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  • 11 Mar 2004

    Clergy and politicians plead for Kurds

    -11/3/04

    Church leaders, politicians and race campaigners have called on the Home Office to allow three Kurdi

    Clergy and politicians plead for Kurds

    -11/3/04

    Church leaders, politicians and race campaigners have called on the Home Office to allow three Kurdi

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Methodists offer members discount drugs

    -11/3/04

    In what is believed to be a first for a religious denomination, the United Methodist Church in the

    Methodists offer members discount drugs

    -11/3/04

    In what is believed to be a first for a religious denomination, the United Methodist Church in the

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Pope to mark new milestone

    -11/3/04

    Pope John Paul II passes a new milestone on Sunday, officially becoming the third longest-reigning pontiff in th

    Pope to mark new milestone

    -11/3/04

    Pope John Paul II passes a new milestone on Sunday, officially becoming the third longest-reigning pontiff in th

  • 11 Mar 2004

    Pope appoints woman to top post

    -11/3/04

    Pope John Paul II has named a female law professor at Harvard University and a bioethics expert to head the

    Pope appoints woman to top post

    -11/3/04

    Pope John Paul II has named a female law professor at Harvard University and a bioethics expert to head the

  • 10 Mar 2004

    Death penalty more expensive than prison

    -10/3/04

    The death penalty is up to 70% more expensive to implement than comparable non-death penalty cases

    Death penalty more expensive than prison

    -10/3/04

    The death penalty is up to 70% more expensive to implement than comparable non-death penalty cases

  • 10 Mar 2004

    Christianity used to damage environment says Bishop

    -10/3/04

    A Church of England bishop has warned that global warming could be the next punishment

    Christianity used to damage environment says Bishop

    -10/3/04

    A Church of England bishop has warned that global warming could be the next punishment

  • 10 Mar 2004

    Churches give away Gibson tickets

    -10/3/04

    Four English churches are following the lead of US churches and offering free cinema tickets to see Mel G

    Churches give away Gibson tickets

    -10/3/04

    Four English churches are following the lead of US churches and offering free cinema tickets to see Mel G

  • 10 Mar 2004

    Bible smuggler released after 3 years jail

    -10/3/04

    A Protestant activist, Yu Zhudi, has been released after 3 years in prison on charges of secretl

    Bible smuggler released after 3 years jail

    -10/3/04

    A Protestant activist, Yu Zhudi, has been released after 3 years in prison on charges of secretl

  • 10 Mar 2004

    Christian peace groups back support for UN

    -10/3/04

    Governments must give the UN a chance to do its job without interference, said Hans von Sponeck

    Christian peace groups back support for UN

    -10/3/04

    Governments must give the UN a chance to do its job without interference, said Hans von Sponeck

  • 10 Mar 2004

    Williams praises author accused of blashemy

    -10/3/04

    Philip Pullman, the best-selling author with a widely advertised contempt for organised religio

    Williams praises author accused of blashemy

    -10/3/04

    Philip Pullman, the best-selling author with a widely advertised contempt for organised religio

  • 9 Mar 2004

    China continues church crackdown

    -9/4/04

    China has arrested a leading Roman Catholic bishop as the Government continues a crackdown on underground c

    China continues church crackdown

    -9/4/04

    China has arrested a leading Roman Catholic bishop as the Government continues a crackdown on underground c

  • 9 Mar 2004

    Christians massacred in Nigeria

    -9/3/04

    A UK human rights group has reported a massacre of dozens of Christians in Nigeria.

    Christian Solidarity

    Christians massacred in Nigeria

    -9/3/04

    A UK human rights group has reported a massacre of dozens of Christians in Nigeria.

    Christian Solidarity

  • 9 Mar 2004

    Refuseniks gather in London

    -9/3/04

    A unique public meeting this week will bring together Refuseniks from around the world.

    Refuseniks, men and w

    Refuseniks gather in London

    -9/3/04

    A unique public meeting this week will bring together Refuseniks from around the world.

    Refuseniks, men and w

  • 9 Mar 2004

    Pro lifers launch euthanasia campaign

    -9/3/04

    Pro-life group the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has warned that mistakes made

    Pro lifers launch euthanasia campaign

    -9/3/04

    Pro-life group the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has warned that mistakes made

  • 9 Mar 2004

    Vatican praises women as peacemakers

    -9/3/04

    Professor Marilyn Ann Mortone, a member of the Holy See delegation to the 48th Commission on the Status

    Vatican praises women as peacemakers

    -9/3/04

    Professor Marilyn Ann Mortone, a member of the Holy See delegation to the 48th Commission on the Status