The Christian Institute - England & Wales News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/england-wales The latest england & wales news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:55:21 +0000 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:55:21 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Assisted suicide case to go before Court of Appeal http://www.christian.org.uk/news/assisted-suicide-case-go-court-appeal/ A man seeking to change the law on assisted suicide has been permitted to take his case to the Court of Appeal.

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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:05:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/assisted-suicide-case-go-court-appeal/
Co-op offers ‘quickie divorces’ online http://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-offers-quickie-divorces-online/ Obtaining divorces will be made even easier following the launch of the Co-op’s online divorce service, in a move criticised as weakening the institution of marriage.

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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:02:10 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-offers-quickie-divorces-online/
Labour opens up female-only positions to trans men http://www.christian.org.uk/news/labour-opens-female-positions-trans-men/ The Labour Party will now allow men who say they are women to apply for female-only posts within its youth wing.

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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:00:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/labour-opens-female-positions-trans-men/
Government U-turns on consulting pro-lifers in buffer zones review http://www.christian.org.uk/news/government-u-turns-consulting-pro-lifers-buffer-zones-review/ Pro-lifers will now be consulted in a review into protests taking place outside abortion clinics, following a Home Office U-turn.

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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:56:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/government-u-turns-consulting-pro-lifers-buffer-zones-review/
Men offered smear tests if they say they are women http://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-offered-smear-tests-say-women/ Men who register with their GP as women are being routinely invited to breast cancer screenings and smear tests by the NHS.

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:59:45 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-offered-smear-tests-say-women/
Ocado stocks blasphemous product http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ocado-stocks-blasphemous-product/ Online supermarket Ocado is stocking a product which uses gratuitously offensive language about Jesus Christ.

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:31:04 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ocado-stocks-blasphemous-product/
Let young kids have trans surgery, doctor says http://www.christian.org.uk/news/let-young-kids-trans-surgery-doctor-says/ Age restrictions for radical transgender surgeries ‘artificially pigeonhole’ children, a doctor who carries out such operations has claimed.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:55:52 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/let-young-kids-trans-surgery-doctor-says/
Doc insults Down's child and offers abortion at 36 weeks http://www.christian.org.uk/news/doc-insults-downs-child-offers-abortion-36-weeks/ Parents of a child with Down’s syndrome have described their horror at being offered an abortion 36 weeks into the pregnancy.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:25:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/doc-insults-downs-child-offers-abortion-36-weeks/
The Queen joins Songs of Praise to celebrate 150 years of Scripture Union http://www.christian.org.uk/news/queen-joins-songs-praise-celebrate-150-years-scripture-union/ The Queen was the special guest for an episode of the BBC’s Songs of Praise to mark the 150th anniversary of Scripture Union.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:30:47 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/queen-joins-songs-praise-celebrate-150-years-scripture-union/
Bigamist jailed after Ant and Dec appearance http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bigamist-jailed-ant-dec-appearance/ A man has been jailed for six months after being found guilty of bigamy, having been spotted with his ‘second wife’ on the ITV show Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:52:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bigamist-jailed-ant-dec-appearance/
Tim Farron: I regret saying ‘gay sex isn’t a sin’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-farron-i-regret-saying-gay-sex-isnt-sin/ Tim Farron, the former Liberal Democrat leader, says he was foolish to say homosexual sex is not a sin.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:40:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-farron-i-regret-saying-gay-sex-isnt-sin/
Pro-life MP receives ‘ridiculous’ criticism from the abortion lobby http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-mp-receives-ridiculous-criticism-abortion-lobby/ A pro-life MP has been attacked by one of Britain’s largest abortion organisations, after being appointed to a new role representing women.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:56:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-mp-receives-ridiculous-criticism-abortion-lobby/
Minister admits parents could be prosecuted if smacking is banned in Wales http://www.christian.org.uk/news/minister-admits-parents-prosecuted-smacking-banned-wales/ Parents who smack their children in Wales could be prosecuted if reasonable chastisement is made illegal, the Welsh Children’s Minister has admitted.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:31:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/minister-admits-parents-prosecuted-smacking-banned-wales/
Football clubs 'fuelling gambling among kids' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/football-clubs-fuelling-gambling-among-kids/ Premier League football clubs sponsored by betting firms have been accused of luring children into gambling.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:32:48 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/football-clubs-fuelling-gambling-among-kids/
Casino-style games on Facebook lure kids into gambling http://www.christian.org.uk/news/casino-style-games-facebook-lure-kids-gambling/ Children are being lured into gambling by slot-machine styled games and apps through Facebook.

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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:35:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/casino-style-games-facebook-lure-kids-gambling/
Equalities Minister admits plans for easier ‘sex-changes’ are ‘divisive’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-admits-plans-easier-sex-changes-divisive/ Government plans to make it easier to ‘change sex’ are “complex” and “divisive”, the minister championing them has admitted privately.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:42:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-admits-plans-easier-sex-changes-divisive/
'Trans obsession took over in 2017' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-obsession-took-2017/ A columnist has hit out at the “institutionalised obsession” with transgenderism throughout 2017.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:44:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-obsession-took-2017/
Parents object to Down’s abortions on Jeremy Vine show http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-object-downs-abortions-jeremy-vine-show/ BBC Radio 2 listeners have strongly objected to abortion for Down’s syndrome.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 09:42:49 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-object-downs-abortions-jeremy-vine-show/
Christmas message, Revd David Holloway 2017 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christmas-message-revd-david-holloway/ “How will Christmas Dinner be different after Brexit?”

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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 21:00:23 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christmas-message-revd-david-holloway/
The Messianic King http://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-messianic-king-2/ The coming of the Messianic King is clearly promised in the Old Testament.

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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 14:00:45 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-messianic-king-2/