On Halloween, Protestants commemorate Martin Luther’s dramatic start to the Reformation. The next day, Catholics will pray for departed souls. Believe it or not, these events all have a common connection.
Confusion and uncertainty about whether government plans to introduce new laws are being pushed forward or into the long grass.
Evangelical Christians express disappointment as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak goes ahead with plans that could “criminalise ordinary Christian ministry that seeks to help believers”.
Most of the players were born in Latin America. At the trophy ceremony, they prayed to “give honour and glory to God”.
Oxford LGBT students publish a blacklist of “homophobic” churches in the city, most of them evangelical. It is a clear example of how Christian congregations are coming under pressure for teaching the Bible to their members.
As in previous years, the ninth edition of the March for Life began with talks, testimonies, and music for all ages at the morning indoor pro-life festival.
As a report in the United Kingdom confirms the abuses committed by influential preacher Mike Pilavichi, the Evangelical Alliance United Kingdom urges leaders to “put integrity above ease and popularity”.
“In any democracy with a respect for religious freedom, all should be allowed to pray in the privacy of their own minds”, says the defence. Trial is set for November.
The new museum “aims to explore how faith has shaped lives and communities in Britain throughout history”. It will open at the historic Auckland Castle in October.
The highest proportion of multi-faith households are in London and Cardiff. 7.5 million people did not have any religion.
The effects of the restrictions are analysed by churches in Germany, Slovakia, UK and Portugal.
A letter signed by 27 leaders states that the process to bless same-sex couples would be “unlawful, unconstitutional, and illegitimate”.
This is an increase of 17% over the previous year. Half were early medical abortions at home, a practice only legalised in the UK after the pandemic.
Kristie Higgs encouraged people to challenge the government’s plans to introduce relationships and sex education to children in primary schools.
A Bible-believing Christian, David Mackereth was dismissed by the government. He hopes his legal battle will “encourage medics to speak out more on these issues”.
Justin Welby calls on the government to set 10-year strategies for tackling human trafficking and for an international collaboration to solve the refugee crises.
A private commentary by Thomas Schirrmacher.
Last week it was the Dutch. This week it will be the Brits. Honouring their kings, that is.
A survey of the UK Bible Society points out that “there is little appetite for a secular or multi-faith coronation” among the British population.
In Sunderland (England), Cathie welcomed at home Alona, her two children and their grandma. They certainly miss Odesa, but have met other refugees and been active at church.
The Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, accepts the proposal to review “inappropriate” materials as asked for by a Christian parliamentarian.
A new project fosters relationships between churches in rural areas of Great Britain. This large mission field needs passionate leaders and long-term commitment, says Tim Wilson.
Several Christian voices in the United Kingdom criticise the Illegal Migration draft law presented by the government. They ask to “talk frankly and listen carefully” instead of “fanning anti-immigration flames”.
The director of the March For Life UK was arrested again near an abortion facility, 3 weeks after being acquitted for the same incident.
St Helen's Bishopsgate church says “there is no long-term security for Church of England evangelical churches”. St Ebbe's clergy states that they “are in impaired communion with the bishops in our diocese”.