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, 23 Jun 2017 14:53:51 +0000 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:53:51 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Canadian Christian school told: Don’t quote 'offensive' Bible passages http://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-christian-school-told-dont-quote-offensive-bible-passages/ A publicly-funded Christian school in Canada told not to teach Bible passages which could be deemed “offensive” has said its religious freedom is under attack.

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:30:25 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-christian-school-told-dont-quote-offensive-bible-passages/
Bernie Sanders slammed for attacking White House nominee's Christian beliefs http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bernie-sanders-slammed-attacking-white-house-nominees-christian-beliefs/ Senator Bernie Sanders has been heavily criticised for denouncing orthodox Christian beliefs during a Senate hearing.

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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:14:55 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bernie-sanders-slammed-attacking-white-house-nominees-christian-beliefs/
'Farron exit is evidence of wider intolerance in British society' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/farron-exit-evidence-wider-intolerance-british-society/ Britain is ‘falling down as a liberal society’ by bullying people like Tim Farron and the Christian owners of Ashers Baking Company, a newspaper columnist has warned.

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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:07:38 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/farron-exit-evidence-wider-intolerance-british-society/
Christian marginalisation in North America http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-marginalisation-north-america/ Christian families that refuse to promote LGBT ideology within the home are under threat from separate measures announced in Canada and the US.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:31:23 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-marginalisation-north-america/
‘Pray and vote’, Christians urged ahead of election http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pray-vote-christians-urged-ahead-election/ Christians are being encouraged to pray about the upcoming election, as well for the political response to Saturday’s shocking terrorist attack in London.

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Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:04:46 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pray-vote-christians-urged-ahead-election/
Farmer banned from market for supporting traditional marriage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/farmer-banned-market-supporting-traditional-marriage/ A US farmer who wrote on his company’s Facebook page that marriage “is the union of one man and one woman” has been banned by officials from the city’s farmers’ market.

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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:40:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/farmer-banned-market-supporting-traditional-marriage/
'We won’t remove our historic park cross', US city tells secularists http://www.christian.org.uk/news/wont-remove-historic-park-cross-us-city-tells-secularists/ A large white cross will remain in a US city’s park after councillors rejected claims from secularists that it is illegal.

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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:39:32 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/wont-remove-historic-park-cross-us-city-tells-secularists/
Freedom of pastors protected in Texas http://www.christian.org.uk/news/freedom-pastors-protected-texas/ Pastors in Texas are free to speak out on moral issues after a Bill protecting their rights was signed into law.

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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:01:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/freedom-pastors-protected-texas/
Australian Christian group 'threatened and harassed’ by LGBT activists http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-christian-group-threatened-harassed-lgbt-activists/ An Australian Christian group has spoken out after an obstructive protest was held at one of its events by LGBT activists.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 09:51:04 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/australian-christian-group-threatened-harassed-lgbt-activists/
World summit marks plight of persecuted Christians http://www.christian.org.uk/news/world-summit-marks-plight-persecuted-christians/ A global summit on persecution against Christians has taken place in Washington D.C.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 09:50:01 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/world-summit-marks-plight-persecuted-christians/
Teacher fired for giving Bible to student reinstated http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teacher-fired-giving-bible-student-reinstated/ A teacher fired by an American school after he gave a Bible to one of his students has been given his job back.

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Wed, 17 May 2017 11:36:47 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/teacher-fired-giving-bible-student-reinstated/
Christian printer sued for turning down gay pride request wins US case http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-printer-sued-turning-gay-pride-request-wins-us-case/ A Christian printer who declined to make shirts for a US gay pride event has won his court case, in a ruling described as a victory for creative professionals.

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Tue, 16 May 2017 14:50:17 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-printer-sued-turning-gay-pride-request-wins-us-case/
Institute urges churchgoers to ‘challenge’ election candidates, and go and vote http://www.christian.org.uk/news/institute-urges-churchgoers-challenge-election-candidates-go-vote/ The Christian Institute’s Election Briefing 2017 is published today, urging churchgoers to challenge election candidates and to go and vote.

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Mon, 15 May 2017 12:22:15 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/institute-urges-churchgoers-challenge-election-candidates-go-vote/
UK Supreme Court to hear arguments on Ashers http://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-supreme-court-hear-arguments-ashers/ The Ashers Baking Company case is to go before judges at the highest court in the United Kingdom.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 09:22:39 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-supreme-court-hear-arguments-ashers/
Harvard accused of bid to airbrush out its Christian heritage http://www.christian.org.uk/news/harvard-accused-bid-airbrush-christian-heritage/ Prestigious American university Harvard is considering removing a line from its ceremonial song which references its Christian heritage.

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Fri, 05 May 2017 11:35:18 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/harvard-accused-bid-airbrush-christian-heritage/
Grantchester star: 'TV should cast a more positive light on faith' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/grantchester-star-tv-cast-positive-light-faith/ The star of ITV’s Grantchester has criticised screenwriters and producers for constantly portraying faith in a negative light.

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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:36:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/grantchester-star-tv-cast-positive-light-faith/
Atheist wants to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency http://www.christian.org.uk/news/atheist-offended-by-money/ An atheist is going to court in an attempt to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from all US currency, claiming that it should be declared unconstitutional.

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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:42 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/atheist-offended-by-money/
New US Supreme Court judge set to hear first religious liberty case http://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-us-supreme-court-judge-set-hear-first-religious-liberty-case/ A lawsuit involving a children’s playground will be the first religious liberty case heard by new US Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch.

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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:16:28 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/new-us-supreme-court-judge-set-hear-first-religious-liberty-case/
1 million workers face hostility for their religion, study finds http://www.christian.org.uk/news/1-million-workers-bullied-religion-study-finds/ A ComRes survey, conducted earlier this year, discovered that three per cent of workers have been personally discriminated against because of their religion or beliefs.

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Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:00:08 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/1-million-workers-bullied-religion-study-finds/
Students will lose marks for not using 'gender-sensitive language' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/students-will-lose-marks-not-using-gender-sensitive-language/ Failing to use “gender-sensitive language” will lead to lower marks on a University of Hull course, it has been revealed.

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Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:45:21 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/students-will-lose-marks-not-using-gender-sensitive-language/