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Moderator reveals new Kirk treasures

13 February, 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland unveiled the cross which will replace the original item which was stolen from Edinburgh Airport last year.

Church expresses dismay at blasphemy law reform in Pakistan

30 January, 2014

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland the Right Reverend Lorna Hood has written to William Hague the Foreign Secretary and the High Commissioner of Pakistan, Wajid Shamsul Hassan about blasphemy ...

Eco-Congregation Scotland keeps on growing

22 January, 2014

The benefits of weaving environmental care into parish life were celebrated this week in Edinburgh as a church in the capital became the 300th member of the growing Eco-Congregation.

Imagining Scotland’s Future - Reflection on Events

21 January, 2014

I was initially intrigued by the idea of discussing Scotland’s future without discussing the referendum in 2014. But that has been the real strength of this series of events. We have not become bogged down ...

Memorial service for Mikaeel

20 January, 2014

Hundreds of people flocked to a vigil and memorial service organised by the Church for three-year-old Mikaeel Kular at the weekend.

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Getting CoSY with ethical living

17 January, 2014

A guide helping people to live ethically has been put together by the church's younger members, Church of Scotland Youth (CoSY).