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  • 8 Mar 2004

    Gay Bishop takes up post

    -8/3/04

    The Right Reverend Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Anglican bishop, has been confirmed in his new post in the A

    Gay Bishop takes up post

    -8/3/04

    The Right Reverend Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Anglican bishop, has been confirmed in his new post in the A

  • 7 Mar 2004

    New plans to reform religious school assemblies

    -7/3/04

    Prayers and hymns will be replaced with spiritual 'person-centred discussions' under new pla

    New plans to reform religious school assemblies

    -7/3/04

    Prayers and hymns will be replaced with spiritual ìperson-centred discussionsî under new pla

  • 7 Mar 2004

    Churches ride wave of Passion

    -7/3/04

    Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of The Christ" has filled theatres as well as church pews around the USA repor

    Churches ride wave of Passion

    -7/3/04

    Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of The Christ" has filled theatres as well as church pews around the USA repor

  • 5 Mar 2004

    Church plans parish in cyberspace

    -5/3/04

    The Church of England is hoping a host of worshippers in cyberspace will make its first virtual parish a s

    Church plans parish in cyberspace

    -5/3/04

    The Church of England is hoping a host of worshippers in cyberspace will make its first virtual parish a s

  • 4 Mar 2004

    Church helps soothe Australia's Aborigines

    -4/3/04

    The race riots in Australia's biggest city, Sydney, have focused attention on the role of the C

    Church helps soothe Australia's Aborigines

    -4/3/04

    The race riots in Australia's biggest city, Sydney, have focused attention on the role of the C

  • 4 Mar 2004

    US bishops regret Bush U-turn on landmines

    -4/3/04

    American Catholic Bishops have expressed their concern at the Bush administration's decision to

    US bishops regret Bush U-turn on landmines

    -4/3/04

    American Catholic Bishops have expressed their concern at the Bush administration's decision to

  • 4 Mar 2004

    Scottish church leaders give verdict on passion film

    -4/3/04

    Religious figures in Scotland have been giving their verdicts on Mel Gibson's controve

    Scottish church leaders give verdict on passion film

    -4/3/04

    Religious figures in Scotland have been giving their verdicts on Mel Gibson's controve

  • 4 Mar 2004

    Churches unite to promote peace in Zimbabwe

    -4/3/04

    South African and Zimbabwean church leaders pledged on Tuesday to play a more active role in try

    Churches unite to promote peace in Zimbabwe

    -4/3/04

    South African and Zimbabwean church leaders pledged on Tuesday to play a more active role in try

  • 3 Mar 2004

    Methodists hit pubs in 11th commandment drive

    -3/3/04

    The Methodist Church this week is seeking to overturn the traditional impression that it wants

    Methodists hit pubs in 11th commandment drive

    -3/3/04

    The Methodist Church this week is seeking to overturn the traditional impression that it wants

  • 20 Feb 2004

    Dell improves labour code after agency campaign

    -20/2/04

    Market leaders Dell have adopted a new code of conduct for their suppliers following cathol

    Dell improves labour code after agency campaign

    -20/2/04

    Market leaders Dell have adopted a new code of conduct for their suppliers following cathol

  • 13 Feb 2004

    Lent fast urged for Iraqi detainees

    -13/2/04

    Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) members living and working in Iraq have made an appeal to the worldwid

    Lent fast urged for Iraqi detainees

    -13/2/04

    Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) members living and working in Iraq have made an appeal to the worldwid

  • 13 Feb 2004

    Billboards target Christian porn addicts

    -13/2/04

    Chocolates are always nice, and a diamond necklace would be delightful.

    Billboards target Christian porn addicts

    -13/2/04

    Chocolates are always nice, and a diamond necklace would be delightful.

  • 12 Feb 2004

    Synod backs cafe church

    -12/2/04

    The Church of England has supported changes in its traditional parish structure including a range of new church sty

    Synod backs cafe church

    -12/2/04

    The Church of England has supported changes in its traditional parish structure including a range of new church sty

  • 12 Feb 2004

    Christians go wild about Gibson film

    -12/2/04

    Christians are already buying tickets for Mel Gibson's new film, "The Passion of the Christ," in huge

    Christians go wild about Gibson film

    -12/2/04

    Christians are already buying tickets for Mel Gibson's new film, "The Passion of the Christ," in huge

  • 12 Feb 2004

    -12/2/04

    Plans to divert £5.5 million from Church of England cathedrals and bishops into mission work have been postponed indefinitely by the General Synod after a series of attacks by senior

    -12/2/04

    Plans to divert £5.5 million from Church of England cathedrals and bishops into mission work have been postponed indefinitely by the General Synod after a series of attacks by senior