Schools told they should give transgender pupils a cake to celebrate their transition

Apr 15, 2017 by

by Camilla Turner, Telegraph: Schools have been told they should give transgender pupils a cake to celebrate their “transition”, as experts warn that teachers must be trained to deal with an “explosion” of students who no longer identity with their sex. Delegates at the Association of Teachers and...

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Meditations: Holy Saturday

Apr 15, 2017 by

Sat Apr 15  31:1-4, 15-16 Job 14:1-14 1 Pet 4:1-8 Matt 27:57-66 HOLY SATURDAY   LITURGICAL THEME FOR THE DAY: There is no liturgy on Holy Saturday.  We spend the day reflecting upon the powerful reality of Jesus’ death.   In addition to the Daily Reflection and the Preparing for...

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Sharia Councils and Sexual Abuse in Britain

Apr 14, 2017 by

by Khadija Khan, Gatestone Institute: The most recent scandal surrounding the sexual exploitation of Muslim women by Islamic religious leaders in the UK is yet further proof of the way in which Britain is turning a blind eye to horrific practices going on right under its nose. A BBC investigation...

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The Cross reminds us Christianity is about God’s love

Apr 14, 2017 by

by Rev Julian Mann, TCW: Standing in front of the central symbol of Christianity at a Q&A for invited constituents in a Sheffield church last week, former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg gave an eloquent defence of freedom of thought and speech. It was the day of the Islamist atrocity in...

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The triumph of the cross

Apr 14, 2017 by

by Andrew Gimson, Conservative Home: Twice a year, at Easter and Christmas, the press provides handsome quantities of space for coverage of the Christian religion. Hard-pressed editors, aware that bad news is more exciting than good, commission pieces about declining congregations at home and the...

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Trump Signs Bill Allowing States To Defund Planned Parenthood and Other Abortion Businesses

Apr 14, 2017 by

by Sharon Slater, Family Watch International: In the first pro-life legislation signed in 14 years, President Trump and Congress rescinded a last-minute Obama abortion funding regulation. Obama had pushed through the regulation in the closing days of his administration to prevent states from...

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Elephant in the cathedral: Why are so many Anglican holy places empty and, thus, low on funds?

Apr 14, 2017 by

by Terry Mattingly, Get Religion: Anyone who has followed religion news from England knows that church attendance has been a huge story for some time now and the sobering headlines are only going to increase as the side effects – demographics is destiny, and all of that – become more obvious. Yes,...

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Texan teacher tells the truth about LGBT movement forcing itself on Hispanic schoolchildren

Apr 14, 2017 by

from MassResistance: Caryl Ayala, a Texan teacher, opens up about what she saw happening in a Title 1, majority-Latino elementary school in Texas. Sadly, in Hispanic school districts often parents are scared to confront school administrators about the troubling curriculum forced on their students....

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‘I am not ashamed of my faith:’ Air Force officer punished for Christian view of marriage speaks out

Apr 14, 2017 by

by Fr Mark Hodges, LifeSite: Col. Michael Madrid knows he is not the only person in the military who has experienced “religious hostility” for his beliefs and so he decided to take a stand out of concern that “religious freedom will continue to slip away.” Madrid, whose 26 years of military...

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Killing the author of life

Apr 14, 2017 by

by Andrea Minichiello Williams, Christian Concern: The strangest of realisations came upon me in recent weeks. As a member of the General Synod of the Church of England I am part of the ‘religious establishment’ of 21st Century Britain. In February we were unable to proclaim...

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