Christian charity funding cut over opposition to homosexual relationships

Jul 20, 2016 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A Dutch Christian charity had its government funding withdrawn after pressure from MPs over its opposition to active homosexual relationships. The charity has insisted it will carry on its objectives despite the funding cut. Government minister Jet Bussemaker said Hart van Homo’s would not receive further government money after the Netherlands’ ruling Party for Freedom and Democracy argued the charity, which encourages celibacy for gay Christians,...

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Christian groups lead the way in charitable action in England and Wales, says new report

Jun 18, 2016 by

by Florence Taylor, Christian Today: Almost a quarter of all charitable giving in England and Wales is received by faith-based charities, according to a new report released today by think tank New Philanthropy Capital (NPC). Almost half of all overseas aid and human rights charities are religious in nature, with 49 per cent of aid charities and 45 per cent of human rights charities citing a religious foundation. The new report, entitled Faith Matters: Understanding the size, income and focus...

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Humanists urge new Work and Pensions Secretary to disavow links to ‘dangerously homophobic’ group

Mar 22, 2016 by

By Nick Duffy, Pink News: Humanists have come out swinging against new Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb, over alleged links to a group which sponsored a gay ‘cure’ event. Mr Crabb was appointed to the Work and Pensions brief after the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith. The former Secretary of State for Wales, who opposed same-sex marriage, has faced tough questions about his links to CARE – a religious charity which opposes gay equality and sponsored a ‘gay cure’ event....

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USAID is openly financing the campaigns of homosexual candidates in pro-family countries

Mar 4, 2016 by

From LifeSite: Alexandria L. Panehal, Mission Director for USAID in the Dominican Republic, told reporters at a press conference yesterday in the capital of the Caribbean nation that the United States Agency for International Development will be spending $1 million to finance the promotion of the LGBT agenda, including contributions to LGBT politicians who wish to participate in the upcoming elections. “We have established two funds through USAID in order to finance these activities...

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Support group for same-sex attracted Christians given charitable status

Feb 17, 2016 by

By Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: A support organisation for homosexual Christians who choose not to act on their sexual desires has been allowed to register as a charity. The Charity Commission had previously turned down the application by Living Out to join the register last May. But now Living Out has been accepted after the commission carried out an internal review. This led to some of its charitable objectives being altered. On its website, Living Out says: “We experience same-sex...

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Resignation of Dr Patrick Sookhdeo from Barnabas Fund

Nov 23, 2015 by

It is with great sorrow that the board of trustees of Barnabas Aid International announce the resignation of Dr Patrick Sookhdeo as a trustee of Barnabas Aid International and from his positions as International Director and CEO of Barnabas Aid as of 22nd November 2015. Dr Sookhdeo founded Barnabas Aid and has led it with zeal, vision and integrity for 22 years. We are immensely grieved that current circumstances oblige him to step down. Rev. Paul Mursalin will become Acting International...

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