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 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:32:11 +0000 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:32:11 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Marie Stopes staff felt pressured into encouraging abortions http://www.christian.org.uk/news/marie-stopes-staff-felt-pressured-encouraging-abortions/ One of Britain’s largest abortion providers has been accused of giving bonuses to staff who encourage women to have abortions.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:19:37 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/marie-stopes-staff-felt-pressured-encouraging-abortions/
‘Govt needs to ditch LGBT ideology’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-needs-ditch-lgbt-ideology/ Public institutions have been “infiltrated by a warped ideology” that allows a tiny minority to dictate social policy, a columnist has said.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:17:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-needs-ditch-lgbt-ideology/
‘No-fault divorce could reduce marriage to a tenancy agreement’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/no-fault-divorce-reduce-marriage-tenancy-agreement/ The liberalising of divorce law could be a “conveyor belt” for marriage breakdown, the Campaign Director of the Coalition for Marriage has said.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:16:44 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/no-fault-divorce-reduce-marriage-tenancy-agreement/
Anne Robinson documentary thinly-veiled propaganda for abortion industry http://www.christian.org.uk/news/anne-robinson-documentary-thinly-veiled-propaganda-abortion-industry/ A BBC documentary on abortion has been slammed by critics for its brazen pro-abortion bias.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:10:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/anne-robinson-documentary-thinly-veiled-propaganda-abortion-industry/
Former Wales striker Hartson opens up on gambling addiction http://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-wales-striker-hartson-opens-gambling-addiction/ Former Wales, Arsenal and Celtic striker John Hartson has spoken out about his struggles with gambling and how he overcame his addiction.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:18:53 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-wales-striker-hartson-opens-gambling-addiction/
PM: Gay marriage is not enough, we need LGBT issues in sex ed http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-gay-marriage-not-enough-need-lgbt-issues-sex-ed/ School children should learn about LGBT issues in sex education classes, Theresa May has said, as she declared there is “much more to do” after introducing same-sex marriage.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:56:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-gay-marriage-not-enough-need-lgbt-issues-sex-ed/
Top school to allow boys to board with girls http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-school-allow-boys-board-girls/ Boys will be allowed to board with girls at a top state school if they are questioning their ‘gender identity’.

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:20:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-school-allow-boys-board-girls/
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/
'LGBT agenda is cultural totalitarianism', says columnist http://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-agenda-cultural-totalitarianism-says-columnist/ The advancement of LGBT rights is an “oppressive attempt” to change “society and human nature itself”, a Times columnist has said.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:03:32 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-agenda-cultural-totalitarianism-says-columnist/
‘Intrusive' NHS to question patients on their sexuality http://www.christian.org.uk/news/intrusive-nhs-question-patients-sexuality/ Plans by the NHS to ask patients about their sexuality have been denounced as “very intrusive”.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:34:52 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/intrusive-nhs-question-patients-sexuality/
Teach our children to love their bodies, not take drugs to change them http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teach-children-love-bodies-not-take-drugs-change/ Children should be encouraged to “love the bodies they have”, rather than try to medically alter them, an MP has warned.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:47:46 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teach-children-love-bodies-not-take-drugs-change/
Christian printer in free speech stand http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-printer-free-speech-stand/ A Christian printer has declined to print business cards for a company promoting equality and diversity, saying he does not want to promote a cause which might impact negatively on Christians.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:52:42 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-printer-free-speech-stand/
Girls face ‘confusion’ over trans policy at RC school http://www.christian.org.uk/news/girls-face-confusion-trans-policy-rc-school/ School girls at a Roman Catholic secondary school have been told they must refer to transsexual pupils by their chosen gender.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/girls-face-confusion-trans-policy-rc-school/
Former transplant chief speaks out against Govt’s organ plans http://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-transplant-chief-speaks-govts-organ-plans/ Professor Chris Rudge, formerly the National Clinical Director for Transplantation, also said changing the system “may take away people’s faith and trust in organ donation”.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:46:19 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-transplant-chief-speaks-govts-organ-plans/
‘God has a purpose for every life’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/god-purpose-every-life-2/ As 50 years of the Abortion Act approaches, we are looking again at some moving stories of people whose lives have been deeply impacted by abortion.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:20:35 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/god-purpose-every-life-2/
'Instead of pushing us into suicide, help us live well' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/instead-pushing-us-suicide-help-us-live-well/ A disabled journalist who describes himself as ‘strongly secular and liberal’ says legalised assisted suicide would put pressure on him to kill himself.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:47:53 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/instead-pushing-us-suicide-help-us-live-well/
Gambling firms luring children with cartoon games http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-firms-luring-children-cartoon-games/ Online gambling companies are under investigation for targeting children and encouraging them to gamble from an early age.

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:43:02 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-firms-luring-children-cartoon-games/
Don’t remove parents’ freedoms with Relationships Education, Govt urged http://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-remove-parents-freedoms-relationships-education-govt-urged/ Parents should retain the “fundamental freedom” to raise their own children, MPs and campaigners have warned, saying such liberty is under threat from compulsory Relationships Education.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:31:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-remove-parents-freedoms-relationships-education-govt-urged/
Christian Union banned from Oxford freshers’ fair http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-union-banned-oxford-freshers-fair/ An Oxford University college banned members of the Christian Union (CU) from its freshers’ fair, claiming that Christianity is used as an “excuse for homophobia and certain forms of neocolonialism”.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:23:37 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-union-banned-oxford-freshers-fair/
Mother wins campaign to treat premature babies with dignity http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mother-wins-campaign-treat-premature-babies-dignity/ A mother whose son was born at just 22 weeks has won a campaign to have hospitals treat other such children with dignity.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:15:04 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mother-wins-campaign-treat-premature-babies-dignity/