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  • 5 Jan 2004

    Catholic agency moves in to earthquake zone

    -5/1/03

    Emergency relief supplies from the Catholic aid agency CAFOD have arrived in the Iranian city of

    Catholic agency moves in to earthquake zone

    -5/1/03

    Emergency relief supplies from the Catholic aid agency CAFOD have arrived in the Iranian city of

  • 5 Jan 2004

    Carey attacks top up fees

    -5/1/04

    The Government's top-up fee proposals have been criticised by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey.

    Carey attacks top up fees

    -5/1/04

    The Government's top-up fee proposals have been criticised by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey.

  • 5 Jan 2004

    Democrats move to claim Jesus as their own

    -5/1/04

    In an apparent shift in strategy on the stump, Democratic presidential candidates are attempting

    Democrats move to claim Jesus as their own

    -5/1/04

    In an apparent shift in strategy on the stump, Democratic presidential candidates are attempting

  • 25 Dec 2003

    Archbishop calls for tolerance of religious faith

    -25/12/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appealed to the wider world to overcome its mistrust of

    Archbishop calls for tolerance of religious faith

    -25/12/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has appealed to the wider world to overcome its mistrust of

  • 25 Dec 2003

    Pope calls for peace

    -25/12/03

    Pope John Paul II has called for peaceful co-existence among nations and an end to violence and conflicts.

    Pope calls for peace

    -25/12/03

    Pope John Paul II has called for peaceful co-existence among nations and an end to violence and conflicts.

  • 15 Dec 2003

    Singer attacks Catholic church

    -15/12/03

    Hip hop singer Lauryn Hill has caused controversy by severely criticising the Roman Catholic Church during

    Singer attacks Catholic church

    -15/12/03

    Hip hop singer Lauryn Hill has caused controversy by severely criticising the Roman Catholic Church during

  • 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