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  • 4 Mar 2003

    Lid lifted on Bush's theology

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    US president George Bush gets his early morning inspiration from the writings of a Scottish Evangelist from the last century, according the T

    Lid lifted on Bush's theology

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    US president George Bush gets his early morning inspiration from the writings of a Scottish Evangelist from the last century, according the T

  • 1 Mar 2003

    Announcing that British troops were now fully engaged in military action, last night the Prime Minister defended the decision to go to war with overtly religious language.

  • 28 Feb 2003

    US to encourage resistance in Baghdad

    -28/3/2003

    The US has said that it intends to surround Baghdad in the hope that its people will rise up against the reg

    US to encourage resistance in Baghdad

    -28/3/2003

    The US has said that it intends to surround Baghdad in the hope that its people will rise up against the reg

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Williams gets to work in Lords speech

    -28/3/2003

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for the UK's working culture to become more humane and less pressur

    Williams gets to work in Lords speech

    -28/3/2003

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for the UK's working culture to become more humane and less pressur

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Church 'sheltering' from bombs in Baghdad

    -28/3/2003

    As military action continues, reports are emerging from throughout Iraq of the plight of the 3% of the

    Church 'sheltering' from bombs in Baghdad

    -28/3/2003

    As military action continues, reports are emerging from throughout Iraq of the plight of the 3% of the

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Government help refused by Christian aid agencies

    -28/3/2003

    Financial support from the government for relief work in Iraq is being declined by church and ot

    Government help refused by Christian aid agencies

    -28/3/2003

    Financial support from the government for relief work in Iraq is being declined by church and ot

  • 28 Feb 2003

    US troops approach key Iraqi city

    -24/3/2003

    US troops are reported to have reached the city of Karbala, a town of extreme importance for both peace campaign

    US troops approach key Iraqi city

    -24/3/2003

    US troops are reported to have reached the city of Karbala, a town of extreme importance for both peace campaign

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Chaplains may give last rites to Iraqis

    -20/03/2003

    British Forces chaplains in the Gulf have been issued with Islamic prayer cards so that they can administ

    Chaplains may give last rites to Iraqis

    -20/03/2003

    British Forces chaplains in the Gulf have been issued with Islamic prayer cards so that they can administ

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Soldiers protest at civilian deaths

    -31/3/2003

    Three British soldiers face court martial after being ordered home from Iraq when they objected to the conduct

    Soldiers protest at civilian deaths

    -31/3/2003

    Three British soldiers face court martial after being ordered home from Iraq when they objected to the conduct

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Pope in final plea for peace

    -17/03/2003

    In what has been seen as one of his most fervent pleas yet, this weekend the Pope implored Saddam Hussein to urgentl

    Pope in final plea for peace

    -17/03/2003

    In what has been seen as one of his most fervent pleas yet, this weekend the Pope implored Saddam Hussein to urgentl

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Actress sidelined after anti-war appearance with Tutu

    -29/3/2003

    The actress Susan Sarandon who recently shared a platform with Archbishop Desmond Tutu has b

    Actress sidelined after anti-war appearance with Tutu

    -29/3/2003

    The actress Susan Sarandon who recently shared a platform with Archbishop Desmond Tutu has b

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Deaths of servicemen raise difficult questions

    -31/3/2003

    As the first coffins of British servicemen killed in Iraq begin to return home, churches across the

    Deaths of servicemen raise difficult questions

    -31/3/2003

    As the first coffins of British servicemen killed in Iraq begin to return home, churches across the

  • 28 Feb 2003

    TV series to explore experience of gay clergy

    -31/3/2003

    Tonight sees the start of a television series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Church of E

    TV series to explore experience of gay clergy

    -31/3/2003

    Tonight sees the start of a television series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Church of E

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Tories to highlight role of churches

    -26/3/2003

    The Conservative Party is holding a summit aimed at highlighting the role that the voluntary sector contribut

    Tories to highlight role of churches

    -26/3/2003

    The Conservative Party is holding a summit aimed at highlighting the role that the voluntary sector contribut

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq

    -29/3/2003

    Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of rep

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq

    -29/3/2003

    Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of rep