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Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr

Moderator welcomes attendees to interfaith conference

20 April, 2017

Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr welcomed more than 75 people to an interfaith conference at Queens Park church in Glasgow Thursday morning. 'Honest Conversations' is bringing together a line-up of influential scholars and theologians to ...

Mary Slessor

A heroine for Scotland

19 April, 2017

Presbyterian missionary Mary Slessor is to be celebrated at a major landmark museum.

Rev David McNeish

The Church is taking a fresh look at Pilgrimage

14 April, 2017

This year the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be asked to reverse centuries of hostility to the ancient practice of pilgrimage and to affirm its place within the life of the church. ...

Marcus Dean and Deirdre McDowell

Paisley Thread Mill Museum hosts Holocaust heroine's niece

12 April, 2017

Marcus Dean, chair of the Paisley Thread Mill Museum, was astonished to find that Scots Holocaust heroine Jane Haining, who briefly worked at the Paisley thread factory, once lived and studied in his Edinburgh home. ...