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THE Church of Scotland is to admit its complicity in the persecution of Travellers and forcibly removing children from Travelling families and sending them abroad.
A CHURCH of Scotland elder has been expelled from Glasgow Cathedral's kirk session after he was found to have bullied the minister.
A CAMPAIGN against the introduction of hymn singing in the Free Church of Scotland is a "declaration of war" against the church, a leading theologian claims.
IT may be the centrepiece for the Church of Scotland's most powerful governing body, but the new Moderator's table at the General Assembly will come from humble, and environmentally-friendly, beginnings.
Church of Scotland leaders have called on the UK Government to clarify its position on replacing the country's nuclear deterrent.
THREE former Anglican bishops have made history by becoming the first to be ordained as Catholic priests under a new scheme set up by the Vatican.
The official ring belonging to the head of the Church of Scotland was stolen in a break-in at his home.
A CHURCH of Scotland minister who had an affair with one of his parishioners has been fired by his presbytery.
DESPERATE efforts are under way to prevent the Church of Scotland splitting over the issue of gay ministers.
CARE worker Amanda Philip from Haddington, East Lothian, has been named he next Moderator of the Church of Scotland's National Youth Assembly.
KIRK Moderator the Rt Rev John Christie has called for churches and charities to join with government in the creation of a "Big Society" focused on poverty and homelessness.
THE Church of Scotland is to take over Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens to stage a major outdoor event for up to 5000 people during next year's General Assembly.
A PROMINENT Kirk minister last night angered ex-servicemen's organisations by saying that soldiers who kill their enemy on the battlefield should not be awarded medals.
WORK is to begin on the first phase of a £5 million project to transform a landmark Scottish church into a major health facility.
SHERIFFS in Edinburgh who lost their battle to reshift the pecking order of a traditional procession refused to turn up for the ceremony yesterday.
A COLLECTION of historic manuscripts marking the establishment of the Protestant church in Scotland and its formal break with the Papacy have gone on display in Edinburgh.
THE Church of Scotland's beleaguered publishing wing, St Andrew Press, has been thrown a lifeline, only months after members controversially voted to put it into "hibernation".
A CHURCH of Scotland minister has been suspended after embarking on an affair with the widow of a man whose funeral he conducted.