News Bulletin 2 March 2012 -- The Christian Institute

The head of the BBC Mark Thompson has walked into a storm of controversy by admitting that the broadcaster would never mock Mohammed in the same way that it mocks Jesus -- The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has said that marriage should not be redefined in law -- Ann Widdecombe, has called for contentious issue of redefining marriage to be put to a public vote -- Equalities Minister, Lynne Featherstone, has been told that she does not 'own' marriage and should listen to the people -- The Coalition for Marriage has launched an online petition in support of the current legal definition of marriage and has gained over 66,000 signatures in just 10 days -- Christians are facing genuine legal difficulties in Britain, according to a new report which criticises the 'Equality Act' for failing to deal with the tensions between different strands of equality -- A local council is set to remove a cross from a Crematorium in Bath, even though no one appears to have ever complained.

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