It’s not about seats on Sunday

Jan 20, 2018 by

by Nigel Genders, Church Times: ABOUT 15 million people alive in the country today went to a Church of England school. We now educate one million pupils every day, in a quarter of all primary schools and more than 200 secondary schools. We educate children from Christian families, and those of...

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Peal for England! Church bells to be protected in planning rules from noise complaints

Jan 20, 2018 by

by Christopher Hope, Telegraph: Church bells are to win protection under new planning rules to stop people who move into towns and villages forcing councils to silence them, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. Ministers said official planning guidance in England would be changed for new homes to...

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Church of England set to lobby Government over rising Down’s Syndrome abortions

Jan 20, 2018 by

by Olivia Rudgard, Telegraph: The Church of England is set to lobby the Government over a rising number of Down’s Syndrome abortions. Church leaders raised concerns that a growing number of parents who discover their child will be born with the condition are choosing to terminate the...

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Can UK Trump US on Christian freedoms?

Jan 20, 2018 by

by Roger Kiska, Christian Concern: The Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kiska looks at Donald Trump’s speech on Religious Freedom Day and asks if the United Kingdom can reclaim its Christian identity and manage to trump Trump. On January 16 each year, Americans celebrate Religious Freedom Day,...

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Trump’s historic speech to March for Life: Abortion is ‘wrong, it has to change’

Jan 20, 2018 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: In the first-ever live streamed address of a sitting president to the March for Life, Republican President Donald Trump vowed his administration will work to uphold the sanctity of life. “Under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the...

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Co-op offers ‘quickie divorces’ online

Jan 20, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: Obtaining divorces will be made even easier following the launch of the Co-op’s online divorce service, in a move criticised as weakening the institution of marriage. Couples can make enquiries online, speak to a solicitor over the phone and pay just £1,150 to legally...

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Pro-Lifers Are Modern Abolitionists And Pro-Choicers Are Modern Slaveholders. Here’s Proof

Jan 20, 2018 by

by Matt Walsh, Daily Wire: The March For Life is happening in DC today for the 45th consecutive year. On a day like today, I can’t help but think about the future and imagine what the world will say about our society when it is gone. I doubt they will be able to make sense of it. It will not...

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Church of England braced for ‘controversial’ next step in ending 200-year split with Methodists

Jan 19, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Church of England’s ruling synod is set for a ‘controversial’ debate moving towards ending a 200-year-old schism with the Methodists. The two Churches split in the 18th century when John Wesley, a CofE cleric, reluctantly founded the...

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CI News: 19 January 2018

Jan 19, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The Christian Institute calls on Ocado to drop a blasphemous product, men are being invited to smear tests on the NHS if they register as women and the Queen joins Songs of Praise to mark 150 years of Scripture Union. You can download the video...

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Relationships and Sex Education: a guide to the call for evidence

Jan 19, 2018 by

from Coalition for Marriage: Dear marriage supporter, Today we launch our guide on responding to the call for evidence on Relationships and Sex Education and PSHE in England. The guide summarises why the call for evidence is important and how to respond, and provides some points you may wish to...

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