Churches condemn ‘appalling’ Barcelona attack

Aug 19, 2017 by

by Alex Williams, Premier Praise. Church leaders have condemned events in Spain after two terrorist attacks, including a van rampage in Barcelona which left at least 13 people dead… …John Carrana is a pastor at the International Church of Barcelona. He told Premier members of his congregation were...

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Leading theologian: change canon law to correct papal errors

Aug 19, 2017 by

by Dan Hitchens, Catholic Herald. A prominent theologian has proposed reforming canon law to allow a pope’s doctrinal errors to be established. Fr Aidan Nichols, a prolific author who has lectured at Oxford and Cambridge as well as the Angelicum in Rome, said that Pope Francis’s exhortation Amoris...

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Decline in cathedral tourism, but sharp rise in Evensong attendance

Aug 19, 2017 by

Why are thousands of people who’ve never set foot in church before suddenly showing up for choral evensong? By Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today. Thousands of people are turning out to hear free choral music around Britain, many for the first time. One poorly-attended church in London found...

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Building on more than sand: Scripture Union celebrates 150 years of mission to young people

Aug 19, 2017 by

By Pat Ashworth, Church Times. […] THE original vision remains un­­altered: to see a new generation of children and young people come to a vibrant, personal faith in Jesus. The 150th anniversary has been the launchpad for the 95 campaign, initiated by the widely accepted statistic that only...

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ACNA Archbishop Blasts Liberal Lutherans and Anglicans for throwing away Biblical morality

Aug 19, 2017 by

By David Virtue, VirtueOnline. Too many church leaders have thrown away Biblical morality for the sake of cultural relativity, said ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach, pointing the finger at liberal Lutherans and Anglicans. Addressing the North American Lutheran Church (NALC) at their 2017 Mission...

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A level results and the subversion of truth – why Christian chaplains are dismayed

Aug 19, 2017 by

By Gordon Parry, Christian Today. The Christian Church in Britain has long played a highly significant role in the provision of primary and secondary education, both maintained and independent. In all types of school a Christian chaplain is often a highly regarded member of staff, working...

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Justine Greening Responds – The Banality of Evil

Aug 18, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: Justine Greening replied to my letter to her – An Open Letter and Plea to Justine Greening, Minister of Education on her Gender Identity Proposals This is ‘her’ response: Dear David Robertson Thank you for your email of 25th July to Justine Greening. I have been...

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CI News: 18 August 2017

Aug 18, 2017 by

from The Christian Institute: The High Court in Belfast dismisses same-sex marriage cases – education watchdog Ofsted is slammed for its ‘unfair’ complaints process – Loose Women presenters criticises abortion boss -new evidence shows Christianity is growing in North Korea. Featured stories NI...

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Sarah Champion and the silencing of debate

Aug 18, 2017 by

by Ella Whelan, spiked: This week, Sarah Champion, Labour MP for Rotherham, resigned as shadow minister for women and equalities. Why? Because she wrote an article in the Sun last week raising questions about Pakistani grooming gangs. It was the headline to Champion’s piece that caused most...

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Is Social Media Shutting Down Christian Opinions?

Aug 18, 2017 by

by Rod Anderson, Christian Post: I’m not a conspiratorialist, and I don’t believe the sky is falling. But I do know that some major players on the left are trying to silence many of us on the right. Our views are considered toxic and dangerous and discriminatory and hateful. Our views,...

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