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  • 31 Oct 2003

    Pro-lifers may challenge abortion of disabled

    -31/10/03

    A number of pro-life groups are considering the possibility of a legal challenge to UK law p

    Pro-lifers may challenge abortion of disabled

    -31/10/03

    A number of pro-life groups are considering the possibility of a legal challenge to UK law p

  • 30 Oct 2003

    Egypt criticised for arrest of Christians

    -30/10/03

    The Institute on Religion and Public Policy has expressed "distress" at the arrest of at least 2

    Egypt criticised for arrest of Christians

    -30/10/03

    The Institute on Religion and Public Policy has expressed "distress" at the arrest of at least 2

  • 30 Oct 2003

    Christian communities challenge exclusion

    -30/10/03

    By Simon Barrow

    Small Christian communities that combine social and political engagement, the

    Christian communities challenge exclusion

    -30/10/03

    By Simon Barrow

    Small Christian communities that combine social and political engagement, the

  • 30 Oct 2003

    Monks party at Halloween

    -30/10/03

    The Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC will be making a special effort this year to celebrate Halloween,

    Monks party at Halloween

    -30/10/03

    The Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC will be making a special effort this year to celebrate Halloween,

  • 27 Oct 2003

    Scottish churches oppose alcohol liberalisation

    -27/10/03

    Scottish church leaders have formed a cross-faith campaign group to oppose the planned lib

    Scottish churches oppose alcohol liberalisation

    -27/10/03

    Scottish church leaders have formed a cross-faith campaign group to oppose the planned lib

  • 27 Oct 2003

    Bishop compares homosexual oppression to exodus story

    -27/10/03

    The bishop at the centre of the dispute over same-sex blessings in the Anglican Chur

    Bishop compares homosexual oppression to exodus story

    -27/10/03

    The bishop at the centre of the dispute over same-sex blessings in the Anglican Chur

  • 27 Oct 2003

    Church members told to get serious or get out

    -27/10/03

    A Scottish minister has told his congregation they need to pray and pay more - or face the b

    Church members told to get serious or get out

    -27/10/03

    A Scottish minister has told his congregation they need to pray and pay more ñ or face the b

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Actor playing Jesus struck by lightning

    -24/10/03

    Actor Jim Caviezel has been struck by lightning while playing Jesus in Mel Gibson's controversia

    Actor playing Jesus struck by lightning

    -24/10/03

    Actor Jim Caviezel has been struck by lightning while playing Jesus in Mel Gibson's controversia

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Churches express dismay at police racism

    -24/10/03

    The Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) has expressed "deep dismay" at the violent rac

    Churches express dismay at police racism

    -24/10/03

    The Churchesí Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) has expressed "deep dismay" at the violent rac

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Goats change lives in Burma

    -24/10/03

    The Christian based human rights charity, Jubilee Action has launched an innovative new project aimed at signi

    Goats change lives in Burma

    -24/10/03

    The Christian based human rights charity, Jubilee Action has launched an innovative new project aimed at signi

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Christian aid identifies black hole in Iraqi funding

    -24/10/03

    A staggering US billion in oil revenues and other Iraqi funds earmarked for the recon

    Christian aid identifies black hole in Iraqi funding

    -24/10/03

    A staggering US billion in oil revenues and other Iraqi funds earmarked for the recon

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Church may give new powers to Archbishop

    -24/10/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury may be granted new powers under secret proposals to force rebel Angl

    Church may give new powers to Archbishop

    -24/10/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury may be granted new powers under secret proposals to force rebel Angl

  • 23 Oct 2003

    Christian aid agencies have expressed concern at the news that Britain's overseas aid programmes in many Latin American, East European and central Asian countries are likely to be slashed back to pay for the reconstruction of Iraq.

  • 23 Oct 2003

    Bishop almost resigned over Jeffrey John appointment

    -23/10/03

    The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev Richard Harries, has said that he almost resigned in

    Bishop almost resigned over Jeffrey John appointment

    -23/10/03

    The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev Richard Harries, has said that he almost resigned in

  • 23 Oct 2003

    Wallis criticises theology of American general

    -23/10/03

    Jim Wallis of the Sojourners community in Washington DC has criticised an American general

    Wallis criticises theology of American general

    -23/10/03

    Jim Wallis of the Sojourners community in Washington DC has criticised an American general