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Cardinal Bo

Moderator hosts visit from Cardinal Bo of Myanmar

10 May, 2016

The Moderator and Church of Scotland staff hosted a visit from Cardinal Bo of Myanmar, Archbishop of Yangon and the first Catholic Cardinal ever for Myanmar, appointed by Pope Francis in 2015.

Ross Greer

NYA rep Ross Greer becomes youngest ever MSP

6 May, 2016

Bearsden Cross Parish Church member Ross Greer is making history as the youngest ever MSP. The 21-year-old will represent the Green Party in Parliament as a West of Scotland list member.

Take a Pew

Take A Pew initiative gets off to a flying start

3 May, 2016

From Hampden Park to the Callanish stones in Lewis, ideas for where people would like to see the church hold its new Take A Pew discussions have been pouring in. More than 100 locations and ...

irvin

New minister for rebooted Edinburgh church

29 April, 2016

A congregation that has re-vitalised itself after members left over the ordination of same-sex clergy has appointed a new minister who has vowed to help it continue to grow and flourish.

Rev Sandy Fraser and Rev Dr Russell Barr

Judges praise entries for Moderator's Medal

14 April, 2016

A host of colourful entries have been submitted by school pupils competing for this year's Moderator's Medal. Judges have praised the quality of the projects which all consider the theme of 'building bridges'. ...