CI News: 19 October 2018

Oct 19, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: MPs speak out against ‘flawed’ plans to it much easier to legally change sex, another poll finds a majority of Scots oppose a smacking ban, and the BBC wants to go even further in promoting LGBT lifestyles. You can download the video via this...

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Viganò issues third testimony, refutes accusations of Cardinal Ouellet and confirms homosexuality as cause of crisis

Oct 19, 2018 by

from LifeSite: Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò today has issued a third explosive testimony, in response to an open letter from Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. Here below we publish the official English text of Archbishop Viganò’s third testimony, dated October 19,...

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Petition on religious liberty now live

Oct 19, 2018 by

from Voice for Justice UK: Shortly after the launch yesterday of our petition to the Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, calling for the right of parents to have children educated in line with their religious belief upheld, access was blocked, so that people were unable...

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Hungary to shut down gender studies as ‘they are a wasteful luxury and destroy values’

Oct 19, 2018 by

from Voice of Europe: In August the Hungarian government introduced legislation to shut down “accredited” gender studies programs offered by universities in Hungary. Academics now have 24 hours to respond to the government’s plan. The ban will primarily impact students at Eötvös Loránd University...

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Twitter locks LifeSite out of account for ‘hate’: fact-based post on rise in gay STDs

Oct 19, 2018 by

Sign petition here. from LifeSite: Twitter has just locked LifeSiteNews out of our Twitter account over an article we posted four years ago that provided expert analysis on the rise in sexually-transmitted diseases among homosexuals. The 2014 piece by Dr. Gerard M. Nadal, a molecular biologist and...

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What help is there for victims of Islamic rape gangs?

Oct 19, 2018 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: Tim Dieppe, head of public policy at Christian Concern, discusses the government’s response to Baroness Cox’s question to the House of Lords about helping victims of sex-grooming, such as in the case of ‘Sarah’, who is currently being supported by the Christian...

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Same-Sex Marriage: Critiquing & Countering The Arguments of Evangelicals In Favour Of Affirming Homosexual Relationships

Oct 19, 2018 by

by John Stevens: Yesterday Christian Today republished an article by Rt Rev Dave Gillett, who was principal of Trinity College Bristol 1989-199 and was formerly Bishop of Bolton. He was responding to a letter from a group of evangelical bishops urging the Church of England not to change its...

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We must reject ‘self-identification’

Oct 19, 2018 by

Respond to the consultation here. It closes at 11pm today. by Joanna Williams, spiked: Women have the most to lose from the trans ideology. What processes and procedures should someone wanting to change gender have to follow? This is the focus of the government’s consultation on reform to the...

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Retired bishops rebuff letter from fellow Evangelical bishops that warned of schism over marriage

Oct 19, 2018 by

from Church Times: TWO retired bishops, both Evangelicals, have criticised a letter from 11 serving bishops that hinted at a schism in the Anglican Communion should the Church of England change its teaching on marriage. The 1800-word letter, posted on the website of the Church of England...

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Andrea Williams talks with Gavin Ashenden about the UK’s drift from its Christian heritage

Oct 19, 2018 by

from Christian Concern: Together they discuss the release of Islamic extremist preacher Anjem Choudary, the drift of our legal system from Christian foundations, and having fish and chips with Lord Denning. Listen on...

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