The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:15:06 +0000 Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:15:06 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Academic stopped from researching 'sex-swap regret' says accusations of 'transphobia' are stifling debate https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academic-stopped-from-researching-sex-swap-regret-says-accusations-of-transphobia-are-stifling-debate/ An academic has challenged a decision by Bath Spa University to refuse him permission to research trans regret.

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Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:10:37 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/academic-stopped-from-researching-sex-swap-regret-says-accusations-of-transphobia-are-stifling-debate/
UK is a Christian country, says Education Secretary https://www.christian.org.uk/news/united-kingdom-is-a-christian-country-says-education-secretary/ The United Kingdom is a “Christian country” and has its institutions rooted in the “Judaeo-Christian tradition”, Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said.

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:17:40 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/united-kingdom-is-a-christian-country-says-education-secretary/
Mermaids training for police ridiculed online https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mermaids-training-for-police-ridiculed-online/ Training given to Merseyside police by trans activist group Mermaids has been ridiculed online.

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:02:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mermaids-training-for-police-ridiculed-online/
US court rules to protect Christian students’ religious liberty https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-court-rules-to-protect-christian-students-religious-liberty/ The University of Iowa was wrong to strip a Christian student group of its registered status, a court has ruled.

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:50:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-court-rules-to-protect-christian-students-religious-liberty/
Navratilova: 'Letting men compete against women is insane and it's cheating' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/navratilova-letting-men-compete-against-women-is-insane-and-its-cheating/ Tennis great Martina Navratilova has said it is “insane” that men who say they are women are allowed to participate in women’s sport.

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:33:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/navratilova-letting-men-compete-against-women-is-insane-and-its-cheating/
'I was told my unborn child could be a management problem' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-was-told-my-unborn-child-could-be-a-management-problem/ An American father has shared how doctors immediately changed their language when they thought his unborn baby might have a tumour on his heart.

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Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:58:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-was-told-my-unborn-child-could-be-a-management-problem/
Paralysed motor neurone disease patient: 'I'm a happy man' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/paralysed-motor-neurone-disease-patient-im-a-happy-man/ A man with motor neurone disease (MND) has spoken out about his opposition to assisted suicide.

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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:52:26 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/paralysed-motor-neurone-disease-patient-im-a-happy-man/
'Avoid using cannabis': doctors warn teens https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teenagers-should-avoid-using-cannabis-doctors-warn-teens-of-depression-link/ Using cannabis as a teenager increases the likelihood of depression and suicidal behaviour, new research has confirmed.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:47:15 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/teenagers-should-avoid-using-cannabis-doctors-warn-teens-of-depression-link/
Transgender ‘dad’ wants word ‘mother’ kept off child’s birth certificate https://www.christian.org.uk/news/transgender-dad-wants-word-mother-kept-off-childs-birth-certificate/ A woman who used the law to ‘change sex’ to male is fighting to keep the word ‘mother’ off her child’s birth certificate.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:40:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/transgender-dad-wants-word-mother-kept-off-childs-birth-certificate/
Tanni Grey-Thompson says assisted suicide law 'protects vulnerable' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tanni-grey-thompson-says-assisted-suicide-law-protects-vulnerable/ Peer and Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson has hit out at a recent editorial by The Times on assisted suicide.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:38:10 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tanni-grey-thompson-says-assisted-suicide-law-protects-vulnerable/
First legally non-binary person now regrets transgender 'fraud' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/first-legally-non-binary-person-now-regrets-transgender-fraud/ The first American to be officially recognised as ‘non-binary’ has rejected transgender ideology and now recognises that he is a man.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:22:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/first-legally-non-binary-person-now-regrets-transgender-fraud/
Trump calls for tighter abortion laws at annual address https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trump-calls-for-tighter-abortion-laws-at-annual-address/ President Donald Trump called for stricter laws on late-term abortions at the annual State of the Union address.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:22:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trump-calls-for-tighter-abortion-laws-at-annual-address/
'Jesus is more precious than my same-sex attraction' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jesus-is-more-precious-than-my-same-sex-attraction/ A young woman has spoken out about how she is pursuing Christ in the face of her struggle with same-sex attraction.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:43:15 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jesus-is-more-precious-than-my-same-sex-attraction/
Arts Council England to pressure groups on access to data on sexual orientation https://www.christian.org.uk/news/arts-council-england-to-pressure-groups-on-access-to-data-on-sexual-orientation/ Arts groups will be told to release information about the sexuality of their employees or they could be denied funding.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:49:11 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/arts-council-england-to-pressure-groups-on-access-to-data-on-sexual-orientation/
Spina bifida 'not a death sentence', says mum after in-womb surgery https://www.christian.org.uk/news/spina-bifida-not-a-death-sentence-says-mum-after-in-womb-surgery/ Another baby has had pioneering in-womb spina bifida surgery in the UK.

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Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:21:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/spina-bifida-not-a-death-sentence-says-mum-after-in-womb-surgery/
CI calls on Education Secretary to drop youth group kitemark scheme https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-calls-on-education-secretary-to-drop-youth-group-kitemark-scheme/ The Christian Institute has written to Education Secretary Damian Hinds warning about the potential for misuse of a ‘kitemark’ scheme for grading youth groups.

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Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:58:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ci-calls-on-education-secretary-to-drop-youth-group-kitemark-scheme/
Church schools and youth groups 'do great work', says Education Secretary https://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-schools-and-youth-groups-do-great-work-says-education-secretary/ Education Secretary Damian Hinds has praised church schools and youth groups, saying they ‘do great work’.

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Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:13:46 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-schools-and-youth-groups-do-great-work-says-education-secretary/
Christians stopped from fostering over biblical beliefs: Canada https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-stopped-from-fostering-over-biblical-beliefs-canada/ A Canadian adoption agency has been accused of discriminating against a Christian couple wanting to become foster parents.

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Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:35:37 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-stopped-from-fostering-over-biblical-beliefs-canada/
BPAS head calls for radical late-term abortion law for GB https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bpas-head-calls-for-radical-late-term-abortion-law-for-gb/ The head of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has said that she wants to see New York’s radical late-term abortion laws passed in the UK.

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Thu, 14 Feb 2019 14:06:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bpas-head-calls-for-radical-late-term-abortion-law-for-gb/
1,800 docs campaign against 'rigged' assisted suicide poll https://www.christian.org.uk/news/1800-docs-campaign-against-rigged-assisted-suicide-poll/ Over 1,800 doctors and medics have signed a letter opposing the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) change of stance on assisted suicide.

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Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:15:17 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/1800-docs-campaign-against-rigged-assisted-suicide-poll/