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News

December 2018
News > Ethics

Ethics – Christian and anti-slavery campaigner honoured

Two-hundred and fifty years since his birth, one of the men who fought to end slavery has been honoured with a memorial plaque in St George’s Gardens in London. Zachary Macaulay was born in Inveraray in 1768, but after getting a job in a merchant’s office in Glasgow, he spent much of his youth…

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June 2018
News > Politics

Politics – Ashers’ case

Daniel McArthur, general manager of Ashers Baking Company, has spoken of Jesus’ sustaining power during the difficult four years of legal challenges. Addressing journalists assembled outside the Royal Courts of Justice, as the Supreme Court prepared to hear their case, Mr McArthur said the issue of ‘compelled speech’ is central. Ashers’ owners are defending…

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Church – Youth work and Ofsted

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May 2018
News > Church news

Church – Youth work and Ofsted

Churches will not be inspected as part of government attempts to counter extremism, the Department for Education has confirmed. Under the approach first mooted by David Cameron, any setting which provided instruction to children for more than six hours a week could have been inspected by Ofsted. But amid strong concerns from groups including The…

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News

February 2018
News > Persecution

Persecution UK – Tim Farron

Tim Farron MP, the former Liberal Democrat leader, says he was foolish to say homosexual sex is not a sin. Farron said he tried to ‘push away’ the controversy over his views during the last general election, by ‘giving an answer that, frankly, was not right’. In an interview with Premier Christian Radio, he…

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News – Swiss vote to ban mosque minarets

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January 2010
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News – Swiss vote to ban mosque minarets

Swiss vote to ban mosque minarets Switzerland has banned the building of minarets, the tall striking spires attached to mosques, after Swiss voters supported a referendum proposal.     The bid to ban minarets was proposed by the Swiss People's Party (SVP) which is the largest party in the Swiss Parliament. It claims minarets are a sign…

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News – Equality Bill

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January 2010
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News – Equality Bill

Equality Bill  An amendment to the Equality Bill to protect the religious liberty of churches was voted down in the House of Commons on 3 December amid accusations of EU interference.     Currently, religious groups can restrict employment to Christians whose private conduct is consistent with the Bible's teaching on sexual ethics. These posts must…

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News – Adult stem cells

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January 2008
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News – Adult stem cells

Adult stem cellsThe destruction of embryos for the stem cells they contain may soon be a thing of the past, following news that Japanese scientists have discovered a better stem cell production technique using adult skin cells. Stem cells are important because they can be grown into various kinds of body tissues for use…

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