•   
  •   

US NewsAffray in a manger! Fury as traditional Nativity display is banned by 'Grinch-like' shopping centre bosses over fears it would upset non-Christian visitors

17:50  06 december  2018
17:50  06 december  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Fury as jailed rapist who fathered a child with his 15-year-old grooming-gang victim is invited by social workers to be involved in the boy’s upbringing – leaving the girl ‘angry and scared’

Fury as jailed rapist who fathered a child with his 15-year-old grooming-gang victim is invited by social workers to be involved in the boy’s upbringing – leaving the girl ‘angry and scared’ In the 'perverse' decision by the unnamed local authority, staff approached the jailed sex attacker and offered him help to be involved in his son's upbringing. 

Cars should be banned in all city centres because it ruins everything! First of all, Cars produce pollution and ruins the sky and the scenery. A car is really a thing that we are used to nowadays and it would be hard to ban them from the cities because a lot of people will need to change their lifestyle.

Like most scientists, though, some of his ideas were considered IMPRACTICAL and were ignored as a result. Have you heard of sepak takraw? It ’s a sport in Southeast Asia which IS PLAYED like volleyball, except players Paul and his wife Sharon were out shopping at a local shopping centre .

Affray in a manger! Fury as traditional Nativity display is banned by 'Grinch-like' shopping centre bosses over fears it would upset non-Christian visitors © Getty A traditional nativity scene (file photo) It is a scene that is at the very heart of what Christmas means.

But a Nativity display has been banned by shopping centre bosses for fear of offending non-Christian shoppers.

Church leaders yesterday condemned the ‘Grinch-like’ Thistles shopping centre in Stirling for refusing to allow a Nativity scene this Christmas.

Affray in a manger! Fury as traditional Nativity display is banned by 'Grinch-like' shopping centre bosses over fears it would upset non-Christian visitors © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Thistles Shopping centre in Stirling is at the centre of a storm over a decision to block the erection of a nativity scene at the popular mall Affray in a manger! Fury as traditional Nativity display is banned by 'Grinch-like' shopping centre bosses over fears it would upset non-Christian visitors © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Shoppers at the Thistles shopping centre in Stirling have expressed outrage over a decision to stop church leaders from erecting a nativity scene at the popular mall Affray in a manger! Fury as traditional Nativity display is banned by 'Grinch-like' shopping centre bosses over fears it would upset non-Christian visitors © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Outraged shoppers raised the matter with their local MP Stephen Kerr, MP for Stirling

Shopping centre bosses flatly declined a request for the traditional display, saying customers did not want to be ‘subjected to’ individual organisations’ beliefs.

Conor McGregor is banned from driving for six months for driving at 95mph in 60mph zone

Conor McGregor is banned from driving for six months for driving at 95mph in 60mph zone UFC fighter Conor McGregor, 30, was stopped by police in Co. Kildare in October last year, while travelling at around one-and-a-half times the speed limit. He appeared before a judge and a courtroom packed with supporters at Naas district court in Co Kildare, just west of Dublin, earlier today. He faced charges relating to four offences, one for speeding and the other three related to his driving licence. McGregor apologised to the judge, who said he was disappointed in the UFC fighter.

Nativity scene is ' banned ' in case it offends one of the FOUR Muslims living in a Belgian town. A traditional nativity scene will not be put up in a Belgian town this year, amid claims it was scrapped in A former leader in Holsbeek, about 20 miles outside Brussels - claims there will be no manger to

Traditional African religions are adhered to by a few peripheral rural societies only, but some The Al Mountada al Islami and the World Association for Muslim Youth organizations were banned by the The Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life report from December 2012 estimated that in

They refused to budge when an MP urged them to reconsider their ban on ‘affiliating with any specific religions or beliefs’.

Centre management were also accused of double standards by promoting a Christmas Market in the city centre mall.

Last night the Catholic Church in Scotland urged the centre to abandon its ‘Grinch-like’ stance, while the Church of Scotland said it was ‘a sad day for all of us’.

Members of the Legion of Mary Catholic association complained on Facebook about the ban.

Their post said: ‘Despite heavily promoting Christmas for commercial gain’, the centre managers ‘pride themselves on religious neutrality so won’t allow a Nativity to be present any longer.’

Affray in a manger! Fury as traditional Nativity display is banned by 'Grinch-like' shopping centre bosses over fears it would upset non-Christian visitors © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Religious leaders in Stirling have expressed their disappointment at the lack of a nativity scene Affray in a manger! Fury as traditional Nativity display is banned by 'Grinch-like' shopping centre bosses over fears it would upset non-Christian visitors © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Shoppers have expressed their disappointment on the shopping centre's Facebook page

It continued: ‘While I understand that no one wants religious or political evangelists in a shopping centre, the request was simply to have a Nativity, which would be manned and anyone approaching could ask about it.’

New mafia 'boss of bosses' arrested in Sicily

New mafia 'boss of bosses' arrested in Sicily The alleged new head of the Italian mafia and 45 of his suspected mobsters have been rounded up and arrested in Sicily. Settimo Mineo - presumed head of the mafia families in the Sicilian capital Palermo - was arrested by Italian police as part of an operation. Authorities are hailing the arrests as a dismantling of the upper echelons of the Cosa Nostra, which is believed to have been rebuilt after the death of "boss of bosses" Salvatore "Toto" Riina. Riina - who was nicknamed "The Beast" - died in prison a year ago aged 87.

In the Christian tradition, a nativity scene (also known as a manger scene, crib, crèche (/krɛʃ/or /kreɪʃ/, or in Italian presepio or presepe) is the special exhibition, particularly during the Christmas season

A NATIVITY scene has been ' banned ' in case it offends one of the FOUR Muslims living in a Belgian town. Town chiefs allegedly refused to include a traditional festive display in Holsbeek, Belgium over fears it could upset a member of the minuscule Muslim population.

A member of the association, Margaret Patterson, complained to Stirling MP, Stephen Kerr, who wrote to the Thistles centre managers asking them to reconsider.

They replied: ‘Thistles prides itself on being religiously and politically neutral in its behaviour within the local community.

‘With this in mind we do not feel it would be right to host this type of promotion in a shopping centre.’

Mr Kerr said: ‘Surely there is room for a simple display that may be of interest to people. I would hope that an application from any faith group would be considered on its own merits.’

A spokesman for the Catholic Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh said: ‘It seems Grinch-like for the Thistles shopping centre to ban the Christmas crib and, in the true spirit of Christmas, we would ask them to reconsider.’

A spokesman for the Church of Scotland said: ‘We find it very disappointing that the true meaning of Christmas has been completely lost here. When a shopping centre can focus purely on commercialism to the exclusion of the reason for the celebration of Christmas it is a sad day for all of us.’

The Eiffel Tower and other Paris tourist sites will close this weekend over fears of more anti-government riots

The Eiffel Tower and other Paris tourist sites will close this weekend over fears of more anti-government riots The Eiffel Tower and other Paris tourist sites will close this weekend over fears of more anti-government riots

Should it be banned ? Written by Laura Hamm. I. Warm-up. Here is a list of some things which are banned in some countries, but allowed in others. Tempers began to flare when the Klan members, dressed in traditional white robes, began their march through a predominantly black neighborhood

Christmas is a Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ held annually on 25 December. City public school system banned the display of Nativity scenes but allowed the display of less overtly of Gap, Inc over what they claimed was the "company's censorship of the word 'Christmas.'"[86] In an and the Lord Mayor sent a Christmas card with a traditional Christmas scene wishing everyone

A spokesman for the Thistles said: ‘While we are sympathetic with the Legion of Mary’s request to have a Nativity scene, we are unable to accommodate it.

‘As is common among shopping centres, our policy is to support our local community in celebrating the festive season without affiliating with any specific religions or beliefs.’

The shopping centre have faced criticism over their decision which was been described as 'a political motivated inference that has targeted a Christian religious festival'.

One outraged Christian, Sarah Moorehouse told MailOnline:  'The origins of Christmas, is a celebration of Christian orthodoxy through the birth of Jesus. The sacrificial lamb.

'Myself and many Christians are facing reprisals for practicing our faith. Across Europe, our fellow Christians are being tortured, brutalised and murdered.

'Those who profess to being non Christian, atheists or agnostic, could bestow the same tolerance and consideration towards practicing Christians, that we, ourselves show towards them?

'I would like my grandchildren to see the Nativity. We have as much right as any other non Christian religions, to celebrate Christmas in this way. The Nativity is a Christian religious festival and should be acknowledged as such like any other religious festival.'

Two people arrested, man hospitalised and traffic at a standstill in Dublin city centre following stabbing incident.
Motorists are being urged to avoid Dublin city centre due to heavy traffic following a stabbing incident on the south quays earlier this evening. At around 4.40pm a man in his late 20s suffered stab wounds following an altercation on Essex Quay. He was later taken to St James's Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. (Stock picture) A man and woman - both in their 20s - were arrested at the scene. The quays are closed off from O'Connell Bridge up as far as Capel Street Bridge as gardaí carry out a technical examination at the scene.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
This is interesting!