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 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:18:11 +0000 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:18:11 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Commonwealth leaders urged to put freedom of religion at centre of decision making http://www.christian.org.uk/news/commonwealth-leaders-urged-put-freedom-religion-centre-decision-making/ A Christian charity has called on Commonwealth leaders to put freedom of religion “at the heart” of major meetings this week.

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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:58:22 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/commonwealth-leaders-urged-put-freedom-religion-centre-decision-making/
Christian Air Force Colonel vindicated in gay marriage dispute http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-air-force-colonel-vindicated-gay-marriage-dispute/ A Christian US Air Force Colonel has been cleared after he was disciplined for taking a stand for traditional marriage.

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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:02:23 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-air-force-colonel-vindicated-gay-marriage-dispute/
China bans online Bible sales in bid to tighten grip on Christianity http://www.christian.org.uk/news/china-bans-online-bible-sales-bid-tighten-grip-christianity/ China has prohibited buying the Bible from major online stores, whilst claiming the country promotes religious freedom.

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Fri, 06 Apr 2018 15:00:20 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/china-bans-online-bible-sales-bid-tighten-grip-christianity/
Christian college ‘grateful to God’ after winning legal battle http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-college-grateful-god-winning-legal-battle/ A Christian college has given thanks to God after winning a legal battle with significant implications for religious liberty in the US.

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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 13:54:37 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-college-grateful-god-winning-legal-battle/
Harvard punishes Christian group over lesbian relationship controversy http://www.christian.org.uk/news/harvard-punishes-christian-group-lesbian-relationship-controversy/ Prestigious American university Harvard has suspended a Christian student group that asked one of its leaders to step down after she started a lesbian relationship.

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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:55:59 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/harvard-punishes-christian-group-lesbian-relationship-controversy/
Christian foster parents vindicated after refusing to lie about the Easter Bunny http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-foster-parents-vindicated-refusing-lie-easter-bunny/ A Christian couple who had their foster children removed from their care because they did not teach that the Easter Bunny was real have won a court case in Canada.

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Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:38:26 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-foster-parents-vindicated-refusing-lie-easter-bunny/
Religious freedom 'under attack' in the UK, MPs hear http://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-freedom-attack-uk-mps-hear/ Freedom of religion is under attack in the UK today from “aggressive secularists” and the religiously illiterate, a Christian MP has said.

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Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:50:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-freedom-attack-uk-mps-hear/
Colosseum to be ‘painted’ red to highlight Christian persecution http://www.christian.org.uk/news/colosseum-painted-red-highlight-christian-persecution/ One of the world’s most notorious sites of Christian persecution – the Colosseum in Rome – will be bathed in red light tomorrow.

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Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:51:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/colosseum-painted-red-highlight-christian-persecution/
Thousands call for ‘ousted’ Christian chaplain to get his job back http://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-call-ousted-christian-chaplain-get-job-back/ Over 20,000 people are urging Brixton Prison to reinstate a Christian chaplain who says he was unfairly ousted.

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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:35:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-call-ousted-christian-chaplain-get-job-back/
US judge who sought reasonable accommodation over gay weddings wins settlement http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-judge-sought-reasonable-accommodation-gay-weddings-wins-settlement/ A Christian judge has been awarded $300,000 by the state of North Carolina, after she was forced to resign because of her views on same-sex marriage.

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:06:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-judge-sought-reasonable-accommodation-gay-weddings-wins-settlement/
Magistrate defends Christian views at tribunal http://www.christian.org.uk/news/magistrate-defends-christian-views-tribunal/ A Christian magistrate who was sacked for opposing adoption by same-sex couples has told an employment tribunal that he was “judging what’s best for the child”.

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:10:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/magistrate-defends-christian-views-tribunal/
Christian printer receives widespread support in free speech case http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-printer-receives-widespread-support-free-speech-case/ A Christian printer has received influential backing in his legal battle for free speech and religious liberty in the US.

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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:25:04 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-printer-receives-widespread-support-free-speech-case/
Wedding cake is ultimate in artistic expression, US judge rules http://www.christian.org.uk/news/wedding-cake-ultimate-artistic-expression-us-judge-rules/ A baker who declined to create a cake for a US gay wedding ceremony has won her case, with the judge saying her work is the highest form of artistic expression.

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:44:04 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/wedding-cake-ultimate-artistic-expression-us-judge-rules/
Event highlighting Christian persecution sees MPs turn out in force http://www.christian.org.uk/news/event-highlighting-christian-persecution-sees-mps-turn-force/ More than 80 MPs attended a Parliamentary event highlighting the extent of Christian persecution around the world.

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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:16:24 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/event-highlighting-christian-persecution-sees-mps-turn-force/
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/