BOXING FOR GOD
Tyson Fury has become world boxing’s heavyweight champion after beating Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf. Fury professes a strong Christian faith but has been criticised for bad language and homophobic comments .
BELL IS BACK
Rob Bell has released a YouTube video urging Christians not to be consumed by fear as the threat of terrorism grows. ‘If you feed fear it only gets hungrier,’ he said, adding that ‘pointless’ online debates on war is a waste of everyone’s ‘Godgiven energies’.
Mother Teresa is expected to be made a saint in late 2016. It is reported a delegation from the Vatican was sent to Brazil over the summer to investigate claims that a man recovered from brain tumours following prayers to Mother Teresa
‘BIGOT’ ROW ON BBC
During an interview on BBC Three Counties radio, presenter Iain Lee repeatedly labelled a Christian interviewee who argued homosexuality was a sin a ‘bigot’. Lee apologised but the BBC later announced that he would no longer be presenting on the station.