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  • 16 Mar 2004

    Passion star meets Pope

    -16/3/04

    The Vatican has confirmed that the actor who plays Jesus in the controversial The Passion of the Christ had an audi

    Passion star meets Pope

    -16/3/04

    The Vatican has confirmed that the actor who plays Jesus in the controversial The Passion of the Christ had an audi

  • 15 Mar 2004

    Institute calls for sustainable development to combat terror

    -15/3/04

    The Institute on Religion and Public Policy has called for continuing support

    Institute calls for sustainable development to combat terror

    -15/3/04

    The Institute on Religion and Public Policy has called for continuing support

  • 15 Mar 2004

    Non violent Palestinian activist arrives in Australia

    -15/3/04

    Saif Abukeshek, a co-ordinator of the non-violent Palestinian International Solidari

    Non violent Palestinian activist arrives in Australia

    -15/3/04

    Saif Abukeshek, a co-ordinator of the non-violent Palestinian International Solidari

  • 15 Mar 2004

    Catholics urged to oppose Government

    -15/3/04

    The leader of the Catholic church in Scotland is calling on churchgoers to campaign against a raft of

    Catholics urged to oppose Government

    -15/3/04

    The leader of the Catholic church in Scotland is calling on churchgoers to campaign against a raft of

  • 15 Mar 2004

    Message of solidarity sent to Spanish churches

    -15/3/04

    A message of sadness and solidarity with the Churches of Spain has been sent by Churches Tog

    Message of solidarity sent to Spanish churches

    -15/3/04

    A message of sadness and solidarity with the Churches of Spain has been sent by Churches Tog

  • 12 Mar 2004

    Churches meet Ahern to discuss EU presidency

    -12/3/04

    Church representatives have praised the European Union's support for dialogue with religious

    Churches meet Ahern to discuss EU presidency

    -12/3/04

    Church representatives have praised the European Union's support for dialogue with religious

  • 12 Mar 2004

    Christian peacemaker denied entry to Israel

    -12/3/04

    A member of Christian Peacemaker Teams member has been barred as he tried to enter Israel and f

    Christian peacemaker denied entry to Israel

    -12/3/04

    A member of Christian Peacemaker Teams member has been barred as he tried to enter Israel and f

  • 12 Mar 2004

    Leaders from around the world send messages of support

    -12/3/04

    Tony Blair has led British condemnation of the Spanish train bombings whilst other

    Leaders from around the world send messages of support

    -12/3/04

    Tony Blair has led British condemnation of the Spanish train bombings whilst other

  • 12 Mar 2004

    Tutu receives award for non violent struggle

    -12/3/04

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu has received an honorary doctorate from Warsaw University in recogniti

    Tutu receives award for non violent struggle

    -12/3/04

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu has received an honorary doctorate from Warsaw University in recogniti

  • 12 Mar 2004

    -12/3/04

    The Ugandan House of Bishops last week issued a statement calling for

    the immediate end to violence in Northern Uganda after the Most Revd
    Henry Orombi, the Archbishop of Uganda, le

    -12/3/04

    The Ugandan House of Bishops last week issued a statement calling for

    the immediate end to violence in Northern Uganda after the Most Revd
    Henry Orombi, the Archbishop of Uganda, le

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Anti-abortion convert lobbies MPs

    -11/3/04

    The woman whose legal case led to the legalisation of abortion in the US is lobbying MPs - calling for te

    Anti-abortion convert lobbies MPs

    -11/3/04

    The woman whose legal case led to the legalisation of abortion in the US is lobbying MPs - calling for te

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Anglicans edge closer to splits

    -11/3/04

    Worldwide Anglicanism has edged closer to splits after the liberal Canadian Church defied calls for restrai

    Anglicans edge closer to splits

    -11/3/04

    Worldwide Anglicanism has edged closer to splits after the liberal Canadian Church defied calls for restrai

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Bush steps up funding of faith-based initiatives

    -11/3/04

    President Bush gave more than .1 billion in competitive grants to religious organisations

    Bush steps up funding of faith-based initiatives

    -11/3/04

    President Bush gave more than .1 billion in competitive grants to religious organisations

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Pro-abortion group hires chaplain to counter criticism

    -11/3/04

    In an attempt to counter criticism that it's support of abortion runs counter to Ch

    Pro-abortion group hires chaplain to counter criticism

    -11/3/04

    In an attempt to counter criticism that it's support of abortion runs counter to Ch

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Christians in Laos threatened with death

    -11/3/04

    Christians in Laos have been told they will be killed if they do not give up their faith or leave

    Christians in Laos threatened with death

    -11/3/04

    Christians in Laos have been told they will be killed if they do not give up their faith or leave