Xi Jinping’s dark shadow falls over China’s believers raising concerns

May 24, 2018 by

by Brian Cooper, CEN: THE CHINESE Communist Party’s recent decision to end its post-Mao two-term limit on the state presidency, thereby granting Xi Jinping rule for life over the world’s most populous country, shocked all in the West hoping China’s capitalist prosperity would steadily lead to...

read more

Ireland’s abortion lobby is lying about this pregnant woman’s death to push their cause

May 24, 2018 by

by Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite: Many Irish citizens may have changed their pro-life stance after being misled to believe a pregnant Indian woman died in an Irish hospital because she was not allowed an abortion. Critics say Savita Halappanavar’s 2012 death has been exploited by abortion...

read more

Why stay at home mums are more under attack than ever

May 24, 2018 by

by Cristina Odone, Mailonline: Claire Paye regularly receives the alumni newsletter from her alma mater, Jesus College, Oxford, which often features the extraordinary accomplishments of her peers, who have received honours and awards or published seminal papers. In one issue, Claire, 46,...

read more

Aldersgate Day, 24th May

May 24, 2018 by

From Britannica Online: […] Following his father’s death in April 1735, John Wesley was persuaded by an Oxford friend, John Burton, and Col. James Oglethorpe, governor of the colony of Georgia in North America, to oversee the spiritual lives of the colonists and to missionize the Indians as an...

read more

Will the Church’s division over women clergy re-ignite?

May 24, 2018 by

by Theo Hobson, Spectator: Now that London has a female bishop, you might assume that the whole saga is over: surely the liberals have effectively won? Well, yes and no: because the traditionalist rump that opposes women’s ordination is still officially affirmed as authentically Anglican, and has...

read more

Burning injustices?

May 24, 2018 by

by Paul Goodman, Conservative Home: Oxford University’s first-ever Annual Admissions Statistical Report breaks down applications by “domicile, nation and region of the UK, disadvantage, school type, gender, ethnicity and disability”.  That list suggests a mass of information that statisticians...

read more

Bishop whose sermon lit up royal wedding to lead White House protest

May 24, 2018 by

By Daniel Burke, CNN: Fresh off his star-making sermon at the British royal wedding on Saturday, Episcopal Presiding Bishop Michael Curry plans to take part in a candlelight vigil and protest in front of the White House on Thursday. Curry will be joined by leaders from Christian churches who say...

read more

Freedom to disagree with same-sex marriage under threat in schools: respond today

May 24, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: Wording in draft Government guidance threatens to stop teachers saying they disagree with same-sex marriage. It would shut down debate and block pupils from hearing an alternative view. A consultation on the guidance closes on Tuesday 5 June. Please respond urgently....

read more

Abortion pills outside medical supervision? That’s just the start

May 24, 2018 by

by Philippa Taylor, CMF: The current campaign to remove the administration of the abortion pill, misoprostol, from medical supervision and oversight is part of a long-term goal for abortion activists. Their goal is to bypass medical professionals in the process of medical abortion and remove as...

read more

Learning to Live with Same-Sex Marriage?

May 24, 2018 by

by Gerard V Bradley, Public Discourse: The city of Philadelphia is targeting Catholic Social Services for its policy, based on religious beliefs about marriage, of not placing foster children with same-sex couples. “Many who deem same-sex marriage to be wrong reach that conclusion based on decent...

read more