News Briefing and Comment

Ekklesia runs a syndicated news and events listings service for churches, journalists, organisations and charities. Hundreds of churches and organisations now carry Ekklesia's news on their web sites. You can get Ekklesia's news on your web site in seconds, or by signing up for our daily email bulletin.

  • 8 Jan 2004

    World vision partners with local NGOs in earthquake zone

    -8/1/04

    Christian relief agency World Vision has completed the hand over of tents, soap, pl

    World vision partners with local NGOs in earthquake zone

    -8/1/04

    Christian relief agency World Vision has completed the hand over of tents, soap, pl

  • 7 Jan 2004

    Mentally ill man executed in Arkansas

    -7/1/04

    A mentally ill man whose lawyers had argued the state could not legally execute him was put to death i

    Mentally ill man executed in Arkansas

    -7/1/04

    A mentally ill man whose lawyers had argued the state could not legally execute him was put to death i

  • 7 Jan 2004

    Bishop blesses gritting lorries

    -7/1/04

    A bishop has been called in to bless a council's gritting lorries in an attempt bid to cut road deaths in b

    Bishop blesses gritting lorries

    -7/1/04

    A bishop has been called in to bless a council's gritting lorries in an attempt bid to cut road deaths in b

  • 6 Jan 2004

    Museum skeletons may get Christian burials

    -6/1/03

    Ethical debate has been hotting up with the news that thousands of skeletons in the Museum of Lon

    Museum skeletons may get Christian burials

    -6/1/03

    Ethical debate has been hotting up with the news that thousands of skeletons in the Museum of Lon

  • 6 Jan 2004

    -6/1/04

    Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) has presented the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Iraq with a dossier of statistical data compiled from seventy-two case studies of the treat

    -6/1/04

    Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) has presented the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Iraq with a dossier of statistical data compiled from seventy-two case studies of the treat

  • 6 Jan 2004

    Evangelical MP defects to DUP

    -6/1/04

    An Evangelical MP, well known for his Christian faith, has announced that he is joining the Democratic Unionis

    Evangelical MP defects to DUP

    -6/1/04

    An Evangelical MP, well known for his Christian faith, has announced that he is joining the Democratic Unionis

  • 6 Jan 2004

    New Bishop of Reading announced

    -6/1/04

    The new Bishop of Reading was revealed today following the row over the post after it was offered to the gay

    New Bishop of Reading announced

    -6/1/04

    The new Bishop of Reading was revealed today following the row over the post after it was offered to the gay

  • 5 Jan 2004

    Report suggests split over women bishops

    -5/1/03

    The Church of England may split if women become bishops, an official report has revealed today.

    Report suggests split over women bishops

    -5/1/03

    The Church of England may split if women become bishops, an official report has revealed today.

  • 5 Jan 2004

    Israeli soldiers occupy Episcopal Church hospital

    -5/1/03

    In a phone conversation with the Anglican Bishop of

    Jerusalem, the Rt Revd Riah Abu el As

    Israeli soldiers occupy Episcopal Church hospital

    -5/1/03

    In a phone conversation with the Anglican Bishop of

    Jerusalem, the Rt Revd Riah Abu el As

  • 5 Jan 2004

    Catholic agency moves in to earthquake zone

    -5/1/03

    Emergency relief supplies from the Catholic aid agency CAFOD have arrived in the Iranian city of

    Catholic agency moves in to earthquake zone

    -5/1/03

    Emergency relief supplies from the Catholic aid agency CAFOD have arrived in the Iranian city of

  • 5 Jan 2004

    Carey attacks top up fees

    -5/1/04

    The Government's top-up fee proposals have been criticised by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey.

    Carey attacks top up fees

    -5/1/04

    The Government's top-up fee proposals have been criticised by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey.

  • 5 Jan 2004

    Democrats move to claim Jesus as their own

    -5/1/04

    In an apparent shift in strategy on the stump, Democratic presidential candidates are attempting

    Democrats move to claim Jesus as their own

    -5/1/04

    In an apparent shift in strategy on the stump, Democratic presidential candidates are attempting

  • 25 Dec 2003

    Archbishop calls for tolerance of religious faith

    -25/12/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appealed to the wider world to overcome its mistrust of

    Archbishop calls for tolerance of religious faith

    -25/12/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appealed to the wider world to overcome its mistrust of

  • 25 Dec 2003

    Pope calls for peace

    -25/12/03

    Pope John Paul II has called for peaceful co-existence among nations and an end to violence and conflicts.

    Pope calls for peace

    -25/12/03

    Pope John Paul II has called for peaceful co-existence among nations and an end to violence and conflicts.

  • 15 Dec 2003

    Singer attacks Catholic church

    -15/12/03

    Hip hop singer Lauryn Hill has caused controversy by severely criticising the Roman Catholic Church during

    Singer attacks Catholic church

    -15/12/03

    Hip hop singer Lauryn Hill has caused controversy by severely criticising the Roman Catholic Church during