The Christian Institute - Northern Ireland News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/northern-ireland The latest northern ireland news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:52:49 +0000 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:52:49 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) 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/
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/
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/
'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/
‘Decriminalising prostitution harms women’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/decriminalising-prostitution-harms-women/ A feminist author has fiercely contested claims that decriminalising prostitution reduces harms against women.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:21:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/decriminalising-prostitution-harms-women/
BBC to ramp up output on multi-faith content http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-ramp-output-multi-faith-content/ A new drive by the BBC to make religious programming more inclusive will water down Britain’s Christian heritage, The Christian Institute has said.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:26:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-ramp-output-multi-faith-content/
‘Keep Christ in Christmas’, MPs say http://www.christian.org.uk/news/keep-christ-christmas-mps-say/ MPs across Westminster’s major political parties have urged people to “remember to keep Christ in their Christmas”.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:44:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/keep-christ-christmas-mps-say/
NI pro-life group ‘delighted’ to win campaign award http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-pro-life-group-delighted-win-campaign-award/ A pro-life group that seeks to create “a culture which values every woman and unborn child” has been rewarded for its work.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:38:04 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-pro-life-group-delighted-win-campaign-award/
‘Complaints about trans issues are forbidden’, primary heads told http://www.christian.org.uk/news/complaints-trans-issues-forbidden-primary-heads-told/ Primary and secondary schools should ‘celebrate’ transsexualism in their curriculum and prohibit anyone from complaining, head teachers have been told.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:49:32 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/complaints-trans-issues-forbidden-primary-heads-told/
Govt expected to back ‘marriage-lite’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-expected-back-marriage-lite/ The UK Government is expected to endorse new plans for heterosexual civil partnerships that would undermine marriage.

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:29:46 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-expected-back-marriage-lite/
Blair minister front runner for Govt extremism post http://www.christian.org.uk/news/blair-minister-front-runner-govt-extremism-post/ Former Labour minister Hazel Blears is among six candidates shortlisted to head up the Government’s Commission for Countering Extremism.

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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:10:44 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/blair-minister-front-runner-govt-extremism-post/
'Challenge us if we make you suppress your faith' - Govt minister http://www.christian.org.uk/news/challenge-us-make-suppress-faith-govt-minister/ Christians should not have to suppress their faith when doing good in their communities, the Government Minister for Civil Society has said.

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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:33:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/challenge-us-make-suppress-faith-govt-minister/
Ashers: Supreme Court to hear case in NI in the spring http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-supreme-court-hear-case-ni-spring/ The UK Supreme Court has confirmed that it will sit in Belfast to hear arguments in the Ashers Baking Company case.

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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:05:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-supreme-court-hear-case-ni-spring/
Govt watchdog will uphold campus free speech http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-watchdog-will-uphold-free-speech/ The head of a new student watchdog has vowed to defend free speech on campuses in England.

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Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:15:57 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-watchdog-will-uphold-free-speech/
‘Down’s babies face pre-birth discrimination’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/downs-babies-face-pre-birth-discrimination/ Disabled people are discriminated against before they are born, an author and mother of a Down’s child says.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:43:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/downs-babies-face-pre-birth-discrimination/
No-fault divorce call blasted http://www.christian.org.uk/news/no-fault-divorce-call-blasted/ ‘No-fault divorce’ undermines marriage, campaigners say.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:55:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/no-fault-divorce-call-blasted/
Persecution of Christians highlighted on Red Wednesday http://www.christian.org.uk/news/persecution-christians-highlighted-red-wednesday/ Landmarks will be lit up red tonight to highlight the persecution of Christians, as part of the annual Red Wednesday campaign.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:19:35 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/persecution-christians-highlighted-red-wednesday/
Most Brits oppose abortion decriminalisation http://www.christian.org.uk/news/brits-oppose-abortion-decriminalisation/ A new poll shows that seven in ten Brits oppose the decriminalisation of abortion.

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:43:46 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/brits-oppose-abortion-decriminalisation/