I AM not a member of the Church of Scotland, but I think Alan Taylor is being far from fair in his accusation that "where there are fences to be found, they sit on them" ("Time the Kirk spoke out on real issues", The Herald, July 4).
On the contrary, I find that my fellow Christians of the Church of Scotland have given exemplary Christian witness in the one issue which dwarfs all others in its moral dimension.
The great Russian physicist and "father" of the Soviet H-Bomb, Andrei Sakharov, wrote: "The struggle against nuclear war must take precedence over every other human activity and interest." He should know, and he was right. Along with the Bishops of the Catholic Church, the Church of Scotland has been unequivocal in its condemnation of the UK's weapon of mass destruction, Trident.
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