Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Anglicans are still ‘Tory Party at Prayer’ but Muslims are Labour’s to lose

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

A new in-depth analysis of voting data by the think tank Theos shows for the first time in the UK the relationship between religion and politics in Britain (more…)

Majority of Christians in Britain and Europe not going to church over Easter

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Despite Easter being the most important Christian festival, which commemorates the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, most Christians in Britain and several European countries surveyed by YouGov will not be attending church services over the Easter weekend. (more…)

Who’s going to fight for the poor? Church or State?

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Recently the news story that dominated the press was the newly appointed Archbishop Welby saying that ‘benefit changes will push children into poverty’ (The Guardian). Fantastic we can rejoice! This is exactly the type of thing we want to hear the church saying. This is what Christianity is all about, (more…)

Majority of people across Europe say Pope Benedict was not influential: poll

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Most people think that Pope Benedict XVI and leading Catholic bishops have not been influential in their societies, according to YouGov’s latest EuroTrack survey, which tracks public opinion in Britain, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. (more…)

Claims of a British 'Religious Right' are misleading, says think tank

Friday, February 1st, 2013

New research finds American label inaccurate and inflammatory in a British context

With recent high-profile campaigns such as the Coalition For Marriage, some commentators have been quick to reach for the phrase “US-style Religious Right” to describe changes in the British political and religious landscape. (more…)

Traditional marriage is not sexist or genderist

Monday, January 21st, 2013

As the same sex marriage debate rumbles on it is worth pointing out that traditional marriage is not sexist or genderist as any eligible man or woman in the UK can marry any eligible person of the opposite sex.

Marriage is therefore open to everyone. (more…)

Christians Call for Help

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Christians have begun fleeing the Holy Land and the West Bank and it should serve as a wake-up call to Christians around the world and Europe in particular. (more…)

Paul Verhoeven film Jesus of Nazareth is Blasphemous Modern

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Basic Instinct director Paul Verhoeven will direct a controversial film which portrays Jesus as the by-product of Mary and a Roman soldier.

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Christopher Hitchens sorely missed in the God debate

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Atheists and Secularists are not the only ones who miss the brilliant, eloquent and acerbic tongue of Christopher Hitchens in the God debate.

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Richard Dawkins and Secular Society will damn us all to hell

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Professor Richard Dawkins and the National Secular Society have been under the media spotlight recently as their attack on religion intensifies.

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Godless Britain

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Another wedge has been driven between the people of England & Wales and God today with the legal ruling that councils do not have the power to include prayers within their formal meetings. (more…)

Vatican calls for a world financial authority

Monday, October 24th, 2011

The Vatican has today issued a document calling for a financial institution with global authority. (more…)