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  • 28 Apr 2003

    Creationists plan six more schools

    -28/4/03

    The organisation behind a state-funded secondary school that has been criticised for promoting biblical creationism

    Creationists plan six more schools

    -28/4/03

    The organisation behind a state-funded secondary school that has been criticised for promoting biblical creationism

  • 28 Apr 2003

    Scottish catholics to protest child detention

    -28/4/03

    The Catholic Church in Scotland is to mount a national campaign against the detention of asylum seekers'

    Scottish catholics to protest child detention

    -28/4/03

    The Catholic Church in Scotland is to mount a national campaign against the detention of asylum seekers'

  • 28 Apr 2003

    In a statement that will raise concerns amongst many churches, a national spokesman for the far Right British National Party has claimed that many of its members are 'Christians'.

  • 27 Apr 2003

    Williams receives honour for theology

    -27/4/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has been handed a special honour from the university of Wales in recognition of his

    Williams receives honour for theology

    -27/4/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has been handed a special honour from the university of Wales in recognition of his

  • 27 Apr 2003

    Christian TV regulator avoids The Simpsons

    -27/4/03

    Jonathan Edwards, the record-breaking triple jumper, spoke for the first time this weekend about the Christi

    Christian TV regulator avoids The Simpsons

    -27/4/03

    Jonathan Edwards, the record-breaking triple jumper, spoke for the first time this weekend about the Christi

  • 25 Apr 2003

    Clergy line up for Scottish elections

    -25/4/03

    Five Stirling clergymen have thrown their dog collars into the ring to stand in the Scottish parliamentary and lo

    Clergy line up for Scottish elections

    -25/4/03

    Five Stirling clergymen have thrown their dog collars into the ring to stand in the Scottish parliamentary and lo

  • 24 Apr 2003

    Church of England hit by stock market falls

    -24/3/03

    Figures published today have revealed that the stock market slump has wiped £500 million off the value of t

    Church of England hit by stock market falls

    -24/3/03

    Figures published today have revealed that the stock market slump has wiped £500 million off the value of t

  • 24 Apr 2003

    Evangelicals targetted as opposition to Middle East peace

    -24/4/03

    Evangelical Christians in the United States are the National Union Party's natural partners

    Evangelicals targetted as opposition to Middle East peace

    -24/4/03

    Evangelical Christians in the United States are the National Union Party's natural partners

  • 24 Apr 2003

    Pro-life candidates arrested during Welsh election campaign

    -24/4/03

    Two pro-life candidates have been arrested and charged with a Public Order Offence, after s

    Pro-life candidates arrested during Welsh election campaign

    -24/4/03

    Two pro-life candidates have been arrested and charged with a Public Order Offence, after s

  • 24 Apr 2003

    Institute calls for religious freedom in Iraq

    -24/4/03

    The US Institute on Religion and Public Policy has urged the American president to do all he can to guara

    Institute calls for religious freedom in Iraq

    -24/4/03

    The US Institute on Religion and Public Policy has urged the American president to do all he can to guara

  • 24 Apr 2003

    Children being held at Guantanamo Bay

    -24/3/03

    The news that children younger than 16 are being held in the American detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, has been

    Children being held at Guantanamo Bay

    -24/3/03

    The news that children younger than 16 are being held in the American detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, has been

  • 23 Apr 2003

    Falling markets cost charities billions

    -23/4/03

    New research has revealed that the continuing steep decline in the stock market last year cost charities £8.6bn

    Falling markets cost charities billions

    -23/4/03

    New research has revealed that the continuing steep decline in the stock market last year cost charities £8.6bn

  • 23 Apr 2003

    Professor: Exodus miracles explained by science

    -23/4/03

    The miracles of the Biblical book of Exodus can be explained by science, according to a Cambridge Unive

    Professor: Exodus miracles explained by science

    -23/4/03

    The miracles of the Biblical book of Exodus can be explained by science, according to a Cambridge Unive

  • 22 Apr 2003

    Fears over Evangelical charities in Iraq

    -22/4/03

    Fears have been expressed as Evangelical charities, seen as "hostile to Islam" prepare to distribute food, wat

    Fears over Evangelical charities in Iraq

    -22/4/03

    Fears have been expressed as Evangelical charities, seen as "hostile to Islam" prepare to distribute food, wat

  • 22 Apr 2003

    Prayers to be said on anniversary of Lawrence death

    -22/4/03

    Prayers to celebrate and mark the impact of Stephen Lawrence's life will be said this afternoon on

    Prayers to be said on anniversary of Lawrence death

    -22/4/03

    Prayers to celebrate and mark the impact of Stephen Lawrenceís life will be said this afternoon on