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Tarbert declaration signing

Island Presbyteries sign up to closer links

16 December, 2016

Two Presbyteries in the Western Isles have come together to sign the ‘Tarbert Declaration’, expressing their commitment to closer fellowship, greater collaboration and sharing resources in areas of common interest. ...

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Church urges caution over "three parent babies"

16 December, 2016

The Church of Scotland is urging the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to think very carefully before licensing any clinical use of the new “three parent babies” techniques it has approved. ...

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People who die alone are still children of God

13 December, 2016

A Church of Scotland minister featured in a BBC Radio Scotland programme today to underline the importance of giving people with no relatives or friends a decent funeral.

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Moderator calls for joint effort to end homelessness

10 December, 2016

The Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr has praised Glasgow City Mission, saying the charity is an example of good practice in serving homeless people. And he called for a “collective endeavour that involves everyone working ...