The Christian Institute - Northern Ireland News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/northern-ireland The latest northern ireland news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:40:21 +0000 Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:40:21 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Govt rejects national ‘buffer zones’ around abortion centres https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-rejects-national-buffer-zones-around-abortion-centres/ Nationwide ‘buffer zones’ will not be introduced around abortion centres by the Government, in a move welcomed by advocates for the unborn.

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Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:49:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-rejects-national-buffer-zones-around-abortion-centres/
Gulags were great at re-educating: Send 'bigots' there, says LGBTQ+ group https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gulags-great-re-educating-send-bigots-says-lgbtq-group/ People who believe men cannot become women should be sent to Soviet-era labour camps for re-education, according to Goldsmiths university’s LGBTQ+ society.

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:04:39 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gulags-great-re-educating-send-bigots-says-lgbtq-group/
Councillor slams ‘extremist’ Christian flyers that speak of God’s love https://www.christian.org.uk/news/councillor-slams-extremist-christian-flyers-speak-gods-love/ A local councillor has described gospel tracts posted through letterboxes in Essex as “extreme”, but The Christian Institute says they speak of God’s love.

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Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:05:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/councillor-slams-extremist-christian-flyers-speak-gods-love/
BBC’s Strictly rejects pressure for same-sex couples https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbcs-strictly-rejects-pressure-sex-couples/ Strictly Come Dancing 2018 will continue with its traditional format of opposite-sex dance partners, the BBC has said.

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Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:41:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbcs-strictly-rejects-pressure-sex-couples/
‘Bet £4,000 a month and get invites to top sporting events’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bet-4000-month-get-invites-top-sporting-events/ Gamblers who bet huge sums of money are being rewarded with invitations to major sporting events and holidays, it has been revealed.

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Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:55:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bet-4000-month-get-invites-top-sporting-events/
Violence against women campaigner hits out at 'disingenuous' Stonewall trans report https://www.christian.org.uk/news/violence-women-campaigner-hits-disingenuous-stonewall-trans-report/ A Stonewall report claiming sexual abuse shelters would be unaffected by assisting men who identify as women has been fiercely attacked by a worker within the sector.

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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:00:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/violence-women-campaigner-hits-disingenuous-stonewall-trans-report/
Ex-betting supremo: Kids think gambling is normal because of constant ads https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-betting-supremo-kids-think-gambling-normal-constant-ads/ A businessman who founded a major gambling company now says betting is being normalised to children because of a “bombardment of advertising”.

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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:43:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-betting-supremo-kids-think-gambling-normal-constant-ads/
Barnardo’s wants to redefine marriage in Northern Ireland https://www.christian.org.uk/news/barnardos-wants-redefine-marriage-northern-ireland/ Children’s charity Barnardo’s – which claims to still be “firmly based” on its Christian founder’s philosophy – has called for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

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Thu, 02 Aug 2018 14:48:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/barnardos-wants-redefine-marriage-northern-ireland/
NI women urge MPs to leave their abortion laws alone https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-women-urge-mps-leave-abortion-laws-alone/ Attempts to impose abortion on Northern Ireland should be resisted, MPs were told yesterday.

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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:05:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ni-women-urge-mps-leave-abortion-laws-alone/
Thousands march for life in Belfast https://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-march-life-belfast/ Pro-lifers have rallied in Belfast to call on Northern Ireland to stand up for the unborn.

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Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:57:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/thousands-march-life-belfast/
Peer: ‘Why are politicians trying to force abortion on Northern Ireland?’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peer-politicians-trying-force-abortion-northern-ireland/ MPs attempting to impose abortion on Northern Ireland are being driven by “a mutant version of liberal ideology”, according to an independent Peer.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:25:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peer-politicians-trying-force-abortion-northern-ireland/
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/
Supreme Court rejects attempt to liberalise Northern Ireland abortion law https://www.christian.org.uk/news/supreme-court-rejects-attempt-liberalise-northern-ireland-abortion-law/ The Supreme Court has today dismissed an attempt to overturn Northern Ireland’s pro-life protections.

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Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:57:40 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/supreme-court-rejects-attempt-liberalise-northern-ireland-abortion-law/
MPs stand up for most vulnerable in society https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-stand-vulnerable-society/ Female MPs spoke out powerfully last night against weakening protections for unborn children, as the Government continues to face pressure to back abortion in Northern Ireland.

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Wed, 06 Jun 2018 16:34:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mps-stand-vulnerable-society/
Don’t impose abortion on NI, say MPs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-impose-abortion-ni-say-mps/ Abortion law should be left to Northern Ireland and not imposed by Westminster, Conservative and Labour MPs say.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:46:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dont-impose-abortion-ni-say-mps/
PM resisting pressure to enforce abortion on NI https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-resisting-pressure-enforce-abortion-ni/ Theresa May is facing pressure to impose abortion on Northern Ireland, but says the issue is a matter for Belfast, not Westminster.

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Wed, 30 May 2018 15:10:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-resisting-pressure-enforce-abortion-ni/
Belfast City Council rejects increased Sunday trading https://www.christian.org.uk/news/belfast-city-council-rejects-increased-sunday-trading/ Belfast City Council has heeded concerns about family life, with councillors rejecting the latest attempt to liberalise Sunday trading.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 14:15:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/belfast-city-council-rejects-increased-sunday-trading/
Ashers Supreme Court day two: ‘Law protects people, not campaign messages' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-supreme-court-day-two-law-protects-people-not-campaign-messages/ Laws on discrimination protect people, not campaign messages, the Supreme Court has heard on the second day of the Ashers Baking Company case.

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Wed, 02 May 2018 16:03:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-supreme-court-day-two-law-protects-people-not-campaign-messages/
Ashers QC to Supreme Court: One day-a-week faith isn’t freedom https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-qc-supreme-court-one-day-week-faith-isnt-freedom/ Christians who have to ditch their faith at work have no real freedom of religion, senior judges have been told in the case of Ashers Baking Company.

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Tue, 01 May 2018 16:06:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ashers-qc-supreme-court-one-day-week-faith-isnt-freedom/
Daniel McArthur tells media: Jesus Christ has been with us every step https://www.christian.org.uk/news/daniel-mcarthur-tells-media-jesus-christ-us-every-step/ Daniel McArthur, General Manager of Ashers Baking Company, has spoken of Jesus’ sustaining power during the difficult four years of legal challenges.

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Tue, 01 May 2018 11:46:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/daniel-mcarthur-tells-media-jesus-christ-us-every-step/