The Christian Institute - News http://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:08:34 +0000 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:08:34 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Doc insults Down's child and offers abortion at 36 weeks http://www.christian.org.uk/news/doc-insults-downs-child-offers-abortion-36-weeks/ Parents of a child with Down’s syndrome have described their horror at being offered an abortion 36 weeks into the pregnancy.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:25:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/doc-insults-downs-child-offers-abortion-36-weeks/
The Queen joins Songs of Praise to celebrate 150 years of Scripture Union http://www.christian.org.uk/news/queen-joins-songs-praise-celebrate-150-years-scripture-union/ The Queen was the special guest for an episode of the BBC’s Songs of Praise to mark the 150th anniversary of Scripture Union.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:30:47 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/queen-joins-songs-praise-celebrate-150-years-scripture-union/
Bigamist jailed after Ant and Dec appearance http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bigamist-jailed-ant-dec-appearance/ A man has been jailed for six months after being found guilty of bigamy, having been spotted with his ‘second wife’ on the ITV show Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:52:27 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/bigamist-jailed-ant-dec-appearance/
Mum: I’m no bigot for opposing my daughter wanting to become a boy http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-im-no-bigot-opposing-daughter-wanting-become-boy/ A mother says she is deeply concerned for her 17-year-old daughter who wants to ‘become a boy’.

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:01:05 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-im-no-bigot-opposing-daughter-wanting-become-boy/
Tim Farron: I regret saying ‘gay sex isn’t a sin’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-farron-i-regret-saying-gay-sex-isnt-sin/ Tim Farron, the former Liberal Democrat leader, says he was foolish to say homosexual sex is not a sin.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:40:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-farron-i-regret-saying-gay-sex-isnt-sin/
School trans policy undermines Maine parents http://www.christian.org.uk/news/school-trans-policy-undermines-maine-parents/ Parents in Portland, Maine will be overruled if they do not wish the school to affirm their child’s gender confusion, following the publication of controversial new guidelines.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:39:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/school-trans-policy-undermines-maine-parents/
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/
Pro-life MP receives ‘ridiculous’ criticism from the abortion lobby http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-mp-receives-ridiculous-criticism-abortion-lobby/ A pro-life MP has been attacked by one of Britain’s largest abortion organisations, after being appointed to a new role representing women.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:56:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-mp-receives-ridiculous-criticism-abortion-lobby/
Minister admits parents could be prosecuted if smacking is banned in Wales http://www.christian.org.uk/news/minister-admits-parents-prosecuted-smacking-banned-wales/ Parents who smack their children in Wales could be prosecuted if reasonable chastisement is made illegal, the Welsh Children’s Minister has admitted.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:31:31 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/minister-admits-parents-prosecuted-smacking-banned-wales/
Football clubs 'fuelling gambling among kids' http://www.christian.org.uk/news/football-clubs-fuelling-gambling-among-kids/ Premier League football clubs sponsored by betting firms have been accused of luring children into gambling.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:32:48 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/football-clubs-fuelling-gambling-among-kids/
EU threatens Poland over pro-life law http://www.christian.org.uk/news/eu-threatens-poland-pro-life-law/ The Polish government has been reprimanded by the European Union for its plan to introduce pro-life legislation.

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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:46:30 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/eu-threatens-poland-pro-life-law/
Casino-style games on Facebook lure kids into gambling http://www.christian.org.uk/news/casino-style-games-facebook-lure-kids-gambling/ Children are being lured into gambling by slot-machine styled games and apps through Facebook.

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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:35:09 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/casino-style-games-facebook-lure-kids-gambling/
Ohio bans Down’s syndrome abortions http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ohio-bans-downs-syndrome-abortions/ Abortion on the basis of a Down’s syndrome diagnosis is now illegal in Ohio, after the Governor signed a pro-life Bill into law.

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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:16:42 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/ohio-bans-downs-syndrome-abortions/
California legalises recreational cannabis http://www.christian.org.uk/news/california-legalises-recreational-cannabis/ Recreational cannabis is now legally available on the high street in California, after the prohibition was lifted on Monday.

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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:01:46 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/california-legalises-recreational-cannabis/
'Swiss Schindler' saved tens of thousands from the Holocaust http://www.christian.org.uk/news/swiss-schindler-saved-tens-thousands-holocaust/ A little-known Swiss diplomat has been credited with leading the largest civilian rescue operation of the Second World War.

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Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:40:41 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/swiss-schindler-saved-tens-thousands-holocaust/
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/
2,700-year-old biblical seal unearthed in Jerusalem http://www.christian.org.uk/news/2700-year-old-biblical-seal-unearthed-jerusalem/ Archaeologists have discovered an ancient clay seal which once belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem.

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Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:57:46 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/2700-year-old-biblical-seal-unearthed-jerusalem/
Planned Parenthood aborted more than 320k babies last year http://www.christian.org.uk/news/planned-parenthood-aborted-320k-babies-last-year/ Abortion giant Planned Parenthood carried out more than 320,000 abortions in the US last year, according to its recent annual report.

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Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:57:15 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/planned-parenthood-aborted-320k-babies-last-year/
Equalities Minister admits plans for easier ‘sex-changes’ are ‘divisive’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-admits-plans-easier-sex-changes-divisive/ Government plans to make it easier to ‘change sex’ are “complex” and “divisive”, the minister championing them has admitted privately.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:42:13 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/equalities-minister-admits-plans-easier-sex-changes-divisive/
Christmas decorations featuring Jesus deemed ‘offensive’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christmas-decorations-featuring-jesus-deemed-offensive/ A US family which included the name of Jesus in a Christmas display outside their home was told to remove it after a neighbour claimed it was offensive.

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Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:41:01 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/christmas-decorations-featuring-jesus-deemed-offensive/