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  • 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

  • 8 Mar 2004

    Bishops voice fears over Haiti chaos

    -8/3/04

    Haiti's Catholic bishops' have described the worsening situation in the country as a 'nightmare'.

    Bishops voice fears over Haiti chaos

    -8/3/04

    Haiti's Catholic bishops' have described the worsening situation in the country as a 'nightmare'.

  • 8 Mar 2004

    -8/3/04

    Tyndale House, the evangelical Christian publisher of the best-selling Left Behind series of novels, said over the weekend that bookstores had already bought all of the initial print

    -8/3/04

    Tyndale House, the evangelical Christian publisher of the best-selling Left Behind series of novels, said over the weekend that bookstores had already bought all of the initial print

  • 8 Mar 2004

    Gay Bishop takes up post

    -8/3/04

    The Right Reverend Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Anglican bishop, has been confirmed in his new post in the A

    Gay Bishop takes up post

    -8/3/04

    The Right Reverend Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Anglican bishop, has been confirmed in his new post in the A

  • 7 Mar 2004

    New plans to reform religious school assemblies

    -7/3/04

    Prayers and hymns will be replaced with spiritual 'person-centred discussions' under new pla

    New plans to reform religious school assemblies

    -7/3/04

    Prayers and hymns will be replaced with spiritual ìperson-centred discussionsî under new pla

  • 7 Mar 2004

    Churches ride wave of Passion

    -7/3/04

    Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of The Christ" has filled theatres as well as church pews around the USA repor

    Churches ride wave of Passion

    -7/3/04

    Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of The Christ" has filled theatres as well as church pews around the USA repor

  • 5 Mar 2004

    Church plans parish in cyberspace

    -5/3/04

    The Church of England is hoping a host of worshippers in cyberspace will make its first virtual parish a s

    Church plans parish in cyberspace

    -5/3/04

    The Church of England is hoping a host of worshippers in cyberspace will make its first virtual parish a s

  • 4 Mar 2004

    Church helps soothe Australia's Aborigines

    -4/3/04

    The race riots in Australia's biggest city, Sydney, have focused attention on the role of the C

    Church helps soothe Australia's Aborigines

    -4/3/04

    The race riots in Australia's biggest city, Sydney, have focused attention on the role of the C

  • 4 Mar 2004

    US bishops regret Bush U-turn on landmines

    -4/3/04

    American Catholic Bishops have expressed their concern at the Bush administration's decision to

    US bishops regret Bush U-turn on landmines

    -4/3/04

    American Catholic Bishops have expressed their concern at the Bush administration's decision to

  • 4 Mar 2004

    Scottish church leaders give verdict on passion film

    -4/3/04

    Religious figures in Scotland have been giving their verdicts on Mel Gibson's controve

    Scottish church leaders give verdict on passion film

    -4/3/04

    Religious figures in Scotland have been giving their verdicts on Mel Gibson's controve

  • 4 Mar 2004

    Churches unite to promote peace in Zimbabwe

    -4/3/04

    South African and Zimbabwean church leaders pledged on Tuesday to play a more active role in try

    Churches unite to promote peace in Zimbabwe

    -4/3/04

    South African and Zimbabwean church leaders pledged on Tuesday to play a more active role in try

  • 3 Mar 2004

    Methodists hit pubs in 11th commandment drive

    -3/3/04

    The Methodist Church this week is seeking to overturn the traditional impression that it wants

    Methodists hit pubs in 11th commandment drive

    -3/3/04

    The Methodist Church this week is seeking to overturn the traditional impression that it wants