The Christian Institute - World News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/world The latest world news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sat, 26 May 2018 19:10:13 +0000 Sat, 26 May 2018 19:10:13 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Ireland votes to remove protections for unborn https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ireland-votes-remove-protections-unborn/ The Irish public has voted to repeal key constitutional protections for the right to life of the unborn child.

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Sat, 26 May 2018 17:49:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ireland-votes-remove-protections-unborn/
Over three million march for life in Argentina https://www.christian.org.uk/news/three-million-march-life-argentina/ Millions of people have marched for life through the streets of Argentina, calling on the country’s political leaders not to liberalise its abortion laws.

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Fri, 25 May 2018 14:05:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/three-million-march-life-argentina/
Euthanasia measure rejected by Finland https://www.christian.org.uk/news/euthanasia-measure-rejected-finland/ An attempt to legalise euthanasia has been resoundingly defeated in Finland.

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Fri, 25 May 2018 14:00:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/euthanasia-measure-rejected-finland/
Trans student wins latest round in US bathroom case https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-student-wins-latest-round-us-bathroom-case/ A 19-year-old American student who was born female but identifies as a male has won a court ruling following lengthy legal action to use the bathroom of her choice.

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Thu, 24 May 2018 09:23:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/trans-student-wins-latest-round-us-bathroom-case/
‘Support for abortion is a misleading benchmark for progressiveness’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/support-abortion-misleading-benchmark-progresiveness/ People in the Republic of Ireland “have a duty to protect” the right to life for unborn babies, according to a commentator who used to support abortion.

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Thu, 24 May 2018 07:37:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/support-abortion-misleading-benchmark-progresiveness/
Irish mum: ‘Abortion was never an option for us’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/irish-mum-abortion-never-option-us/ A mother in the Republic of Ireland says she has no regrets about refusing to abort her daughter – as her country prepares for the upcoming abortion referendum.

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Wed, 23 May 2018 15:21:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/irish-mum-abortion-never-option-us/
Dignitas founder on trial for exploiting patients https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dignitas-founder-trial-exploiting-patients/ The founder of Swiss suicide facility Dignitas stands accused of profiteering from patients and exploiting their suffering for his own benefit.

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Tue, 22 May 2018 15:30:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dignitas-founder-trial-exploiting-patients/
Parents outraged over explicit sex ed video https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-outraged-explicit-sex-ed-video/ The head of a US secondary school’s Physical Education department has been suspended after he allowed a group of 14-year-old girls to be shown a graphic sex education video.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 14:46:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-outraged-explicit-sex-ed-video/
Assisted suicide comprehensively rejected in Guernsey https://www.christian.org.uk/news/assisted-suicide-comprehensively-rejected-guernsey/ Guernsey will review its end-of-life care, including increasing palliative support, after politicians on the island rejected assisted suicide.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 14:21:12 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/assisted-suicide-comprehensively-rejected-guernsey/
Abortion referendum: Top obstetrician calls for a 'no' vote https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-referendum-top-obstetrician-calls-no-vote/ A highly-regarded obstetrician in the Republic of Ireland has urged citizens to vote ‘no’ in the country’s upcoming referendum on abortion.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 12:28:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/abortion-referendum-top-obstetrician-calls-no-vote/
'Heartbeat Bill' signed by Iowa Governor https://www.christian.org.uk/news/heartbeat-bill-signed-iowa-governor/ Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has pledged to do everything in her power to protect life, after signing a new Bill that has been praised by pro-lifers.

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Thu, 17 May 2018 12:00:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/heartbeat-bill-signed-iowa-governor/
Family of suicide bombers attack churches in Indonesia https://www.christian.org.uk/news/family-suicide-bombers-attack-churches-indonesia/ Christians are calling for prayer after several churches were attacked in Indonesia – with a single family suspected of carrying out the bombings.

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Tue, 15 May 2018 10:57:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/family-suicide-bombers-attack-churches-indonesia/
‘Dead’ boy wakes up before doctors harvest organs https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dead-boy-wakes-doctors-harvest-organs/ A boy in Alabama astounded doctors when he woke up just a day before his life support was to be ended, and his organs harvested.

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Thu, 10 May 2018 11:53:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/dead-boy-wakes-doctors-harvest-organs/
YouTube bans pro-life channel over ‘harmful’ content https://www.christian.org.uk/news/youtube-bans-pro-life-channel-harmful-content/ A pro-life organisation has had a YouTube channel suspended because its content was deemed to be “harmful or dangerous”.

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Mon, 07 May 2018 08:00:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/youtube-bans-pro-life-channel-harmful-content/
Christians urge voters to say 'no’ to Ireland abortions https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-urge-voters-say-no-ireland-abortions/ The Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) has reminded Irish citizens of “the importance and value of human life” in the lead up to the country’s referendum on abortion.

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Thu, 03 May 2018 12:22:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-urge-voters-say-no-ireland-abortions/
Jack Nicklaus: ‘Adult stem cells have helped me play golf pain free’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jack-nicklaus-adult-stem-cells-helped-play-golf-pain-free/ Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has praised adult stem cells, after undergoing ground-breaking treatment to help him continue playing the sport he loves.

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Tue, 01 May 2018 11:44:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jack-nicklaus-adult-stem-cells-helped-play-golf-pain-free/
Parents protest against graphic sex ed classes https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-protest-graphic-sex-ed-classes/ Parents across North America and Australia have joined a global protest against the teaching of graphic sex education in primary and secondary schools.

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Fri, 27 Apr 2018 08:55:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-protest-graphic-sex-ed-classes/
Apps with sex and violence deemed suitable for 4-year-olds https://www.christian.org.uk/news/apps-sex-violence-deemed-suitable-4-year-olds/ Apps featuring sexual or violent content have been approved by Apple and Google as being suitable for young children.

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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:59:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/apps-sex-violence-deemed-suitable-4-year-olds/
Vandals destroy pro-life display on US campus https://www.christian.org.uk/news/vandals-destroy-pro-life-display-us-campus/ Pro-life students say vandals who dismantled their university abortion display will not stop them spreading “a culture of life on campus”.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:01:32 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/vandals-destroy-pro-life-display-us-campus/
Church leaders: Vulnerable in danger from assisted suicide https://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-leaders-vulnerable-danger-assisted-suicide/ Legalising assisted suicide in Guernsey would be dangerous for everyone on the island, church leaders say, and politicians should instead focus on caring for the vulnerable.

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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:29:16 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/church-leaders-vulnerable-danger-assisted-suicide/