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  • 21 Jan 2004

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    The billionaire philanthropist Joan Kroc, the widow of the founder of the McDonald's fast food chain, has left more than $1.5 billion (£830 million) to the Salvation Army in the bigg

    -21/1/04

    The billionaire philanthropist Joan Kroc, the widow of the founder of the McDonaldís fast food chain, has left more than $1.5 billion (£830 million) to the Salvation Army in the bigg

  • 20 Jan 2004

    Report suggests radical rethink of church

    -20/1/04

    The Church of England needs to radically rethink the way it organises its local churches and serv

    Report suggests radical rethink of church

    -20/1/04

    The Church of England needs to radically rethink the way it organises its local churches and serv

  • 20 Jan 2004

    Candidates in Philippines urged to reject death penalty

    -20/1/04

    The Philippine bishops' Commission on Prison Pastoral Care is asking presidential

    Candidates in Philippines urged to reject death penalty

    -20/1/04

    The Philippine bishops' Commission on Prison Pastoral Care is asking presidential

  • 20 Jan 2004

    World Vision clinches Iran health deal

    -20/1/04

    Christian aid agency World Vision has reached an agreement with the Iranian Ministry of Health to re

    World Vision clinches Iran health deal

    -20/1/04

    Christian aid agency World Vision has reached an agreement with the Iranian Ministry of Health to re

  • 20 Jan 2004

    Churches launch challange over Guantanamo Bay

    -20/1/04

    Religous groups have said that hundreds of prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay US naval base

    Churches launch challange over Guantanamo Bay

    -20/1/04

    Religous groups have said that hundreds of prisoners held at the Guantanamo Bay US naval base

  • 19 Jan 2004

    Christian Aid to launch Keane exhibition

    -19/1/04

    Acclaimed artist John Keane and Christian Aid are launching an exhibition of paintings from the W

    Christian Aid to launch Keane exhibition

    -19/1/04

    Acclaimed artist John Keane and Christian Aid are launching an exhibition of paintings from the W

  • 19 Jan 2004

    Clergy may get employment rights

    -19/1/04

    Clergy may soon be able to take their bishops to employment tribunals if they believe they have been unfai

    Clergy may get employment rights

    -19/1/04

    Clergy may soon be able to take their bishops to employment tribunals if they believe they have been unfai

  • 19 Jan 2004

    Christians record killing of Iraqi civilian by US forces

    -19/1/04

    Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq say that they have an eyewitness account of the

    Christians record killing of Iraqi civilian by US forces

    -19/1/04

    Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq say that they have an eyewitness account of the

  • 19 Jan 2004

    Historic meeting of reconciliation between world religious leaders

    -19/1/04

    An event, described as "historic" and attended by the Pope, leading Chri

    Historic meeting of reconciliation between world religious leaders

    -19/1/04

    An event, described as "historic" and attended by the Pope, leading Chri

  • 19 Jan 2004

    C of E asked to look at new forms of covenanted partnership

    -19/1/04

    The Church of England has been asked to look into the possibility of legal reco

    C of E asked to look at new forms of covenanted partnership

    -19/1/04

    The Church of England has been asked to look into the possibility of legal reco

  • 14 Jan 2004

    Aids campaigners welcome statement by cardinal

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    Aids campaigners have welcomed a leading Catholic cardinal's acceptance of the use of condo

    Aids campaigners welcome statement by cardinal

    -14/1/04

    Aids campaigners have welcomed a leading Catholic cardinal's acceptance of the use of condo

  • 14 Jan 2004

    Peace activist shot by Israeli soldier dies

    -14/1/04

    British peace activist Tom Hurndall, who was left in a coma after he was shot by an Israeli sol

    Peace activist shot by Israeli soldier dies

    -14/1/04

    British peace activist Tom Hurndall, who was left in a coma after he was shot by an Israeli sol

  • 13 Jan 2004

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    This story is embargoed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

    -13/1/04

    This story is embargoed. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

  • 13 Jan 2004

    Church attendance continues to fall

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    The number of people going to church on a Sunday fell by nearly 40,000 in 2002, according to provisiona

    Church attendance continues to fall

    -13/1/04

    The number of people going to church on a Sunday fell by nearly 40,000 in 2002, according to provisiona

  • 13 Jan 2004

    Salvation Army reveals neglect of elderly

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    One-fifth of Britons do not want to care for elderly relatives, a report for the Salvation Army h

    Salvation Army reveals neglect of elderly

    -13/1/04

    One-fifth of Britons do not want to care for elderly relatives, a report for the Salvation Army h