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Key Reformation church in Scotland marks anniversary

The Scottish Parliament has marked the 900th anniversary of St Giles’ Cathedral by describing it as 'a prominent part of the life of Edinburgh and Scotland for 900 years.'

Iain Taylor

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St Giles' Cathedral. Source: Wikimedia commons

The motion, introduced by Lothian MSP Miles Briggs, commends the cathedral for its enduring significance and its efforts to engage with people of all backgrounds and faiths in the city. St Giles' Cathedral, believed to have been founded by King David I in 1124, is hailed as an 'iconic' landmark, linking various facets of Edinburgh's rich heritage.