A proposal to acknowledge the role of religion in any future constitution for Scotland has provoked a stringent response from secular groups.
Both the Humanist Society Scotland (HSS) and the Scottish Secular Society (SSS) have voiced objection to the suggestion that an independent Scotland should formally recognise the prominence of faith groups in its written constitution.
The proposition emerged during a meeting convened by the Church of Scotland, where representatives of various religious groups discussed the future role of faith in Scottish society.
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