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Where is the justice in food-bank Scotland?

19 December, 2013

The head of one of the most influential councils in the Church of Scotland said that what she wants for Christmas is justice for people reliant on food-banks.

Moderator’s Christmas Message

19 December, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend Lorna Hood has issued her 2013 Christmas message.

Moderator offers support to baby ashes investigation

9 December, 2013

The Rt Rev Lorna Hood, Moderator of the Church of Scotland General Assembly, met Dame Elish Angiolini QC, in Edinburgh today. Dame Elish is leading an inquiry into the baby ashes scandal at Mortonhall Crematorium ...

Former Moderator Amid Violence in South Africa

6 December, 2013

The Very Rev Alan McDonald former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has given a vivid description of how he was an official peace monitor during the first South African elections. ...

Life and Work – January 2014 issue

6 December, 2013

As we prepare for Christmas, for many the season of excess, the January edition of Life and Work asks us to spare a thought for those less fortunate with a powerful and poignant feature on ...

Death of Nelson Mandela

5 December, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend Lorna Hood, paid tribute to Nelson Mandela who died today.

Place for Hope - Report on Community Dialogue

29 November, 2013

Over 60 people recently attended the launch of a new report entitled “Responding to Sectarianism”. Place for Hope, funded in part by the Scottish Government, worked between September 2012 and March 2013 on a series ...

Church of Scotland supports World AIDS Day

29 November, 2013

The Church of Scotland is encouraging worshippers to support World AIDS Day this Sunday and join the fight against one of the world’s most deadly diseases.

Church Moderator meets Archbishop of Canterbury

28 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the Right Reverend Lorna Hood, met with the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning on the fourth day of her London visit.

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Moderator meets with Chief Rabbi in London

27 November, 2013

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood met Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, at his office in London ...

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood met Ephraim Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, at his office in London today during the Church’s annual visit to the capital for St Andrews Tide.

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