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    United Reformed Church permits gay marriage

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    The United Reformed Church has become the first major Christian denomination to allow ministers to perform gay marriages

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    Christian man brings ‘words of life’ from the grave

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    A Christian and former drug addict has been buried alive for three days in a specially equipped coffin to raise awareness about addiction. 

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    Russia bans Christians from evangelising

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    Christians in Russia have been banned from discussing their faith outside churches and other designated places under new antiterrorism laws

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    Prayers of the Church behind Arsenal as new season begins

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    A survey of church leaders across the UK has found Arsenal to be the best supported football team in the Premier League.

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    World Vision says it has ‘no reason’ to believe Hamas allegations are true

    2016-08-20T00:00:00Z

    Christian development charity World Vision has said it is ‘shocked’ and has ‘no reason’ to believe Israel’s claim that £38m of its money was siphoned off to Islamic terrorist group Hamas by its director in Gaza.

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    People in the News

    2016-07-13T00:00:00Z

    ANDREW WHITE ENQUIRY The Charity Commission has launched an enquiry into Andrew White’s charity Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East. It is not known what the investigation is about. BATTLING BULLYING The Great British Bake Off star Martha Collison says her ...

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    2016-07-13T00:00:00Z

    RURAL SUCCESSES In an otherwise excellent article about church planting in urban areas (‘A Time to Plant’, July), I was disappointed to read the phrase ‘while churches in rural areas often struggle’. This reinforces an unfairly negative and unhelpful view of rural churches. Many rural churches are ...

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    Divine Projections

    2016-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Freelance photographer Ernst Christen specialises in panoramic photography of buildings across the world, including many churches. The above photo was taken inside NotreDame-de-l’Assomption in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and is part of his ‘Divine Projections’ series. For more information visit ernst-christen.com

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    I’m A Christian. I Voted To Leave. I Don’t Regret It.

    2016-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Leaving the EU is a win for Christianity, says Peter D Williams

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    David Cameron backs Christian Union in extremism row

    2016-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Prime Minister David Cameron has said the idea that a college Christian Union could be stopped from meeting under the government’s counter-extremism strategy is ‘ludicrous’.

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    Sir Cliff seeks change in law following sex crime accusations

    2016-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Sir Cliff Richard, 75, is leading a campaign for a change in the law to protect the identity of people accused of sexual assault.

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    Almost 2,000 conversions reported in Reading

    2016-07-13T00:00:00Z

    Local church leaders have reported that as many as 1,900 people have responded to the gospel on the streets of Reading, Berkshire, in recent weeks.

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    2016-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Reaching Muslims ‘Muslims turning to Christ – a global phenomenon’ (June) was a marvellous revelation. Too often we, the comfortable Western Christians, lose sight of what the great commission really entails: Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the ends of the earth. We seem to forget that we too were ...

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    The Battle For The Bathroom

    2016-06-15T00:00:00Z

    A debate about gender identity and public toilets has dominated headlines in the United States Sam Hailes reports  

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    Royal College of Midwives chief in abortion campaign controversy

    2016-06-15T00:00:00Z

    A media storm ensued last month after the chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) backed a campaign to decriminalise abortion.  

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    People in the News

    2016-05-12T00:00:00Z

    TV BETTER THAN SERMONS Writing in the Radio Times, Gogglebox vicar Kate Bottley has said her TV role has led to more conversations about faith than any of her sermons. GOLF WIN FOR DANNY Christian golfer Danny Willett, who is also the son of a Church of England vicar, has ...

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    The Month in figures

    2016-05-12T00:00:00Z

    57% of the British public are expected to vote in this month’s EU referendum £24bn A proposed nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset will become the most expensive object on earth if built. Greenpeace estimate the project could cost as much as £24bn 8.6% The latest figures from ...

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    2016-05-12T00:00:00Z

    CONCERNED ABOUT WITCHES Having experienced something of the dark and dangerous world of the occult in my past, I read with alarm ‘Meet the Real Life Witches’ (April). Rev Peter Laws quotes a witch as saying, ‘I’m sceptical about Satan possessing people. Because witches don’t think Satan exists.’ ...

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    Chinese pastor’s wife killed during church demolition

    2016-05-12T00:00:00Z

    A Chinese pastor’s wife has been killed after she was buried alive during the government sponsored demolition of her church

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    Justin Welby’s biological father revelation ‘a complete surprise’

    2016-05-12T00:00:00Z

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of his surprise at learning that his real father is Sir Winston Churchill’s last private secretary, the late Sir Anthony Montague Browne