The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:03:19 +0000 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:03:19 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Peer demands inquest over UK Govt funding for illegal abortions in Kenya https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peer-demands-inquest-over-uk-govt-funding-for-illegal-abortions-in-kenya/ A pro-life peer has called on the Government to launch an investigation into claims that international development money has been spent on illegal abortions in Kenya.

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Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:30:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/peer-demands-inquest-over-uk-govt-funding-for-illegal-abortions-in-kenya/
More than 100 believers arrested in Iran amidst Govt crackdown https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-than-100-believers-arrested-in-iran-amidst-govt-crackdown/ More than 100 Christians have been arrested in Iran in just one week and ordered to cut all contact with religious groups and house churches.

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Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:09:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/more-than-100-believers-arrested-in-iran-amidst-govt-crackdown/
Canadian politician: ‘Let us be reminded of Christ this Christmas’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-politician-let-us-be-reminded-of-christ-this-christmas/ A Christian politician has used a speech in the Canadian parliament to give a short message on the real meaning of Christmas.

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Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:14:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-politician-let-us-be-reminded-of-christ-this-christmas/
Pre-Christmas price slash for morning-after pill 'irresponsible' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pre-christmas-price-slash-for-morning-after-pill-irresponsible/ An online pharmaceutical company has cut the price of the morning-after pill – which in some cases can result in abortion – to £4.99 in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:28:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pre-christmas-price-slash-for-morning-after-pill-irresponsible/
‘Changing Scottish census would erase biological sex’, academics say https://www.christian.org.uk/news/changing-scottish-census-would-erase-biological-sex-academics-say/ Proposed changes to the Scottish census, including replacing the question about objective biological sex with one about subjective ‘gender identity’, are confused, academics say.

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Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:18:55 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/changing-scottish-census-would-erase-biological-sex-academics-say/
US Christian teacher fired for not using preferred pronouns https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-christian-teacher-fired-for-not-using-preferred-pronouns/ A Christian schoolteacher has been fired from his position at West Point High School, Virginia, after he refused to use a student’s preferred pronouns.

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Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:45:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-christian-teacher-fired-for-not-using-preferred-pronouns/
Proportion of failed drug-driving tests up by 43 per cent https://www.christian.org.uk/news/proportion-of-failed-drug-driving-tests-up-by-43-per-cent/ The proportion of motorists failing tests for banned substances has risen 43 per cent in two years, figures have revealed.

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Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:37:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/proportion-of-failed-drug-driving-tests-up-by-43-per-cent/
Commercialise surrogacy, says ex-family judge https://www.christian.org.uk/news/commercialise-surrogacy-says-ex-family-judge/ Former head of the family court Sir James Munby has said that surrogate mothers could be paid for having babies.

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Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:00:27 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/commercialise-surrogacy-says-ex-family-judge/
Dementia patient euthanised despite saying she 'didn't want to die' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dementia-patient-euthanised-despite-saying-she-didnt-want-to-die/ A doctor has been charged with unlawfully ending a patient’s life in the first case of its kind since euthanasia was legalised in the Netherlands in 2002.

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Wed, 12 Dec 2018 14:53:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dementia-patient-euthanised-despite-saying-she-didnt-want-to-die/
Christians face 'extinction' in the Middle East, fears Archbishop https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-face-extinction-in-the-middle-east-fears-archbishop/ Christianity in the Middle East is in danger of “imminent extinction”, the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.

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Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:37:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-face-extinction-in-the-middle-east-fears-archbishop/
Warnings over new guidance for church youth groups https://www.christian.org.uk/news/warnings-over-new-guidance-for-church-youth-groups/ A Department for Education (DfE) consultation hinting at regulation of out-of-schools settings is raising concerns.

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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:50:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/warnings-over-new-guidance-for-church-youth-groups/
Mum tells Irish politician ‘educate yourself’ on abortion regret https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-tells-irish-politician-educate-yourself-on-abortion-regret/ A mother-of-three has lambasted an Irish politician for claiming that abortion regret does not exist.

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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:08:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mum-tells-irish-politician-educate-yourself-on-abortion-regret/
Gender-confused schoolgirls sent breast binders by trans group https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gender-confused-schoolgirls-sent-breast-binders-by-trans-group/ A taxpayer-funded trans group has been sending breast binders to schoolgirls as young as thirteen and hiding the practice from parents, it has been revealed.

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Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:56:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gender-confused-schoolgirls-sent-breast-binders-by-trans-group/
Columnist: ‘Bring back Christian Christmas cards’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/columnist-bring-back-christian-christmas-cards/ Christmas should be celebrated as an explicitly Christian festival, a columnist has said.

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Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:48:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/columnist-bring-back-christian-christmas-cards/
TV's Dragons take moral stand against gambling https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tvs-dragons-take-moral-stand-against-gambling/ Stars of BBC’s Dragons’ Den have turned down an investment opportunity because of their ‘moral concerns’ about problem gambling.

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Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:58:51 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tvs-dragons-take-moral-stand-against-gambling/
Boy, 6, raised as girl by mum https://www.christian.org.uk/news/boy-6-raised-as-girl-by-mum/ A six-year-old boy from Texas is being raised as a girl by his mother, with the backing of US social services.

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Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:55:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/boy-6-raised-as-girl-by-mum/
Gambling companies agree to limitations on TV adverts https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-companies-agree-to-limitations-on-tv-adverts/ Gambling companies have agreed to a ‘whistle-to-whistle’ ban on television advertising during live sporting events.

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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:14:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-companies-agree-to-limitations-on-tv-adverts/
House of Lords reject call to scrap coronation oath https://www.christian.org.uk/news/house-of-lords-reject-call-to-scrap-coronation-oath/ The House of Lords has rejected a call to disestablish the Church of England, remove God from the coronation oath and to declare Britain a secular state.

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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:03:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/house-of-lords-reject-call-to-scrap-coronation-oath/
Exclusive: The Entertainer puts Christ front and centre at Christmas https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-entertainer-puts-christ-front-and-centre-at-christmas/ High street toy shop The Entertainer is challenging the ongoing secularisation of Christmas with a prominent nativity scene display in all of its shop windows.

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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:18:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-entertainer-puts-christ-front-and-centre-at-christmas/
Napalm girl: ‘Those bombs led me to Christ’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/napalm-girl-those-bombs-led-me-to-christ/ In 1972, at the height of the Vietnam War, a picture of a young girl shocked the world.

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