In the News: Norway Seizes Christian Children

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  1. shodan

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    I have seen that and if I remember correctly, somewhere I read that there were other charges and that people are focusing in on the "Christian parents" aspect but have not addressed the other charges. I don't think this family is perfectly lily white, in other words.
     
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    Did you even read the article from the law firm? Christians should state the fact if they have them and not spread innuendo and gossip. The reason the children were take was because they were raising their children as faithful Christians.

    A famous pastor from Nazi Germany said that when they came for other people including the Jews, he did not speak up because he was not one of them. And when they came for him, there was no one left to speak up.

    As Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote: "Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act."

    http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/christian-family-persecuted/#
     
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    Yes I did but if I remember correctly, the parent's religious beliefs are not spoken of in the charges but child abuse is. Realize that there is a state church in Norway and religion is taught in the public schools so I doubt "Christian teaching" is the reason the state took the kids.
     
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    "Child abuse" can be dependent on who is doing the defining of the charge. If the Romanian family is not teaching "Christianity" in line with the state Lutheran church, then they may run into problems.
     
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    There is no state church in Norway. That was ended by parliament in 2012.
    Here is what Norway is like:
    NORWAY: Officials Order Church Groups To Remove ALL Crosses From Their Facilities That Will Be Taking In Muslim So-Called ‘Refugees’

    When apostate Christian teaching endorses homosexual marriage, etc. you may be sure the Christians who teach their children the Bible will be persecuted.

    But in my mind, this apostasy in Norway is no worse than that of Christians who refuse to stand up against it and would rather speculate and gossip than defend the fatherless.
     

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