News and press releases

Rola Sleiman

Joy as Syrian minister travel ban reversed

16 May, 2017

The Church of Scotland has thanked the UK Government for quickly reversing a decision that prevented a trailblazing Syrian minister from attending the General Assembly.

Richard Frazer

Church backs smacking ban proposals

12 May, 2017

New proposals to give children equal protection from assault are not about criminalising parents, a Church of Scotland minister has said.