A Care Quality Commission survey has found that ‘[b]lanket “do not resuscitate” orders’ were ‘imposed on care home residents without their consent’ during the coronavirus pandemic, warning that the ‘“potentially unlawful” practice may still be going on’, and with over 500 such residents put under such DNRs, the health care regulator says ‘the true nu
The Gospel According to St John 3 14-21
14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up, 15 that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.”[a]
Boris Johnson has announced that he ‘will end’ the ‘“repulsive”’ practice of ‘LGBT conversion therapy’ following the departure of ‘three of the Government’s equality advisers’, who resigned over a ‘lack of action’ on implementing such a ban.
In a ‘curriculum shake-up’, Wales is set to give humanism ‘the same importance as Christianity and Islam’ by scrapping formal Religious Education and replacing it with ‘“religion, values and ethics”’.
The Gospel According to St Luke 4 38-44
Healings at Simon’s House
38 And he arose and left the synagogue, and entered Simon’s house. Now Simon’s mother-in-law was ill with a high fever, and they besought him for her. 39 And he stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her; and immediately she rose and served them.
In a piece to mark Mother’s Day, Margarette Driscoll interviews women ‘whose IVF was put on hold due to Covid-19’ and tells ‘of the devastating impact’ on them, and of how ‘Mother’s Day is a bitter reminder of a year of paused fertility treatment’; she says that ‘for thousa