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    Iraq's largest church reclaimed from Islamic State

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Iraqi Christians have held the first Sunday mass at the Grand Immaculate Church since it was recaptured from Islamic State. Two Iraqi priests (pictured) conducted the service inside the church in the city of Qaraqosh while Iraqi forces battled for Mosul 20 miles away. The church is Iraq’s largest, and ...

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    Christian parents are not passing on their faith

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    New research from the Christian thinktank Theos has shown some Christian parents are not doing enough to help their children come to know Jesus.

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    Mystery of hidden Celtic cross finally revealed

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    The story behind a massive Celtic cross hidden in a forest in County Donegal, Ireland has been revealed.

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    Ashers bakery lose ‘gay cake’ appeal

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Christian bakers found to have breached equality laws by refusing to make a pro-gay marriage cake have lost their case at the Belfast Court of Appeal.

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    Canon Andrew White leaves charity he founded

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Canon Andrew White, known as the Vicar of Baghdad, has revealed he is leaving the charity he founded – the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME) – to start a new organisation.

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    People in the News

    2016-10-20T00:00:00Z

    Christians believe they should share their faith online, but one in four don’t feel comfortable A new academic study has revealed that while 76 per cent of Christians believe social media is a good place to share their faith, one in four are uncomfortable doing so. Although the majority believed ...

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    Feedback

    2016-10-20T00:00:00Z

    Memories Of U2 Congratulations on a great front cover for the October issue featuring U2. I love the ‘I still haven’t found what I’m looking for’ reference (don’t worry, I can’t translate Latin, but Google can!). I remember being at college in 1980 and a red-haired guy called Neville in ...

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    Syrian Deaths Are ‘Evil’ and ‘Demonic’

    2016-10-20T00:00:00Z

    The continuing violence and deaths inflicted on the Syrian people in Aleppo has been described as “evil” and "demonic” by Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury.

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    Emergency Need for Exorcists Following Increase in Satanism and Black Magic

    2016-10-20T00:00:00Z

    Church experts say there is a need to recruit more priests as exorcists in order to combat black magic, according to a report in The Telegraph.

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    Toilet Excavation in Israel Proves the Bible Got It Right

    2016-10-20T00:00:00Z

    Excavations in Israel have for the first time discovered an actual physical toilet of the kind referred to in the book of 2 Kings.

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    People in the News

    2016-09-22T00:00:00Z

    First victims of Russia’s ban on evangelism An American man is among the first to be targeted under new anti-evangelism laws in Russia. As reported in the September issue of Premier Christianity magazine, the country recently passed legislation banning the public from discussing their faith outside of church buildings. The ...

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    Revolution in India?

    2016-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Away from the glare of the Western media, thousands of Dalits have been protesting against the system that has held them in poverty for three millennia. Sam Hailes looks at what this significant uprising means for India’s future

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    2016-09-22T00:00:00Z

    DERREN BROWN Interviewing those of different persuasions and mindsets is one of the great strengths of Premier Christianity magazine. I’m glad that Justin, with his gentle touch, got on so well with Derren Brown and had a good time listening to this man, who greatly influences popular culture (Profile, September). ...

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    Baroness Cox defends meeting with President Assad

    2016-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Christian peer and humanitarian Baroness Cox has defended her decision to meet with President Assad in Syria. 

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    Apologist asks for prayer following cancer diagnosis

    2016-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Prominent Christian apologist and former Muslim, Nabeel Qureshi, 33, has asked for prayer after revealing that he has been diagnosed with advanced stomach cancer.

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    Church of England bishop reveals he’s gay, amid rumours of a Church split

    2016-09-22T00:00:00Z

    The Bishop of Grantham has revealed that he is gay and in a celibate relationship, becoming the first Church of England bishop to publicly come out.

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    People in the News

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    Four movers and shakers for you ...

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    Thousands pray for Justin Welby at Soul Survivor

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    The Archbishop of Canterbury attended Week A of Soul Survivor at Staffordshire Showground 

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    The months in figures

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

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    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    REVIVAL AND THE REFERENDUM The ‘First Word’ in the August issue really resonated with me. Around the time of the referendum vote I believe God told me about a coming prairie fire, and the word ‘nadir’ came to mind. The nadir in question is the lowest level ...