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Peace on Earth (well, Thistles Shopping Centre, Stirling) as bosses back down on Nativity ban

CHRISTIANS are celebrating after a Scottish shopping centre U-turned on its "Grinch-like" ban on displaying a nativity scene. The Thistles Centre, Stirling, was widely condemned...

Church leaders condemn Scottish shopping centre over “Grinch-like” ban on nativity scene

SCOTTISH church leaders have condemned a "Grinch-like" shopping centre for refusing to stage a nativity scene this Christmas. Thistles in Stirling flatly declined a request...

“Immensely appreciated” Church official announces retirement

AN “immensely appreciated” Church of Scotland official has announced her retirement. Pauline Weibye, 62, has held the post of general secretary at the Church for...

Church of Scotland calls for urgent review of benefit sanctions

THE  Church of Scotland has joined calls for the UK Government to set up a full independent review of the benefits sanctions system.       The Kirk...

Deaf minister’s dog is alarm clock, doorbell and does Sign of Peace

THE Kirk’s only deaf minister has revealed she relies on her dog for an alarm clock, doorbell and fire alarm. Rev Mary Whittaker, 55, who...

Church of Scotland makes historic gay vote

THE Church of Scotland has voted in favour of allowing people in same sex civil partnerships to be called as ministers and deacons. The historic...

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