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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 …
Evangelical Methodists have called on their denomination to stay true to the Bible, after the Methodist Conference voted in principle to support same-sex marriage.
The Methodist Church’s Marriage and Relationships Task Group had recommended that the Conference accept gay marriage, …
The US Supreme Court has overruled a lower court decision against a Christian bakery that refused to make a cake for a lesbian wedding.
For the owners of the Oregon bakery, Aaron and Melissa Klein, it was the end of …
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, …
Kim Davis thanks God on her release from jail
A Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to sign gay ‘marriage’ licences is running for re-election.
Kim Davis spent nearly a week in jail for her Christian convictions and garnered support …
The Church of England is to consider whether to offer blessing ceremonies to same-sex couples.
One of the five cathedrals singled out for the Reformation challenge was Hereford, whose bishop, Richard Frith, has succeeded in putting before the General Synod a motion …
Hillsong founder Brian Houston – standing up for biblical teaching on marriage
The results of a national ballot on same-sex marriage in Australia will be announced on 15 November.
The voluntary postal voting (a mandatory vote had been considered) runs from 23 September to 27 October. The ballot, costing $122 million, asks: “Do you support a change in the law to allow same-sex couples to marry?”
Sweden’s Prime Minister has declared that the State Church cannot refuse to marry same-sex couples.
Stefan Löfven said: “No priest in the Swedish Church can refuse to marry same-sex couples.
“If you work as a midwife you must be able to perform abortions, otherwise you have to do something else. It is the same for priests who do not want to perform same-sex marriages,” he added.
PRESSURE: The McArthur family have relied on prayer support during their long legal wrangle
The Belfast bakers who refused to bake a cake saying ‘Support Gay Marriage’ are to have a hearing in the Supreme Court this October.
Ashers Baking Company has incurred an estimated £200,000 in legal bills since first being accused of discrimination by gay rights activist Gareth Lee, whose cause was taken up by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI). They are being supported by the Christian Institute, while the Equality Commission is funded by the taxpayer.