Category: Blasphemy

‘Destroy Blasphemous Statue’ Jewish Art Collector Urged

A prominent Jewish art collector has been urged to withdraw and destroy a blasphemous statue of Jesus Christ currently on display in Gateshead. Stephen Green, National Director of Christian Voice, a Christian prayer and lobby group, wrote to Anita Zabludowicz, wife of Chaim (Poju) Zabludowicz, on Monday 7th January to make the suggestion. There has …

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Blasphemy Law ‘Maintains Respect For the Sacred’

The leader of a Christian prayer and lobby group has written to the Daily Telegraph in answer to a letter by more than a dozen campaigning secularists and two retired bishops, published today, calling for abolition of the blasphemy law. TEXT OF PUBLISHED LETTER AND SIGNATORIES Stephen Green, National Director of Christian Voice, is seeking …

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Blasphemous Statue on Show in Gateshead

As the Chinese authorities continue their persecution of the Christian Church, a statue by a Chinese artist attacking Jesus Christ is on show in the North-East of England. The statue by Terence Koh, who was born in Beijing , but now lives in New York, is part of a collection owned by Newcastle-born Anita Zabludowicz …

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High Court Springer Verdict ‘Will be Appealed’

A High Court verdict to refuse a private prosecution for blasphemy in the case of Jerry Springer the Opera will be appealed, it was announced today. Stephen Green, National Director of Christian Voice, is seeking to prosecute Mark Thompson, Director General of the BBC, and Jonathan Thoday of producers Avalon, following a theatre tour of …

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High Court Allows ‘Springer’ Challenge

The High Court has allowed a legal challenge to a magistrate’s decision not to issue a private prosecution for blasphemy over Jerry Springer the Opera. Mr Justice Underhill has granted a judicial review of the ruling of District Judge Caroline Tubbs not to issue a summons on the application of Stephen Green, National Director of …

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Damien Hirst ‘Ignorant of Christianity’

Artist Damien Hirst has been accused of ignorance of Christianity, the subject of his latest exhibition, ‘New Religion.’ Stephen Green, National Director of Christian Voice, said tonight: ‘Damien Hirst thinks he is being daring with his latest exhibition, being held in All Hallows on the Wall in London, which he quaintly describes as ‘a working …

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Summons Refused in Springer Blasphemy Case

A summons for a private prosecution for blasphemy against Mark Thompson, Director General of the BBC, and producer Jonathan Thoday in respect of Jerry Springer the Opera was refused late on Friday 12th January by Horesferry Road magistrates. District Judge Miss Caroline Tubbs decided that a ruling in judicial review which went against the Christian …

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Jerry Springer the Opera – Blasphemy Case Begins

A criminal action for blasphemy against Mark Thompson, Director General of the BBC, and producer Jonathan Thoday has begun in respect of Jerry Springer the Opera. Stephen Green, National Director of Christian Voice, laid information before Horseferry Road Magistrates this morning, Monday 8th January 2007.  It is two years to the day since the broadcast …

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