It’s Not Over – Evangelicals, Abuse and a Call for a Gospel-shaped Repentance

Jan 1, 2021 by

by David Ould: What a year 2020 has been. What seemed like a localised event far far away has spread to affect so many of us. If it’s not hit your church community yet, it can only be a matter of time. I wish I was talking about covid. But the reality is that there’s been another contagion rippling across our world: Abuse by evangelicals. It’s not over – a stream of reports of abuse The abuse has taken many forms and been revealed by many brave people. Only this last year we’ve heard...

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To help these lost children, throw money at marriage, not care homes

Nov 16, 2020 by

by Ann Farmer, The Conservative Woman: THE Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield OBE, has just issued a series of reports showing how the residential social care system is ‘broken and is failing many of the most vulnerable children’. The contents are frankly horrifying. If it was an account from pre-perestroika Eastern Europe we might not have been surprised. But it is not. It is in 21st century Great Britain that children are being ‘dumped’ in rat-infested care homes, that...

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Netherlands: therapists appeal to Parliament to take seriously new allegations of ritual abuse

Oct 7, 2020 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: A group of mental health practitioners in Holland have taken the courageous step of going public with their belief that organised networks exist within which “paedosexual ritual abuse” takes place. Following an in-depth report by investigative journalists with the radio programme Argos, questions were asked in the Parliament of the Netherlands. The Minister of Justice and Security replied with the now standard line in most Western democracies, that ritual...

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Safe Spaces launches to offer support to survivors

Sep 30, 2020 by

From Church of England website: A new service providing vital support for survivors of church-related abuse has become operational today. Safe Spaces is a free and independent support service, providing a confidential, personal and safe space for anyone who has been abused through their relationship with either the Church of England, Church in Wales or the Catholic Church of England and Wales. Safe Spaces comprises a team of trained support advocates, who have undergone specialist training in...

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New scheme ‘marks turning point’ in Church’s treatment of survivors

Sep 28, 2020 by

By Paul Handley, Church Times: THE Archbishops’ Council has approved an interim pilot scheme for survivors of abuse in the C of E, as part of what the Archbishops of Canterbury and York describe as “a turning point” in the Church’s treatment of survivors. The sum available has not been disclosed, but is believed to be in six figures. Survivors campaigning for redress had argued in the past that anything less than £250,000 would not be worth offering. The announcement of the fund on Friday was...

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Planned Parenthood Staff Admit To Performing Illegal Partial-Birth Abortions For Better Tissue Harvesting

Aug 25, 2020 by

by Madeleine Osburn, The Federalist: In a new video released by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) Monday, Planned Parenthood officials give sworn testimony describing how abortionists alter abortion procedures in order to produce more intact human fetuses and, therefore, more usable fetal tissues and organs that can be sold for profit. In 2015, the CMP and journalist and activist David Daleiden released a series of videos featuring undercover conversations with Planned Parenthood officials...

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