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  • 2 Apr 2004

    ITV set to cut religious programming

    -2/4/04

    The head of ITV has said that he wants to cut the amount of religious programming on the network.

    ITV set to cut religious programming

    -2/4/04

    The head of ITV has said that he wants to cut the amount of religious programming on the network.

  • 2 Apr 2004

    Church can present human face of God says methodist president

    -2/4/04

    The President of the Methodist Conference has suggested that the church, at it

    Church can present human face of God says methodist president

    -2/4/04

    The President of the Methodist Conference has suggested that the church, at it

  • 2 Apr 2004

    A newspaper has published a "10 commandments of Christian pop" containing tongue-in-cheek advice to Christian pop artists.

  • 2 Apr 2004

    Churches told Palm Sunday is not environmentally sustainable

    -2/4/04

    As Christians prepare to celebrate Palm Sunday this weekend, the Commission for

    Churches told Palm Sunday is not environmentally sustainable

    -2/4/04

    As Christians prepare to celebrate Palm Sunday this weekend, the Commission for

  • 2 Apr 2004

    President of Tanzania thanks Christians for debt relief

    -2/4/04

    The President of Tanzania has expressed "profound gratitude" for the work of Christi

    President of Tanzania thanks Christians for debt relief

    -2/4/04

    The President of Tanzania has expressed "profound gratitude" for the work of Christi

  • 2 Apr 2004

    -2/4/04

    In an Easter message to member churches, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev.

    -2/4/04

    In an Easter message to member churches, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev.

  • 2 Apr 2004

    Children close to starvation in Kenya says christian charity

    -2/4/04

    Children and adults in Kenya are close to starvation says a leading Christian a

    Children close to starvation in Kenya says christian charity

    -2/4/04

    Children and adults in Kenya are close to starvation says a leading Christian a

  • 31 Mar 2004

    Archbishop opens meeting of Christians and Muslims

    -31/3/04

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has opened a meeting of Christian and M

    Archbishop opens meeting of Christians and Muslims

    -31/3/04

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has opened a meeting of Christian and M

  • 31 Mar 2004

    Passion inspires artistic response

    -31/3/04

    Colin Brown, one of the nation's top airbrush illustrators in the 1990's, has been inspired to make an a

    Passion inspires artistic response

    -31/3/04

    Colin Brown, one of the nationís top airbrush illustrators in the 1990ís, has been inspired to make an a

  • 31 Mar 2004

    Children from Christian families in Burma between the ages of five and ten have been lured from their homes and placed in Buddhist monasteries.

  • 31 Mar 2004

    Row erupts over inclusivity of christian union

    -31/3/04

    A row has erupted between a University Students' Union and a Christian Union, which will on

    Row erupts over inclusivity of christian union

    -31/3/04

    A row has erupted between a University Students' Union and a Christian Union, which will on

  • 31 Mar 2004

    Church of Scotland to address demon possession

    -31/3/04

    The Church of Scotland is to recognise that exorcisms can be effective in delivering people

    Church of Scotland to address demon possession

    -31/3/04

    The Church of Scotland is to recognise that exorcisms can be effective in delivering people

  • 31 Mar 2004

    Four Christians arrested in Egypt

    -31/3/04

    Four Christians have been arrested in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt after police found that they had Bibles an

    Four Christians arrested in Egypt

    -31/3/04

    Four Christians have been arrested in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt after police found that they had Bibles an

  • 31 Mar 2004

    Namibian churches embrace nonviolence

    -31/3/04

    Churches in Namibia have resolved to nurture a culture of non-violence believing that society needs t

    Namibian churches embrace nonviolence

    -31/3/04

    Churches in Namibia have resolved to nurture a culture of non-violence believing that society needs t

  • 31 Mar 2004

    MPs motion backs recognition of Christmas and Easter

    -31/3/04

    A motion in the House of Commons has been tabled congratulating a Christian radio stat

    MPs motion backs recognition of Christmas and Easter

    -31/3/04

    A motion in the House of Commons has been tabled congratulating a Christian radio stat