The government buildings now operated under Sharia law

Jan 31, 2016 by

By Matt Dathan and Jenny Stanton, Mailonline: Two more government buildings operating under Sharia law have been uncovered by MailOnline after it was revealed MPs could be forced to stop drinking alcohol when they move out of the Palace of Westminster. Plans were revealed for MPs to be rehoused in a temporary chamber in a courtyard in the Department of Health at 79 Whitehall – opposite The Cenotaph – earlier this week. However, alcohol is banned on the premises because the...

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Faith and the 2016 Campaign

Jan 31, 2016 by

From Pew Research Center: The conventional wisdom in American politics has long been that someone who is not religious cannot be elected president of the United States. Most Americans have consistently said that it is important to them that the president have strong religious beliefs. And a new Pew Research Center survey finds that being an atheist remains one of the biggest liabilities that a presidential candidate can have; fully half of American adults say they would be less likely to vote...

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Archbishop of Canterbury pushing his own liberal agenda, says MP

Jan 4, 2016 by

By Liz Dodd, The Tablet: The Archbishop of Canterbury’s new year message prioritised his left-wing, liberal agenda over the needs of Christians, a Tory MP has claimed. David Davies, Conservative MP for Monmouth in Wales, wrote a stinging criticism of the message – which called on Britons to welcome refugees – on his website this morning. “How wonderfully saintly it must feel to sleep at night with an easy conscience knowing that you have roundly condemned the wicked politicians and...

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Church of England report branded Marxist

Dec 30, 2015 by

By Gavin Cordon, Belfast Telegraph A Church of England report which attacked key policies of Margaret Thatcher’s government was denounced as “Marxist” by one of her closest advisers. The publication of Faith In The City in December 1985 was seen as a landmark event, sparking intense public debate about the role of the Church in society and the impact of Thatcherism at a time of inner-city breakdown and perceived rising inequality The report, which had been commissioned by the...

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4 Problems With The #YouAintNoChristianBruv Campaign Against David Cameron

Dec 29, 2015 by

By Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist: “The Queen used her Christmas Day broadcast to make one of her most overtly religious addresses to the nation in recent years,” The Telegraphwrote. It is true that the world has had to confront moments of darkness this year, but the Gospel of John contains a verse of great hope, often read at Christmas carol services: ‘The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it’… Despite being displaced and persecuted throughout his short life,...

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Ofsted to inspect your church’s youth work

Dec 5, 2015 by

From The Christian Institute: Under its extremism policy, the Government is now consulting on giving Ofsted legal power to investigate whether church youth work complies with ‘British values’. Any out-of-school setting which provides instruction for more than 6 hours in any week would be covered. The plans would easily include holiday Bible clubs, church weekends and summer camps. In effect, Ofsted would become the state regulator of religion. Please respond to the consultation urgently. The...

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