The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sun, 26 May 2019 12:41:36 +0000 Sun, 26 May 2019 12:41:36 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Men allowed in women-only London pool https://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-allowed-in-women-only-london-pool/ Men who say they are women have been told they may swim in a “women-only” public pool in north London.

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Fri, 24 May 2019 15:11:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/men-allowed-in-women-only-london-pool/
Kirk minister tells Scripture Union to accept same-sex marriage https://www.christian.org.uk/news/kirk-minister-tells-scripture-union-to-accept-same-sex-marriage/ A minister in the Church of Scotland has accused Christian charity Scripture Union of discriminating against homosexuals.

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Fri, 24 May 2019 15:00:06 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/kirk-minister-tells-scripture-union-to-accept-same-sex-marriage/
Justice Minister 'favours’ assisted suicide law https://www.christian.org.uk/news/justice-minister-favours-assisted-suicide-law/ Justice Minister David Gauke has said he is “in favour” of changing the law on assisted suicide.

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Fri, 24 May 2019 14:55:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/justice-minister-favours-assisted-suicide-law/
Oz school apologises over LGBT non-uniform day https://www.christian.org.uk/news/oz-school-apologises-over-lgbt-non-uniform-day/ A school in Australia has apologised for asking pupils to pay extra money to not wear multi-coloured clothing at a non-uniform day.

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Fri, 24 May 2019 14:24:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/oz-school-apologises-over-lgbt-non-uniform-day/
Judges rule in favour of Scotland ‘DIY’ abortions https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judges-rule-in-favour-of-scotland-diy-abortions/ A group defending the unborn say they are “greatly saddened” by a court’s decision to support at-home abortions.

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Fri, 24 May 2019 13:34:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judges-rule-in-favour-of-scotland-diy-abortions/
Tanni Grey-Thompson proves 'all life is worth living' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tanni-grey-thompson-proves-all-life-is-worth-living/ Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson says her parents probably would have aborted her if they had known about her disability.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 15:02:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tanni-grey-thompson-proves-all-life-is-worth-living/
‘Living with cancer can be terrifying, but Jesus gives me hope’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/living-with-cancer-can-be-terrifying-but-jesus-gives-me-hope/ A Christian leader diagnosed with terminal cancer says knowing that Jesus Christ understands suffering brings him “great hope”.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 14:21:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/living-with-cancer-can-be-terrifying-but-jesus-gives-me-hope/
Ireland's first drugs distribution centre to be trialled in Dublin https://www.christian.org.uk/news/irelands-first-drugs-distribution-centre-to-be-trialled-in-dublin/ A homeless charity has been given permission by the Health Service Executive to trial Ireland’s first drug-injection facility.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 14:10:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/irelands-first-drugs-distribution-centre-to-be-trialled-in-dublin/
Trump 'conscience rule' challenged by abortion activists https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trump-conscience-rule-challenged-by-abortion-activists/ President Trump has issued a final ‘conscience rule’ protecting medical staff who disagree with issues such as abortion and assisted suicide on ethical grounds.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 14:02:44 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trump-conscience-rule-challenged-by-abortion-activists/
Student pro-life group reinstated after legal challenge https://www.christian.org.uk/news/student-pro-life-group-reinstated-after-legal-challenge/ A pro-life group at the University of Aberdeen has been reinstated to the students’ union after a 13-month battle.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 10:08:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/student-pro-life-group-reinstated-after-legal-challenge/
MP under fire for questioning LGBT teaching for 4-year-olds https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mp-under-fire-for-questioning-lgbt-teaching-for-4-year-olds/ A Birmingham MP who raised concerns about the “age appropriateness” of four and five-year-olds learning about LGBT issues has faced a barrage of criticism.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 08:02:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mp-under-fire-for-questioning-lgbt-teaching-for-4-year-olds/
Star actress: I might have been trans if I was growing up now https://www.christian.org.uk/news/star-actress-i-might-have-been-trans-if-i-was-growing-up-now/ Actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge has revealed she had a five-year phase of wanting to be a boy and would have “jumped” at being transgender if her school had encouraged it.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 15:58:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/star-actress-i-might-have-been-trans-if-i-was-growing-up-now/
NHS Chief: We’re risking a ‘big mistake’ with medical cannabis https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-chief-were-making-a-big-mistake-with-medical-cannabis/ The head of NHS England has warned that medical cannabis risks “normalising drug use” in the UK.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 15:57:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nhs-chief-were-making-a-big-mistake-with-medical-cannabis/
Oxford Union votes to protect free speech https://www.christian.org.uk/news/oxford-union-votes-to-protect-free-speech/ The Oxford Union has voted to oppose the ‘no platforming’ of controversial speakers at in-house debates.

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Wed, 22 May 2019 07:21:18 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/oxford-union-votes-to-protect-free-speech/
Nurses support call for decriminalised prostitution https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nurses-support-call-for-decriminalised-prostitution/ The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has voted to campaign for the decriminalisation of prostitution, but some nurses voiced deep concerns.

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Tue, 21 May 2019 15:38:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/nurses-support-call-for-decriminalised-prostitution/
Drug-driving prosecutions double https://www.christian.org.uk/news/drug-driving-prosecutions-double/ New figures reveal that the number of drug-driving prosecutions in Britain have almost doubled in a year.

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Tue, 21 May 2019 13:19:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/drug-driving-prosecutions-double/
Over 23 million girls killed by sex-selective abortion https://www.christian.org.uk/news/over-23-million-girls-killed-by-sex-selective-abortion/ New research indicates that sex-selective abortions may have resulted in the deaths of more than 23 million girls around the world.

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Tue, 21 May 2019 10:20:11 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/over-23-million-girls-killed-by-sex-selective-abortion/
Doctors repair unborn baby’s spine in UK first https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-repair-unborn-babys-spine-in-uk-first/ For the first time in the UK, doctors have used keyhole surgery to repair the spine of a baby with spina bifida while still in the womb.

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Mon, 20 May 2019 12:47:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/doctors-repair-unborn-babys-spine-in-uk-first/
Judge dismisses concerns over 'gender manipulating' foster parents https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judge-dismisses-concerns-over-gender-manipulating-foster-parents/ A judge has dismissed concerns that two foster parents in Lancashire have been manipulating children in their care to ‘change sex’.

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Fri, 17 May 2019 15:50:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/judge-dismisses-concerns-over-gender-manipulating-foster-parents/
MSPs to debate smacking ban after committee rejects major concerns https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-to-debate-smacking-ban-after-committee-rejects-major-concerns/ Scottish politicians will debate legislation that would criminalise parents who gently smack their children, despite warnings the plan will divert valuable police resources.

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Fri, 17 May 2019 15:45:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/msps-to-debate-smacking-ban-after-committee-rejects-major-concerns/