Posts from December 2013

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Christianity beginning ‘to disappear’ in its birthplace, warns Prince of Wales

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Christianity is beginning “to disappear” in its own birthplace after 2,000 years because of a wave of “organised persecution” across the Middle East, the Prince of Wales has warned. In an impassioned intervention, he said that the world is in danger of losing something “irreplaceably precious” with communities tracing their history back to the time [...]

China’s Illegal Detention Of Christian Pastor

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A Chinese Christian pastor and 23 members of his congregation have been held at an unknown location illegally and without access to lawyers since mid-November. The case of Pastor Zhang Shaojie is evidence that in parts of China the violent suppression and unlawful arrests of the faithful by local government officials continues. China’s poor record [...]

David Ford to consult on weakening NI abortion law

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Northern Ireland’s Justice Minister has said he will consult on weakening the Province’s abortion laws to allow unborn babies with fatal abnormalities to be aborted. Unlike the rest of the UK, abortion is only legal in Northern Ireland to save the life of a mother. Justice Minister David Ford told BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan Show [...]