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May 2017
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Politics – Abortion case costs paid

Aisling Hubert, the young woman who unsuccessfully took on the Crown Prosecution Service and two gender-abortion doctors only to face exorbitant legal bills — an outcome that has surely baffled all fair-minded people — has been thrown a lifeline. After her failed attempts to challenge the CPS for not prosecuting doctors who were proven…

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May 2017
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Induction – Wick Harbour Mission

Pastor and missionary Gilbert McAdam has started a new chapter of his ministry on the northern coast of Scotland, with his wife Emily and their 10-year-old adopted daughter from the Philippines. Mr McAdam, 66, was inducted as minister of Wick Harbour Mission on 31 March, answering the prayers of the church’s five women members…

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May 2017
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International: USA – Princeton snubs Tim Keller

Timothy J. Keller, founding pastor of Manhattan’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church, has had an honour rescinded by Princeton Theological Seminary. Because Mr Keller has stood against gay marriage and does not agree with the ordination of women or allowing practicing LBGT people into the Christian ministry, Princeton has said it would no longer be giving…

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May 2017
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International: Australia – Islamic extremism

Extremist Islamic preachers have been operating across Australia, reports from Barnabas Fund have revealed. During one meeting of Hezb ut Tahrir in a public library in Sydney, reports claim the preacher told those attending, ‘Islam is clear that apostates do attract capital punishment. We don’t shy away from that’. Although the statement has made…

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May 2017
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Education – Redcliffe initiative

Mission college Redcliffe, which was set up in 1892 for aspiring female missionaries, has created 25 scholarships to help underprivileged students. The scholarships will help students, men and women, who are studying on the blended MA programmes in Contemporary missiology, Global leadership, and Member care. Aimed at enabling students working in self-supported, charitable or individual…

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May 2017
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International: Egypt – Churches bombed

Egypt’s Coptic Church suffered more bomb attacks during Holy Week and Easter, after at least 44 people were killed on Palm Sunday alone.  Coptic Christians are the oldest surviving Christian community in the Middle East and are increasingly subjected to acts of terrorism by hard-line Islamic extremists. On Palm Sunday, two bombs exploded in…

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May 2017
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Education – Reformed partnership

The John Owen Centre (JOC) at London Seminary and the US-based Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary have forged a strategic partnership to set up a doctoral study centre. The PhD programme will focus on the writings of Puritan and other Reformed thinkers, and comes in response to a growing trend among pastors, churches and academics…

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