THE Church of Scotland's first openly-gay minister has called on the Kirk to rethink the same-sex marriage issue and triggered a new independence row with secularists who claimed they had been demonised.
HARD-LINE evangelicals have been rocked by a massive defeat after launching a public challenge to the Church of Scotland's stance on the issue of gay clergy.
FORMER moderators and one of the most controversial figures in the modern church took to the floor over the question of independence in a groundbreaking debate at the General Assembly.
HUNDREDS of worshippers from one of the Church of Scotland's biggest congregations have joined the Free Church en masse.
THE Church of Scotland is to investigate a revolutionary overhaul of its traditions which would shake up the role of the Moderator and the General Assembly in Kirk life.