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Guy Consolmagno

Religion and science compatible says the Pope's astronomer

23 July 2020

A renowned physicist known as the Pope's astronomer has said that science comes out of "religious experience". Brother Guy Consolmagno said it is "no coincidence" that discoveries have been made by Christians, Jews and Muslims ...

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Join with us in prayer this Sunday evening

22 July 2020

This Sunday, 26 July, Christians across Scotland will be joining together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14 Christian churches and organisations ...

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Let us pray - the gift of life

19 July 2020

Christians are encouraged to come together in prayer at 7pm this evening. Rt Rev Dr Martin Fair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said he is delighted to have read that in the last couple of ...

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Join the call to pray this Sunday at 7pm

16 July 2020

This Sunday (19 July), Christians across Scotland will once again join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during lockdown and the phased easing of restrictions, 14 ...

Rev Brian Casey

The Church is a valued 'agent of social change’

16 July 2020

The Church of Scotland is an agent for "social change", a minister has said. Rev Brian Casey of Springburn Parish Church in Glasgow said the Kirk plays a "very valuable role" in society and supports ...

Scottish aid charities launch coronavirus appeal

15 July 2020

Leading Scottish aid charities have united this week to launch an urgent new fundraising appeal to help the world's most vulnerable communities facing the threat of coronavirus. As lockdown measures in Scotland begin to lift, ...

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East Lothian church launches virtual art gallery

14 July 2020

An East Lothian church has set-up an innovative online art gallery as a way to bring the local community together. During lockdown, Longniddry Parsh Church created "Elcho Artspace" as a virtual meeting place to encourage ...

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Pray together this Sunday with Christians across Scotland

9 July 2020

Whilst lockdown measures continue to ease in Scotland, this Sunday (12 July), Christians across Scotland will continue to join together in prayer at 7pm in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As with previous weeks during ...

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Kirk responds to Scottish Government Phase 3 announcement

9 July 2020

The Scottish Government has announced churches may reopen for communal worship from 15 July with continued strict physical distancing and hygiene measures, as the country enters Phase 3 of the phased easing of restrictions. The ...