Tag : Church of Scotland
title : Church of Scotland to Allow Gay Marriage, Upholds Report Saying Jesus Calls Church to ‘New Understanding’ of Same-Sex Union
summary : The Church of Scotland is now moving toward allowing same-sex marriage, dismissing arguments about the Bible’s reference to homosexual acts as sin as being “framed in cultural contexts.”
date : May 30, 2017 08:04 AM EDT
title : Atheist Handbooks Given to Scottish Parents, Pupils to Challenge Religion in Schools
summary : Scottish law requires public schools to host six religious observance sessions a year, although school officials may choose to have more. To counterbalance, representatives of the Humanist Society Scotland (HSS) now are providing to parents who are concerned about religious influence in schools an atheist handbook as a guide for how to challenge teachers.
date : Aug 17, 2016 04:02 PM EDT