Topic / ‘Persecution’

Wizard in frock slams America over gays and transsexuals

Cardinal Robert Sarah, who has the exalted title of Prefect for the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Sacraments, attacked gender ideology, same-sex marriage, and transgender toilet policies when he addressed the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC  on Tuesday, which ironically happened to be International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. He described them […]

Tyson Fury: ‘It’s hard to follow religion in today’s world’

When asked in a newly-released video why he has never been backed by 75 percent of the British public, world heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury said: I just think it’s because I’m a believer in the Lord. According to this Mirror report, Fury went on to say: It’s hard to follow religion in today’s world […]

Pat Boone – remember him? – wants blasphemy punished

Pat Boone has refused to back down from his harsh critique of the recent ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch that ‘sneered at Christians and laughed at the destruction of religious liberty’, according to Christian site WND. The godly music legend appeared on Glenn Beck’s radio show this week and accused Lorne Michaels and the “SNL” cast  […]

School accused of persecuting ‘Jesus Lunch’ providers

Every Tuesday, in a  park near Middleton High School in Wisconsin, a bunch of faith-heads offer free lunches for students – served with a generous portion of Jesus. Schools have a duty of care to their pupils, and having unregulated strangers prepare and serve food to kids is naturally a source of concern to Middleton-Cross […]

Indiana state trooper sacked for handing out doses of Jesus

Back in 2014 we reported on the antics of Indiana State Police trooper Brian Hamilton, inset, who sparked a lawsuit when he gave Ellen Bogan a dose of Jesus when he stopped her for a traffic violation. In January, he used his authority again to get all preachy with another driver, Wendy Pyle – and […]

UK law ‘skewed to favour religions that aren’t Christian’

After losing yet another court battle, Andrea Minichiello Williams, Chief Executive of the Christian Legal Centre, above, yesterday claimed that: Week by week Christians are marginalised, threatened, sidelined, sacked and disciplined simply for holding normal conversations about their faith which is held dear to them. She was commenting on the case of Victoria Wasteney, the […]

Sacked magistrate gets suspended by the NHS

Reacting to news that Richard Page, above, a Christian magistrate sacked after voicing his opposition to adoption by same-sex parents, has now been been suspended as a non-executive director by an NHS trust, Andrea Minichiello Williams, inset, barrister and founder of the Christian Legal Centre, said: For the past decade, we at the Christian Legal […]

Anti-gay adoption magistrate’s sacking is ‘deeply shocking’

The Christian Legal Centre’s Chief Executive, Andrea Minichiello Williams, inset, has described the sacking of Christian magistrate Richard Page, above, as ‘modern day madness’. Her intervention, according to Christian Concern, came after Page, 69, had been removed from office by the Lord Chancellor after sharing his personal conviction in a media interview that there is […]

Kenyan plan to regulate faith groups is ‘persecution’

Bishop Mark Kariuki, above, chairman of the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya, has slammed a plan by Kenyan authorities to regulate religious groups. According to Religion News Service, the government recently published a set of rules that require religious leaders to have theological degrees and religious groups to submit a statement of faith. The rules come […]

‘Anti-Christian culture’ is killing the C of E, says Archbishop

Plunging church attendances at Church of England services have been blamed on an increasingly “anti-Christian” culture in the UK. Attendances, according to this report, are in free fall and are are now at its lowest levels. Official figures – based on an annual pew count – show that only 1.4 per cent of the population […]