Observatory Reports 191 Hate Crimes to OSCE

May 22, 2017 by

The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe recently reported 191 hate crimes against Christians in 16 European countries to the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) for inclusion in its 2016 hate crimes report. Every year on November...

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Met steps up to tackle homophobia and transphobia

May 17, 2017 by

The Metropolitan Police Service will today, Wednesday 17 May, be supporting the world’s largest anti-homophobia and anti-transphobia day. Special police service events and community activities will form part of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT),...

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(Re)Building the Kingdom: Secularism, Christianity, and Cultural Renewal

May 6, 2017 by

by Charles J Chaput, Public Discourse: A culture that substitutes lawn signs and slogans for moral substance can only be renewed by the rigor of Christian thought and the actions that flow from it. A friend of mine lives in one of Philadelphia’s comfortable suburbs. She and her husband are both...

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Is the Bible ‘Hate Speech’?

May 4, 2017 by

by Andrea Williams, Christian Concern: Is the Bible a ‘hate book’? Andrea Williams comments on the recent hearing of Barry Trayhorn at the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Is the Bible ‘hate speech’? Of course not, but of late, this is a thought that has crossed my mind. If the...

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All hail Sadiq Khan’s new Ministry of Truth

Apr 27, 2017 by

by Guy Birchall, spiked:  London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched an ‘Online Hate Crime Hub’, run by members of the Metropolitan Police. Five of London’s finest will run City Hall’s own version of the Ministry of Truth, working to ‘identify, prevent and investigate online abuse’, to the tune of...

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Hate-crime probe after Koran reading in Glasgow cathedral

Apr 26, 2017 by

by Mark Smith, Glasgow Evening Times: POLICE are investigating possible hate crimes in connection with the controversy over the reading of the Koran at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow. The provost of the cathedral, The Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth, received violent and abusive homophobic...

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