Is aid being misused to fund terrorism?

Aug 18, 2016 by

Many media outlets carried a story on 2nd August that the director of World Vision’s programme of relief and development in Gaza had been arrested by the Israeli security services, and accused of channelling millions of dollars of aid to Hamas for military purposes. The key elements are summarised here: World Vision’s Gaza manager charged with supporting Hamas militants, by Mark Woods, Christian Today. World Vision’s senior leadership appeared to know nothing about the allegations...

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Investigate Extremist Christians!

Aug 3, 2016 by

by David Robertson, TheWeeFlea: I suppose it was to be expected. After the crushing defeat for the Scottish government at the United Kingdom Supreme Court over their Named Person scheme, we not only had the spin which sought to turn it into victory, but then, sadly, the intimidation and mockery which has become so much part of the current Scottish political scene. Whilst there are Christians who support the named person scheme, and others who do not really know, and whilst there were secular...

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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by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A Dutch Christian charity had its government funding withdrawn after pressure from MPs over its opposition to active homosexual relationships.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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