News Bulletin 16 August 2013 -- The Christian Institute

The BBC is considering removing the Bible from long-running radio programme Desert Island Discs, according to a source within the broadcaster -- Two Christian preachers who were arrested for reading the Bible in public have been found not guilty by a judge in California -- A wedding venue in Iowa is facing legal action because it would not host a gay wedding -- In Oregon, a Christian bakery is being investigated because it declined to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple -- Church leaders in Scotland have called for a conscience clause in the same-sex marriage legislation that would be similar to abortion laws -- The stories of three babies who were born at 23 weeks and survived, hit the headlines, renewing calls to lower the abortion limit from 24 weeks in England and Wales -- And British athlete Christine Ohoruogu won gold at the World Athletics Championships this week. She praised and thanked God for her victory in her post-race reaction.

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