Very Rev Dr Russell Barr

Homelessness is a stain on Scotland

20 May, 2017

A former Moderator of the General Assembly has said the scale of homelessness in Scotland continues to be a “stain” on the nation’s character and consciousness.

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Church annual report published and available online

19 May, 2017

The Church of Scotland’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2016 is now available for anyone seeking a comprehensive overview of the current state of our Church. The document, which is available online as well as ...

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.