An Interfaith and Ecumenical Gathering For Syria

The Very Rev Dr Finlay A.J. Macdonald (Additional material, Douglas Galbraith)

This is an descriptive outline of an event in St Giles' Cathedral on 30th october 2012, attended by members of civic and faith communities and with the aim of expressing solidarity with the people of Syria. It was attended by some 200 people. An initiative of the Church of Scotland, greetings from Syrian church leaders were transmitted through Dr Macdonald Dr Andrew McLellan, and contributions to the event were made by a lecturer in Contemporary Islam and by a Middle Eastern music ensemble; there were readings from the Bible and the Qu'ran.

Volume 47 2011/12, p33

The Very Rev Finlay A J Macdonald MA BD PhD DD was Principal Clerk of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and Moderator in the year 2002.