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Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey favours stricter abortion limits around disability
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:33:11 GMT
Labour leadership candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey supports lowering the upper abortion limit in cases of disability.
Trump administration tells schools they can't stop teachers or students praying
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:58:38 GMT
The US Education Department is sending out memos to school leaders telling them that they cannot block students or teachers from praying in public.
Theologian GK Chesterton's former home at risk of demolition
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:38:56 GMT
A house in England where famed Christian thinker and writer GK Chesterton used to live could be demolished and replaced with apartments if it's not saved.
Bishop seeks law change to recognise role of gambling in suicide
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:09:15 GMT
The Bishop of St Albans is seeking a change to the law on inquests so that gambling addiction is noted as a factor if someone has taken their own life.
Church of England invests in science education for new priests
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:47:05 GMT
People training for the priesthood in the Church of England are set to benefit from financial help to learn about the link between science and faith.
Our 'liberal' culture is, in reality, cruelly illiberal
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:16:14 GMT
If, as society has done, the Ten Commandments are rejected, the result is not a state of no morality but instead an alternative morality.
Christian school denies it expelled student over rainbow cake
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:21:46 GMT
A Christian school is denying claims that it expelled a 15-year-old student for having a rainbow cake at a party.
Official bell ringers body snubs 'Bells for Brexit' call
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:52:51 GMT
The nation's official bell ringers body has rejected calls for churches to ring their bells when the UK officially leaves the European Union at the end of January.
Our eyes have been shut to injustice for too long
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:41:23 GMT
How many of us have closed our eyes to ease our consciences, in order to have a certain measure of convenience and comfort?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: why half in, half out just isn't an option for royals
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:34:35 GMT
The damage is more likely to be suffered by Harry and Meghan, who may have misjudged the extent to which their celebrity is independent of their royal status.
Four more abortion clinics close across the West Midlands
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:23:59 GMT
Four more Marie Stopes International abortion clinics have shut down across the West Midlands but terminations will continue in the region under a new contract given to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS).
Hundreds of hardline Hindus protest giant Jesus statue in India
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:10:59 GMT
Hundreds of hardline Hindus have staged protests against plans to erect a giant Jesus statue in India.
Three Christian teachers killed in attack on primary school
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 08:55:20 GMT
Three Christian teachers have been killed in an attack on a Kenyan primary school by militants believed to belong to the Somalian terrorist group al-Shabaab.
Gospel artist Carman asks for prayers as cancer returns
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 22:28:48 GMT
Veteran Christian singer Carman Licciardello is asking fans to pray for him after being told by doctors that his cancer has returned.
Priscilla Shirer recovering well after lung surgery
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:57:27 GMT
Christian speaker Priscilla Shirer is making a good recovery following surgery to remove a potentially harmful lobe from her left lung.
Archbishop seeks an end to longstanding divisions over human sexuality ahead of Lambeth Conference
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 17:19:05 GMT
The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he hopes that the forthcoming Lambeth Conference will "draw a line under some of the inward-looking approaches of the past" so that the Anglican Communion can move on from a crippling dispute over human sexuality.
North Korea is still the most dangerous place to be a Christian
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:05:05 GMT
North Korea has retained its unbroken record as the country ranked the most dangerous place to be a Christian by human rights charity Open Doors.
Let's rediscover pilgrimage
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:15:09 GMT
It is tempting to think that pilgrimage is a thing for the few. Perhaps it is just for those hardy souls who can get the time off to yomp the Camino. But are there other options closer to home? Could it become a bigger part of our daily life?
Benedict wants name removed from book on priestly celibacy
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:21:30 GMT
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI wants his name to be removed from a book on priestly celibacy seen by some Catholics as an attempt to undermine Pope Francis.
Activists torch German pro-life journalist's car
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:53:12 GMT
Feminist activists have targetted a German pro-life journalist for promoting the country\'s March for Life by setting his car on fire and releasing details of where he lives with his wife and children.