The Christian Institute - World News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/world The latest world news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:14:43 +0000 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:14:43 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Gambling adverts need tackling following World Cup deluge https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-adverts-need-tackling-following-world-cup-deluge/ Football fans were bombarded by gambling advertising at the World Cup, with casino and betting adverts taking up 17 per cent of ITV’s ad breaks.

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Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:25:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/gambling-adverts-need-tackling-following-world-cup-deluge/
Study: Hormone therapy for transsexuals has fatal health risks https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-hormone-therapy-transsexuals-fatal-health-risks/ Hormone therapy for people attempting to ‘transition’ from male to female carries major health risks, a new study suggests.

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Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:07:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/study-hormone-therapy-transsexuals-fatal-health-risks/
Amnesty International abortion policy a ‘grotesque irony’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/amnesty-international-abortion-policy-grotesque-irony/ Amnesty International has declared abortion to be “a human right”.

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Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:49:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/amnesty-international-abortion-policy-grotesque-irony/
Parents of Thai cave rescue boy give thanks to God https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-thai-cave-rescue-boy-give-thanks-god/ Parents of a boy who was trapped in the Tham Luang cave system in Thailand have given thanks to God following his rescue.

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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:24:39 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-thai-cave-rescue-boy-give-thanks-god/
Woman forgives cheating husband who hired hitman to kill her https://www.christian.org.uk/news/woman-forgives-cheating-husband-hired-hitman-kill/ A US woman has shared her remarkable story of how she forgave the adulterous husband who hired a hitman to kill her.

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Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:53:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/woman-forgives-cheating-husband-hired-hitman-kill/
Couple behind horrifying baby murder likely to escape charges https://www.christian.org.uk/news/couple-behind-horrifying-baby-murder-likely-escape-charges/ A US couple who admitted to brutally killing their unborn baby may walk away without charges due to a legal loophole.

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Thu, 05 Jul 2018 09:12:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/couple-behind-horrifying-baby-murder-likely-escape-charges/
Trump and Clinton at odds on abortion https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trump-clinton-odds-abortion/ Donald Trump has praised pro-life activists campaigning to protect the right to life of the unborn.

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Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:37:40 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trump-clinton-odds-abortion/
Victory for pro-life centres in US free speech case https://www.christian.org.uk/news/victory-pro-life-centres-us-free-speech-case/ Pro-life leaders are celebrating a ruling by the US Supreme Court which has significant implications for freedom of speech.

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Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:15:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/victory-pro-life-centres-us-free-speech-case/
Christian florist ‘very thankful’ for US Supreme Court move https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-florist-thankful-us-supreme-court-move/ A Christian florist who declined to arrange flowers for a same-sex wedding has been given a significant boost by the US Supreme Court.

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Thu, 28 Jun 2018 12:10:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-florist-thankful-us-supreme-court-move/
Campaigners caution against assisted suicide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/campaigners-caution-assisted-suicide/ Campaigners in Scotland and New Zealand are speaking out amid pressure to legalise assisted suicide in their countries.

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Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:39:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/campaigners-caution-assisted-suicide/
Pro-life politician quits Sinn Féin over its abortion stance https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-politician-quits-sinn-fein-abortion-stance/ An Irish pro-life politician has stepped down from Sinn Féin following its support for abortion, saying she feels she no longer has a place in the party.

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Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:18:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pro-life-politician-quits-sinn-fein-abortion-stance/
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/
‘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/
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/
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/
Religious liberty victories for US Christian colleges https://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-liberty-victories-us-christian-colleges/ A US religious liberty group is celebrating court victories which fully affirm freedom and protections for several Christian colleges.

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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:29:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/religious-liberty-victories-us-christian-colleges/
Betting company pledges £50,000+ to LGBT causes in World Cup stunt https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-company-pledges-50000-lgbt-causes-world-cup-stunt/ A betting company will give tens of thousands of pounds during the football World Cup to back LGBT issues.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:18:48 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/betting-company-pledges-50000-lgbt-causes-world-cup-stunt/