The Christian Institute - Marriage and the Family News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/marriage-and-family The latest marriage and the family news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:02:56 +0000 Sun, 17 Jun 2018 14:02:56 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Christians are meant to go against society’s tide, says under-fire Church https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-meant-go-societys-tide-says-fire-church/ Biblical teaching on morality encourages Christians to imitate Jesus Christ even when culture is going a different way, a leading Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) figure has said.

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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:43:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-meant-go-societys-tide-says-fire-church/
Betting company pledges £50,000+ to LGBT causes in World Cup stunt https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-company-pledges-50000-lgbt-causes-world-cup-stunt/ A betting company will give tens of thousands of pounds during the football World Cup to back LGBT issues.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:18:48 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-company-pledges-50000-lgbt-causes-world-cup-stunt/
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/
Spider-Man actor: Traditional marriage views are ‘bigoted’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/spider-man-actor-traditional-marriage-views-bigoted/ Actor Andrew Garfield says the “old guard” who believe in values like traditional marriage should take their “bigoted ideas” and “vanish into the night”.

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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:52:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/spider-man-actor-traditional-marriage-views-bigoted/
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/
'Help married couples stay together, don't push them apart', says Institute Director https://www.christian.org.uk/news/help-married-couples-stay-together-dont-push-apart-says-institute-director/ Society should be doing more to help married couples stay together, not making it easier for them to split up, the Director of The Christian Institute has said.

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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:48:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/help-married-couples-stay-together-dont-push-apart-says-institute-director/
Top judge: Let’s celebrate end of nuclear family https://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-judge-lets-celebrate-end-nuclear-family/ Society should “welcome and applaud” the radical shift away from children living with their married parents, the country’s most senior family judge has said.

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Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:57:37 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/top-judge-lets-celebrate-end-nuclear-family/
Primark announces new gay pride range with Stonewall https://www.christian.org.uk/news/primark-announces-new-gay-pride-range-stonewall/ Primark has partnered with homosexual lobby group Stonewall to launch a merchandise range featuring “Pride‐ready goodies”.

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Thu, 24 May 2018 14:11:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/primark-announces-new-gay-pride-range-stonewall/
Warning as Church of Scotland takes next step towards gay marriage https://www.christian.org.uk/news/warning-church-scotland-takes-next-step-towards-gay-marriage/ Church of Scotland leaders who support the biblical definition of marriage are concerned about legal threats as the Church moves towards backing same-sex marriage.

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Tue, 22 May 2018 13:48:57 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/warning-church-scotland-takes-next-step-towards-gay-marriage/
Supreme Court could usher in no-fault divorce https://www.christian.org.uk/news/supreme-court-usher-no-fault-divorce/ The case of a woman who wants to divorce her husband of four decades was heard by the Supreme Court today.

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Thu, 17 May 2018 16:12:40 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/supreme-court-usher-no-fault-divorce/
Boots drops sexualised make-up after mum speaks out https://www.christian.org.uk/news/boots-drops-sexualised-make-mum-speaks/ A mum who was shocked by her daughter’s sexualised make-up has succeeded in encouraging Boots to drop the product.

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Thu, 17 May 2018 12:10:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/boots-drops-sexualised-make-mum-speaks/
Family campaigner Valerie Riches dies aged 93 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/family-campaigner-valerie-riches-dies-aged-93/ Valerie Riches, a social worker who spent decades campaigning for the family, has died, aged 93.

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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:45:07 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/family-campaigner-valerie-riches-dies-aged-93/
Welsh First Minister: I smacked my children https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-first-minister-i-smacked-children/ Carwyn Jones, whose Government wants to criminalise parents for smacking their children, says he physically chastised his own kids.

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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:39:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/welsh-first-minister-i-smacked-children/
NHS giving thousands of underage girls contraceptive implants https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-giving-thousands-underage-girls-contraceptive-implants/ Over 10,000 girls under the age of consent – some as young as twelve – have been given contraceptive implants on the NHS in the past two years.

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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:11:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-giving-thousands-underage-girls-contraceptive-implants/
Millennials back marriage, study shows https://www.christian.org.uk/news/millennials-back-marriage-study-shows/ Most single millennials still want to get married, new research has revealed.

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Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:44:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/millennials-back-marriage-study-shows/
Clergyman who defied C of E on same-sex marriage loses discrimination case https://www.christian.org.uk/news/clergyman-defied-c-e-sex-marriage-loses-discrimination-case/ A gay clergyman who was disciplined for violating Church of England teaching on marriage has lost his case at the Court of Appeal.

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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:14:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/clergyman-defied-c-e-sex-marriage-loses-discrimination-case/
'Boost backing for marriage' say experts as record low stats revealed https://www.christian.org.uk/news/boost-backing-marriage-say-experts-record-low-stats-revealed/ Marriage rates have fallen to their lowest ever, prompting calls for the media, Government and schools to support the institution.

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Fri, 02 Mar 2018 14:40:32 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/boost-backing-marriage-say-experts-record-low-stats-revealed/
Leading anti-smacking campaigner jailed for abuse of boy, 12 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/leading-anti-smacking-campaigner-jailed-abuse-boy-12/ A key figure in campaigns to ban smacking has been jailed for sexually abusing a child in the 1960s.

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Mon, 26 Feb 2018 16:37:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/leading-anti-smacking-campaigner-jailed-abuse-boy-12/
Bigamist jailed after wives find each other on Facebook https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bigamist-jailed-wives-find-facebook/ A man who told his family he had cancer in order to secretly marry another woman has been jailed for just three months, after years of lies.

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Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:30:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bigamist-jailed-wives-find-facebook/
Put grace and truth at heart of C of E marriage debate, Evangelical Anglicans urge https://www.christian.org.uk/news/put-grace-truth-heart-c-e-marriage-debate-evangelical-anglicans-urge/ Jesus Christ’s teaching on singleness and marriage should be followed by the Church of England in its decisions on sexuality, a group of Evangelical Anglicans say.

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:00:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/put-grace-truth-heart-c-e-marriage-debate-evangelical-anglicans-urge/