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  • 24 Oct 2003

    Churches express dismay at police racism

    -24/10/03

    The Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) has expressed "deep dismay" at the violent rac

    Churches express dismay at police racism

    -24/10/03

    The Churchesí Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) has expressed "deep dismay" at the violent rac

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Goats change lives in Burma

    -24/10/03

    The Christian based human rights charity, Jubilee Action has launched an innovative new project aimed at signi

    Goats change lives in Burma

    -24/10/03

    The Christian based human rights charity, Jubilee Action has launched an innovative new project aimed at signi

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Christian aid identifies black hole in Iraqi funding

    -24/10/03

    A staggering US billion in oil revenues and other Iraqi funds earmarked for the recon

    Christian aid identifies black hole in Iraqi funding

    -24/10/03

    A staggering US billion in oil revenues and other Iraqi funds earmarked for the recon

  • 24 Oct 2003

    Church may give new powers to Archbishop

    -24/10/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury may be granted new powers under secret proposals to force rebel Angl

    Church may give new powers to Archbishop

    -24/10/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury may be granted new powers under secret proposals to force rebel Angl

  • 23 Oct 2003

    Christian aid agencies have expressed concern at the news that Britain's overseas aid programmes in many Latin American, East European and central Asian countries are likely to be slashed back to pay for the reconstruction of Iraq.

  • 23 Oct 2003

    Bishop almost resigned over Jeffrey John appointment

    -23/10/03

    The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev Richard Harries, has said that he almost resigned in

    Bishop almost resigned over Jeffrey John appointment

    -23/10/03

    The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev Richard Harries, has said that he almost resigned in

  • 23 Oct 2003

    Wallis criticises theology of American general

    -23/10/03

    Jim Wallis of the Sojourners community in Washington DC has criticised an American general

    Wallis criticises theology of American general

    -23/10/03

    Jim Wallis of the Sojourners community in Washington DC has criticised an American general

  • 22 Oct 2003

    Ofsted says asylum seekers are welcome in schools

    -22/10/03

    Education watchdog Ofsted has said the children of asylum seekers are often "embraced" b

    Ofsted says asylum seekers are welcome in schools

    -22/10/03

    Education watchdog Ofsted has said the children of asylum seekers are often "embraced" b

  • 22 Oct 2003

    Christian human rights activist jailed

    -22/10/03

    Christian human rights activist Irene Fernandez has been sentenced to one year in prison after expo

    Christian human rights activist jailed

    -22/10/03

    Christian human rights activist Irene Fernandez has been sentenced to one year in prison after expo

  • 22 Oct 2003

    Gay bishop speaks of prayer life

    -22/10/03

    The Rev Gene Robinson, bishop-elect of the Diocese of New Hampshire, has said in an interview with The As

    Gay bishop speaks of prayer life

    -22/10/03

    The Rev Gene Robinson, bishop-elect of the Diocese of New Hampshire, has said in an interview with The As

  • 14 Oct 2003

    Pope addresses freedom of religion

    -14/10/03

    The Pope met has met with participants in the parlimentary assembly of the Organization for Security an

    Pope addresses freedom of religion

    -14/10/03

    The Pope met has met with participants in the parlimentary assembly of the Organization for Security an

  • 14 Oct 2003

    Pro-lifers attack BBC bias

    -14/10/03

    The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has condemned the BBC for "attacking" the Catholic Chu

    Pro-lifers attack BBC bias

    -14/10/03

    The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has condemned the BBC for "attacking" the Catholic Chu

  • 13 Oct 2003

    US bishops advise catholic voters

    -13/10/03

    Catholics need to take the moral absolutes of their religion seriously when they enter the voting booth,

    US bishops advise catholic voters

    -13/10/03

    Catholics need to take the moral absolutes of their religion seriously when they enter the voting booth,

  • 13 Oct 2003

    Largest ever christian human rights conference announced

    -13/10/03

    The UK's largest ever International Christian Human Rights Conference is expected

    Largest ever christian human rights conference announced

    -13/10/03

    The UKís largest ever International Christian Human Rights Conference is expected

  • 7 Oct 2003

    Opponents of gay bishop meet in US

    -7/10/03

    US evangelicals opposed to the election of their church's first openly gay bishop are gathering in Dall

    Opponents of gay bishop meet in US

    -7/10/03

    US evangelicals opposed to the election of their church's first openly gay bishop are gathering in Dall