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06/28/2017 04:37 PM
Ten Commandments tablet in Arkansas stokes controversy – then driver smashes it to pieces
A much-contested stone monument inscribed with the Bible's Ten Commandments at the Arkansas state capitol was smashed to pieces after a vehicle drove into it this morning, less than 24 hours after it was erected.

06/28/2017 04:07 PM
Franklin Graham hails quarterback Derek Carr: 'Derek isn't ashamed to talk about his walk with Jesus Christ'
Evangelist Franklin Graham has spoken out in praise of Oaklands Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, a committed Christian, after he said the first thing he will do with his new record earnings is tithe to his church.

06/28/2017 03:48 PM
California megachurch pastor steps down for unspecified 'personal misjudgements'
California megachurch pastor Fred K.C. Price Jnr has stepped down from leading Crenshaw Christian Center citing unspecified 'personal misjudgements'.

06/28/2017 03:25 PM
Home is where the hurt is?
What is 'home' to you? A real place, an imaginary one, or somewhere you hope to find after death? In her new, beautifully written and meticulously researched book Home: The Quest to Belong, Jo Swinney explores the many ways we seek and find home

06/28/2017 03:18 PM
The bishop who battled heretics: 9 quotes from Church Father Irenaeus of Lyon
Today is the feast day of the ancient Christian bishop, apologist and Church Father Irenaeus of Lyon. Who was he?

06/28/2017 02:05 PM
Americans still put family first - but is advancing technology a threat?
When ranking life priorities, studies suggest most Americans still put their family first. But in a time of shifting values and emerging technology shaping modern life, is the family at risk?

06/28/2017 01:13 PM
Faith schools under fire for failing to tackle LGBT abuse
Faith schools are under fire for failing to tackle LGBT bullying as the third Stonewall report found religious based schools are consistently worse than others are tackling abuse.

06/28/2017 12:14 PM
Hillsborough: Six police charged over, including David Duckenfield for manslaughter
Two senior police officers are among six people who have been charged with criminal offences relating to the deaths of 96 people at the Hillsborough disaster.

06/28/2017 11:43 AM
Scottish Episcopal Church elects pro-gay marriage bishop as its new leader
Bishop Mark Strange, who was once in love with a man himself, is the new Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church after being elected by his fellow bishops.

06/28/2017 11:31 AM
Facebook is the new church, says Mark Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg, founder and head of Facebook, says his creation can now fill the role once held by churches, and organisations such as Little League

06/28/2017 10:42 AM
Wiltshire church vicar condemns 'disgraceful' barbecue atop 200-year old grave
Controversy was stirred at the weekend when a 200-year-old gravestone at an English church was used for a barbecue; the church vicar called it 'disgraceful'.

06/28/2017 10:36 AM
Lord Carey allowed abuser back into church choir because of 'Christian duty of forgiveness', victim claims
Former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey 'completely failed' a woman who had been sexually abused by a vicar in Sussex, the victim is claiming.

06/28/2017 10:08 AM
A war story: 'There is no pit so deep God's love is not deeper still'
The remarkable story of how Corrie ten Boom, a Dutch Christian, helped Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during the Second World War and how she escaped execution herself only through a clerical error.

06/28/2017 09:13 AM
Majority of UK Catholics and Anglicans see 'nothing wrong' with same-sex relationships and premarital sex
A recent survey has shown sharply shifting attitudes to sexual morality among British Christians: 73 per cent of Anglicans don't think premarital sex is wrong, and 55 per cent don't think gay sex is wrong.

06/28/2017 08:39 AM
Lord Carey must face police investigation for role in Peter Ball cover up, say victims
Former Archbishop George Carey should face a police investigation for his role in the Church of England's collusion with convicted sex abuser and ex-bishop of Gloucester Peter Ball, survivors have said.

06/27/2017 11:02 PM
Christian pre-school fires teacher who refused to quit her second job as a porn star
The school even offered pre-school teacher Nina Skye a pay rise and housing but she claimed she didn't want to leave the sex industry.

06/27/2017 10:52 PM
Geri Halliwell says she conceived her second child after asking God to 'prove' He exists
After struggling to conceive, the Spice Girls singer believes her second child is a gift from above.

06/27/2017 10:39 PM
Do you know what the fundamental difference is between Christianity and Islam?
There are, of course, great similarities between the world's two largest religions. But there's one fundamental difference.

06/27/2017 04:02 PM
Christians used as human shields in battle for ISIS-held city in Philippines
Christians are being used as human shields by ISIS militants in the Philippines' as government forces try to recapture Marawi City.

06/27/2017 03:50 PM
Christian legal group backs Trump's travel ban: warns of terror threat to America
A conservative Christian legal advocacy group has announced its support of Donald Trump's travel ban, which was yesterday partially reinstated by the US Supreme Court. The group highlighted the need to combat foreign terror threats.