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19 Dec 2014

The ‘power’ of Christmas – as symbol, story, narrative, myth – lies in its reminder of God’s disinterest in glamour, cool and position. It reminds us that God, as ultimate Other, does not need all the things many of us think are fundamental, but are actually props for our vanity, our position, and even our desire to serve the institution, says the Rev Rachel Mann in an intensely personal reflection on the meaning of the season.

18 Dec 2014

Following positive progress in relations between Cuba and the United States, the World Council of Churches has welcomed the developments.

18 Dec 2014
18 Dec 2014

On the day that Scotland’s historic equal marriage legislation came into effect a new study by ScotCen Social Research reveals that public support for same-sex marriage in Scotland is at a record high and opposition at a record low.

18 Dec 2014

The Church of Scotland has issued a statement in response to the formation of a group launched in Glasgow on opposed to the ordination of gay ministers.

17 Dec 2014

Many prisoners likely to be executed in Pakistan as executions resume were convicted of crimes that bear no relation to a terrorism threat, says legal charity Reprieve.