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At Christian Concern we campaign on a wide range of issues that impact our nation. We want to raise a Christian voice of truth and hope in these areas. If you browse the topics we address you will find information, media, news stories and resources that are available for your use.


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October 24th, 2014 | Freedom of Speech
Representatives of an American campaign group are to attend a meeting of the United Nations Committee Against Torture in Geneva next month and argue that helping people address unwanted same-sex attraction amounts to 'cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment' and even 'torture'.
October 23rd, 2014 | Education
Plans for guidelines aimed at religious 'supplementary schools' have been shelved by the government.
October 23rd, 2014 | End of life
An elderly woman who was a lifelong campaigner for euthanasia has died in Oxford, having starved herself to death over a period of five weeks.
October 22nd, 2014 | Social
Brad Pitt has spoken of his surprise at the impact that his recent marriage to fellow actor Angelina Jolie has had. Speaking to Hello! magazine, he reported:
October 22nd, 2014 | Blasphemy, Religious Freedom
Asia Bibi, the Christian woman whose death sentence for blasphemy was upheld by a court in Pakistan last week, will appeal to the Supreme Court, her lawyer has said.
October 21st, 2014 | Education, Religious Freedom
A Christian school has been told by inspectors that it will be 'downgraded' because it didn't invite a representative from another faith group, such as an imam, to lead school assemblies.
October 20th, 2014 | Education
The Education Select Committee this week began taking evidence on the effectiveness of Sex and Relationships Education (SRE). A Bill sponsored by Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas (pictured), that seeks to make SRE compulsory in state-funded schools is timetabled for its second reading today.
In his book on “Understanding Same Sex Marriage”, Alan Wilson, Bishop of Buckingham, begins “This book describes a stage in an ongoing journey towards equality” continuing, “All over the world marriage is being opened to people.” And it is this idea that the Church of England must urgently embrace and indeed celebrate same-sex “marriage” as part of the world’s “ongoing journey to equality” that drives “More Perfect Union”.
October 17th, 2014 | End of life
Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions, yesterday published revised guidelines for determining whether those who help others to kill themselves should be prosecuted.
October 17th, 2014 | Islam
In the midst of continuing conflict in the Middle East, a new resource, featuring interviews with Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, Rev'd Dr Mark Durie and Elizabeth Kendal, explores the relationship between Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
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