The Christian Institute - Marriage and the Family News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-and-family The latest marriage and the family news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:28:32 +0000 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:28:32 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) ‘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/
'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/
LGBT bullies put me on 'hate list' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-bullies-put-hate-list/ US conservatives are being labelled as “hateful” and “bigoted” simply for opposing the liberal agenda, a commentator has said.

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:54:35 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-bullies-put-hate-list/
Archbishop announces C of E sanctions over same-sex marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/archbishop-announces-c-e-sanctions-sex-marriage/ The Anglican church in Scotland has been disciplined for dropping the biblical definition of marriage, Justin Welby has announced.

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:08:33 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/archbishop-announces-c-e-sanctions-sex-marriage/
Tory councillors: ‘Govt must ditch obsession with gender & sexuality’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tory-councillors-govt-must-ditch-obsession-gender-sexuality/ Conservative activists have urged the Prime Minister to ditch the party’s “politically correct” policies, especially in education.

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:37:36 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tory-councillors-govt-must-ditch-obsession-gender-sexuality/
Justin Welby: Yes I am dodging question of whether gay sex is a sin http://www.christian.org.uk/news/justin-welby-yes-i-dodging-question-whether-gay-sex-sin/ The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is not giving a clear answer on whether homosexual sex is a sin because of ‘irreconcilable’ differences in the Anglican church worldwide.

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Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:28:15 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/justin-welby-yes-i-dodging-question-whether-gay-sex-sin/
Aussie worker fired over opposition to same-sex marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/aussie-worker-fired-opposition-sex-marriage/ An 18-year-old Christian has lost her job after publicly sharing her opposition to same-sex marriage in Australia on Facebook.

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:54:36 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/aussie-worker-fired-opposition-sex-marriage/
Sexting is ‘normal’, think 1 in 4 young women http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sexting-normal-think-1-4-young-women/ A quarter of young women believe sending sexual pictures is a “normal part of relationships” while 16 per cent have felt pressure to send such images, a new poll has revealed.

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Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:07:55 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/sexting-normal-think-1-4-young-women/
Pro-marriage group C4M gets new campaign director http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-marriage-group-c4m-gets-new-campaign-director/ Coalition for Marriage (C4M), the UK’s largest pro-marriage organisation, has appointed a new Campaign Director.

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:44:24 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-marriage-group-c4m-gets-new-campaign-director/
Agony aunt: 'Having an affair might be best if you want to stay married' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/agony-aunt-affair-might-best-want-stay-married/ Supporting your spouse’s search for “extramarital sexual partners” is “entirely reasonable” in your bid to stay married, an agony aunt has told a reader.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:07:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/agony-aunt-affair-might-best-want-stay-married/
Teachers face ‘unsustainable workload’ under Named Person plans http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teachers-face-unsustainable-workload-named-person-plans/ Teachers are increasingly concerned about the “viability” of the Named Person scheme, Scotland’s biggest education trade union has warned.

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:24:25 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teachers-face-unsustainable-workload-named-person-plans/
National Trust asks volunteers: 'Are you non-binary?' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/national-trust-asks-volunteers-non-binary/ National Trust volunteers around the country have been asked about their “gender identity” and sexual orientation, sparking another row over the organisation’s values.

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:00:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/national-trust-asks-volunteers-non-binary/
BBC says no to same-sex dance couples on Strictly http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-says-no-sex-dance-couples-strictly/ The BBC says it has no plans to introduce same-sex dance partnerships on Strictly Come Dancing amid calls for their inclusion.

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Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:46:29 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-says-no-sex-dance-couples-strictly/
'Ordinary Scots don't want a smacking ban' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ordinary-scots-dont-want-smacking-ban/ A proposal to criminalise parents who smack their children is causing growing concern in Scotland.

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:29:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ordinary-scots-dont-want-smacking-ban/
Pro-family group blacklisted after being labelled ‘hateful’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-family-group-blacklisted-labelled-hateful/ A group helping children suffering from the effects of family breakdown has been axed by its online payments provider after political activists accused it of being a “hate group”.

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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:28:07 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-family-group-blacklisted-labelled-hateful/
Feminist on John Lewis fiasco: 'What on earth is going on?' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/feminist-john-lewis-fiasco-earth-going/ An avowed feminist has hit out at John Lewis for making its children’s clothing ‘gender neutral’.

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:26:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/feminist-john-lewis-fiasco-earth-going/
Scottish Govt backs move to criminalise parents who smack http://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-govt-backs-move-criminalise-parents-smack/ First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has backed a ban on smacking in Scotland that would criminalise parents.

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:32:23 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/scottish-govt-backs-move-criminalise-parents-smack/
Gay marriage discrimination 'worse than racism' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gay-marriage-discrimination-worse-racism/ Hateful labels like “bigot” and “homophobe” thrown at an Australian politician are worse than the racism she has had to endure.

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Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:41:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gay-marriage-discrimination-worse-racism/
Revealed: Named persons will get just one day of training http://www.christian.org.uk/news/revealed-named-persons-will-get-just-one-day-training/ Head teachers, health workers and other named persons will get only one day of training to learn how to carry out their role.

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:28:07 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/revealed-named-persons-will-get-just-one-day-training/