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  • 13 Oct 2003

    Largest ever christian human rights conference announced

    -13/10/03

    The UK's largest ever International Christian Human Rights Conference is expected

    Largest ever christian human rights conference announced

    -13/10/03

    The UKís largest ever International Christian Human Rights Conference is expected

  • 7 Oct 2003

    Opponents of gay bishop meet in US

    -7/10/03

    US evangelicals opposed to the election of their church's first openly gay bishop are gathering in Dall

    Opponents of gay bishop meet in US

    -7/10/03

    US evangelicals opposed to the election of their church's first openly gay bishop are gathering in Dall

  • 7 Oct 2003

    Churches call for justice following unlawful killing

    -7/10/03

    Leaders of the Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) have expressed real hop

    Churches call for justice following unlawful killing

    -7/10/03

    Leaders of the Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) have expressed real hop

  • 7 Oct 2003

    Parliamentarians reaffirm importance of religious freedom

    -7/10/03

    Parliamentarians reaffirmed the centrality and precedence of religious freedom an

    Parliamentarians reaffirm importance of religious freedom

    -7/10/03

    Parliamentarians reaffirmed the centrality and precedence of religious freedom an

  • 6 Oct 2003

    Holy fools take to the high wire

    -6/10/03

    A clown will next week deliver a sermon in a cathedral while balancing on a wire.

    Other clowns will act

    Holy fools take to the high wire

    -6/10/03

    A clown will next week deliver a sermon in a cathedral while balancing on a wire.

    Other clowns will act

  • 6 Oct 2003

    Inclusive church campaign to surround church leaders with prayer

    -6/10/03

    The leaders of the Anglican Church who meet next week to discuss the diffe

    Inclusive church campaign to surround church leaders with prayer

    -6/10/03

    The leaders of the Anglican Church who meet next week to discuss the diffe

  • 6 Oct 2003

    Call for papers on political theology

    -6/10/03

    The international journal Political Theology has issued a call for papers that explore significant po

    Call for papers on political theology

    -6/10/03

    The international journal Political Theology has issued a call for papers that explore significant po

  • 6 Oct 2003

    Three die in US church shooting

    -6/10/03

    A woman has opened fire in a church in Atlanta, Georgia, killing her mother and the minister before turning

    Three die in US church shooting

    -6/10/03

    A woman has opened fire in a church in Atlanta, Georgia, killing her mother and the minister before turning

  • 2 Oct 2003

    Christians fast with David Blane

    -2/10/03

    Thousands of CAFOD supporters will join Blaine in choosing to go hungry this Friday (3 October) in a 24 ho

    Christians fast with David Blane

    -2/10/03

    Thousands of CAFOD supporters will join Blaine in choosing to go hungry this Friday (3 October) in a 24 ho

  • 1 Oct 2003

    Church says Government proposals would amount to gay marriage

    -1/10/03

    The Roman Catholic Church has said that the Government's proposals to give le

    Church says Government proposals would amount to gay marriage

    -1/10/03

    The Roman Catholic Church has said that the Governmentís proposals to give le

  • 1 Oct 2003

    Church turns to spin

    -1/10/03

    The Church of England is trying to spin its way out of the crisis over the issue of homosexuality, reports the Daily T

    Church turns to spin

    -1/10/03

    The Church of England is trying to spin its way out of the crisis over the issue of homosexuality, reports the Daily T

  • 30 Sep 2003

    Flood of former child soldiers expected

    -30/9/03

    CAFOD partner Don Bosco Homes in Liberia is preparing to receive thousands of former child soldiers

    Flood of former child soldiers expected

    -30/9/03

    CAFOD partner Don Bosco Homes in Liberia is preparing to receive thousands of former child soldiers

  • 30 Sep 2003

    Theologian writes prayers for hunted animals

    -30/9/03

    Prayers for hunted animals to be used by churches on World Day for Animals, 4 October (St Fran

    Theologian writes prayers for hunted animals

    -30/9/03

    Prayers for hunted animals to be used by churches on World Day for Animals, 4 October (St Fran

  • 24 Sep 2003

    Bishops back cloning ban

    -24/9/03

    Catholic Bishops in England and Wales have urged the British government to back a UN resolution supported by over

    Bishops back cloning ban

    -24/9/03

    Catholic Bishops in England and Wales have urged the British government to back a UN resolution supported by over

  • 24 Sep 2003

    Clergy swap pulpit for the catwalk

    -24/9/03

    Clergy have swapped the pulpit for the catwalk, modelling the latest clerical designs at the church's

    Clergy swap pulpit for the catwalk

    -24/9/03

    Clergy have swapped the pulpit for the catwalk, modelling the latest clerical designs at the church's