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Kirk Status Quo Tested

News today that the Status Quo in place in the Church of Scotland while in undertakes a two year study into what to do about clergy in same-sex relationships is being stretched. A FEMALE minister has shocked her congregation by

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What the Kirk Did (and Didn’t) Decide

You may have seen the news reports in the papers on the decisions made yesterday at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian). Take, for example, this story in the Guardian. Scotland‘s largest protestant church has voted to

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Kirk wobbles on sexual morality

Woke up this morning to the news that the Church of Scotland had overturned a complaint about a newly installed prebyter who “shares a committed relationship with his Christian partner David”. Ruth has more: The unity of the Church of

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