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Christian Child Welfare Ministries Urge Churches to Help Children Left Orphaned by Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic that led to the deaths of over 4 million people worldwide also caused a spike in the number of children who are now orphaned, a new report has revealed.   By April, over a year after countries worldwide were hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s estimated that as many as 1.5 million …

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Record Number of Abortions in Switzerland in 2020

According to figures recently published by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the number of abortions performed in Switzerland increased in 2020 compared to the previous year. The figures for the cantons of Bern and Glarus are still missing, but in the remaining cantons, there were 10,906 abortions in 2020, a record since the statistics were first published in 2007. After …

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“Europe Is in Crisis Because We Do Not Know Anymore Where Morality Comes From”

In May 2016, Oxford Mathematics Professor John Lennox visited Spain to speak at the national ‘Apologetics Forum’ in Tarragona. There he had a conversation with Evangelical Focus, GBU Spain (IFES) and Fundación RZ. The scientist reflected about the fall of the so-called New Atheism, the definition of ‘faith’, the importance of dialogue and the need of understanding the Bible. …

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High Court Hears Landmark Down’s Syndrome Discrimination Case

A landmark legal challenge against the government over discriminatory abortion laws is being heard at the High Court.  The case has been brought by Heidi Crowter, a 26-year-old Coventry woman who has Down’s syndrome, and Máire Lea-Wilson from Brentford, West London, whose 2-year-old son Aidan has Down’s syndrome. In England, Wales and Scotland, there is a …

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Evangelical Fostering Agency Back in Court Over Sexual Conduct Policy

The Christian Institute is asking people to pray for an evangelical fostering agency seeking to operate according to its faith-based ethos. Cornerstone, England’s only evangelical fostering agency, was challenged by Ofsted over its recruitment policy, which requires carers to be Christian and abide by an evangelical understanding of sexual conduct. Last year, the High Court upheld …

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Boy Scouts Lost 2 Million Members Since Lifting Ban on Gay Youth; Now Mired in Sex Abuse Claims

Eight years after lifting a ban on homosexual youth when it boasted more than 2.7 million members, the Boy Scouts of America now has just 762,000 members as it continues to grapple with some 82,000 sexual abuse claims from former Scouts, court records show. In just one year alone, from 2019 to 2020 amid the pandemic, the BSA’s flagship …

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