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  • 14 Nov 2003

    Williams to be honoured by Catholic church

    -14/11/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury will today receive one of the top honours awarded by the Catholic

    Williams to be honoured by Catholic church

    -14/11/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury will today receive one of the top honours awarded by the Catholic

  • 13 Nov 2003

    Christian Aid gives evidence to MPs on Palestinian occupation

    -13/11/03

    Christian Aid was due to give evidence this week to a Parliamentary inquiry

    Christian Aid gives evidence to MPs on Palestinian occupation

    -13/11/03

    Christian Aid was due to give evidence this week to a Parliamentary inquiry

  • 13 Nov 2003

    Memorial for Mike Yaconelli announced

    -13/11/03

    Following the recent death of Mike Yaconelli, a regular and popular contributor at the Greenbelt art

    Memorial for Mike Yaconelli announced

    -13/11/03

    Following the recent death of Mike Yaconelli, a regular and popular contributor at the Greenbelt art

  • 13 Nov 2003

    Robinson calls for inclusive church

    -13/11/03

    by James Solheim

    As the controversy over the November 2 consecration of Gene Robinson as the chur

    Robinson calls for inclusive church

    -13/11/03

    by James Solheim

    As the controversy over the November 2 consecration of Gene Robinson as the chur

  • 7 Nov 2003

    Welcome for BAT decision to pull out of Burma

    -7/11/03

    Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has welcomed the British American Tobacco (BAT) decision

    Welcome for BAT decision to pull out of Burma

    -7/11/03

    Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has welcomed the British American Tobacco (BAT) decision

  • 7 Nov 2003

    Bishops allow clergy to say prayers for gay couples

    -7/11/03

    Church of England bishops are allowing clergy to hold special prayer services for homos

    Bishops allow clergy to say prayers for gay couples

    -7/11/03

    Church of England bishops are allowing clergy to hold special prayer services for homos

  • 7 Nov 2003

    Anger at appointment of muslim at C of E school

    -7/11/03

    The appointment of a Muslim as headteacher of a Church of England primary school has been c

    Anger at appointment of muslim at C of E school

    -7/11/03

    The appointment of a Muslim as headteacher of a Church of England primary school has been c

  • 5 Nov 2003

    -5/11/03

    British and Irish Church leaders have this week written to the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem assuring them of the prayers for continued international support for a sustainable polit

    -5/11/03

    British and Irish Church leaders have this week written to the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem assuring them of the prayers for continued international support for a sustainable polit

  • 4 Nov 2003

    Church to urge debate over homosexuality

    -4/11/03

    A Church of England document on sexuality is expected to urge more debate on homosexuality.

    Church to urge debate over homosexuality

    -4/11/03

    A Church of England document on sexuality is expected to urge more debate on homosexuality.

  • 3 Nov 2003

    Agency urges shoppers to remember poorest this Christmas

    -3/11/03

    Christian Aid is challenging Christmas shoppers across the UK to give a gift with

    Agency urges shoppers to remember poorest this Christmas

    -3/11/03

    Christian Aid is challenging Christmas shoppers across the UK to give a gift with

  • 31 Oct 2003

    Bush tells of how faith helped drink problem

    -31/10/03

    George W Bush has given his most candid speech yet about how religion helped rid him of heavy

    Bush tells of how faith helped drink problem

    -31/10/03

    George W Bush has given his most candid speech yet about how religion helped rid him of heavy

  • 31 Oct 2003

    Blind Christian human rights activist on trial

    -31/10/03

    A blind Christian human rights activist will be put on trial in Cuba after spending 18 mont

    Blind Christian human rights activist on trial

    -31/10/03

    A blind Christian human rights activist will be put on trial in Cuba after spending 18 mont

  • 31 Oct 2003

    Pro-lifers may challenge abortion of disabled

    -31/10/03

    A number of pro-life groups are considering the possibility of a legal challenge to UK law p

    Pro-lifers may challenge abortion of disabled

    -31/10/03

    A number of pro-life groups are considering the possibility of a legal challenge to UK law p

  • 30 Oct 2003

    Egypt criticised for arrest of Christians

    -30/10/03

    The Institute on Religion and Public Policy has expressed "distress" at the arrest of at least 2

    Egypt criticised for arrest of Christians

    -30/10/03

    The Institute on Religion and Public Policy has expressed "distress" at the arrest of at least 2

  • 30 Oct 2003

    Christian communities challenge exclusion

    -30/10/03

    By Simon Barrow

    Small Christian communities that combine social and political engagement, the

    Christian communities challenge exclusion

    -30/10/03

    By Simon Barrow

    Small Christian communities that combine social and political engagement, the