The Christian Institute - World News http://www.christian.org.uk/news/world The latest world news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:15:42 +0000 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:15:42 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Apps with sex and violence deemed suitable for 4-year-olds http://www.christian.org.uk/news/apps-sex-violence-deemed-suitable-4-year-olds/ Apps featuring sexual or violent content have been approved by Apple and Google as being suitable for young children.

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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:59:19 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/apps-sex-violence-deemed-suitable-4-year-olds/
Vandals destroy pro-life display on US campus http://www.christian.org.uk/news/vandals-destroy-pro-life-display-us-campus/ Pro-life students say vandals who dismantled their university abortion display will not stop them spreading “a culture of life on campus”.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:01:32 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/vandals-destroy-pro-life-display-us-campus/
Church leaders: Vulnerable in danger from assisted suicide http://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-leaders-vulnerable-danger-assisted-suicide/ Legalising assisted suicide in Guernsey would be dangerous for everyone on the island, church leaders say, and politicians should instead focus on caring for the vulnerable.

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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:29:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-leaders-vulnerable-danger-assisted-suicide/
‘Cannabis is a gateway drug’, says Australian Health Minister http://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-gateway-drug-says-australian-health-minister/ Cannabis is a “highly dangerous and addictive drug” that should not be legalised, the Australian Minister for Health has said.

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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:36:34 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/cannabis-gateway-drug-says-australian-health-minister/
‘Avoid eugenics era by voting in favour of life’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/avoid-eugenics-era-voting-favour-life/ An “abortion culture” which worsens attitudes towards disability and the end of life must be resisted in the Republic of Ireland, Roman Catholic bishops say.

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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:39:06 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/avoid-eugenics-era-voting-favour-life/
Abortion survivor tells Ireland: ‘Children deserve better’ http://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-survivor-tells-ireland-children-deserve-better/ An American woman who survived an abortion has shared her pro-life message in the Republic of Ireland.

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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:22:22 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-survivor-tells-ireland-children-deserve-better/
Mother’s ‘worst nightmare’ prompts protections for unborn http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mothers-worst-nightmare-prompts-protections-unborn/ A mother who suffered the loss of both her daughter and unborn grandchild has succeeded in a campaign to change the law in a US state.

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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:07:41 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/mothers-worst-nightmare-prompts-protections-unborn/
Critics speak out as Hawaii legalises assisted suicide http://www.christian.org.uk/news/critics-speak-hawaii-legalises-assisted-suicide/ The US state of Hawaii has legalised assisted suicide – amid concerns that the law encourages doctors to lie about patients’ cause of death.

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:57:38 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/critics-speak-hawaii-legalises-assisted-suicide/
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/
Treat us as human beings, not birth defects, Down's campaigners tell UN http://www.christian.org.uk/news/treat-us-human-beings-not-birth-defects-downs-campaigners-tell-un/ Our lives are valuable and should not be snuffed out in the womb, two people with Down’s syndrome have told a meeting at the United Nations.

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:12:52 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/treat-us-human-beings-not-birth-defects-downs-campaigners-tell-un/
Tens of thousands march for life in Argentina http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tens-thousands-march-life-argentina/ Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Argentina last weekend, calling on the country’s leaders to protect the unborn.

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Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:10:15 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/tens-thousands-march-life-argentina/
Man legally changes his gender to get early retirement http://www.christian.org.uk/news/man-legally-changes-gender-get-early-retirement/ An Argentinian man has legally changed his gender so that he can retire five years early and has rebuffed critics by saying he does not have to “explain anything to anyone”.

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Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:00:16 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/man-legally-changes-gender-get-early-retirement/
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/
Porn epidemic declared ‘public health hazard’ by Idaho http://www.christian.org.uk/news/porn-epidemic-declared-public-health-hazard-idaho/ Pornography has been recognised as a “public health hazard” by the US state of Idaho.

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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:55:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/porn-epidemic-declared-public-health-hazard-idaho/
Abortion is a matter of ‘human rights’, claims Council of Europe official http://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-matter-human-rights-claims-council-europe-official/ The Human Rights Commissioner of the Council of Europe has claimed that abortion is an issue of “equality” and “human rights”.

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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:50:53 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-matter-human-rights-claims-council-europe-official/
America's 'strongest' pro-life Bill blocked http://www.christian.org.uk/news/americas-strongest-pro-life-bill-blocked/ A judge has blocked a pro-life Bill in the US from coming into effect, less than 24 hours after it was signed into law.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:10:19 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/americas-strongest-pro-life-bill-blocked/
Infrequent cannabis use strongly linked to psychosis http://www.christian.org.uk/news/infrequent-cannabis-use-strongly-linked-psychosis/ Smoking cannabis as little as five times as a teenager can lead to psychosis in later life, new research has shown.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:44:21 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/infrequent-cannabis-use-strongly-linked-psychosis/
Investigations launched into Dutch euthanasia cases http://www.christian.org.uk/news/investigations-launched-dutch-euthanasia-cases/ Criminal investigations have been launched into a number of euthanasia cases in the Netherlands, with concerns that the practice is becoming normalised.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:10:51 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/investigations-launched-dutch-euthanasia-cases/
‘Pro-abortion campaigners care more about animal rights than human life’, says German Health Minister http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-abortion-campaigners-care-animal-rights-human-life-says-german-health-minister/ Pro-abortionists in Germany have been accused by the Minister for Health of putting animal rights above the rights of unborn children.

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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:52:11 +0000 http://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-abortion-campaigners-care-animal-rights-human-life-says-german-health-minister/