The highest court of the Church of Scotland has moved closer to giving congregations the freedom to appoint a person in a same-sex marriage as their minister.
A former Church of Scotland minister has claimed his ex-colleagues had embarked on a course of unstoppable “self-destruction” that had placed the denomination on the “extreme fringes” of global Christianity.
Church of Scotland ministers have been urged to ensure that their manses are properly maintained and not allowed to fall into disrepair.
The Church of Scotland has decided to terminate a staff recognition agreement it had with the Unite trade union.
A demand for an urgent reform of the tax system in response to the number of Scots suffering benefit sanctions, low wages and dependence on foodbanks will be heard at the General Assembly today.
Kirk leaders have called on the Scottish Government and local authorities to increase the value of social care contracts to enable them to pay all staff the £7.85 per hour living wage.