Why is fashion selling children?

Dec 5, 2022 by

by Kathleen Stock, UnHerd: Balenciaga mirrors our culture of exploitation. It’s always difficult to decide what to buy the toddler in your life for Christmas. A handbag shaped like a teddy dressed in BDSM gear, perhaps? Or a dog collar...

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Is there a place for faith in politics?

Dec 5, 2022 by

by Tim Farron, Independent: The call for Christians in light of the census data is not to cower away. This week, new data from the 2021 census showed that – for the first time ever – the majority of people in England and Wales do not...

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C of E fiddles while Christianity burns

Dec 5, 2022 by

by Andrew Cadman, TCW: I DOUBT if you either need or want to be reminded of the shocking statistics from the census revealed last week, with the unsurprising but deeply depressing news that Christianity has become a minority faith for the...

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Advent Meditations: Monday 5 December

Dec 5, 2022 by

Mon Dec 5 am 25 pm: 9, 15 Isa 5:8-23 1 Thes 5:1-11 Luke 20:21-38   SECOND MONDAY OF ADVENT ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR – Saint Colman, Monk & Bishop, 675 was a native of the West of Ireland; born in the province of Connaught...

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Arts Council boss withdraws funding from ‘anti-trans’ gay-rights charity

Dec 4, 2022 by

by Robert Mendick, Telegraph: A senior figure at Britain’s biggest arts quango branded a gay and lesbian charity as “divisive” and “anti-trans” days before funding was withdrawn, The Telegraph can disclose. The charity had been awarded a...

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British boys are falling behind – and too many dads are not around to help them

Dec 4, 2022 by

by Frank Young, CapX: The fact that boys are falling behind is both well-documented and frustratingly overlooked. There are no brightly coloured ribbons for the advancement of boys bedazzling the lapels of MPs. True, International Men’s...

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Disagreeing on same-sex marriage doesn’t make you evil, says Rowan Williams

Dec 4, 2022 by

by Gabriella Swerling, Telegraph: Former Archbishop of Canterbury to warn in Reith Lectures that moral debates ‘have become weaponised in the current culture wars’. People with opposing views on same-sex marriage should not be labelled as...

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Anglican Angst

Dec 4, 2022 by

ANGLICAN ANGST Editorial in Evangelicals Now December 2022 In 1879, Bishop J.C. Ryle, that doughty champion of evangelical orthodoxy, (whose commentaries continue to be so helpful), cited various articles from the media of his day about...

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Selling suicide

Dec 4, 2022 by

by Kevin Yuill, spiked: A dystopian Canadian infomercial presents euthanasia as an aspirational lifestyle choice. La Maison Simons, a fashion house in Canada, has produced an infomercial promoting euthanasia. The advert presents an...

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Backlash as Citizens Advice tells staff to wear gender pronoun badges

Dec 4, 2022 by

by Ewan Somerville, Telegraph: Charity faces revolt over skewed priorities after giving workers an ‘ideological instruction’. Citizens Advice is facing a backlash from staff for an “ideological instruction” to wear gender pronoun badges....

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