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  • 12 May 2003

    Tories exploit Labour splits over Euro as poor are ignored

    -12/5/03

    Conservatives are seizing on splits in the Labour party over joining the Euro and emphasisi

    Tories exploit Labour splits over Euro as poor are ignored

    -12/5/03

    Conservatives are seizing on splits in the Labour party over joining the Euro and emphasisi

  • 12 May 2003

    Death sentence for militant who killed missionaries

    -12/5/03

    A Yemeni man was sentenced to death on Saturday for the killing of three American Baptist missio

    Death sentence for militant who killed missionaries

    -12/5/03

    A Yemeni man was sentenced to death on Saturday for the killing of three American Baptist missio

  • 12 May 2003

    Pumping oil leads to poverty says Christian Aid

    -12/5/03

    Pumping oil has led to greater poverty, a high likelihood of war and massive corruption - rather tha

    Pumping oil leads to poverty says Christian Aid

    -12/5/03

    Pumping oil has led to greater poverty, a high likelihood of war and massive corruption - rather tha

  • 12 May 2003

    Short resigns ending strategic relationship for churches

    -12/5/03

    Clare Short has resigned as international development secretary, ending a controversial min

    Short resigns ending strategic relationship for churches

    -12/5/03

    Clare Short has resigned as international development secretary, ending a controversial min

  • 12 May 2003

    Williams to address unity as new church splits emerge

    -12/3/05

    The Archbishop of Canterbury is to give a keynote address at a major conference on christian

    Williams to address unity as new church splits emerge

    -12/3/05

    The Archbishop of Canterbury is to give a keynote address at a major conference on christian

  • 11 May 2003

    Public urged to oppose euthanasia bill

    -11/5/03

    A campaign has been initiated by groups opposed to Lord Joffe's Patient Assisted Suicide Bill which will be d

    Public urged to oppose euthanasia bill

    -11/5/03

    A campaign has been initiated by groups opposed to Lord Joffeís Patient Assisted Suicide Bill which will be d

  • 11 May 2003

    Archbishop received tide of hate mail

    -11/5/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, received piles of venomous mail following his appointment last y

    Archbishop received tide of hate mail

    -11/5/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, received piles of venomous mail following his appointment last y

  • 9 May 2003

    Time of crucifixion and resurrection pinpointed

    -9/5/03

    Two Romanian astronomers claim to have pinpointed the exact time and date of Christ's crucifixion an

    Time of crucifixion and resurrection pinpointed

    -9/5/03

    Two Romanian astronomers claim to have pinpointed the exact time and date of Christ's crucifixion an

  • 9 May 2003

    European unit to monitor pro life groups

    -9/5/03

    Fears are growing among pro life groups following the news that the European Union has set up a unit to moni

    European unit to monitor pro life groups

    -9/5/03

    Fears are growing among pro life groups following the news that the European Union has set up a unit to moni

  • 8 May 2003

    Archbishop refuses to bless war

    -8/5/03

    Dr Rowan Williams is unwilling to conduct a thanksgiving service for the end of the war in Iraq fearing that it could ap

    Archbishop refuses to bless war

    -8/5/03

    Dr Rowan Williams is unwilling to conduct a thanksgiving service for the end of the war in Iraq fearing that it could ap

  • 8 May 2003

    Green Christians tackle sustainable development

    -8/5/03

    The fourth Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) has kicked off at Volos in Gr

    Green Christians tackle sustainable development

    -8/5/03

    The fourth Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) has kicked off at Volos in Gr

  • 8 May 2003

    US will be blessed by supporting Israeli nationalism

    -8/5/03

    The President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has said that the

    US will be blessed by supporting Israeli nationalism

    -8/5/03

    The President of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission has said that the

  • 8 May 2003

    Evangelicals condemn derogatory remarks about Islam

    -8/5/03

    In an unusual public rebuke, leading evangelicals in the US have condemned derogatory statements abo

    Evangelicals condemn derogatory remarks about Islam

    -8/5/03

    In an unusual public rebuke, leading evangelicals in the US have condemned derogatory statements abo

  • 8 May 2003

    Bishop of Jerusalem questions Middle East peace plan

    -8/5/03

    The Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem has raised serious questions about the proposed 'Road Map' to p

    Bishop of Jerusalem questions Middle East peace plan

    -8/5/03

    The Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem has raised serious questions about the proposed ìRoad Mapî to p

  • 7 May 2003

    Wal Mart bans lad mags but keeps guns

    -7/5/03

    Three British "lad" magazines have been banned by Wal-mart, America's biggest discount superstore chain following

    Wal Mart bans lad mags but keeps guns

    -7/5/03

    Three British "lad" magazines have been banned by Wal-mart, America's biggest discount superstore chain following