Posts Tagged ‘Britain’

Bishop warns stripping Britain of religion leaves country vulnerable to extremism Comments 0

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Stripping Britain of its Christian foundations would leave the country vulnerable to “the most sinister of ideologies”, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has warned. The Rt Rev Mark Davies used his Easter Homily to express anxiety at the consequences of undermining Britain’s religious heritage. He cited the recent history of Europe to voice fears Read more

UK Government urged to cut ties with abortion industry Comments 0

Monday, March 26th, 2012

The Government must break its ties with the abortion industry following an investigation indicating that one in five abortion clinics are suspected of breaking the law, a pro-life group has said.

Following a series of unannounced raids, the Care Quality Commission discovered that doctors were regularly falsifying consent forms and patients were not receiving acceptable levels of advice and counselling.

Anthony Ozimic of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) said: “The CQC’s findings confirm what pro-lifers have been saying for decades: that abortion clinics routinely fudge or flout the law, regulations and professional guidance on abortion.

“It confirms all the other evidence that abortion is available virtually on demand. In 2007 Dr Vincent Argent, the former medical director of Britain’s largest private abortion provider BPAS, told Parliament that there was widespread falsifying of abortion forms by abortion clinics.

He later continued: “There are 200,000 abortions every year in Britain, yet the pro-abortion lobby wants the abortion law to be even more liberal. Maybe that’s because the pro-abortion lobby represents a multi-million pound industry – the abortion industry.

 

Read the article...

Britain’s Christians a minority needing protection Comments 0

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Christians are a dying breed in Britain and their rights to follow their faith need protection, according to a committee of MPs and peers. The cross-party Christians in Parliament group will warn this week of widespread lack of “religious literacy” among the country’s judges, politicians and officials. The study follows a series of rulings by Read more

Muslim cabinet minister defends the place of Christianity in Britain Comments 0

Friday, February 17th, 2012

A Muslim cabinet minister has defended the place of Christianity in Britain saying it is a vital part of British life and  she warns of the dangers of eroding its importance. “You cannot extract Christian foundations from the evolution of our nations any more than you can erase the spires from our landscape,” she said. “I see Read more

Cameron: Britain is Christian “do not be afraid” to stand up Comments 1

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on Saturday, ventured into faith world, saying “moral neutrality is not going to cut it any more.” In a speech to mark the 400th birthday of the King James Bible, Cameron declared Britain ‘a Christian country’ and said politicians and church leaders should not be afraid to say so. The “passive Read more

God in austerity Britain Comments 0

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Considering that Britain is a deeply secular country, there is a lot of God about this Christmas. Austerity is a part of the explanation. With the core cultural activity of modern Britain–shopping for stuff–losing its lustre, there are hints of a nation groping for something more profound. For millions, austerity Christmas will include a dose Read more

Archbishop warns gay marriage will weaken marriage in Britain Comments 0

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

British PM David Cameron’s plan to legalise gay marriage will weaken marriage as an institution at the heart of British society, Archbishop Vincent Nichols said. Nichols said at a news conference that Cameron wants to “annex the institution of marriage” for homosexuals. Nichols said he respects Cameron’s desire to encourage equality and committed gay relationships. Read more

British overseas aid not for Christian persecutors Comments 0

Friday, November 4th, 2011

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said British overseas aid decisions should take into account persecution against Christians. Cameron told the BBC that: “British aid should have more strings attached in terms of do you persecute people for their faith or their Christianity or do you persecute people for their sexuality.” Cameron’s comments were welcomed Read more