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The Modern Slavery law would give victims at least 12 months of guaranteed support. Charity CARE asks Christians to contact their local MP to support the initiative.
Now the British and European Parliaments will have to back the document.
“We should have faith that even through broken and imperfect systems God can work His will”, says the Evangelical Alliance UK. “This is not an act of good faith”, the Church of Scotland points out.
Queen consents a suspension of five weeks, which could prevent attempts to block no-deal Brexit. The Archbishop of Canterbury was asked to chair a citizens forum on Brexit.
The deal has not been published yet. Theresa May has summoned her cabinet to an emergency meeting this Wednesday to discuss it. One of the most contentious issues is the Northern Ireland “backstop”.
Christian MP Stephen Timms: “Carrying acid should be an offence like carrying a knife”. In 2017, more than 450 attacks were reported in London alone.
Theresa May’s short victory is seen as a defeat, but she promises to form 'a government of certainty' with the help of DUP. High turnout: 7 in 10 voted. Reactions of Christians.
The EAUK welcomes the opportunity for a social debate. Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision aims to strenghten the current government’s position ahead of the Brexit negotiations, analysts believe.
“We pray for those caught in fear today”, says the Evangelical Alliance UK after the London attack. Archbishop Justin Welby calls to pray for “all those grieving loved ones.”
Eight arrests have been made in raids following the attack. 29 have been injured near Westminster.
Government says it continues with plans to welcome Syrian children “by 2020.” Christian voices had called to take action now.
Sunday trading hours will remain the same at present after MPs voted by 317 votes to 286, to dismiss the proposal. Religious leaders were against it too.
Anglican leader Justin Welby and the UK Evangelical Alliance “strongly oppose” euthanasia. Former Prime minister Gordon Brown argues palliative is the solution.
34 church leaders in the British city of Wolverhampton have signed a letter against Labour MP Rob Marris´ assisted dying bill, expected to be debated next week.
David Robertson (Solas Centre for Public Christianity) responds to media scrutiny of new British Liberal Party leader. Read transcription of the BBC2 interview.
Where faith in the public square is discussed in the United Kingdom, it is approached at best from the perspective of a social scientist doing research on an alien species. At worst, faith positions are attacked as dangerous departures from the neo-liberal consensus.
The Conservatives have 331 seats, and the SNP won a historic victory with 56 seats. Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage have resigned after losing election.
Polls show Labour and Conservatives are tied. Hundreds of churches hosted debates with candidates, and evangelicals led campaigns encouraging people to vote.
... Show up! Christians should not only care about the victims of a flawed system, but bring righteousness and justice to the system itself. A campaign for the UK election.
UK is less than 4 weeks away from their national election day. Evangelical Christians are offering all kind of resources to encourage believers to engage politically.
Stephen Timms became a Christian in his teens, and his beliefs “have always been a source of great support and an inspiration” in his work.
Stephen Timms, Labour MP for East Ham and Chair of Christians on the Left, talks about his faith and how it influences his political life.
Caroline Spelman grew up in a Christian family but in her teens she “rebelled a bit”, wanting to see if “it was still significant to me when I left home to go to University.”
Caroline Spelman, Member of the UK Parliament,shares her testimony about being a Christian in Politics.
Rose Hudson-Wilkin is responsible for pastoral care of both members and staff of the Palace of Westminster.