Identity politics is a sport for LGBT groups, but not for Muslims

May 29, 2019 by

by Will Jones, Rebel Priest: David Isaac, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, has said that his commission is ready to use its legal powers to protect the teaching of LGBT issues in the face of opposition from faith groups. Describing the commission as a ‘strategic regulator,’ he explained: ‘We can’t support absolutely everybody, but we will take cases where we think it moves the law forward to protect human rights.’ His comments come as protests by mostly Muslim parents...

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Two Scandinavian journalists expose the West’s demise from ‘weak Christianity’

May 25, 2019 by

by Raymond Ibrahim, American Thinker: The following brief but highly informative interview, titled “Europe: Deep Spiritual Crisis,” appeared earlier this year on Herland Report TV.  The host, Hanne Nabintu Herland, a Norwegian historian of religions and a journalist, interviews Iben Thranholm, a Danish theologian and journalist. Both women are to be commended for raising many important points — indeed, for getting to the heart of the West’s problems, including vis-à-vis Islam...

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No-one is helped by being under-informed or covering up differences

May 23, 2019 by

by Gavin Ashenden: I’ve had a rather exciting media week. As one of my friends said, “it’s nice to see Gavin in the Sun fully clothed and without a whiff of scandal.” At the weekend the Sunday Times interviewed me for a comment on an unusual situation. A woman vicar was preparing to hide all the Christian symbols in her parish church to make it more comfortable for local Muslim women. I gave a comment and the story appeared throughout the press with a number of colourful radio interviews that...

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Thousands rally to defend doctor ‘forced out’ for asking Muslim woman to lift veil

May 22, 2019 by

by James Tozer, Mailonline: More than 11,000 people have rallied behind a doctor under investigation for asking a Muslim woman to remove her veil during an appointment. Supporters have signed an online petition in huge numbers demanding Dr Keith Wolverson, 52, keep his job to ‘protect his reputation’. The petition also called on the General Medical Council (GMC) to ‘treat this man fairly and look at all the evidence’ after it was revealed a complaint had been made to...

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Apostasy, Sacrilege and Betrayal

May 22, 2019 by

by Peter Mullen: With the strong support of their vicar Rev’d Lissa Scott, the Parochial Church Council of St Matthew and St Luke, Darlington last week voted to cover crosses and other sacred images in order to host Islamic prayers and an Iftar meal for local Muslims .They also agreed to provide separate worship space so Muslim men and women could offer segregated worship. Rev’d Lissa is described locally as “a moderniser who offers cafeteria-style religion.” But someone with more sense and...

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Anglican Unscripted 505.

May 21, 2019 by

The implications of hiding crosses in churches.  Kevin, George and Gavin discuss the recent case in the Diocese of Durham where the vicar had planned to allow Muslim prayers in church, and offered to cover up the Holman Hunt picture of Christ, The Light of the World.  Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, wearing a hijab, is also castigated. 

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