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 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:52:26 +0000 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:52:26 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) "The doctors' diagnosis was completely inaccurate" http://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-diagnosis-completely-inaccurate/ This month marks 50 years of the Abortion Act. Since it passed Parliament in October 1967, there have been nearly nine million abortions in Great Britain. At The Christian Institute, we are looking again at some moving stories of people whose lives have been deeply impacted by abortion.

Keep on reading: "The doctors' diagnosis was completely inaccurate"

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:20:59 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-diagnosis-completely-inaccurate/
“I got over the rape but I never got over my abortion” http://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-got-rape-i-never-got-abortion/ 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.

Keep on reading: “I got over the rape but I never got over my abortion”

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:20:25 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-got-rape-i-never-got-abortion/
ONS could drop gender question in next census http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ons-drop-gender-question-next-census/ The question ‘what is your sex’ could be scrapped from the next census for fear of offending transsexual and ‘non-binary’ people, it has emerged.

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:58:29 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ons-drop-gender-question-next-census/
Top pregnancy doc: ‘Train more midwives to offer abortions’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-pregnancy-doc-train-midwives-offer-abortions/ More nurses and midwives should be trained to offer women abortions, according to the head of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:57:29 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-pregnancy-doc-train-midwives-offer-abortions/
"We shouldn’t be valued because of what we can do" http://www.christian.org.uk/news/shouldnt-valued-can/ 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.

Keep on reading: "We shouldn’t be valued because of what we can do"

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Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:20:03 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/shouldnt-valued-can/
International footballer speaks out on his gambling addiction http://www.christian.org.uk/news/international-footballer-speaks-gambling-addiction/ A footballer has shared his experience of betting addiction in the hope that his public stance helps others.

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:09:00 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/international-footballer-speaks-gambling-addiction/
“All she ever knew was love” http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ever-knew-love/ This month marks 50 years of the Abortion Act. Since it passed Parliament in October 1967, there have been nearly nine million abortions in Great Britain. At The Christian Institute, we are looking again at some moving stories of people whose lives have been deeply impacted by abortion.

Keep on reading: “All she ever knew was love”

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 07:20:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ever-knew-love/
PM smears traditional marriage supporters as she celebrates redefinition http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-smears-traditional-marriage-supporters-celebrates-redefinition/ The Prime Minister has proclaimed same-sex marriage to be one of her party’s proudest achievements and smeared traditional marriage supporters as ‘lacking compassion’.

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:01:03 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-smears-traditional-marriage-supporters-celebrates-redefinition/
‘We’re not designed to take the lives of our children’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/not-designed-take-lives-children/ This month marks 50 years of the Abortion Act. Since it passed Parliament in October 1967, there have been nearly nine million abortions in Great Britain. At The Christian Institute, we are looking again at some moving stories of people whose lives have been deeply impacted by abortion.

Keep on reading: ‘We’re not designed to take the lives of our children’

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:00:33 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/not-designed-take-lives-children/
Gene-editing pioneer warns about embryo factories http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gene-editing-pioneer-warns-embryo-factories/ The developer of a controversial gene-editing technique fears that embryo “factories” could be set up in the UK, churning out human lives for research.

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:27:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gene-editing-pioneer-warns-embryo-factories/
'Thick of it' creator calls on web giants to curb porn http://www.christian.org.uk/news/thick-creator-calls-web-giants-curb-porn/ Pornography should be restricted on the internet in the same way as it is in the shops, a well-known writer and director has said.

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:51:32 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/thick-creator-calls-web-giants-curb-porn/
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/
Top medic: 'Having an abortion no different to removing a bunion' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-medic-abortion-no-different-removing-bunion/ Abortions should be completely decriminalised and made much more readily available, the president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has said.

Keep on reading: Top medic: 'Having an abortion no different to removing a bunion'

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:20:41 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-medic-abortion-no-different-removing-bunion/
Bookmakers slammed for targeting vulnerable and students http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bookmakers-slammed-targeting-vulnerable-students/ Major bookmakers have been warned after targeting vulnerable people with “fake news” stories which claim gambling can fix major life problems.

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:44:07 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bookmakers-slammed-targeting-vulnerable-students/
'Focus on LGBT bullying is failing other children' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/focus-lgbt-bullying-failing-children/ Schools are creating a bullying “hierarchy” because of a focus on homophobia and transphobia, a Christian educational group has said.

Keep on reading: 'Focus on LGBT bullying is failing other children'

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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:10:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/focus-lgbt-bullying-failing-children/
Gender doc: 'Stop assigning babies as boys and girls at birth' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gender-doc-stop-assigning-babies-boys-girls-birth/ Babies should not be assigned the label ‘boy’ or ‘girl’ when they are born, a controversial GP and ‘Gender Specialist’ has said.

Keep on reading: Gender doc: 'Stop assigning babies as boys and girls at birth'

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:25:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/gender-doc-stop-assigning-babies-boys-girls-birth/
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/
Dresses for boys as John Lewis goes 'gender neutral' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/dresses-boys-john-lewis-goes-gender-neutral/ Department store John Lewis is facing a boycott for making its children’s clothing ‘gender neutral’.

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Tue, 05 Sep 2017 10:31:44 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/dresses-boys-john-lewis-goes-gender-neutral/
Problem gambling up 50 per cent in three years, report shows http://www.christian.org.uk/news/problem-gambling-50-per-cent-three-years-report-shows/ The number of people in Britain with a serious gambling problem rose from 280,000 to 430,000 between 2012 and 2015.

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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:15:56 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/problem-gambling-50-per-cent-three-years-report-shows/
NI judge dismisses same-sex marriage cases http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-judge-dismisses-sex-marriage-cases/ The High Court in Belfast has dismissed two cases which sought to have same-sex marriage introduced to Northern Ireland.

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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:56:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-judge-dismisses-sex-marriage-cases/