The Christian Institute - England & Wales News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/england-wales The latest england & wales news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:55:51 +0000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:55:51 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Christianity Explored founder leaves C of E team over sexuality teaching https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christianity-explored-founder-leaves-c-e-team-sexuality-teaching/ Prominent evangelist and founder of Christianity Explored Ministries Rico Tice has quit the Archbishop of Canterbury’s evangelism task group over the Bishop of Liverpool’s teaching on sexuality.

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:15:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christianity-explored-founder-leaves-c-e-team-sexuality-teaching/
Google honours Christian hospice movement founder https://www.christian.org.uk/news/google-honours-christian-hospice-movement-founder/ Web giant Google is today celebrating the British Christian who created the modern hospice movement, 100 years after she was born.

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:02:11 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/google-honours-christian-hospice-movement-founder/
‘Evidence shows major flaws in compulsory sex education’, says professor https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-major-flaws-compulsory-sex-education-says-professor/ Ministers are continuing with plans to introduce Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) despite strong evidence that it will not benefit young people, a university professor has warned.

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:52:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-major-flaws-compulsory-sex-education-says-professor/
Tim Keller to parliamentarians: ‘Let Christians be salt and light’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-keller-parliamentarians-let-christians-salt-light/ US evangelist Tim Keller has urged parliamentarians to embrace religious freedom and allow Christians to live according to biblical values.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:59:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-keller-parliamentarians-let-christians-salt-light/
‘Disregard for human life’ led to hundreds of deaths at UK hospital https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disregard-human-life-lead-hundreds-deaths-uk-hospital/ Up to 650 people died at a hospital on the south coast of England due to an institutional culture which hastened death and undermined the sanctity of life, a major report has found.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:57:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disregard-human-life-lead-hundreds-deaths-uk-hospital/
'Weakest in society would be hurt by legalising casual cannabis' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/weakest-society-hurt-legalising-casual-cannabis/ Legalising recreational cannabis use would hurt the weakest in society, and could mislead teenagers into thinking it is safe, medics say.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:13:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/weakest-society-hurt-legalising-casual-cannabis/
Dramatic rise in number of over-40s addicted to skunk https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dramatic-rise-number-40s-addicted-skunk/ The number of Britons aged over 40 who are addicted to skunk, the super-strength type of cannabis, is rapidly increasing, new figures show.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:30:44 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dramatic-rise-number-40s-addicted-skunk/
Govt rebuffs Hague: There are ‘absolutely no plans to legalise cannabis’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-rebuffs-hague-absolutely-no-plans-legalise-cannabis/ Cannabis will not be legalised for recreational use, the Home Secretary has said, despite pressure from former Conservative leader William Hague.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:45:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-rebuffs-hague-absolutely-no-plans-legalise-cannabis/
Co-op bans feminist group for views on transsexuals https://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-bans-feminist-group-views-transsexuals/ Women’s rights campaigners who reject transgender ideology have been placed on the Co-operative Bank’s banned list, alongside an individual with links to an ‘oppressive overseas regime’.

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:46:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-bans-feminist-group-views-transsexuals/
Dismay at two-year wait before Govt cracks down on addictive betting machines https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dismay-two-year-wait-govt-cracks-addictive-betting-machines/ Campaigners say it is “totally unacceptable” and “inexcusable” that the Government is dragging its feet over a crackdown on addictive betting machines.

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:24:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dismay-two-year-wait-govt-cracks-addictive-betting-machines/
LGBT staff 'massively over-represented' at BBC https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-staff-massively-overrepresented-bbc/ More than eight per cent of employees at the BBC identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, new figures have revealed.

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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:40:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-staff-massively-overrepresented-bbc/
Places of worship boosted by Home Office fund https://www.christian.org.uk/news/places-worship-boosted-home-office-fund/ Churches and other places of worship which have been attacked, or are likely to be targeted, will receive additional funding from the Home Office.

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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:30:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/places-worship-boosted-home-office-fund/
Costa Coffee and Royal Mail celebrate 'gay pride' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/costa-coffee-royal-mail-celebrate-gay-pride/ Costa Coffee has announced it is “proud to be supporting” LGBT events, as it launched a new range of multi-coloured coffee cups.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:13:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/costa-coffee-royal-mail-celebrate-gay-pride/
‘Abortion regret still hurts me now’, says rapper https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-regret-still-hurts-now-says-rapper/ Rapper Professor Green has shared his sadness over an abortion his former girlfriend had many years ago.

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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:40:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-regret-still-hurts-now-says-rapper/
Police warn against dangerous ‘Snapchat pills’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/police-warn-dangerous-snapchat-pills/ Two schoolchildren have been hospitalised after taking ‘Snapchat pills’, leading to a warning being issued by the authorities.

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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:27:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/police-warn-dangerous-snapchat-pills/
Ealing pro-lifers ban is disproportionate, court hears https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ealing-pro-lifers-ban-disproportionate-court-hears/ Ealing Council’s ban on pro-life supporters outside a Marie Stopes abortion clinic has been branded “inherently disproportionate” in court.

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:33:33 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ealing-pro-lifers-ban-disproportionate-court-hears/
Syphilis cases up 20 per cent in one year https://www.christian.org.uk/news/syphilis-cases-20-per-cent-one-year/ Cases of syphilis – the sexually transmitted disease which left untreated can lead to meningitis and heart problems – have risen by a fifth in just one year.

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 08:49:40 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/syphilis-cases-20-per-cent-one-year/
Welsh First Minister celebrates LGBTQ+ sex education https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-first-minister-celebrates-lgbtq-sex-education/ The introduction of sex education covering “genders and sexualities” has been championed by Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones.

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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:03:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-first-minister-celebrates-lgbtq-sex-education/
Mum wants to be officially known as 'father' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-wants-officially-known-father/ A young child may become the first person in England and Wales without a “mother” listed on their birth certificate, if a woman now living as a man wins a legal case.

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Fri, 08 Jun 2018 14:59:48 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-wants-officially-known-father/
Peter Tatchell: ‘I support freedom to protest for right to life’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peter-tatchell-i-support-freedom-protest-right-life/ Peter Tatchell has slammed the introduction of the UK’s first abortion buffer zone for going against “what a free and democratic society is supposed to be all about”.

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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:56:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peter-tatchell-i-support-freedom-protest-right-life/