The Bishop of Liège in Belgium, Jean-Pierre Delville, was assaulted and threatened by a group of unknown thieves who broke into his house on the night of the 14th August.
As children are put to death, Belgium’s experience shows the ‘slippery slope’ is real. One striking thing about modern Western societies is how quickly bioethical practices that would once have been shocking quickly become unremarkable. It happened with abortion, it happened with embryo selection, and now it is happening with euthanasia. It emerged that during 2016 and 2017 three children in Belgium were given euthanasia, and the media reaction was one giant shrug. As far as I am aware it has barely been reported outside Christian and pro-life circles.
The worshippers at a Syrian Orthodox Church torched in an incendiary attack are known to have previously received threats. About 30 firefighters had to step in promptly to quell a fire that broke out at the Saint Mary Syrian Orthodox Church in the Swedish city of Norrköping, which was later established to have been arson, national broadcaster SVT reported.
Britain’s highest court has ruled that doctors can withdraw food and fluid from patients who are in a vegetative state or minimally conscious without seeking permission from judges. The July 30 ruling, however, was criticised by at least one Catholic bishop: “It is never compassionate to remove food and drink to cause death” – Bishop John Wilson said.
– 1,100 Syrian refugees brought into Britain in first three months of this year
– All arrivals were Muslims despite Christians’ suffering and persecution by ISIS
– Only 11 of the 4,832 Syrians invited to settle in Britain last year were Christian
– Barnabas Fund charity obtained figures under Freedom of Information laws
“Over 75 thousand families, meaning at least 300 thousand people, have been able to move into a better and more appealing home thanks to the home creation programme (CSOK)”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs Katalin Novák said on Hungarian M1 television’s Monday morning current affairs program.