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The system that seduces churches

Sectarianism is a toxic mix that hollows out churches, says David Chillingworth

“DISORDER, bigotry, threats, and, ultimately, bullets and bombs through the post. These scenes shamed Scottish football, but also they shamed Scotland.”

These were the words of the Community Safety Minister in the Scottish Government, Roseanna Cun­ningham MSP, defending its decision to push through the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threaten­ing Communications (Scot­land) Bill before the start of the next football season.

After widespread ...

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Not only dancing in the aisles

Not only dancing in the aisles

From skateboarding to real ale, churches are being used to engage with their localities in ever more imaginative ways. Pat Ashworth reports  Subscribe to read more

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Listen to the Spirit - on the bus

A new initiative offers an appealing means of encouraging prayer, says Richard Chartres  Subscribe to read more

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