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Church condemns rush to vote on Trident

12 July, 2016

The Church of Scotland has long argued the UK should not possess weapons of mass destruction, and condemns the UK Government’s decision to vote on the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system next week. ...

Prayer for South Sudan

Moderator issues prayer for peace in South Sudan

12 July, 2016

A prayer has been issued by the Moderator of the General Assembly seeking prayer and healing for the people of South Sudan amid renewed hostilities. The Church has strong links with our mission partner in ...

Rev Angus Macleod of St Columba’s Church of Scotland Pont St. London,

Iraq chaplain reveals sadness at Chilcot findings

12 July, 2016

A former military chaplain in Iraq has revealed his sadness at the Chilcot report's findings that alternatives to war were not pursued before Britain and the United States launched the Iraq War.

Church calls for action on EU Citizens right to stay

7 July, 2016

The Government is being urged to recognise parliament’s wish that European nationals should be granted the right to remain in the UK following the European Union Referendum result. Rev Dr Richard Frazer, says the UK ...

Internet

Bridging the Gap: Let's Get Online

5 July, 2016

The SRT Project's Policy Officer Dr Murdo Macdonald shares stories of churches and church-centered organisations which are closing the digital divide for some of Scotland's poorest communities.