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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Are religious children less altruistic? Bad science and anti-faith propaganda in The Guardian

Nov 10, 2015 by

By Heather Tomlinson: I am on a bit of a writing break at the moment – but felt I should very quickly respond to this report of a recently published scientific article. The Guardian’s headline is “Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds” and it’s been published elsewhere, including the Daily Mail, Time and other esteemed outlets. This is rubbish, and worthy of The Guardian’s excellent former ‘Bad Science’ columnist Ben Goldacre. Why? Social science...

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Give to refugee causes – but here’s how to avoid being conned

Sep 7, 2015 by

by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today: The images of suffering refugees and migrants have prompted millions of people to donate to appeals and charities tohelp. Now a government agency has issued advice warning people to take care that the people asking for money are legitimate. The Charity Commission warns in a note published online that any suspicions about collectors or online appeals should be reported to the Action Fraud police who investigate fraud and cyber crime. Don’t be pressurised...

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