Posts from March 2013

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Sweden Denies Asylum to Christians Facing Persecution

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Christians in Iran face arrest, torture, even death. But that doesn't seem to matter to Swedish immigration officials. Sweden wants to send Iranian Christian asylum seekers, who left Islam, back to Iran where they could be killed. Iran is one of the most dangerous places in the world for Christians. As apostates from Islam, they face [...]

‘Let teens make assisted suicide plans’ says MSP

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Patients as young as 16 in Scotland would be able to tell their GP about their desire for assisted suicide, under controversial proposals from an MSP. Margo MacDonald MSP has been criticised for a revised assisted suicide Bill which would enable people aged 16 and over to have their end-of-life wishes on record. Councillor Jeremy [...]

Christians in Libya being rounded up and beaten

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Christians living in Libya have been rounded up, beaten, and accused of proselytism, in the latest sign of the militant Islamism affecting the country since the revolution. The men, Egyptian Copts working in Benghazi, were seized by an Islamist militia but handed over to the government. One, named as Ezzat Atallah, 44, died at the [...]

Christianity taking hold in the City of London’s financial institutions

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When I worked in the City, I could see the spire of Christ Church Spitalfields from my desk. I liked to look at it as I traded – it represented something far from the grubby materialism of my day job. This was 2007 and the first intimations of the financial crash were being felt. People [...]

How Christianity is Growing Around the World

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In his book The Clash of Civilizations, Samuel Huntington predicts that demographics will decide the clash between Christianity and Islam. And, as he puts it, “in the long run, Muhammad wins out.” In this instance, Huntington is wrong. For the foreseeable future there will be many more Christians than Muslims in the world. As Professor [...]

The Anatomy of an Attack on Christians in Pakistan

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Did the attack occur just because he and his neighbours are Christians? Kala Jee Allah Ditta is crouching on the remains of his home in the Pakistani community of Badami Bagh, near Lahore’s landmark railway station. All that remains of the boundary wall is a jagged edge at each end. Broken masonry is strewn around [...]

Primary teacher job threat over gay marriage storybook

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A primary school teacher faced disciplinary action because she didn’t want to read to her class from a storybook about gay penguins. The teacher, who has not been named, works in a school in a London Borough and her case has been told to a committee of MPs looking the gay marriage Bill. Another teacher, [...]

Mass Arrest and Torture of Christians in Libya

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Last week’s news of four Christian missionaries in Libya placed under arrest, possibly facing the death penalty for “proselytizing,” is apparently the tip of the iceberg. Yesterday, Arabic media reported that over 100 Christian Copts from Egypt, who appear to have been living and working in Libya, were recently arrested in Ben Ghazi — also [...]

Finland rejects same-sex marriage Bill

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The Finnish Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee has rejected a Bill to introduce ‘gender-neutral’ marriage. professional writing The committee voted 9-8 against the Bill, which means it will now not be brought before the full Parliament. The Bill was proposed by Alexander Stubb, from the National Coalition Party which is part of the coalition Government. Legal Currently [...]

BBC compares treatment of gay people with the crucifixion of Christ

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Benjamin Cohen, the founder of a the gay publisher PinkNews, will tell Radio 4 listeners in a talk to be broadcast this week that, just like homosexual people, Jesus was punished “for something he couldn't help”. buy essays He will directly compare the sense of “abandonment” felt by people who come out as gay to [...]