A medical team of 3 must agree upon the procedure, which may only occur in a licensed clinic.
Official data show a slight upturn in abortions. 90% of them were “at the woman's request”.
Everyone over 16 may change their legal gender via a civil officer. Court would decide on minors under 16 without parental consent. A citizen campaign warns about the dangers of the law.
In a sentence, the highest court in Spain clearly opposes surrogacy because “it violates fundamental rights recognised in the Constitution and international agreements on human rights”.
A NHS report warns that the “the clinical approach has not been subjected to some of the normal quality controls”, leaving minors “at considerable risk”.
Two million people have already fled Ukraine. Many are unaccompanied children who will suffer “a detrimental psychological impact”, Christian NGOs warn.
A report shows that closure was particularly acute in inner-city areas. “There is hope. We encourage people to find hope and relevance in their local churches”, researchers say.
The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine debate has disrupted European vaccination plans. Spanish evangelical scientists ask to remain calm and be rigorous.
“86% of GPs worried about women having a medical abortion past the legal limit or being coerced”, a poll finds. “The government has chosen to abandon woman to DIY abortion”.
A public consultation of the UK government asks whether to make early medical abortion at home permanent. “It puts women at risk and further liberalises abortion practice”.
The Spanish Evangelical Alliance responds to the public consultation about the law stating that it ignores science and medicine and might "create a society with different levels of rights".
Mainline Protestant and Catholic churches in Pakistan have decided to petition courts against forcible conversion of underage girls.
Around 88 entities might close because of the economic impact of the pandemic. The Bible Society in England has launched a £5m plan, to save those most at-risk.
A mental model for the missiology of risk.
Finding the balance between safety and compassion.
The church’s call to minister to, for, and with them.
“Compassion and security are not mutually exclusive”, Tim Breene, CEO of World Relief said. Meanwhile, Franklin Graham and other evangelical leaders support Trump.
While the risk society is a secular phenomenon, it provides an opportunity for Christians to live distinctively and attractively.
The Quito Call to Action on Children at Risk analyses how church has usually failed in recognising children’s needs and their role in church. The Lausanne Movement network propels ways to include children in the mission.
One of the greatest Olympic winners of all time was Paavo Nurmi, who won twelve medals (nine of them gold) in long-distance running in the 1920's. When he ran, something caught people's attention: he always carried a stop watch. Before anyone said anything, he already knew if he was running well or not.