The Christian Institute - News https://www.christian.org.uk/news The latest news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:27:28 +0000 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:27:28 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Christianity Explored founder leaves C of E team over sexuality teaching https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christianity-explored-founder-leaves-c-e-team-sexuality-teaching/ Prominent evangelist and founder of Christianity Explored Ministries Rico Tice has quit the Archbishop of Canterbury’s evangelism task group over the Bishop of Liverpool’s teaching on sexuality.

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:15:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christianity-explored-founder-leaves-c-e-team-sexuality-teaching/
Google honours Christian hospice movement founder https://www.christian.org.uk/news/google-honours-christian-hospice-movement-founder/ Web giant Google is today celebrating the British Christian who created the modern hospice movement, 100 years after she was born.

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:02:11 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/google-honours-christian-hospice-movement-founder/
‘Evidence shows major flaws in compulsory sex education’, says professor https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-major-flaws-compulsory-sex-education-says-professor/ Ministers are continuing with plans to introduce Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) despite strong evidence that it will not benefit young people, a university professor has warned.

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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:52:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evidence-shows-major-flaws-compulsory-sex-education-says-professor/
Tim Keller to parliamentarians: ‘Let Christians be salt and light’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-keller-parliamentarians-let-christians-salt-light/ US evangelist Tim Keller has urged parliamentarians to embrace religious freedom and allow Christians to live according to biblical values.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:59:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-keller-parliamentarians-let-christians-salt-light/
‘Disregard for human life’ led to hundreds of deaths at UK hospital https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disregard-human-life-lead-hundreds-deaths-uk-hospital/ Up to 650 people died at a hospital on the south coast of England due to an institutional culture which hastened death and undermined the sanctity of life, a major report has found.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:57:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/disregard-human-life-lead-hundreds-deaths-uk-hospital/
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/
'Weakest in society would be hurt by legalising casual cannabis' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/weakest-society-hurt-legalising-casual-cannabis/ Legalising recreational cannabis use would hurt the weakest in society, and could mislead teenagers into thinking it is safe, medics say.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:13:04 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/weakest-society-hurt-legalising-casual-cannabis/
Christian university loses case over biblical stance on sex outside marriage https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-university-loses-case-biblical-stance-sex-outside-marriage/ Critics have slammed a decision to punish a Christian university in Canada for its sexual ethics policy, describing it as an attack on religious freedom.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:00:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-university-loses-case-biblical-stance-sex-outside-marriage/
Hungary’s family focus reaps dividends https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hungarys-family-focus-reaps-dividends/ Marriages and families are flourishing in Hungary thanks to government support and pro-family laws.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:00:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/hungarys-family-focus-reaps-dividends/
Abortionist job advert dropped after student outcry https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortionist-job-advert-dropped-student-outcry/ A US university will no longer hire an abortionist after an outcry from its students.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:08:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortionist-job-advert-dropped-student-outcry/
Dramatic rise in number of over-40s addicted to skunk https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dramatic-rise-number-40s-addicted-skunk/ The number of Britons aged over 40 who are addicted to skunk, the super-strength type of cannabis, is rapidly increasing, new figures show.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:30:44 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dramatic-rise-number-40s-addicted-skunk/
Govt rebuffs Hague: There are ‘absolutely no plans to legalise cannabis’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-rebuffs-hague-absolutely-no-plans-legalise-cannabis/ Cannabis will not be legalised for recreational use, the Home Secretary has said, despite pressure from former Conservative leader William Hague.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:45:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-rebuffs-hague-absolutely-no-plans-legalise-cannabis/
‘Abortion safer than paracetamol': ex Planned Parenthood CEO https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-safer-paracetamol-ex-planned-parenthood-ceo/ Former Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards has been taken to task for claiming abortion drugs are safer than taking paracetamol.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:08:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-safer-paracetamol-ex-planned-parenthood-ceo/
Co-op bans feminist group for views on transsexuals https://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-bans-feminist-group-views-transsexuals/ Women’s rights campaigners who reject transgender ideology have been placed on the Co-operative Bank’s banned list, alongside an individual with links to an ‘oppressive overseas regime’.

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:46:34 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/co-op-bans-feminist-group-views-transsexuals/
Canadian PM accused of religious discrimination https://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-pm-accused-religious-discrimination/ The Prime Minister of Canada has been criticised by a top doctor for discriminating against religious people by denying them freedom of conscience.

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:29:32 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-pm-accused-religious-discrimination/
Dismay at two-year wait before Govt cracks down on addictive betting machines https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dismay-two-year-wait-govt-cracks-addictive-betting-machines/ Campaigners say it is “totally unacceptable” and “inexcusable” that the Government is dragging its feet over a crackdown on addictive betting machines.

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:24:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dismay-two-year-wait-govt-cracks-addictive-betting-machines/
Majority of Irish GPs will not provide abortions https://www.christian.org.uk/news/majority-irish-gps-will-not-provide-abortions/ Nearly seven in ten GPs in the Republic of Ireland do not intend to carry out abortions, according to a new survey.

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:05:24 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/majority-irish-gps-will-not-provide-abortions/
World Cup assists evangelism in Russia, despite ban https://www.christian.org.uk/news/world-cup-assists-evangelism-russia-despite-ban/ Russian Christians have had to get creative in order to evangelise during the World Cup because of the country’s strict laws.

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:19:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/world-cup-assists-evangelism-russia-despite-ban/
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/
LGBT staff 'massively over-represented' at BBC https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-staff-massively-overrepresented-bbc/ More than eight per cent of employees at the BBC identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, new figures have revealed.

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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:40:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/lgbt-staff-massively-overrepresented-bbc/