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Scotsman
Scott Macnab: Time to ban Holyrood giving bansof incremental shift sees it widely extended. The great libertarian thinker Jo
Scotsman / Posted 22 hours ago
of incremental shift sees it widely extended. The great libertarian thinker John Stuart Mill, whose father James was a Church of Scotland minister from Logie Pert in Angus, reasoned that the state should only lay down legal restrictions on... Read more
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Daily Record
Organ fire in churchgo inside. A police car was there as well. “People seemed to leave the church
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
go inside. A police car was there as well. “People seemed to leave the church at the usual time.” A spokesperson for the Church of Scotland said it was hoped the organ would be restored to its full working order. The representative for the kirk... Read more
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Scotsman
Boy, 12, dies after being crushed by heavy wooden polegoing through,” one man wrote. Another post read: “Poor wean, thoughts are wit
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
going through,” one man wrote. Another post read: “Poor wean, thoughts are with the family! Rip wee man” Rev Bill Hogg, Church of Scotland minister at Kirkconnell Parish Church, whose parish includes Kelloholm, said: “The whole community is... Read more
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Scotsman
Forth to Farne Way pilgrimage route to formally open100 years. Lord Wilson of Tillyorn, Patron of the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Foru
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
100 years. Lord Wilson of Tillyorn, Patron of the Scottish Pilgrim Routes Forum and former Lord High Commissioner of the Church of Scotland, will formally open the new route at a service in St Mary’s tomorow, Sunday 15th October, at 11am. A... Read more
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Horncastle Today
- Claire Taylor and Carl HarnessToynton Close in Horncastle and Carl is the eldest and only son of Malcom and S
Horncastle Today / Posted 8 days ago
Toynton Close in Horncastle and Carl is the eldest and only son of Malcom and Shirley Harness of West Lane Baumber. The Church of Scotland ceremony was conducted by the Rev Donald Gaddes and the bride was given away by her father. The bride... Read more
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heraldscotland
Minister who married Madonna and Guy Ritchie named Church of Scotland Moderatorand a great responsibility - one I can only undertake at God’s prompting.” Rev
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
and a great responsibility - one I can only undertake at God’s prompting.” Rev Dr George Whyte, Principal Clerk of the Church of Scotland, welcomed Mrs Brown’s appointment. He said: “I was delighted to hear of Susan’s nomination. She brings... Read more
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Ekklesia
Former Church of Scotland Moderator appointed to homelessness task groupA former Moderator of the Church of Scotland who used the role to demand action
Ekklesia / Posted 9 days ago
A former Moderator of the Church of Scotland who used the role to demand action to end homelessness has been appointed to a Scottish Government task group. The Very Rev Dr Russell Barr will draw on nearly 20 years of experience leading the Edinburgh... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP youth wing makes ban on under-18s joining armed forces official party policyof the change including defence spokesman Stewart McDonald MP.Read More The mo
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
of the change including defence spokesman Stewart McDonald MP.Read More The motion argued that organisations including the Church of Scotland want the minimum age to be increased to 18. It said an independent Scotland should adopt the policy and... Read more
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Scotsman
Insight: ‘Can you imagine the country without its Kirk?’ALREADY facing relegation to second place, the Church of Scotland is asking how
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
ALREADY facing relegation to second place, the Church of Scotland is asking how it can avoid sleepwalking to oblivion, writes Dani Garavelli When the Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood became minister of Renfrew North parish church 38 years ago, she had to... Read more
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Daily Record
Scotland's racist role as minstrel shows spread stereotypes through theatresAmerica. The spark that re-ignited national support of the emancipationists wa
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
America. The spark that re-ignited national support of the emancipationists was the bitter schism within the established Church of Scotland, primarily over patronage, which led to a breakaway group forming the Free Church of Scotland. The latter... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Star bakers raise a cup for charitywas just phenomenal," she said. "We were running out of tea and coffee cups at
The Inverness Courier / Posted 13 days ago
was just phenomenal," she said. "We were running out of tea and coffee cups at some points – it was so busy." The Free Church of Scotland on Bank Street also donated £120 from their coffee morning to the family. Across the city pupils at... Read more
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heraldscotland
Why Reverend Jane Clarke formed Scotland's first gay churchand sexuality are never easy bedfellows, just look at Tim Farron's stepping dow
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
and sexuality are never easy bedfellows, just look at Tim Farron's stepping down as Lib Dem leader. Recently the Church of Scotland apologised for its past treatment of homosexual Christians. Rev Clarke said: "Your relationship with God... Read more
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Scotsman
Catholicism ‘set to become’ most popular religion in ScotlandScots don’t belong to any religion. Just under 14 per cent of Scottish adults
Scotsman / Posted 19 days ago
Scots don’t belong to any religion. Just under 14 per cent of Scottish adults identify as being Roman Catholic, while the Church of Scotland remains the most popular religion at 24 per cent. Both of Scotland’s main Christian religions have seen a... Read more
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Daily Record
Signed, sealed and delivered - our bid to be named City of Culture jets offentry was passed through the hands of generations of Paisley women, including L
Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
entry was passed through the hands of generations of Paisley women, including Lorna Hood, former Moderator of the Church of Scotland, and Sheyi Aina, a masters student at the town’s university. Lyla Slattery and Ayda Anderson, P1 pupils... Read more
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Ekklesia
CrossReach Week highlights the value of social careThe Church of Scotland's annual CrossReach week programme begins on Sunday 24 S
Ekklesia / Posted 24 days ago
The Church of Scotland's annual CrossReach week programme begins on Sunday 24 September 2017 –Social Care Sunday—when congregations are encouraged to think about all the social care work underway in their community, not just the work done by... Read more
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Daily Record
Meet the woman who inspired Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar - his mumher to bring her fiancé to Scotland in 1976 and they were married in the July.
Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
her to bring her fiancé to Scotland in 1976 and they were married in the July. An Islamic marriage was followed by a Church of Scotland ceremony in Lossiemouth, which they almost missed after sugar was poured in the petrol tank of their... Read more
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heraldscotland
Atheism booming in Scotland as number of those without religion rises35% said they were. Eight per cent said they didn't know while 1% did not resp
heraldscotland / Posted a month ago
35% said they were. Eight per cent said they didn't know while 1% did not respond. Rev Norman Smith, Convener of the Church of Scotland's Mission and Discipleship council, said: "The Church of Scotland is well aware that formal church... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Number of non-religious Scots on the rise causing ‘concern’35% said they were. Eight per cent said they didn't know while 1% did not resp
EveningTimes Online / Posted a month ago
35% said they were. Eight per cent said they didn't know while 1% did not respond. Rev Norman Smith, Convener of the Church of Scotland's Mission and Discipleship council, said: "The Church of Scotland is well aware that formal church... Read more
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heraldscotland
New survey reveals three quarters of Scots not religiousmany people continue to have their children baptised and send them to Catholic
heraldscotland / Posted 1 months ago
many people continue to have their children baptised and send them to Catholic schools.” Rev Norman Smith, Convener of the Church of Scotland’s Mission and Discipleship council, said: “The Church of Scotland is well aware that formal church... Read more
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Daily Record
You could own a gothic church and its grounds for just £125kthat price you could probably start your own religion.” Those interested in vi
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
that price you could probably start your own religion.” Those interested in viewing the property are urged to contact the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh. MORE LOCAL NEWS: For the love of Jennie...supermarket pals go on the run to support young... Read more
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Daily Record
Doors open across Perth this weekend revealing inner workings of Fair City lifeinclude St Ninian’s Cathedral, St John’s Roman Catholic Church, St John’s Episc
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
include St Ninian’s Cathedral, St John’s Roman Catholic Church, St John’s Episcopal Church, St Leonard’s-in-the-field, Perth Congregational Church, St Matthew’s Church of Scotland, Perth Methodist Church, and the flagshi... Read more
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Daily Record
Rev Jolly resurrected by comedian Johnny Mac to preach in Lanarkshire theatreson BBC for The Final Last Call on December 31, 1999. It was a short but memora
Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
on BBC for The Final Last Call on December 31, 1999. It was a short but memorable skit in that it marked the end of the Church of Scotland cleric’s regular appearances that had started back in 1978 on the TV show, Scotch and Wry. The... Read more
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John O'Groat Journal
Canisbay reverend has licence to thrillgrowing up is optional." Rev Rennie, who has been minister of the linked charg
John O'Groat Journal / Posted 1 months ago
growing up is optional." Rev Rennie, who has been minister of the linked charge of Canisbay, Keiss, Olrig and Dunnet Church of Scotland for eight years, could be described as being a bit of a daredevil himself, having taking part in a number... Read more

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