Abortion, Adoption, Access to Justice, Bioethics, Christian Freedoms, Church & State, End of Life, Family Values, Islam, Media.
Irish Times: Stormont health committee chair praised MPs for preventing the extension of the British 1967 abortion legislation to Northern Ireland.
Daily Telegraph: Couple who wish to retain right to smack their adopted child win High Court case.
Access to Justice
Daily Telegraph: Court cases cost too much, says judge.
The Times: Rónán Mullen, an independent Irish senator, is planning to publish a private members’ bill banning all research on human embryos.
Mail on Sunday: Cloning from the grave: Scientists create new life from a mouse that has been frozen for 16 YEARS
Science Daily: Compounds For Stem-cell Production From Adult Cells Identified.
Bloomberg News: Osiris Leaps on $1.38 Billion Genzyme Adult Stem-Cell Deal.
Independent (Ireland): Politicians have a duty to stop embryo research.
Live Science: Do We Still Need Embryonic Stem Cells?
Scotsman: Cardinal Keith O'Brien, the leader of Scotland's Roman Catholics, likens embryo research to Nazi experiments.
The Christian Institute: An appeal from Islington Council in the case of Lillian Ladele, a Christian registrar, is set for 10 December 2008.
Church & State
Independent: Multi-faith prayers to be considered for Parliament.
BBC News: Northern Ireland Churches propose transfer to secondary school at 14.
Daily Express: India Arrests After Church Attacked.
End of life
The Times: Faith is not the argument against assisted dying. The real concern with the Assisted Dying Bill is public safety and inadequate safeguards says Lord Carlile of Berriew, QC.
The Herald: Assisted suicide does nothing to bring about dignity in life.
http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/letters/display.var.2465080.0.Assisted_suicide_ does_nothing_to_bring_about_dignity_in_life_which_disabled_ people_need.php
Independent: Several US states reject proposals to limit abortion rights while others say no to same sex marriage, in a mixed message over contentious social issues as Americans elect Obama.
Daily Express:Same sex marriage ban sparks protests.
Belfast Telegraph: First Minister Peter Robinson last night endorsed his wife’s views on homosexuality saying they were rooted in Scripture.
BBC News: Teenage girls who watch a lot of TV shows with a high sexual content are twice as likely to become pregnant, according to a study.
CCFON: Misconceived Attempt to find Common Ground with Islam
FIN Alternatives: Hedge Funds hone in on Islamic investors and come with conditions in the form of Sharia law.
Hedge Funds Review: Barclays raises capital from Middle East investors.
Birmingham Post: Chief Constable behind official complaint over Channel 4's mosque documentary.
http://www.birminghampost.net/news/west-midlands-news/2008/11/05/ chief-constable-behind-official-complaint-over-channel-4-s-mosque-documentary- 65233-22184830/
Interfax: Islamic World group backs Russia's proposal to set up UN religious council.
Family Security Matters: U.S. Treasury Submits to Shariah.
Telegraph & Argus: Thousands expected at mosque's opening in Bradford.
Times: Lord Bingham: 'no reason' to exclude Sharia.
Religious Intelligence: Application for London mega-mosque can go ahead.
Daily Mail: Jack Straw: Muslim courts will ALWAYS remain subservient to English law.
Daily Mail: Judge blames ultra-violent video game Grand Theft Auto for teenage thug's sex assaults.
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CCFON Ltd : July 2008 Promotional Video : Long Version - 15min
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