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Christian leaders invoke Magna Carta and sue the government over church lockdown

29 June 2020

Permission to re-open on 4 July is a welcome start but not enough, say 25 pastors and bishops, as they ask the High Court to protect ancient liberties of the Church.

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Surfing vicar gets go-ahead for car park ‘drive-in’ church service after council U-turn

19 June 2020

A surfing Newquay vicar has had permission granted for the first drive-in church service in Britain.

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‘MSP’ patient who wanted to live dies after ‘tragic’ ruling

10 June 2020

Today (June 10) lawyers representing Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have announced that the 34-year-old patient, known as ‘MSP’, has died in intensive care after having his life support removed.

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Sunday trading liberalised while churches remain restricted

9 June 2020

The government is reportedly planning to suspend Sunday trading laws to boost the economy, while churches will only be allowed to open up for private prayer.

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Call for urgent inquiry as man who said he wanted to live is left to die by Court of Protection ruling

9 June 2020

Christian Concern is calling for an urgent public inquiry into the ‘secretive’ court which authorises withdrawal of life-saving treatment from NHS patients. The appeal to the Justice Secretary, Rt Hon. Robert Buckland, was made after a judge ruled that a man in intensive care at Barnsley hospital should have his life support switched off, despite his last wishes stating that he wanted to receive the treatment needed to live.

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