Romanian ‘Coalition for Family’ gets 1.3 million signatures for constitutional ban of gay marriage

Feb 5, 2016 by

From  ActMedia: The Coalition for Family of 23 non-governmental organizations has gathered more than 1,350,000 signatures in favour of an amendment to Romania’s Constitution, which would define the marriage as the consensual union of one man and one woman, it announced on Wednesday on its Facebook page. Mihai Gheorghiu, president of the Coalition’s initiative committee, confirmed the news. The relevant draft law, with the justification and the advice of the Legislative Council, was...

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Defamilialisation: an ideology that shapes our lives

Feb 4, 2016 by

By Helen Ward, MercatorNet: The Economist magazine is perhaps the most influential publication on earth. One of its pet projects is promoting an ideology known as defamilialization, also known as post-familialism and post-maternalism. Though these unmarketable terms are kept to academic publications and out of the media, they have, without a doubt, impacted our lives. In its January 2010 cover feature, We did it!, announcing that women would soon be 50 percent of the US labour force, the...

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Mum attending Anglican church launches app for small children to learn about the Gospel.

Feb 4, 2016 by

New Bible-Based App for Kids and their Grown-Ups. This Pancake Day, one south Yorkshire family are wrapping up an old message in a new way by launching their own app. Designed for parents who want to use the Lent period to teach their kids more about God, God for Kids is fun, interactive and educational. “As a family we have helped kids and parents all over the world learn more about God, through preschool music groups, Sunday schools and festivals. My husband even published a children’s’ book...

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Hundreds of thousands rally in Rome against gay ‘civil unions’ and adoption as vote nears

Feb 3, 2016 by

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, LifeSite: As the Italian Parliament prepares to vote on “civil unions” for homosexuals, a crowd of hundreds of thousands of people rallied in Rome’s Circus Maximus and adjacent streets on January 30 to protest in favor of the family and the rights of children. The gargantuan protest, dubbed “Family Day,” was organized by the Committee to Defend Our Children, and aimed to thwart an attempt by the ruling Democratic Party and its allies to grant legal recognition to...

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Number of children seeking help for sex abuse doubles in five years, says Barnardo’s

Feb 1, 2016 by

By Lexi Finnigan, Telegraph: A surge in the number of children as young as 10 seeking help for sex abuse has seen demand on services more than double in just five years, according to Barnardo’s. The charity said it is in desperate need of a £500,000 funding injection to cope with a 169 per cent increase across the UK for its experts, after providing help to 3,200 vulnerable children last year alone. The figure is more than twice the 1,190 children who were helped by Barnardo’s in...

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Teacher appointed first Named Person state guardian struck off

Feb 1, 2016 by

By Xantha Leatham, The Scotsman: A teacher appointed one of Scotland’s first “state guardians” faces a lifetime ban from working with children. Dayna Dickson-Boath was yesterday struck off the teaching register for sharing fantasies about abusing youngsters. Scotland’s teaching watchdog also recommended that Dickson-Boath be placed on a list of persons deemed unfit to work with children in any capacity. The guidance teacher was appointed 14 months ago to be Named Person for 200 secondary...

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