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Last updated on February 11th, 2014 at 04:38 pm
Peers block threat to liberty
STREET PREACHERS and buskers alike can breathe a sigh of relief. Threats to free speech have been allayed by a House of Lords move to change the highly controversial Anti-social Behaviour Bill.
Clive Price reports
PRINCE CHARLES has joined a chorus of cries “that is sounding louder and louder in the UK” on behalf of the suffering Church, says Barnabas Fund International Director Dr Patrick Sookhdeo.
The Prince of Wales focused a recent speech on the plight of Christians in the Middle East. Just before Christmas he spent the day visiting UK-based eastern churches, and Dr Sookhdeo was able to talk to the Prince.
Behind the scenes of hit series “The Bible”
Nearly 50 snakes had to be cleared from the foot of the cross during the filming of a crucifixion scene for a new religious series.
It drew TV audiences of more than 100 million in the US, and the DVD sold more than 525,000 in the first week. Yet this was no Hollywood romantic comedy or action thriller, but a ten-hour TV series simply called “The Bible”.
Last updated on January 14th, 2014 at 04:49 pm
Nearly 4,000 husbands and wives have signed up to say “We will!” again
PRO-MARRIAGE CAMPAIGNERS are more than on track to smash the world record for the number of couples simultaneously reaffirming their vows.
Last updated on January 17th, 2014 at 07:35 pm
Why carol singing and handing out leaflets could make you a nuisance this time next year
STREET PREACHERS and others who express controversial views could be caught by new sweeping powers designed to combat anti-social behaviour.
Last updated on January 16th, 2014 at 05:48 pm
A Scottish bid to legalise assisted suicide is “unnecessary, unethical and dangerous”, and could lead the vulnerable to feel they have a “duty to die”, campaigners say.