Welsh Assembly Member banned for criticising extreme transgender rights activism

Dec 18, 2017 by

from Christian Concern: Carys Moseley reports that the Welsh Assembly has become the first legislature in the western world to ban an elected politician from speaking for criticising transgender identification. Gareth Bennett from UKIP criticised the UK government’s proposals to amend the Gender...

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Sweden’s Sexual Assault Crisis Presents a Feminist Paradox

Dec 18, 2017 by

by Paulina Neuding, Quillette: Sweden prides itself on being a beacon of feminism. It has the most generous parental leave in the developed world, providing for 18 months off work, 15 of which can be used by fathers as paternity leave. A quarter of the paid parental leave is indeed used by men,...

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Advent Meditations: Monday 18 December

Dec 18, 2017 by

Mon Dec 18 am: 41, 52 pm: 44 Zech 1:7-17 Rev 3:7-13 Matt 24:15-31 Monday Advent III  Liturgical Feast for Today :  St. Modestos, Monk & Archbishop of Jerusalem, 634. After becoming a monk, he became head of the monastery of Saint Theodosios the Great (founded in the IV Century) in Palestine....

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Carlile Report: Bishop George Bell has been traduced, and the blame lies squarely with Church House and Lambeth Palace

Dec 17, 2017 by

by Martin Sewell, from Archbishop Cranmer: “The George Bell case represents the perfect storm from which injustice emerges. We had a church fearful and sensitive to allegations that it might be covering up abuse, a plausible complainant, a long dead Bishop with no living heirs, and a church...

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‘Unjust’ Justin Welby will be judged for sacking me over sex abuse case, former Archbishop says

Dec 17, 2017 by

by Hayley Dixon and Olivia Rudgard, Telegraph: The former Archbishop of Canterbury has hit out at his “unjust” successor Justin Welby over the way he has treated him for his handling of sex abuse claims. Lord George Carey says that the current Archbishop’s decision to ask him to...

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Created Male and Female: An Open Letter from Religious Leaders

Dec 17, 2017 by

December 15, 2017 Dear Friends: As leaders of various communities of faith throughout the United States, many of us came together in the past to affirm our commitment to marriage as the union of one man and one woman and as the foundation of society. We reiterate that natural marriage continues to...

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Advent Meditations: Sunday 17 December

Dec 17, 2017 by

Sun Dec 17 am: 63,  98 pm: 103 Amos 9:11-15 2 Thess 2:1-3, 13-17 John 5:30-47 Sunday Advent III Liturgical Notes on the Third Sunday of Advent:  This third week begins with “Gaudete Sunday.” Gaudete means “rejoice” in Latin.  It comes from the first word of the Entrance...

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Should primary school children learn about gender identity?

Dec 17, 2017 by

From Christian Concern: Carys Moseley looks at three recent attempts to normalise transgender identity in primary schools. Charity Educate and Celebrate aims story books normalising childhood transgender identity at children of nursery school age. An NHS questionnaire asking 10-year olds about...

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U.S. leaders sound alarm over Canada’s new pro-abortion loyalty oath for businesses

Dec 17, 2017 by

by Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite: While the eyes of freedom-loving Americans are focused on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case now before the United States Supreme Court, a serious threat to religious liberty has suddenly erupted in our neighbor to the north. The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has...

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f a saintly man can be branded a sex abuser, none of us is safe

Dec 17, 2017 by

by Peter Hitchens, Mail on Sunday: If we won’t fight injustice wherever we see it, then we are not safe from suffering injustice ourselves. If a man’s reputation can be destroyed in an afternoon by a secret kangaroo court, then we too can one day be propelled into a pit of everlasting...

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