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Jul 11, 2018 by

Some readers find that the Anglican Mainstream website does not automatically update to the latest page. If so, this can normally be resolved by pressing the ‘refresh’ button. The headline boxes above each contain collections of articles on recent important topics which have attracted much...

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Cricket: Vatican and Canterbury Joint XI coast to victory against multifaith side

Jul 13, 2018 by

by Stephen Fay, Church Times: THE Vatican has acquired a taste for cricket. It is represented by the St Peter’s Cricket Club, which draws on seminarians from theological colleges in Rome, and whose team is touring England this summer. There are games against the House of Commons, for example, and...

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Synod hears call for a bill to enshrine religious freedom in law

Jul 13, 2018 by

by Chris Sugden, Church of England Newspaper: One of the Private Member’s Motions for Synod Members to sign at the York sessions last weekend highlighted the need for such a Bill that would also contribute to protecting the free practice of all faiths globally. Sponsored by Sarah Finch (London) it...

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Gay pride, feminism, anything but Christianity – the lessons forced on our children

Jul 13, 2018 by

by David Kurten, The Conservative Woman: As Christianity is deliberately marginalised from national life, the powers that be have created a whole host of celebrations to fill the void left by the absence of the acknowledgement of God. These centre around equality, diversity and inclusion. Instead...

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Deaths overtake births in Europe, new stats confirm

Jul 13, 2018 by

by Calvin Freiburger, LifeSite: The native-born population of the European Union (EU) is on the decline thanks to more deaths than births in 2017, new government figures reveal. On Tuesday, the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat released a report on the latest population data, just in...

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Franklin Graham Event Bus Ads Pulled in UK After Outcry From LGBT Community

Jul 13, 2018 by

by Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post: Bus ads promoting an upcoming evangelistic festival with Franklin Graham in England were pulled in response to outcry from LGBT communities. “Blackpool Transport has recently been made aware of an advert in place on the side of some of our double decker...

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In their own words – What transgender activists have in store for your children

Jul 13, 2018 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: I’m often told, when I address the transgender ideology, that it is an exaggeration to claim that trans activists actually wish to impart their ideology to children. Surely, people say, all trans activists really want to do is help teenagers who are grappling with...

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The young are the most open towards Christianity, British study finds

Jul 13, 2018 by

by Rhoda Hardie, Anglican Ink: In a major new survey – the results of which are released today* – over 4,000 people were asked about their feelings towards religion and only 10% of the public agreed with the statement that ‘religion is a negative influence on society’. In fact, 44% of people...

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492 years after burning Bibles, St Paul’s calls police when man reads Word of God aloud in front of Cathedral

Jul 12, 2018 by

from Barnabas Fund: Nearly 500 years after the Bishop of London burned copies of William Tyndale’s New Testament outside St Paul’s Cathedral in 1526, to prevent ordinary people having access to Scripture in their own language, St Paul’s has once again turned on the Word of God. A man...

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The nasty truth about Hypocrisy Week

Jul 12, 2018 by

by Chris McGovern, The Conservative Woman: Schools across the country have just finished celebrating Diversity Week. How was it, I wonder, for your children or grandchildren? Initiated in 2016 by Just Like Us, ‘the charity for LGBT+ young people’, the event aims to ‘empower schools across the UK...

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Ofsted chief accuses minority groups of ‘entitlement’ in hijab row

Jul 12, 2018 by

by Sally Weale, Guardian: Amanda Spielman says school leaders must resist pressure on issues such as the headscarf. The head of Ofsted has again stepped into the debate over the wearing of the hijab by primary school pupils, accusing minority groups with a “sense of religious or cultural...

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