Gillian Lee

Gillian has recently graduated with a degree in Geography and has a heart for the cultural, social and political issues that affect day to day life (as well as Jesus). While she has lived in London for the past few years, her hometown of Belfast will always be special to her. She is passionate about all things craft, and can often be found with a crochet hook. Combining faith, craft and activism is her lifelong ambition.

Wide-ranging review of wedding ceremonies underway

18 November 2020The consultation notes that the current laws in England and Wales reflect customs and culture from the 18th century, when Anglican weddings were the norm and Jewish and Quaker weddings were the only exceptions. The aim of the consultation is to update wedding laws so that they are consistent with the rest of the UK and the world, in order to make getting married easier and more in line with the beliefs and traditions of the couple getting married. The proposed reforms aim to allow couples to…

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Government commits to appointing new envoy for religious freedom

28 October 2020This comes as welcome news for politicians and religious communities alike, as the report, produced in response to the persecution of religious minorities around the globe, revealed that a staggering 84 per cent of the world population live in areas where religious freedom is limited or banned, and many Christians are subject to severe violence and discrimination due to their faith. Lisa Cameron MP, SNP spokesperson in the debate, reminded the MPs present on Wednesday, 21 October, that “in…

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