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Parliament voted in July to impose same-sex marriage and abortion on Northern Ireland, with no say given to the people of the province.
The decision will be implemented unless the Northern Ireland Executive comes to a power-sharing agreement by 21 …
Appeal victory sees off a “tsunami” of similar cases
The recent legal victory of student social worker Felix Ngole is a “game changer” that could protect thousands of other Christians who have lived in fear of expressing their views in …
Thrown off bench for expressing his opinion
This June Christian magistrate Richard Page lost his appeal against being struck off the judiciary.
Mr Page was sacked for saying, privately, that a child does best with a mother and a father. …
Campaigner Luke de Pulford has accused the Foreign Office of having a “blind spot” over suffering Christians, which could be seen in its treatment of Asia Bibi.
China turns pastors into political pawns
The Chinese government is reportedly employing ordinary citizens as paid informants to report on church activities, in addition to police and secret services.
According to China Aid, a church elder from Kaifeng, Henan, said that officials in his area recruit one person from each village to spy on churches. He also said the spies are supposed to report Christians who take children to church.
The four Wunderlich children today, after being reunited with their parents
A German Christian couple whose children were taken away by the state is taking the fight for home schooling to the top human rights court of Europe.
Over 30 …
THAT’S the belief of US pro-life campaigner Abby Johnson after seeing new movie ‘Unplanned’ prompt abortion workers to resign.
The movie tells the story of Abby’s journey from abortion clinic director to pro-life advocate, and has been a hit with moviegoers despite media opposition and censorship.
Last year the government sought to amend its guidance to prevent teachers in independent schools, including Christian faith schools, from defending traditional marriage. That guidance has now been changed, due largely to pressure from true marriage supporters.
Without that change, …
‘Hate speech’ is not a crime in British law, contrary to all one hears in the media. This was confirmed by Baroness Williams, Minister of State for Countering Extremism, last November as reported by Christian Voice (December 2018).