The Christian Institute - Adoption and Fostering News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-and-family/adoption-and-fostering The latest adoption and fostering news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:23:11 +0000 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:23:11 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) 1 in 7 adoptive couples now same-sex https://www.christian.org.uk/news/1-7-adoptive-couples-now-sex/ One in seven couples approved to adopt children are homosexual, according to new figures.

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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:55:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/1-7-adoptive-couples-now-sex/
Peer attacks “organised religion”, vows to continue gay rights push https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peer-attacks-organised-religion-vows-continue-gay-rights-push/ Britain’s first openly homosexual Peer has celebrated the achievements of pro-LGBT campaigners under David Cameron and Tony Blair and called for more teaching of LGBT issues to children.

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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:14:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peer-attacks-organised-religion-vows-continue-gay-rights-push/
‘Baptising your child will hinder adoption chances’ says social worker https://www.christian.org.uk/news/baptising-child-will-hinder-adoption-chances-says-social-worker/ A social worker who advised a couple against baptising their baby on the grounds it would hinder the baby’s chances of being adopted has been criticised by a family court judge.

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:05:32 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/baptising-child-will-hinder-adoption-chances-says-social-worker/
Christian adoption agencies in South Dakota free to uphold beliefs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-adoption-agencies-south-dakota-free-uphold-beliefs/ The US state of South Dakota has brought in new measures which will allow Christian adoption agencies to operate in line with their religious beliefs.

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:50:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-adoption-agencies-south-dakota-free-uphold-beliefs/
1 in 10 adoptions in England to same-sex couples https://www.christian.org.uk/news/1-10-adoptions-england-sex-couples/ Homosexual adoption has rocketed in the past four years, with one in ten adoptive children now being placed in same-sex households.

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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:26:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/1-10-adoptions-england-sex-couples/
Govt plans could sideline grandparents to get kids adopted https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-plans-could-sideline-grandparents-to-get-kids-adopted/ The Government could override family ties in order to get more children adopted in England and Wales, in a move branded “deeply troubling” by The Christian Institute.

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Thu, 19 May 2016 16:10:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-plans-could-sideline-grandparents-to-get-kids-adopted/
JP sacked for saying mum and dad best to adopt kids https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jp-sacked-for-saying-mum-and-dad-best-to-adopt-kids/ A Christian magistrate has been sacked for opposing adoption by same-sex couples.

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:40:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jp-sacked-for-saying-mum-and-dad-best-to-adopt-kids/
Pro-life couple: 'Please don't abort, we'll adopt your child!' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-couple-please-dont-abort-well-adopt-your-child/ Hundreds of women have sought help to have their babies adopted rather than aborted, after a picture of a married couple holding up signs with a compassionate pro-life message was circulated on the internet.

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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:30:15 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-couple-please-dont-abort-well-adopt-your-child/
'Christian adoption groups can uphold beliefs' – US state https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-adoption-groups-can-uphold-beliefs-us-state/ The US state of Michigan has brought in new measures which will enable Christian adoption agencies to operate in line with their sincerely-held beliefs.

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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:13:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-adoption-groups-can-uphold-beliefs-us-state/
RCs cut ties with agency over pro-gay adoption ruling https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rcs-cut-ties-with-agency-over-pro-gay-adoption-ruling/ The Roman Catholic Church has reluctantly cut its ties with the largest specialist adoption agency in Northern Ireland, following a court ruling in favour of gay adoption in the Province.

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Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:22:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rcs-cut-ties-with-agency-over-pro-gay-adoption-ruling/
Mum elated after finding one-of-a-kind fostering agency https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-elated-after-finding-one-of-a-kind-fostering-agency/ A mother of two has spoken of her joy at finding a ‘fantastic’ Christian fostering agency, which is unlike anything else on offer in the UK.

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:28:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-elated-after-finding-one-of-a-kind-fostering-agency/
Video: Pro-marriage fostering agency reveals plans to grow https://www.christian.org.uk/news/video-pro-marriage-fostering-agency-reveals-plans-to-grow/ A Christian fostering and adoption agency that faced closure over their pro-marriage stance have revealed plans to expand their work across the UK in an exclusive video interview.

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Fri, 02 May 2014 14:36:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/video-pro-marriage-fostering-agency-reveals-plans-to-grow/
PM's faith remarks 'foster division' atheists claim https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pms-faith-remarks-foster-division-atheists-claim/ The Prime Minister is fostering “alienation and division” by saying Britain is a Christian country, a group of scientists, philosophers, politicians and writers including Philip Pullman, has claimed.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:08:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pms-faith-remarks-foster-division-atheists-claim/
RC adoption agency win was a 'political decision' says NSS https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rc-adoption-agency-win-was-a-political-decision-says-nss/ The National Secular Society (NSS) has called a charity panel’s decision to uphold the charitable status of a pro-marriage adoption agency, “bizarre and politically motivated”.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:29:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/rc-adoption-agency-win-was-a-political-decision-says-nss/
'Delighted': Adoption agency wins bid to keep charity status https://www.christian.org.uk/news/delighted-adoption-agency-wins-bid-to-keep-charity-status/ A pro-marriage adoption agency in Scotland says it is “delighted and relieved” after winning a bid to keep its charitable status.

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Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:16:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/delighted-adoption-agency-wins-bid-to-keep-charity-status/
Couples fear 'faith barrier' in adoption system https://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-people-are-afraid-to-adopt-children/ Most people who seriously consider adoption are ‘actively religious’ a Government survey shows, yet many fear being rejected for their faith.

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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:23:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-people-are-afraid-to-adopt-children/
Gay adoption 'forced' on NI as Supreme Court rejects appeal https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gay-adoption-forced-on-ni-as-supreme-court-rejects-appeal/ The Northern Ireland Health minister has lost a bid to overturn a court ruling in favour of same-sex adoption in Northern Ireland.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:53:32 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gay-adoption-forced-on-ni-as-supreme-court-rejects-appeal/
NI gay adoption case goes to UK Supreme Court https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-gay-adoption-case-goes-to-uk-supreme-court/ The UK Supreme Court is set to consider a case that could force gay adoption on Northern Ireland – even though most of the public are opposed.

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:53:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-gay-adoption-case-goes-to-uk-supreme-court/
Court ruling paves way for gay adoption in Northern Ireland https://www.christian.org.uk/news/court-ruling-paves-way-for-gay-adoption-in-northern-ireland-3/ A Court of Appeal ruling in Northern Ireland has paved the way for homosexual and unmarried couples to adopt children in the Province.

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Fri, 05 Jul 2013 07:26:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/court-ruling-paves-way-for-gay-adoption-in-northern-ireland-3/
Our beliefs risk being made 'illegal', says adoption agency https://www.christian.org.uk/news/our-beliefs-risk-being-made-illegal-says-adoption-agency/ Scotland is “on the brink of declaring illegal the belief that every child where possible deserves a mother and father”, the chairman of a threatened Roman Catholic adoption agency has said.

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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:48:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/our-beliefs-risk-being-made-illegal-says-adoption-agency/