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  • 8 May 2003

    Archbishop refuses to bless war

    -8/5/03

    Dr Rowan Williams is unwilling to conduct a thanksgiving service for the end of the war in Iraq fearing that it could ap

    Archbishop refuses to bless war

    -8/5/03

    Dr Rowan Williams is unwilling to conduct a thanksgiving service for the end of the war in Iraq fearing that it could ap

  • 8 May 2003

    Green Christians tackle sustainable development

    -8/5/03

    The fourth Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) has kicked off at Volos in Gr

    Green Christians tackle sustainable development

    -8/5/03

    The fourth Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) has kicked off at Volos in Gr

  • 8 May 2003

    US will be blessed by supporting Israeli nationalism

    -8/5/03

    The President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has said that the

    US will be blessed by supporting Israeli nationalism

    -8/5/03

    The President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has said that the

  • 8 May 2003

    Evangelicals condemn derogatory remarks about Islam

    -8/5/03

    In an unusual public rebuke, leading evangelicals in the US have condemned derogatory statements abo

    Evangelicals condemn derogatory remarks about Islam

    -8/5/03

    In an unusual public rebuke, leading evangelicals in the US have condemned derogatory statements abo

  • 8 May 2003

    Bishop of Jerusalem questions Middle East peace plan

    -8/5/03

    The Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem has raised serious questions about the proposed 'Road Map' to p

    Bishop of Jerusalem questions Middle East peace plan

    -8/5/03

    The Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem has raised serious questions about the proposed ìRoad Mapî to p

  • 7 May 2003

    Wal Mart bans lad mags but keeps guns

    -7/5/03

    Three British "lad" magazines have been banned by Wal-mart, America's biggest discount superstore chain following

    Wal Mart bans lad mags but keeps guns

    -7/5/03

    Three British "lad" magazines have been banned by Wal-mart, America's biggest discount superstore chain following

  • 7 May 2003

    Scottish man tries to escape execution

    -7/5/03

    A Scottish man who has attracted support from George Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pope, and Br

    Scottish man tries to escape execution

    -7/5/03

    A Scottish man who has attracted support from George Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pope, and Br

  • 6 May 2003

    Burmese political prisoner released after hunger strike

    -6/5/03

    A prominent Christian political prisoner has been released from prison in Burma after staging a

    Burmese political prisoner released after hunger strike

    -6/5/03

    A prominent Christian political prisoner has been released from prison in Burma after staging a

  • 6 May 2003

    Subversive St Alban preferred to warring St George

    -6/5/03

    The military figure of St George should be ousted as England's patron saint and replaced by the mor

    Subversive St Alban preferred to warring St George

    -6/5/03

    The military figure of St George should be ousted as England's patron saint and replaced by the mor

  • 4 May 2003

    Dot com entrepreneur helps clear death row inmate

    -4/5/03

    A mentally-ill young black man on Death Row is set to become the only the second American juvenile of

    Dot com entrepreneur helps clear death row inmate

    -4/5/03

    A mentally-ill young black man on Death Row is set to become the only the second American juvenile of

  • 4 May 2003

    Evangelicals urged to oppose Middle East peace plan

    -4/5/03

    Israel's Minister of Tourism, will travel to Washington this week to meet with a number of high-lev

    Evangelicals urged to oppose Middle East peace plan

    -4/5/03

    Israel's Minister of Tourism, will travel to Washington this week to meet with a number of high-lev

  • 4 May 2003

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor

    -4/5/03

    A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new S

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor

    -4/5/03

    A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new S

  • 3 May 2003

    Tony Blair has said that he believes he will be called to account for the Iraq War before God, and can justify to his 'Maker' decisions which led to hundreds of deaths.

  • 3 May 2003

    British peace activist arrested in Gaza

    -3/5/03

    The Israeli army has arrested a British peace activist in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah.

    The media c

    British peace activist arrested in Gaza

    -3/5/03

    The Israeli army has arrested a British peace activist in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah.

    The media c

  • 2 May 2003

    Church leaders urge Bush to quit Iraq

    -2/5/03

    The leaders of several churches in the US have urged the United States to leave Iraq as soon as possible.

    Church leaders urge Bush to quit Iraq

    -2/5/03

    The leaders of several churches in the US have urged the United States to leave Iraq as soon as possible.