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Church fears holding Catholic beliefs may soon be a 'hate crime'
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:59:14 GMT
A "climate of heightened sensitivity" and increasingly broad definitions of 'hate crime' are putting freedom of speech and belief at risk, the Catholic Church in Scotland has warned.
God cherishes women - why knowing this makes all the difference to our marriage
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:37:24 GMT
Understanding how much God cherishes women is important not only for wives but husbands too
Pro-life student group wins right to affiliate at Glasgow University after threat of legal action
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 09:01:20 GMT
A pro-life student group has successfully overturned a decision to deny it affiliation at Glasgow University after threatening legal action.
Hundreds of thousands march through London demanding second referendum
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 08:42:37 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership.
Church opens its doors to community for prayer after body of Libby Squire is found
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:09:44 GMT
Hull Community Church has opened its doors to members of the community grieving the loss of Libby Squire after the missing student's body was found in the Humber estuary.
Canada's oldest rape crisis centre defunded for refusing to allow trans women
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:52:06 GMT
The Vancouver city council has voted to cut public funding from Canada's oldest rape crisis centre because they refuse to allow trans-identified males into spaces specifically reserved for female victims.
When people think their acts of evil are somehow good
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:36:38 GMT
The New Zealand mosque killer's actions were the extreme but logical consequence of an ideological pariah infecting Western culture right now
Figuring out what God is calling us to is simple really
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:19:57 GMT
Doing the work of God isn't always glamorous but it's always, always life-changing for those on the receiving end
Islamic State has been defeated, say Syrian Democratic Forces
Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:53:56 GMT
US-backed forces said they had captured Islamic State's last shred of territory in eastern Syria at Baghouz on Saturday, ending the group's self-proclaimed caliphate after years of fighting.
Police to take 'no further action' against Caroline Farrow over 'misgendering' complaint
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:05:05 GMT
No further action will be taken by police against Caroline Farrow, the Catholic journalist who faced being investigated after she was accused of "misgendering" the daughter of a trans rights activist.
Christians and Muslims stand together to remember victims of New Zealand mosque shootings
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:42:02 GMT
Christians stood side by side with Muslims on Friday as New Zealand remembered the victims of the mosque shootings a week ago.
Home Office to review Christian asylum seeker's rejection after outcry over letter quoting Bible
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:54:03 GMT
The Home Office has said it will review an Iranian Christian's request for asylum after a rejection letter quoting the Bible caused an uproar.
Gap closing between number of evangelicals and religious 'nones' in the US
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:43:56 GMT
The number of religious "nones" in the United States are now statistically equal to the number of evangelicals, according to a political scientist who analyzed data from the recently released 2018 General Social Survey.
Cyclone Idai disaster 'is getting worse', not better, warns CAFOD
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:45:09 GMT
Catholic aid agency CAFOD says it has been left shocked as the scale of the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa becomes more apparent.
Don't look to God for an answer to Brexit impasse, says Tony Blair
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:19:14 GMT
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair suggested this week that Christians should make up their own minds about Brexit instead of looking to God for an answer.
Royal College of Physicians adopts neutral position on assisted suicide despite widespread opposition among members
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:31:38 GMT
The Royal College of Physicians has abandoned its historic opposition to assisted suicide despite over half of its members saying they would refuse to participate if the practice was made legal.
There are 'limitations' to free speech, says London Mayor after street preacher's arrest
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:46:54 GMT
Pressed on whether Christians could openly read from any part of the Bible without fear of arrest, Sadiq Khan refused to rule out the possibility of similar incidents happening again in the future.
Truly vulnerable people aren't getting protection, says Christian debt charity
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:51:07 GMT
A new report from debt charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP) has claimed companies and financial organisations are labelling too many people as 'vulnerable'
Say Something Nice: How we can celebrate Christ-like speech
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:35:17 GMT
Words are powerful. Words have the power to build up or to tear down. Words have the power to heal or to wound.
Salisbury Cathedral up for museum award after powerful art installation makes an impression
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:05:45 GMT
A powerful art installation symbolising reconciliation and peace at Salisbury Cathedral has caught the eye of the Museum and Heritage Awards.