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 Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:06:48 +0000 Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:06:48 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Home Office shows biblical ignorance in asylum decision https://www.christian.org.uk/news/home-office-shows-biblical-ignorance-in-asylum-decision/ The religious literacy of Government officials has been questioned after they rejected a professing Christian’s bid for asylum based on a “profound misunderstanding” of the Bible.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:23:32 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/home-office-shows-biblical-ignorance-in-asylum-decision/
Cambridge Uni pulls plug on Jordan Peterson visit https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cambridge-uni-pulls-plug-on-jordan-peterson-visit/ Cambridge University has rescinded its offer of a visiting fellowship to Professor Jordan Peterson following complaints from students.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:05:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cambridge-uni-pulls-plug-on-jordan-peterson-visit/
Royal College of Physicians playing ‘dangerous’ game over assisted suicide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/royal-college-of-physicians-playing-dangerous-game-over-assisted-suicide/ The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is playing a “dangerous, disturbing and disreputable game” by changing its position on assisted suicide, a columnist has said.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:36:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/royal-college-of-physicians-playing-dangerous-game-over-assisted-suicide/
Doctors' poll reveals continued opposition to assisted suicide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-poll-reveals-continued-opposition-to-assisted-suicide/ A controversial poll by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) of its UK members has revealed continued opposition to assisted suicide.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:26:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-poll-reveals-continued-opposition-to-assisted-suicide/
Journalist investigated by police for opposition to radical gender ideology https://www.christian.org.uk/news/journalist-investigated-by-police-for-opposition-to-radical-gender-ideology/ Writer and broadcaster Caroline Farrow has been investigated by police for criticising underage ‘sex change’ surgery on Twitter.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:55:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/journalist-investigated-by-police-for-opposition-to-radical-gender-ideology/
Down's Syndrome Day: 'Rosie teaches us more than we could teach her' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/downs-syndrome-day-rosie-teaches-us-more-than-we-could-teach-her/ A couple have shared how having a child with Down’s syndrome has enriched their lives and changed their perspective.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:52:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/downs-syndrome-day-rosie-teaches-us-more-than-we-could-teach-her/
Social services take children into care after parents oppose 'sex-change' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/social-services-take-children-into-care-after-parents-oppose-sex-change/ Parents opposed to their teens’ efforts to ‘change sex’ have had their children removed by social services.

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Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:00:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/social-services-take-children-into-care-after-parents-oppose-sex-change/
More parents rail against LGBT issues being taught in primary schools https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-parents-rail-against-lgbt-issues-being-taught-in-primary-schools/ Growing numbers of parents are taking a stand against moves to impose lessons on LGBT issues on primary school children.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:48:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-parents-rail-against-lgbt-issues-being-taught-in-primary-schools/
Pro-life pensioners confronted by violent protester outside Manchester abortion clinic https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-pensioners-confronted-by-violent-protester-outside-manchester-abortion-clinic/ Three elderly pro-lifers were confronted by a violent protestor outside a Marie Stopes abortion clinic in Manchester.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:52:10 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-pensioners-confronted-by-violent-protester-outside-manchester-abortion-clinic/
Primark introduces gender neutral changing facilities https://www.christian.org.uk/news/primark-introduces-gender-neutral-changing-facilities/ Primark has installed gender neutral changing rooms, sparking complaints from customers.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:23:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/primark-introduces-gender-neutral-changing-facilities/
Exclusive: ‘The public deserves to know the truth about assisted suicide poll’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/exclusive-the-public-deserves-to-know-the-truth-about-assisted-suicide-poll/ One of the doctors challenging the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) over its move to end its opposition to assisted suicide has spoken exclusively to The Christian Institute.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:59:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/exclusive-the-public-deserves-to-know-the-truth-about-assisted-suicide-poll/
Motor neurone patient: 'My life has hope, joy and meaning' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/motor-neurone-patient-my-life-has-hope-joy-and-meaning/ A man with motor neurone disease (MND) has described a life of ‘hope, joy and meaning’ despite the difficulties of living with the condition.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:30:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/motor-neurone-patient-my-life-has-hope-joy-and-meaning/
Gambling addicts much more likely to commit suicide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-addicts-much-more-likely-to-commit-suicide/ People battling gambling addictions are 15 times more likely to commit suicide than those in the general population, a new study has found.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:04:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-addicts-much-more-likely-to-commit-suicide/
Ofsted-backed LGBT course suspended by primary school after parents protest https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-backed-lgbt-course-suspended-by-primary-school-after-parents-protest/ Parkfield Community School in Birmingham has agreed to suspend its LGBT-promoting ‘No Outsiders’ programme until a resolution is reached with parents.

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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 16:04:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ofsted-backed-lgbt-course-suspended-by-primary-school-after-parents-protest/
Living Christianity: New Christian Institute Bible study series goes on sale https://www.christian.org.uk/news/living-christianity-new-christian-institute-bible-study-series-goes-on-sale/ A new five-part course, produced by The Christian Institute, examining what it means to live as a Christian in today’s world is now on sale.

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Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:52:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/living-christianity-new-christian-institute-bible-study-series-goes-on-sale/
Film-makers rewrite history to push salacious same-sex story line https://www.christian.org.uk/news/film-makers-rewrite-history-to-push-salacious-same-sex-story-line/ Film-makers have been criticised for creating a fictional same-sex storyline about palaeontologist Mary Anning.

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Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:02:32 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/film-makers-rewrite-history-to-push-salacious-same-sex-story-line/
Brits back Navratilova on trans participation in sport https://www.christian.org.uk/news/brits-back-navratilova-on-trans-participation-in-sport/ Almost two thirds of the British public back Martina Navratilova’s view that men who say they are women should not be allowed to compete against women in sports.

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Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:18:37 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/brits-back-navratilova-on-trans-participation-in-sport/
Court of Appeal ruling helps protect free speech at GB universities https://www.christian.org.uk/news/court-of-appeal-ruling-helps-protect-free-speech-at-gb-universities/ The Government must revise its ‘Prevent’ guidance for countering extremism after the Court of Appeal ruled that some of the guidance violates free speech and is “unlawful”.

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Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:23:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/court-of-appeal-ruling-helps-protect-free-speech-at-gb-universities/
GB Gymnastics: 'Males can use girls' changing rooms' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gb-gymnastics-males-can-use-girls-changing-rooms/ New guidance from British Gymnastics allowing males who say they are female to share changing facilities with girls has come under fire from parents.

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Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:04:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gb-gymnastics-males-can-use-girls-changing-rooms/
Assisted suicide: Medics seek funding to challenge Royal College https://www.christian.org.uk/news/assisted-suicide-medics-seek-funding-to-challenge-royal-college/ Senior doctors have launched a bid to legally challenge the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) over its controversial assisted suicide poll.

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Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:36:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/assisted-suicide-medics-seek-funding-to-challenge-royal-college/