Christians and religious freedom

Apr 14, 2019 by

News and comment, most recent at the top Statement on Israel Folau, by Martyn Iles, Australian Christian Lobby: “To censor Israel Folau is to censor millions of Australians who believe that sin is real, hell is real, and salvation in Jesus Christ is the equal answer for all, regardless of our identity or background. When a belief is disagreed with, however vehemently, it should be critiqued, not censored. That is how a mature, democratic society works.” The new terror: we are watching you; one...

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‘No fault’ divorce

Apr 11, 2019 by

“Divorce laws in England and Wales are to be overhauled so couples can split faster…” BBC report (in favour of the new law). Articles pointing out the negative consequences of making divorce easier: (newest at the top) New divorce laws. The Government should produce new plans to help marriages – not just to end them by Frank Young, Conservative Home Easter is a message of hope for the penitent, not for those who pronounce themselves innocent, by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream Broken...

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Cyclone Idai: support relief efforts

Mar 25, 2019 by

From Anglican International Development: As you may have heard in the news, Cyclone Idai struck in East Africa earlier this month. We are writing to ask you, supporters of AID, if you would give to relief efforts. The UN says Cyclone Idai is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever in the southern hemisphere, leaving a trail of devastation through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe and affecting 2.6 million people. Houses, roads and bridges have been destroyed and agricultural land is...

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News and comment here: New sex education regulations

Feb 21, 2019 by

MPs vote to make relationship and sex education LGBT inclusive from primary school, iNews “MPs have voted in favour of LGBT inclusive relationship and sex education for schools in England by a resounding majority. 538 MPs backed the proposal… which will mean children are taught about different family models from primary school. 21 MPs opposed the measure. If the regulations are approved by the House of Lords, the final guidance is set to be published and come into force from...

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