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Tributes paid to Jim Dobbin, dedicated fighter for the unborn
THE PRO-LIFE CAUSE has lost a champion with the sudden death of MP Jim Dobbin. The MP for Heywood and Middleton, known for his fierce opposition to abortion, has died suddenly during a trip to Poland with his wife Pat.
FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL Dominic Grieve believes public figures including politicians should not be afraid of ‘doing God’ in the workplace.
In an interview with The Telegraph, the Beaconsfield MP said Christians must be allowed to live out their faith without fear of intimidation or exclusion for their beliefs.
A WEDDING REGISTRAR who refused to lead same-sex weddings has been given back her job after an appeal, supported by the Christian Legal Centre (CLC).
Last updated on August 8th, 2014 at 03:24 pm
Midwives Connie Wood (left) and Mary Doogan have made huge personal sacrifices in terms of careers, reputation and finance to fight this battle.
By taking a stand for the right of midwives to opt out of abortion, two Scottish midwives have won a ruling that healthcare professionals cannot be forced to participate in abortions if they have a conscientious objection. But this ruling is now under serious threat.
[Heart of Sussex in association with SPUC]
Last updated on August 8th, 2014 at 03:59 pm
ASSISTED DYING BILL IS STILL ALIVE
THE ASSISTED DYING BILL put forward by Lord Falconer was debated for ten hours with 126 peers speaking on July 18.
It was the second reading for the bill which would allow terminally ill adults to legally commit suicide with assistance, if they had less than six months to live.
Last updated on August 8th, 2014 at 11:28 am
Jim Dobbin MP (pictured) and his colleague MP Fiona Bruce are looking for volunteers to defend unborn children.
CO-CHAIRS of the All Party Pro-Life Group, Fiona Bruce MP and Jim Dobbin MP, are looking for volunteers committed to defending unborn children to act as local ambassadors to their Parliamentary movement.
Last updated on August 8th, 2014 at 11:23 am
THE FIRES OF ANTI-CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION rage on around the world. Through most of the Middle East, and in large parts of Africa and Asia, our brothers and sisters continue to suffer discrimination, ill-treatment and violence because of their love for Christ. Research has estimated that around 200 million Christians – about 10 per cent of the total number – are disadvantaged, harassed or actively oppressed for their faith.
Last updated on August 8th, 2014 at 11:16 am
Meriam with her daughter Maya who was born in prison whilst her legs were chained
MOTHER OF TWO MERIAM IBRAHIM has now met Pope Francis after the Italian government arranged her flight out of Sudan.