CI News: 22 January 2021

Jan 22, 2021 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The NHS’s gender identity service for children is rated ‘Inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission, a study finds teens with mental health disorders are three times more likely to self-harm if they use cannabis, and a Nigerian Christian shares how she held firm to her faith in the face of intense persecution.You can download the video via this link. Featured stories NHS gender clinic rated ‘Inadequate’ by Care Quality Commission US:...

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CI News: 15 January 2021

Jan 15, 2021 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The UK Government stands by its decision to allow churches to remain open, experts’ evidence on puberty blockers for gender confused children is revealed, and Christian persecution rises dramatically in 2020. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Govt backs churches’ right to remain open amid council pressure Sturgeon urged to U-turn on church closures Medical experts’ testimonies in High Court puberty blocker case...

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‘Amen and a woman’: it’s ‘sad’ to see the word ‘misused’, says bishop

Jan 6, 2021 by

from Christian Today: It is “sad” to see the word ‘Amen’ be “misunderstood and misused”, the Bishop of Worcester has said after a prayer to open Congress on Sunday was ended with the words “Amen and a woman”. Democratic Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, an ordained United Methodist minister, was accused of virtue signalling on social media over the closing to his prayer during the swearing-in ceremony for the 117th Congress. Commenting on Twitter,...

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Looking back on 2020

Dec 31, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: The headlines have been dominated by the coronavirus outbreak, but other important issues have also impacted our nation this year. Our Review of the Year video gives a brief round-up of events during 2020. Our feature-length article goes into a little more detail on the Institute’s campaigns and legal work.   Watch now  

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Top 10 Religion Stories of 2020

Dec 26, 2020 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: FEW would deny that 2020 was one of the worst years in the life of the present-day Church. The Anglican Communion was hit hard with more confusion over homosexual practice, with the Archbishop of Canterbury showing no leadership but continued capitulation over the issue. Annus horribilis might be the best description – it was a year for the ages. The push for the full acceptance of homosexuality across the communion plus the advent of COVID defined our...

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CI News: 18 December 2020

Dec 18, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: An employment tribunal hears the discrimination case against a multimillion-pound charitable trust, an LGBT General Synod member launches a multi-faith challenge to biblical sexual ethics, and after significant changes are promised, Scotland’s hate crime Bill progresses. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Tribunal hears Robertson Trust chairwoman was ‘on the warpath’ over pro-marriage church LGBT General Synod member...

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