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Sep 7, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The 1920s are known as the “Roaring Twenties” because they were years of economic growth and rising prosperity. But while the U.S. was booming, other countries were grappling with stagnation and mass unemployment.
Sep 1, 2020 - 12:03 pm .- A temporary measure allowing UK women up to 10 weeks pregnant to take both abortion pills at home following a tele-conference with a doctor may be extended beyond the end of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 16, 2020 - 04:10 am .- Catholic bishops have urged the U.K.’s finance minister to press for the cancelation of debts owed by the world’s poorest countries at this weekend’s G20 finance summit. 
Jul 8, 2020 - 07:00 am .- A new report Wednesday urged the U.K. to sanction Nigerian officials accused of turning a blind eye to the persecution of Christians.
Jul 7, 2020 - 06:15 am .- A leading pro-life MP welcomed the defeat Monday of attempts to strip away protections for unborn children in the U.K.
Jul 6, 2020 - 04:30 am .- An English bishop has said that parishes have seen “dramatic fall” in income as a result of the coronavirus lockdown.
Jul 2, 2020 - 04:00 am .- An English bishop has urged Catholics to resist a new push to strip away protections for unborn children that would “leave the U.K. with the most extreme abortion legislation in Europe.” 
Jun 22, 2020 - 05:30 am .- A bishop has urged Christians to speak out against plans to relax Sunday trading laws in the United Kingdom as the economy reels from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. 
Apr 23, 2020 - 02:40 pm .- The United Kingdom’s Minister for Women and Equalities has announced plans to prohibit minors from undergoing any permanent procedure intended to change their gender.
Dec 3, 2019 - 12:22 am .- A pro-life group in the UK has decried a report from a London-based medical association calling for women to be able to access abortion pills without meeting in-person with a doctor.
Nov 8, 2019 - 12:09 am .- An anti-euthanasia group in the UK is calling for the continuation of laws against assisted suicide, as the family of an elderly woman acquitted of murdering her husband wants the laws relaxed.
Aug 1, 2019 - 11:48 am .- The Archbishop of Glasgow has written a letter to the UK Home Secretary calling the forced evictions of refugees and asylum seekers in his city “regrettable and harsh.” Those being evicted have failed in their asylum claims.
Jul 18, 2019 - 10:03 am .- UK Ambassador to the Holy See Sally Axworthy said this week that the UK government will consider a recommendation to impose sanctions on foreign governments that violate religious freedom.
Jul 5, 2018 - 02:10 pm .- For the first time, a Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief has been appointed in the UK to promote international religious liberty and fight persecution.
Nov 27, 2017 - 04:50 pm .- Lawyers in the United Kingdom have recommended that mandatory reporting laws apply to priests in the confessional, in order to curb incidents of child sexual abuse. The recommendation came during an investigation of Benedictine abbeys and their associated schools, after numerous victims came forward alleging clergy at the schools had committed acts of child sexual abuse.
Nov 2, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- The Bishop of Portsmouth, England has called Catholics to pray for the conversion of 113 Members of the British Parliament who signed a letter urging the ban of prayer vigils outside of abortion clinics.
Aug 10, 2017 - 04:23 pm .- Recent changes in U.K. politics have meant a renewed push against Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws, advocates say.
Jun 30, 2017 - 06:02 am .- In response to an ongoing effort in the U.K. to allow abortions to take place up to birth, a massive group of doctors and medical students signed a letter denouncing the controversial campaign.  
Jun 17, 2017 - 06:26 am .- After facing backlash for his Christian faith, the head of the UK’s Liberal Democratic Party announced his resignation on Wednesday, claiming that leading the party was becoming incompatible with living his faith.
May 23, 2017 - 04:16 am .- After what has been deemed a terrorist attack killed 22 people – mostly youth – at a theater in Manchester Monday night, local Bishop John Arnold condemned the act, saying there is no justification for such violence.

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