Pahlaj Nihalani on Jab Harry Met Sejal row: Will you be comfortable using the word ‘intercourse’ in front of your children?

Pahlaj Nihalani on Jab Harry Met Sejal row: Will you be comfortable using the word ‘intercourse’ in front of your children?

Breaking his silence on the Jab Harry Met Sejal CBFC issue, Pahlaj Nihalani comes forward and says that he never had a problem with using the word ‘intercourse’ in digital trailers, he just had a problem with it being aired on TV because parents would not want their children to hear it. Harry Met :Pahlaj Nihalani remains quiet and twists his own words when a popular channel successfully gets back to him with his challenge of getting one lakh votes in support of Jab Harry Met Sejal’s use of the…

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Parents in majority Muslim region of China banned from ‘luring’ children into religion

Parents in majority Muslim region of China banned from ‘luring’ children into religion

Parents in majority Muslim region of China banned from ‘luring’ children into religion In a bid to curb Islamic extremism, the Chinese government has announced that parents in a majority Muslim region will be reported to the police if they encourage or force their children into religious activities. The new rules for Xinjiang, scheduled to come into effect on November 1, explicitly state that parents and guardians cannot “organize, lure, or force minors into attending religious activities,” Xinjiang Daily reported, as quoted by Reuters. In addition, parents are forbidden from promoting…

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Catholic and Protestant abuses still need redress

Catholic and Protestant abuses still need redress

Catholic and Protestant abuses still need redress Catholic : Having been appointed to the papal commission on child protection, I can confirm that Emiliano Fittipaldi is broadly correct that the pope has done little on child abuse. I might argue that Francis has done more than his predecessor, but it still is not enough. I made the same point publicly last year. Damian Thompson recently wrote in the Spectator of the pope reversing a defrocking of “an Italian priest with a passion for expensive cars and underage boys”, who has…

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Children’s mental health funding to plug NHS gaps is ‘like theft’, says former health minister

Using children's mental health funding

Children’s mental health funding to plug NHS gaps is ‘like theft’, says former health minister Norman Lamb adds new pledges by Theresa May are ‘puny response to a burning injustic’ The former care minister has blasted GPs for the “theft” of hundreds of millions of pounds earmarked for children’s mental health care to spend on plugging gaps left by cuts. Liberal Democrat MP Norman Lamb, who served as care minister in last coalition government, said he would grill the Government in Parliament over what he called a roadblock to the improvement…

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Pope urges Bishops to protect lives of children

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has written to the Bishops of the world condemning all forms of oppression and exploitation of children. His words come in a letter signed on the Feast of the Holy Innocents, which takes place each year on December 28, during the Octave of Christmas. In his letter, the Holy Father calls the Bishops to foster in hearts of Christians the joy that comes from the proclamation of the birth of Christ. But in moving words, he notes that the Christmas story is also accompanied by tears.…

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