Will Theresa May restore religious liberty by adopting reasonable accommodation?

Dec 6, 2016 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Theresa May is an Anglican, and her faith appears to be sound and secure (ie, it doesn’t fade in and out like Magic FM in the Chilterns). A few articles have pondered the precise cut of her Christian jib: Giles Fraser was first off the mark, with a tender dissection of her High Church upbringing, with its “unflashy service, community, warts and all, and personal sacrifice”. For him, she is the real thing: “her faith feels entirely convincing to me,” he observes. More...

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Beyond the politics of anger

Dec 2, 2016 by

by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, MercatorNet: This is not politics as usual. The American Presidential election, the Brexit vote and the rise of extremism in the politics of the West are warnings of something larger, and the sooner we realise it, the better. What we are witnessing is the birth of a new politics of anger. It is potentially very dangerous indeed. No civilisation lasts forever. The first sign of breakdown is that people stop trusting the ruling elite. They are seen as having failed...

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Theresa May urged not to ‘abuse position to promote Christianity’ after revealing God is her driving force

Dec 2, 2016 by

by Rob Merrick, Independent: The National Secular Society says the Prime Minister must not seek to ‘impose her own religious values on others’ – after she reveals her faith ‘lies behind what I do’. Theresa May has been urged not to “abuse her position to promote Christianity”, after revealing how her faith in God is her driving force. The National Secular Society raised the alarm after the Prime Minister used a weekend newspaper interview to open up about her...

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Theresa May: we can all be proud of our Christian heritage

Dec 1, 2016 by

by Aaron James, Premier: The Prime Minister has told MPs “our Christian heritage is something we can all be proud of”. Theresa May was responding to a question from the Conservative MP for Congleton and Christian Fiona Bruce, who asked the Prime Minister if she would endorse a recently published book called Speak Up. Speak Up was created by the Lawyer’s Christian Fellowship and the Evangelical Alliance. It’s designed to help readers understand what their rights are and...

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Theresa May urged not to ‘abuse position to promote Christianity’ after revealing God is her driving force

Nov 29, 2016 by

by Rob Merrick, Independent: Theresa May has been urged not to “abuse her position to promote Christianity”, after revealing how her faith in God is her driving force. The National Secular Society raised the alarm after the Prime Minister used a weekend newspaper interview to open up about her religious beliefs. Asked how she steeled herself for making tough decisions, Ms May replied: “It’s about, ‘Are you doing the right thing?’ If you know you are doing the right thing, you...

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Documented: Obama’s ‘Traditional Muslim Bias’ against Christians

Nov 24, 2016 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, Gatestone Institute: Almost a year ago, President Barack Hussein Obama described the suggestion that the U.S. give preference to Christian refugees over Muslim refugees as “shameful.” “That’s not American. That’s not who we are. We don’t have religious tests to our compassion,” he loftily added. Now, WikiLeaks has released a 2008 email discussing who should fill top staff positions should Obama win the presidency.  It clearly proves that the Obama administration is the one...

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