of Scotland, argued the move was “completely unnecessary”. Morag Driscoll, the Law Society’s family law committee... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ministers pour cold water on Scots solicitors support for smacking ban law changein the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minis
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
in the law would erode the rights of parents. The Rev David Robertson, a minister in and former moderator of the Free Church of Scotland, argued the move was “completely unnecessary”. Morag Driscoll, the Law Society’s family law committee... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
TB testing has a new friendprogrammes conducted at various hospitals, namely Umlamli and Cofimvaba hospita
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
programmes conducted at various hospitals, namely Umlamli and Cofimvaba hospitals in the Eastern Cape; and Murchison and Church of Scotland hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal. Dr Vuyo Yokwe, a general practitioner and clinical manager at Umlamli... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Family reunited with 151-old Bible all the way from USAfrom Glasgow and was visiting relatives in the city last month. Mr Mackechnie
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
from Glasgow and was visiting relatives in the city last month. Mr Mackechnie is clerk to the board at St Columba Gaelic Church of Scotland in Glasgow, which dates back to the 18th century and has a service in Gaelic every Sunday. He said:... Read more
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Scotsman
151-year-old bible returned to Scotland after 3,500 mile trekfrom Glasgow and was visiting relatives in the city last month. Mr Mackechnie,
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
from Glasgow and was visiting relatives in the city last month. Mr Mackechnie, clerk to the board at St Columba Gaelic Church of Scotland in Glasgow, said: “There was a knock on the door one day and this chap was standing there. “I almost fell... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Bible finds its way home after 3500-mile journeyfrom Glasgow and was visiting relatives in the city last month. Mr Mackechnie,
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
from Glasgow and was visiting relatives in the city last month. Mr Mackechnie, clerk to the board at St Columba Gaelic Church of Scotland in Glasgow, said: “There was a knock on the door one day and this chap was standing there. I almost fell... Read more
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express
Queen to open Forth crossingthe monarch opened the Forth Road Bridge. There will also be an address by Fir
express / Posted 12 days ago
the monarch opened the Forth Road Bridge. There will also be an address by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, a blessing by Church of Scotland Moderator The Right Rev Dr Derek Browning, a specially commissioned poem read by Scotland’s Makar Jackie... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Queen to open Queensferry Crossing in September ceremonywhen the monarch opened the Forth Road Bridge. It will feature an address by F
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
when the monarch opened the Forth Road Bridge. It will feature an address by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, a blessing by Church of Scotland Moderator The Right Rev Dr Derek Browning, a specially-commissioned poem read by Scotland's Makar Jackie... Read more
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Scotsman
Queensferry Crossing to be officially opened by The Queenwill include a welcome address by the First Minister and a blessing by the Mode
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
will include a welcome address by the First Minister and a blessing by the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. The cable-stayed bridge will open to traffic on Wednesday, August 30, before closing on September 2 and... Read more
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express
Aberdeenshire minister stole £31,000 from charity fundchoice but to be a trustee.” The minister felt under pressure financially and
express / Posted 13 days ago
choice but to be a trustee.” The minister felt under pressure financially and also due to his increasing workload with the Church of Scotland but failed to request any help. He was in charge of three churches and was trying to cope with the work of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Popular West End venue CLOSES over safety concerns after weather damageChurch one year ago and has been steadily gaining in popularity. "The charity
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
Church one year ago and has been steadily gaining in popularity. "The charity Fact Three has been working with the Church of Scotland for several years to try and establish a long term use for the building. The new bar, restaurant and... Read more
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Daily Record
Blantyre Old Parish Church artefacts to go on displaymemory book as well. “There will be also be the opportunity to purchase a book
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
memory book as well. “There will be also be the opportunity to purchase a book called The Origins of Blantyre Old Parish Church of Scotland by Gordon Cook. “We are extremely grateful to Gordon for all his hard work in producing this very... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Parkhead community seeks to convert derelict pub into churchboundary with agriculture rather than industry being the main source of employm
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
boundary with agriculture rather than industry being the main source of employment. Elsewhere the new North Harris Free Church of Scotland want to take over the Harris Inn in Tarbert, Harris. The church - created after a number of worshippers... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
From pints to pews - plans to change pub into a churchboundary with agriculture rather than industry being the main source of employm
EveningTimes Online / Posted 18 days ago
boundary with agriculture rather than industry being the main source of employment. Elsewhere the new North Harris Free Church of Scotland want to take over the Harris Inn in Tarbert, Harris. The church - created after a number of worshippers... Read more
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Daily Record
Grand entrance design thanks to firms' workHomes and MacLeod Landscaping agreed to provide, transport and lay the gravel.
Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
Homes and MacLeod Landscaping agreed to provide, transport and lay the gravel. With the impending demolition of the Church of Scotland church, St Columba’s will be the only active remaining church building in Stanley. Peter Mackie,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sewickley Presbyterian Church choir to perform in Scotlandtheir first visit. Choir members will leave for Scotland July 29 and return Au
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
their first visit. Choir members will leave for Scotland July 29 and return Aug. 6. Presbyterianism has its roots in the Church of Scotland. Visiting churches that are important in the history of the faith is exciting itself, and performing in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Eight-old girl dies after getting trapped under falling logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: "There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. "This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Bury Times
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Bury Times / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Gazette
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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guardian-series
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
guardian-series / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Harrow Times
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Harrow Times / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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This is West Country
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
This is West Country / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Gazette News
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Gazette News / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Bolton News
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Bolton News / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Croydon Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
‘Precious’ girl, aged eight, died after getting trapped under logssaid logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Re
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
said logging has been taking place in the area with warning signs in place. Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Gazette
Death of girl trapped under logs has left deep sense of sorrow, minister sayswith warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev
Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
with warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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guardian-series
Death of girl trapped under logs has left deep sense of sorrow, minister sayswith warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev
guardian-series / Posted 23 days ago
with warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Death of girl trapped under logs has left deep sense of sorrow, minister sayswith warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
with warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Harrow Times
Death of girl trapped under logs has left deep sense of sorrow, minister sayswith warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev
Harrow Times / Posted 23 days ago
with warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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This is West Country
Death of girl trapped under logs has left deep sense of sorrow, minister sayswith warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev
This is West Country / Posted 23 days ago
with warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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Gazette News
Death of girl trapped under logs has left deep sense of sorrow, minister sayswith warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev
Gazette News / Posted 23 days ago
with warning signs in place. Another girl was airlifted to hospital (PA) Rev Jeffrey McCormick, minister of Ardchattan Church of Scotland, said: “There will be a deep sense of sorrow in the community. This will touch people of all sorts of... Read more
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