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In Scotland, Nonreligious Surpass the Church of Scotland
Originally Posted: 10/02/2013 - 2:41pm | Type: Blog

For the first time on record, the number of Scots with no religion outstrips those who belong to the Church of Scotland. For the first time on record, the number of Scots with no ...

Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? Missionary Icon Turns 200
Originally Posted: 03/19/2013 - 4:06pm | Type: Blog

When journalist Henry Morton Stanley found the world’s most famous missionary barely alive at the tiny village of Ujiji on the shores of Lake Tanganyika on Nov. 10, 1871, he gave the English language one of it ...

Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien Admits to Sexual Misconduct
Originally Posted: 03/05/2013 - 2:37pm | Type: Blog

Days after pulling out of the conclave to elect the next pope and vowing to fight the charges against him, disgraced Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien admitted Sunday to inappropriate “sexual conduct.” ...

Roman Catholic Church in Scotland Campaigns to Stop Gay Marriage
Originally Posted: 08/28/2012 - 7:47am | Type: Blog

The Roman Catholic Church has sent a letter to its parishes across Scotland protesting a political race to legalize same-sex marriage. The letter was read Sunday (Aug. 26) by priests in 500 Catholic parishes u ...

Entering the Fair Trade Zone
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Vernon The Scottish district of East Renfrewshire has—along with towns, villages, schools, and more than 1,000 churches throughout ...

The Little Train That Wouldn't
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman To protest Prime Minister Tony Blair's threat to at ...

Artists Welcome Here
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler Worshippers at St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, ...