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  • 12 Dec 2003

    Campaign to stop East Jerusalem wall

    -12/12/03

    As the International Court of Justice considers a UN request to issue an opinion on Israel's aparthe

    Campaign to stop East Jerusalem wall

    -12/12/03

    As the International Court of Justice considers a UN request to issue an opinion on Israel's aparthe

  • 12 Dec 2003

    UK Anti-terror measures like Guantanamo Bay

    -12/12/03

    The Government's anti-terrorism measures have created a "Guantanamo Bay in our own backyard",

    UK Anti-terror measures like Guantanamo Bay

    -12/12/03

    The Government's anti-terrorism measures have created a "Guantanamo Bay in our own backyard",

  • 12 Dec 2003

    Brazilian Church gets human rights award

    -12/12/03

    The Brazilian government has awarded the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT) the Human Rights Award 20

    Brazilian Church gets human rights award

    -12/12/03

    The Brazilian government has awarded the Pastoral Land Commission (CPT) the Human Rights Award 20

  • 12 Dec 2003

    Vatican praise for Mel Gibsons passion

    -12/12/03

    Mel Gibson's controversial religious epic The Passion of Christ has been praised by Vatican offici

    Vatican praise for Mel Gibsons passion

    -12/12/03

    Mel Gibson's controversial religious epic The Passion of Christ has been praised by Vatican offici

  • 12 Dec 2003

    Agency backs report on fair trade

    -12/12/03

    Members of the World Trade Organisation must take on board a report by the International Development Com

    Agency backs report on fair trade

    -12/12/03

    Members of the World Trade Organisation must take on board a report by the International Development Com

  • 11 Dec 2003

    A grass-roots campaign against the arbitrary detention of asylum seekers will enact the arrest of Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus on Saturday.

  • 11 Dec 2003

    Relationship of church and military strengthens in Australia

    -11/12/03

    Those concerned about the church being too closely aligned with the military

    Relationship of church and military strengthens in Australia

    -11/12/03

    Those concerned about the church being too closely aligned with the military

  • 11 Dec 2003

    Protests on behalf of Eritrean Christians

    -11/12/03

    Staff from Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and some 30 supporters have protested outside th

    Protests on behalf of Eritrean Christians

    -11/12/03

    Staff from Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and some 30 supporters have protested outside th

  • 11 Dec 2003

    4 in 10 may attend local church this Christmas

    -11/12/03

    Four people out of every 10 (more than 39%) are likely to attend a local church this Christ

    4 in 10 may attend local church this Christmas

    -11/12/03

    Four people out of every 10 (more than 39%) are likely to attend a local church this Christ

  • 9 Dec 2003

    Samba clergyman has arms protest case dismissed

    -Dec 9, 2003

    Deacon Dave Havard has had his case dismissed, following his arrest during protests aga

    Samba clergyman has arms protest case dismissed

    -Dec 9, 2003

    Deacon Dave Havard has had his case dismissed, following his arrest during protests aga

  • 8 Dec 2003

    David Brent to appear as Jesus

    -8/12/03

    Comedy star Ricky Gervais appears as Jesus Christ while Ant and Dec are two high camp princes in a series of

    David Brent to appear as Jesus

    -8/12/03

    Comedy star Ricky Gervais appears as Jesus Christ while Ant and Dec are two high camp princes in a series of

  • 8 Dec 2003

    Archbishop pleads for stability in N Ireland

    -8/12/03

    The head of the Anglican Church in Ireland has made an impassioned plea to Northern Ireland's

    Archbishop pleads for stability in N Ireland

    -8/12/03

    The head of the Anglican Church in Ireland has made an impassioned plea to Northern Ireland's

  • 8 Dec 2003

    Trade Justice Campaigners plan week of action

    -8/12/03

    Trade justice campaigners who gathered for an international conference in Delhi at the end o

    Trade Justice Campaigners plan week of action

    -8/12/03

    Trade justice campaigners who gathered for an international conference in Delhi at the end o

  • 25 Nov 2003

    Welcome for AIDS taskforce

    -25/11/03

    The director of Catholic aid agency CAFOD has welcomed the announcement of a joint US/UK taskforce on HIV/AIDS

    Welcome for AIDS taskforce

    -25/11/03

    The director of Catholic aid agency CAFOD has welcomed the announcement of a joint US/UK taskforce on HIV/AIDS

  • 25 Nov 2003

    Christians warn of new generation of nuclear weapons

    -25/11/03

    Christians are warning that tens of thousands of casualties may be the result of the

    Christians warn of new generation of nuclear weapons

    -25/11/03

    Christians are warning that tens of thousands of casualties may be the result of the