Justice Always Comes – But It Can Take a While

Jan 12, 2021 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: As injustice and darkness abound, we all wonder how long it will last: I have been writing a lot on the topic of justice of late, and that for the simple reason that we are witnessing so much appalling injustice all around us. Whether it is what we see unfolding in the US with the elections, or the tech giants and their war on free speech, or the mini-dictatorships springing up everywhere over Covid, or the lousy anti-Christian laws being passed, there is so...

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Calls for release of Christian journalist jailed for reporting on Wuhan Covid-19 outbreak

Jan 2, 2021 by

from Christian Today: A Christian independent journalist has been jailed in China for reporting early on about the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan. Zhang Zhan was sentenced to four years on Monday for covering the emergence of the virus in the Chinese city that went on to become a global pandemic. The charge against her was “picking quarrels and provoking trouble”. According to The Christian Post, the 37-year-old saw reporting on the outbreak as God’s will. “I warned...

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20 Quotes from a New Book on the Gospel and Social Justice

Dec 7, 2020 by

by Ivan Mesa and Thaddeus Williams, The Gospel Coalition: The following quotes caught my attention as I read Thaddeus Williams’s outstanding new book, Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: 12 Questions Christians Should Ask About Social Justice (Zondervan, 2020). Social justice is not optional for the Christian. (1) We can’t separate the Bible’s commands to do justice from its commands to be discerning. The oppressed deserve more than our good intentions. We must love them not...

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Christian girls are the wrong kind of victims

Sep 11, 2020 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, The Conservative Woman: IN April last year, a 14-year-old Pakistani Christian girl, Maira Shahbaz, was kidnapped at gunpoint by Nakash Tariq and accomplices as she made her way home in Faisalabad. She was forced to deny her faith and convert to Islam in order to be married to her already-married Muslim kidnapper. In a recent statement, Maira described her kidnapping: ‘Nakash and two other men took me to an unknown place at gunpoint, where Nakash repeatedly raped...

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Letter to the editor: George Pell verdict

Apr 10, 2020 by

from Anglican Ink: Sir: The Church of England hierarchy would be advised to familiarise itself with the unanimous decision of seven High Court judges of the Australian Court of Appeal to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell (“Cardinal Pell’s conviction quashed by High Court”, CT, April 7). The jury, “acting rationally on the whole of the evidence, ought to have entertained a doubt as to the applicant’s guilt with respect to each of the offences for which he was convicted”. There was “a...

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George Pell: A good priest, falsely accused through a politically motivated investigation and unfair trial

Apr 8, 2020 by

by Miranda Devine, Daily Telegraph Australia: Thank God. George Pell has been exonerated. Justice has been done at last. A good priest, falsely accused and railroaded through a politically motivated investigation and an unfair trial, can walk free, in Holy Week. An innocent man persecuted as the reviled scapegoat for all the sins of the Catholic Church, is free of the most disgusting and implausible charges of child sexual assault. This was Australia’s Dreyfus Affair, an egregious miscarriage...

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