The History of Leith

July 17, 2006

Church fury over historic mistakes on ‘English kirk’

THE leader of Scotland’s 43,000 Episcopalians has claimed that his church has been “written out” of Scottish history and hit out at the caricature of his church as the “English Kirk”.

The Most Rev Dr Idris Jones, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, said that the popular version of history which has pitted Presbyterians such as John Knox against Roman Catholics, sidelines the place of the Episcopal Church in the nation’s history. for more click here

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