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  • 16 Jul 2003

    Huge drop in protestant church weddings

    -16/7/03

    Weddings in England and Wales are barely half as popular as they were in 1897, with a huge drop in protestan

    Huge drop in protestant church weddings

    -16/7/03

    Weddings in England and Wales are barely half as popular as they were in 1897, with a huge drop in protestan

  • 16 Jul 2003

    Peace activists arrested in Israel

    -16/7/03

    Eight foreign nationals have been arrested in the occupied territories as Israeli authorities clamp down on inter

    Peace activists arrested in Israel

    -16/7/03

    Eight foreign nationals have been arrested in the occupied territories as Israeli authorities clamp down on inter

  • 16 Jul 2003

    Archbishop to address churches forum on unity

    -16/7/03

    Following the controversy of the recent synod Rowan Williams will jointly lead this weekend the broade

    Archbishop to address churches forum on unity

    -16/7/03

    Following the controversy of the recent synod Rowan Williams will jointly lead this weekend the broade

  • 15 Jul 2003

    Call for church to include minorites

    -15/7/03

    The Church of England has been urged to do more to include ethnic minorities in its congregations, clergy and

    Call for church to include minorites

    -15/7/03

    The Church of England has been urged to do more to include ethnic minorities in its congregations, clergy and

  • 15 Jul 2003

    Report urges end to Queen as governor of church

    -15/7/03

    The Queen should no longer be Supreme Governor of the Church of England, a report published today ha

    Report urges end to Queen as governor of church

    -15/7/03

    The Queen should no longer be Supreme Governor of the Church of England, a report published today ha

  • 8 Jul 2003

    Live with difference or face destruction churches warned

    -8/7/03

    Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) has published a book of essays entitled "Growin

    Live with difference or face destruction churches warned

    -8/7/03

    Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) has published a book of essays entitled "Growin

  • 8 Jul 2003

    Pope accused of interfering in Indian affairs - news from ekklesia on theology and politics from a christian perspective
    Pope accused of interfering in Indian affairs - news from ekkl

    Pope accused of interfering in Indian affairs - news from ekklesia on theology and politics from a christian perspective
    Pope accused of interfering in Indian affairs - news from ekkl

  • 5 Jul 2003

    Christian party leader urges marriage rights for cohabiting and gay couples

    -5/7/03

    In a move that differs from the position of leading Evangelicals, the leader

    Christian party leader urges marriage rights for cohabiting and gay couples

    -5/7/03

    In a move that differs from the position of leading Evangelicals, the leader

  • 4 Jul 2003

    Chaplains support runway expansion

    -4/7/03

    Theology appears to be clashing with environmentalists with the news that The British Isles and Eire Airport Chapl

    Chaplains support runway expansion

    -4/7/03

    Theology appears to be clashing with environmentalists with the news that The British Isles and Eire Airport Chapl

  • 4 Jul 2003

    Bond girl becomes anglican vicar

    -4/7/03

    A former model who appeared with Pierce Brosnan in Tomorrow Never Dies has been ordained an Anglican vicar in Liverp

    Bond girl becomes anglican vicar

    -4/7/03

    A former model who appeared with Pierce Brosnan in Tomorrow Never Dies has been ordained an Anglican vicar in Liverp

  • 4 Jul 2003

    Scottish clergy call for release of asylum seekers

    -4/7/03

    Senior clergy in Scotland have called for the immediate release of a Kurdish family who have been

    Scottish clergy call for release of asylum seekers

    -4/7/03

    Senior clergy in Scotland have called for the immediate release of a Kurdish family who have been

  • 4 Jul 2003

    Christian charity launches apostasy petition

    -4/7/03

    An international Christian charity has launched a petition focusing on the Islamic law of apostasy.

    Christian charity launches apostasy petition

    -4/7/03

    An international Christian charity has launched a petition focusing on the Islamic law of apostasy.

  • 4 Jul 2003

    Reference to God in EU constitution unlikley

    -4/7/03

    The Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he does not expect a future constitution for th

    Reference to God in EU constitution unlikley

    -4/7/03

    The Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he does not expect a future constitution for th

  • 4 Jul 2003

    World Bank poverty drive has failed

    -4/7/03

    A report published yesterday suggests that World Bank projects costing hundreds of millions of pounds and aimed at c

    World Bank poverty drive has failed

    -4/7/03

    A report published yesterday suggests that World Bank projects costing hundreds of millions of pounds and aimed at c

  • 2 Jul 2003

    Arms exports to Indonesia rise twentyfold

    -2/7/03

    Arms exports to Indonesia have risen twentyfold in the past two years despite ministers' concerns about hu

    Arms exports to Indonesia rise twentyfold

    -2/7/03

    Arms exports to Indonesia have risen twentyfold in the past two years despite ministers' concerns about hu