The Christian Institute - Christian Heritage News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-heritage The latest christian heritage news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:36:10 +0000 Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:36:10 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Clear gospel message only way to satisfy spiritual hunger, C of E Bishop says http://www.christian.org.uk/news/clear-gospel-message-way-satisfy-spiritual-hunger-c-e-bishop-says/ Christians must maintain a clear gospel message if they are to meet people’s deepest need, the Bishop of Maidstone has told the BBC.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:01:02 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/clear-gospel-message-way-satisfy-spiritual-hunger-c-e-bishop-says/
Secularists compare Welby to Hitler http://www.christian.org.uk/news/secularists-compare-welby-hitler/ Secularists have likened the Archbishop of Canterbury to Adolf Hitler for commenting on the pitfalls of secular education.

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:00:07 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/secularists-compare-welby-hitler/
Oldest Latin Bible to return to Britain http://www.christian.org.uk/news/oldest-latin-bible-return-britain/ The world’s oldest Latin version of the Bible is to return to Britain next year for the first time in over 1,300 years.

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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:51:01 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/oldest-latin-bible-return-britain/
NZ Parliament drops ‘Jesus’ from prayer http://www.christian.org.uk/news/nz-parliament-drops-jesus-prayer/ An official prayer said by parliamentarians in New Zealand has been stripped of its reference to Jesus Christ.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:18:59 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/nz-parliament-drops-jesus-prayer/
Churches should welcome, but not ‘affirm’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-welcome-not-affirm/ Everyone should be welcomed into churches, but no sinful behaviour should be affirmed, a prominent Christian blogger has said.

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Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:34:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-welcome-not-affirm/
BBC has 'culture of contempt' for faith http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-culture-contempt-faith/ John Humphrys’ derision of BBC Radio 4’s Thought For The Day is part of the Corporation’s “sniggering contempt towards religion”, a Church of England minister and Guardian columnist has said.

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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:44:45 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-culture-contempt-faith/
Most Brits back Ten Commandments http://www.christian.org.uk/news/brits-back-ten-commandments/ Most Britons believe many of the Ten Commandments are “important principles to live by”, according to a new poll.

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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:57:52 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/brits-back-ten-commandments/
Barred Christian group ‘unfairly tarnished’, says headteacher http://www.christian.org.uk/news/barred-christian-group-unfairly-tarnished-says-headteacher/ The headteacher of a Church of England primary school has said a Christian group barred from assemblies “do not deserve the tarnishing of their good name”.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:48:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/barred-christian-group-unfairly-tarnished-says-headteacher/
Lidl airbrushes Christian cross from food packaging http://www.christian.org.uk/news/lidl-airbrushes-christian-cross-food-packaging/ Budget supermarket Lidl has come under fire for airbrushing images of the cross from its products.

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:59:35 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/lidl-airbrushes-christian-cross-food-packaging/
Socially conservative Britons face sneers from new 'morally righteous' elites http://www.christian.org.uk/news/socially-conservative-britons-face-sneers-new-morally-righteous-elites/ Socially conservative religious believers with community-minded values are being sneered at and mocked like never before, a newspaper commentator has warned.

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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:47:05 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/socially-conservative-britons-face-sneers-new-morally-righteous-elites/
'Illiberal modern values trying to bury religious views' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/illiberal-modern-values-trying-bury-religious-views/ ‘Enlightened’ people are trying to silence those who support the unborn or who believe marriage is between one man and one woman, a columnist has cautioned.

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:02:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/illiberal-modern-values-trying-bury-religious-views/
'Challenge the Bible to promote LGBT rights abroad' says Govt agency report http://www.christian.org.uk/news/challenge-bible-promote-lgbt-rights-abroad-says-govt-agency-report/ The interpretation of sacred texts should be challenged, ‘queer theology’ should be promoted in seminaries and Sunday schools should talk about abortion, according to a report from a taxpayer-funded group.

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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:31:42 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/challenge-bible-promote-lgbt-rights-abroad-says-govt-agency-report/
Most council meetings in Wales have Christian prayers http://www.christian.org.uk/news/council-meetings-wales-christian-prayers/ The majority of councils in Wales say Christian prayers before meeting, according to the BBC.

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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:13:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/council-meetings-wales-christian-prayers/
The CI: Parliament was wrong to hoist the 'divisive' rainbow flag http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-parliament-wrong-hoist-divisive-rainbow-flag/ A decision to hoist the “divisive” rainbow flag over Parliament was wrong as it does not represent the view of everyone in the UK, The Christian Institute has said.

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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:02:23 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-parliament-wrong-hoist-divisive-rainbow-flag/
Tim Farron resigns: ‘Lib Dems had no room for my beliefs’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-farron-resigns-lib-dems-no-room-beliefs/ Tim Farron says he found it “impossible” to hold to the Bible’s teaching and lead the Liberal Democrats, as he announced his resignation from the role.

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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:05:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-farron-resigns-lib-dems-no-room-beliefs/
BBC mocks pro-marriage and pro-life views http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-mocks-pro-marriage-pro-life-views/ The BBC has openly mocked the beliefs of millions of Christians and others with socially conservative views in its election commentary.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:46:35 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-mocks-pro-marriage-pro-life-views/
All-day Sunday trading plan rejected in Belfast http://www.christian.org.uk/news/day-sunday-trading-plan-rejected-belfast/ Councillors have voted against increasing Sunday trading in Belfast, following concerns that family life would suffer.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 14:48:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/day-sunday-trading-plan-rejected-belfast/
Harvard accused of bid to airbrush out its Christian heritage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/harvard-accused-bid-airbrush-christian-heritage/ Prestigious American university Harvard is considering removing a line from its ceremonial song which references its Christian heritage.

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Fri, 05 May 2017 11:35:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/harvard-accused-bid-airbrush-christian-heritage/
Grantchester star: 'TV should cast a more positive light on faith' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/grantchester-star-tv-cast-positive-light-faith/ The star of ITV’s Grantchester has criticised screenwriters and producers for constantly portraying faith in a negative light.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:36:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/grantchester-star-tv-cast-positive-light-faith/
Easter Day: The First Day http://www.christian.org.uk/news/easter-day-first-day/ Revd David Holloway, Vicar of Jesmond Parish Church in Newcastle upon Tyne and a trustee of The Christian Institute, preaches on Jesus Christ’s resurrection.

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Sun, 16 Apr 2017 08:00:24 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/easter-day-first-day/