In an article in the Evening Standard Rt Hon Charles Clarke, Home Secretary 2004-06, defends the role of faith within communities from his view as an agnostic.
"This is a message I’ve delivered before. But today I will be taking the argument one step further. I will be arguing for Europe to become more confident and more comfortable in its Christianity. The point is this: the societies we live in, the cultures we have created, the values we hold and the things we fight for all stem from centuries of discussion, dissent and belief in Christianity.
"These values shine through our politics, our public life, our culture, our economics, our language and our architecture. And, as I will say today, you cannot and should not extract these Christian foundations from the evolution of our nations any more than you can or should erase the spires from our landscapes."
On the evening Black Rod, the senior officer in the House of Lords attended and Paul Cowley from Holy Trinity Brompton gave the address on 'Beyond redemption? Is there any hope of redemption for our prisoners?'
The participants on the CCF’s flagship Under 35s Development Course gathered for a weekend in Buckinghamshire with Audrey Currey, the Assistant Vice Principa at Stranmillis College, Belfast. The theme of the fourth session on the course was ‘Leadership’.
With over 60 attendees the Romford group was launched with local MP Andrew Rosindell, Baroness Berridge and CCF Director Colin Bloom.
On Friday 16th December 2011 at Prime Minister, David Cameron delivered a speech on the importance of Christiainity and the King Jame Bible at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.
On Monday 5th December the CCF held it’s Annual Wilberforce Address with Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education. Mr Gove spoke on ‘The Parables of the Talents’ and touched many issues that are at the heart of effective Christian living.
The murder of Shahbaz Bhatti in Pakistan emphasises the urgent need for communication between faiths.
- Baroness Warsi writes in The Telegraph
The Conservative Party: past and present from two different perspectives.
CCF Executive Director, Colin Bloom, reponds to the riots that took place in London and across the country in August 2011.