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  • 28 Feb 2003

    Actress sidelined after anti-war appearance with Tutu

    -29/3/2003

    The actress Susan Sarandon who recently shared a platform with Archbishop Desmond Tutu has b

    Actress sidelined after anti-war appearance with Tutu

    -29/3/2003

    The actress Susan Sarandon who recently shared a platform with Archbishop Desmond Tutu has b

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Deaths of servicemen raise difficult questions

    -31/3/2003

    As the first coffins of British servicemen killed in Iraq begin to return home, churches across the

    Deaths of servicemen raise difficult questions

    -31/3/2003

    As the first coffins of British servicemen killed in Iraq begin to return home, churches across the

  • 28 Feb 2003

    TV series to explore experience of gay clergy

    -31/3/2003

    Tonight sees the start of a television series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Church of E

    TV series to explore experience of gay clergy

    -31/3/2003

    Tonight sees the start of a television series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Church of E

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Tories to highlight role of churches

    -26/3/2003

    The Conservative Party is holding a summit aimed at highlighting the role that the voluntary sector contribut

    Tories to highlight role of churches

    -26/3/2003

    The Conservative Party is holding a summit aimed at highlighting the role that the voluntary sector contribut

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq

    -29/3/2003

    Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of rep

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq

    -29/3/2003

    Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of rep

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Archbishop laments lack of alternatives to war

    -25/3/2003

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has questioned the polarisation of debate over Iraq and questioned why

  • 28 Feb 2003

    The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possessed by demons could increase the stigma associated with psychiatric illness.

  • 28 Feb 2003

    Church of Scotland warned over mental health

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    The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possess

  • 26 Feb 2003

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Isma'il, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Ismaíil, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

  • 26 Feb 2003

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Isma'il, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Ismaíil, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

  • 19 Feb 2003

    A delegation of church leaders from the US last night criticised US president George Bush for sidelining churches

  • 16 Feb 2003

    US church leaders challenge PM's 'moral case'

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    An ecumenical delegation of U.S.

    US church leaders challenge PM's 'moral case'

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    An ecumenical delegation of U.S.

  • 13 Feb 2003

    Tony Blair's speech in the House of Commons, widely seen as an attempt to seize the moral high ground over military action in Iraq has triggered several critical responses from religious groups and charities, reports The Times.

  • 13 Feb 2003

    Christians in Baghdad pray for peace

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    There was a reminder yesterday that a war with Iraq would see Christians dropping bombs on other Christians, as the Pope's envoy Cardinal R

    Christians in Baghdad pray for peace

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    There was a reminder yesterday that a war with Iraq would see Christians dropping bombs on other Christians, as the Popeís envoy Cardinal R

  • 13 Feb 2003

    US Students Targetted in Iraq 'Teach-in'

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    A national teach-in of non-violent alternatives to war with Iraq is being organised by a Christian community in the US.

    Across the

    US Students Targetted in Iraq 'Teach-in'

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    A national teach-in of non-violent alternatives to war with Iraq is being organised by a Christian community in the US.

    Across the