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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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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.
October 17th, 2014 | Sexual Orientation
'Fathomless Riches', the autobiography of openly homosexual vicar and broadcaster, Richard Coles, was published this week and attracted widespread media coverage including an extensive interview by Patrick Strudwick in the Independent. Andrea Williams gives her reaction.
October 16th, 2014 | Social
Prebendary Charles Marnham has spoken of the importance for orthodox Anglicans in the UK of links with the Anglican Church in North America (ANCA).
October 15th, 2014 | Abortion
Volunteers from pro-life group Abort 67 gathered outside a London GP practice on Wednesday 15th October to protest at the clinic's decision to hire out space to the UK's largest abortion provider, BPAS.
October 15th, 2014 | Abortion
Global technology firms, Facebook and Apple, are offering to meet the cost of freezing the eggs of female employees. "The policy is designed to attract and keep top female talent, by helping them avoid having to choose between motherhood and professional progression" according to the BBC.
October 15th, 2014 | Freedom of Speech, Religious Freedom
Annise Parker, the openly homosexual mayor of Houston, has rowed back on an attempt to force church pastors to provide her with copies of their sermons. The church ministers opposed the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) which, amongst other things, sought to provide access to single sex toilets by those identifying as transgender.
October 14th, 2014 | Sexual Orientation
In a move which it describes as "innovative within the higher education sector", the University of Birmingham has announced plans to ensure that "its curriculum is inclusive towards those with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) identities".
October 14th, 2014 | Education, Religious Freedom
Delegates at last week's Liberal Democrat conference voted in favour of scrapping the legal requirement for schools to hold a collective act of worship of a broadly Christian character.
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