It will go down as one of the most bitter and hard-fought battles ever fought within the Church of Scotland.
THE Church of Scotland has voted to allow the appointment of ministers in same-sex relationships in a historic shift, despite a lingering threat of an evangelical split.
IF the Church of Scotland is to be a national church, it needs to be a broad church.
A TRADITIONALIST surge is expected in a push for a full ban on gay ministers who are in same-sex relationships today as the Church of Scotland faces its greatest challenge yet on the issue.
The Church of Scotland General Assembly has passed an historic vote that allows actively homosexual men and women to become ministers.