Don't mention the Christians!

The Government News Network has announced the formation of a "Faith and Social Cohesion Unit" as a new initiative of the Charities Commission. (Charity Regulator reaches out to faith-based charities). The press release says:
The new Faith and Social Cohesion Unit will lead the Commission's work with faith-based charities, building on the findings of a two year programme of workshops with representatives from over 800 faith-based organisations across 11 different faiths. Events were held with Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Hindu and Buddhist communities as well as special meetings with the UK's smaller faiths such as Baha'i and Zoroastrianism, and a special multi-faith event for women only.
As the Lawyers' Christian Fellowship have observed:
It is of great concern to note that over the last 2 years no specific mention at all is made of any consultations with Christian organisations or faith groups apart from in the development of a model governing document for independent evangelical churches in 2004.
The Faith and Social Cohesion Unit website reports on feedback from the events held with Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, Buddhist and Hindu charities.

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