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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.

Panel of Scottish Diaspora Tapestry stolen from St Giles

9 May, 2017

A panel of the stunning Scottish Diaspora Tapestry has been stolen while on display in St Giles Cathedral, the first time the entire tapestry has been on view in Scotland since it returned from a two-year round the world trip. ...

Practical Christianity at its best

8 May, 2017

Tireless volunteers who help people worse for wear after a night out in Edinburgh have been commended by the Moderator of the General Assembly.

Persecution of Coptic Christians demands our attention

8 May, 2017

As Egyptian Christians grieve the deaths of 45 people in the Easter bombing attack, Coptic Pope Tawadros II is making his first-ever pastoral visit to the United Kingdom. Very Rev Dr Angus Morrison, who met Pope Tawadros in Cairo during ...