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Irish parliament denies Hindu priest’s opening prayer plea

The request for the prayer came from Rajan Zed, a Hindu priest and president of the Universal Society of Hinduism.

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Decline in Christianity in UK reversed: Survey

Ian Simpson, senior researcher at NatCen Social Research, which carries out the annual BSA survey, said the findings did indicate at least a temporary “halt” in the decline of religion in Britain.

August 16th, 2016 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

BBC’s Religion head says channel’s ‘too Christian’

BBC director general Lord Hall has been handed Mr Ahmed’s dossier and is believed to be mulling over the suggestions.

May 17th, 2016 | Posted in Europe,News Headlines | Read More »

UK must defend Christian values, says David Cameron

The prime minister has faced criticism in the past from secularists and some other public figures for describing Britain as a Christian country.

March 28th, 2016 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Christians will be forced to work on Sundays, warns bishop

Evangelical Christians worshiping

Bishop of St Albans, Rt Revd Dr Alan Smith, was unconvinced by the government’s promise that staff could ‘opt out’ of working Sunday when the legislation passes.

February 6th, 2016 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Slaughter of Christians by ISIS is genocide: European parliament

THE European Parliament has declared the wanton slaughter of Christians and other religious minorities by ISIS is tantamount to genocide.

February 6th, 2016 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Plea to recognise killings of Christians in Middle East as ‘genocide’

The letter says: “many Christian refugees, having been terrorised by IS in Syria and Iraq, have had to leave the refugee camps because of cruelties inflicted upon them inside the camps”.

October 26th, 2015 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Bishop reported to police for anti-gay comments

A gay rights group in Switzerland has made a complaint to police after a bishop in the country appeared to suggest homosexuals should be punished with death.

August 10th, 2015 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Iceland makes blasphemy legal

THE Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association said that the new law included provisions to ensure that people could still be prosecuted for hate speech.

July 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

Abandoned by missionary agencies, Christianity is dying in Europe

IN highlighting the extraordinary number of churches that have been abandoned due to absent congregations, the Wall Street Journal included a graph showing the lack of church attendance among many of Europe’s countries.

January 7th, 2015 | Posted in Europe | Read More »

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