The Christian Institute - Religious Liberty News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-liberty The latest religious liberty news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:21:33 +0000 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:21:33 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) China demolishes church for refusing state registration http://www.christian.org.uk/news/china-demolishes-church-refusing-state-registration/ Chinese police have blown up a church building, after its leaders refused to bow to state demands.

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:52:07 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/china-demolishes-church-refusing-state-registration/
Religious freedom list released by US Govt http://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-freedom-list-released-us-govt/ A list highlighting countries where religious freedom is most at risk – including China and North Korea – has been released by the US Government.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:39:07 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-freedom-list-released-us-govt/
US Christian group kicked off campus http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-christian-group-kicked-off-campus/ A Christian group has launched legal action after it was kicked off campus for its beliefs.

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Thu, 04 Jan 2018 14:07:15 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-christian-group-kicked-off-campus/
Prince Charles tells UK Christians to cherish their freedoms http://www.christian.org.uk/news/prince-charles-tells-uk-christians-cherish-freedoms/ Prince Charles has implored Christians who have the freedom to worship without persecution not to take those rights for granted.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 15:52:24 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/prince-charles-tells-uk-christians-cherish-freedoms/
Summer jobs scheme requires you to support abortion - Canada http://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-govt-totalitarian-move-enforce-abortion/ The Canadian Government has been roundly condemned for forcing some employers to endorse abortion.

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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:22:24 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-govt-totalitarian-move-enforce-abortion/
Crowds rally behind baker in US 'gay cake' case http://www.christian.org.uk/news/crowds-rally-behind-baker-us-gay-cake-case/ Crowds gathered outside the US Supreme Court this week to support Jack Phillips, the Christian baker sued for declining to produce a custom-made cake for a same-sex wedding.

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Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:57:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/crowds-rally-behind-baker-us-gay-cake-case/
Landmark victory for pro-life doctor in Norway http://www.christian.org.uk/news/landmark-victory-pro-life-doctor-norway/ A doctor who lost her job after taking a stand for the sanctity of life has won a major legal battle in Norway.

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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:03:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/landmark-victory-pro-life-doctor-norway/
Farron: 'Secularism is not neutral' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/farron-secularism-not-neutral/ Christianity underpins our freedoms and discarding it damages democracy.

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Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:16:44 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/farron-secularism-not-neutral/
Girl guides told: ‘Don’t thank God before meals’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/girl-guides-told-dont-thank-god-meals/ Girl guides are being urged not to say grace before meals to avoid offending Muslims or atheists.

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Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:30:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/girl-guides-told-dont-thank-god-meals/
Danger to free speech from hate crime change, top lawyers warn http://www.christian.org.uk/news/danger-free-speech-hate-crime-change-top-lawyers-warn/ Expanding hate crime laws in Scotland could threaten the “fundamental right” of freedom of expression, lawyers have warned.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:38:38 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/danger-free-speech-hate-crime-change-top-lawyers-warn/
'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/
US Govt agency backs religious liberty http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-govt-agency-backs-religious-liberty/ A United States Government agency has robustly affirmed the right to religious expression in the workplace.

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:54:12 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-govt-agency-backs-religious-liberty/
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/
Christian couple told they cannot adopt because of their religious beliefs http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-couple-told-cannot-adopt-religious-beliefs/ A Christian couple have reportedly been rejected as adoptive parents in Canada due to their beliefs about marriage and sexuality.

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:21:49 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-couple-told-cannot-adopt-religious-beliefs/
Christian coach banned from praying after atheists' complaint http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-coach-banned-praying-atheists-complaint/ An American football coach has been told he is no longer allowed to pray with his team – following complaints from atheists.

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:25:14 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-coach-banned-praying-atheists-complaint/
US Christians to appeal ruling forcing them to make gay wedding invites http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-christians-appeal-ruling-forcing-make-gay-wedding-invites/ Two Christian business owners will appeal a court ruling compelling them to use their artistic talents to create invitations for a gay wedding.

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:20:28 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-christians-appeal-ruling-forcing-make-gay-wedding-invites/
Political correctness 'shuts down' debates http://www.christian.org.uk/news/political-correctness-shuts-debates/ Most Americans believe political correctness has silenced discussions on important topics, a new poll has found.

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Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:16:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/political-correctness-shuts-debates/
'Terrorists win if laws beat down the rights we hold dear' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/terrorists-win-laws-beat-rights-hold-dear/ Fundamental liberties such as free speech must not be trampled on in the fight for national security, the terrorism watchdog has warned.

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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 08:40:42 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/terrorists-win-laws-beat-rights-hold-dear/
US Govt praised for affirming religious liberty http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-govt-praised-affirming-religious-liberty/ The head of a pro-life and pro-family group in the US has praised the American Government for supporting religious liberty.

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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:31:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-govt-praised-affirming-religious-liberty/
Humanists hit out at shoebox appeal http://www.christian.org.uk/news/humanists-hit-shoebox-appeal/ Collecting Christmas gifts for disadvantaged children is an “appalling” promotion of Christianity, a humanist group has claimed.

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:33:49 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/humanists-hit-shoebox-appeal/