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Over 100 clerics in the Oxford diocese have written an open letter criticising their bishops’ liberal stance on LGBT issues.
The 7 January letter warns that the 104 signatories will seek alternative oversight if the four bishops don’t heed biblical …
Former magistrate Richard Page, who appealed his dismissal over his views on gay adoption, is awaiting a decision from the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
The judge at his earlier tribunal had said that he should be permitted to hold “intolerant views”.
Handwritten letters threatening petrol bomb attacks and mass stabbings have been sent to 15 churches in the UK in the past two months, according to Barnabas Fund.
“Stop all your services straight away,” said one letter sent to a church …
Around 3,000 Christians flocked to Wembley for a national day of prayer on Saturday 26 January. The all-day event, called by evangelist David Hathaway, gathered believers from across ethnic, racial, social, cultural and church divides – together with prayer groups across the nation and around the world. Thousands also watched via live streaming.
One in 20 Britons think Holocaust didn’t happen
Holocaust Memorial Day this year coincided with shocking survey findings. Of the 2,000 people interviewed by the Holocaust Memorial Trust, 64% didn’t know how many Jews were murdered or thought that the …
Citizen Go had a petition for Asia Bibi to be released from Pakistan: https://www.citizengo.org/en-ca/pr/166602-lets-get-asia-bibi-out-pakistan
The BPCA had a petition calling on Theresa May to arrange safe passage for Asia and her family: https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/give-the-whole-of-asia-bibis-family-asylum-in-the
The work of the Christians Against Poverty (CAP) charity was probed in a BBC2 programme on 5 October.
Called ‘The Debt Saviours’, the one-hour documentary showcased the work of CAP founder John Kirkby and some of their coaches and clients.