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, 16 Dec 2017 12:53:51 +0000 Sat, 16 Dec 2017 12:53:51 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) ‘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/
NI striker: ‘Betting mania in football is hurting addicts’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-striker-betting-mania-football-hurting-addicts/ Betting is “everywhere” in football, making it hard for gambling addicts to escape its grip, NI international Kyle Lafferty has said.

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:18:55 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-striker-betting-mania-football-hurting-addicts/
Prof: 'only one in every 20,000 kids has trans feelings' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/prof-one-20000-kids-trans-feelings/ A professor at a controversial ‘gender identity’ clinic for children has said that just “one child born in every 20,000” experiences transsexual feelings.

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Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:17:43 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/prof-one-20000-kids-trans-feelings/
Pro-life and pro-abortion advocates want change 50 years on http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-pro-abortion-advocates-want-change-50-years/ Prominent backbench MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has called for the abortion limit to be lowered, but an abortion campaigner wants the law to simply be “a blank sheet of paper”.

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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:07:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-pro-abortion-advocates-want-change-50-years/
Saying ‘pregnant women’ may exclude transsexuals, UK Govt tells UN http://www.christian.org.uk/news/saying-pregnant-women-may-exclude-transsexuals-uk-govt-tells-un/ A UN human rights treaty should replace “pregnant women” with “pregnant people” to avoid offending transsexuals, the UK Government has said.

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 16:03:19 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/saying-pregnant-women-may-exclude-transsexuals-uk-govt-tells-un/
‘NI abortion case targets disabled babies’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-abortion-case-targets-disabled-babies/ The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has been accused of mounting a “crusade against disabled babies”, as it begins a legal challenge to NI’s pro-life law.

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:46:54 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-abortion-case-targets-disabled-babies/
"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.

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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.

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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.

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