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Glasgow Presbytery in Pakistan

Visa problems disrupt Glasgow Presbytery’s twinning link

11 November, 2016

Church guarantees have failed to persuade the UK Borders Agency to grant visas to two Pakistani Christians who had hoped to visit Glasgow this year. Glasgow Presbytery is in the process of creating a twinning link with the Diocese of ...

MSPs told Jesus Christ transforms lives

8 November, 2016

The Church of Scotland has an "extremely important" role to play in society and will continue to do so for years to come, MSPs have been told.

Churches say benefits cap will hit children hardest

4 November, 2016

The new cap on benefits set to be introduced next week will lead to a ten-fold increase in the number of Scottish families having their benefits limited over the next 4 years. It is estimated more than 11,000 families across ...