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  • 19 Mar 2003

    International development secretary Clare Short has set off for New York on a 'healing mission' where she will meet with top-level UN officials in a bid to discuss the post-conflict reconstruction of Iraq.

  • 19 Mar 2003

    Christian MPs came out in overwhelming numbers last night to support the war with Iraq, raising

  • 18 Mar 2003

    Bishops could face prosecution if they refuse to ordain practising homosexuals reports The Daily Telegraph.

    Bishops face EU clash over sexuality

    -18/3/2003

    Bishops could face prosecution if they refuse to ordain practising homosexuals reports The Daily Telegraph

    Bishops face EU clash over sexuality

    -18/3/2003

    Bishops could face prosecution if they refuse to ordain practising homosexuals reports The Daily Telegraph

  • 18 Mar 2003

    Ecclesiology will be under the spotlight in tonight's Everyman programme which uncovers the secrets of the Exclusive Brethren.

    BBC to focus on Brethren

    -18/03/2003

    Ecclesiology will be under the spotlight in tonight's Everyman programme which uncovers the secrets of the Exclusive B

  • 17 Mar 2003

    Addressing the Conservative Party's spring forum in Harrogate this weekend, Iain Duncan Smith demanded fairness for the "backbone of Britain" yesterday - both for the vulnerable and the middle-classes.

    Tories to fight on 'fairness' agenda

    -17/03/2003

    Addressing the Conservative Party's spring forum in Harrogate this weekend, Iain Duncan Smith demanded fair

    Tories to fight on ìfairnessî agenda

    -17/03/2003

    Addressing the Conservative Party's spring forum in Harrogate this weekend, Iain Duncan Smith demanded fair

  • 17 Mar 2003

    Human shields wait for bombs to fall

    -17/03/2003

    As British nationals are being ordered to leave Kuwait, reports are emerging of the 150 human shields, inclu

  • 13 Mar 2003

    The break-up of the extended family is being held back by rising house prices according to a new report.

    House prices slow family break-up

    -13/03/2003

    The break-up of the extended family is being held back by rising house prices according to a new report.

    Mor

  • 13 Mar 2003

    The controversial, 'prosperity gospel' which has galvanised parts of the Church in UK - is explored and questioned in a new Evangelical Alliance report which throws down a challenge to both its critics and supporters alike to engage in constructive dialogue.

    Report questions 'prosperity gospel'

    -13/03/2003

    The controversial, `prosperity gospelí which has galvanised parts of the Church in UK - is explored and qu

  • 13 Mar 2003

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row

    -13/03/2003

    The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was d

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row

    -13/03/2003

    The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was d

  • 13 Mar 2003

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row

    -13/03/2003

    The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was d

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row

    -13/03/2003

    The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was d

  • 12 Mar 2003

    Aid agencies said yesterday that military action in Iraq could create up to three million refugees and leave nearly two thirds of the population facing starvation.

    Iraq faces humanitarian crisis say charities

    -12/03/2003

    Aid agencies said yesterday that military action in Iraq could create up to three million refugees a

  • 12 Mar 2003

    The new Republican leadership in the US Senate, is hoping to ban a rare form of late-term abortion

    'Religious Right' may win abortion victory

    -12/3/2003

    The new Republican leadership in the US Senate, is hoping to ban a rare form of late-term abortion

  • 12 Mar 2003

    Help prepared for Iraqi Christians

    -12/03/2003

    An international committee has been created to assist with the needs of Iraqi Christians within post-war Iraq,

    Help prepared for Iraqi Christians

    -12/03/2003

    An international committee has been created to assist with the needs of Iraqi Christians within post-war Iraq,

  • 12 Mar 2003

    The pacifist nephew of Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli finance minister, has appeared before a court martial for refusing to serve in the Israeli army.

  • 11 Mar 2003

    Splits over 'Section 28' laid bare

    -11/3/03

    Divisions both within the Conservative party and amongst prominent Christians were laid bare last night as MP's

    Splits over 'Section 28' laid bare

    -11/3/03

    Divisions both within the Conservative party and amongst prominent Christians were laid bare last night as MPís