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  • 15 Sep 2003

    -15/9/03

    It has emerged that a senior Church of England figure intervened to prevent the forthcoming service of remembrance for the Iraq war at St Paul's Cathedral being billed as a thanksgi

    -15/9/03

    It has emerged that a senior Church of England figure intervened to prevent the forthcoming service of remembrance for the Iraq war at St Paul's Cathedral being billed as a thanksgi

  • 15 Sep 2003

    Evangelicals set to debate homosexuality

    -15/9/03

    The dispute over the Church of England's stance on homosexuality could come to a head this week a

    Evangelicals set to debate homosexuality

    -15/9/03

    The dispute over the Church of England's stance on homosexuality could come to a head this week a

  • 15 Sep 2003

    Williams backs muslim schools

    -15/9/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken out in favour of Muslims and people of other religions setting up the

    Williams backs muslim schools

    -15/9/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken out in favour of Muslims and people of other religions setting up the

  • 10 Sep 2003

    -10/9/03

    A poster depicting a Nativity scene in which the infant Jesus is dressed in a red Father Christmas-style suit and hat is to be used to encourage churchgoing this Christmas.

    The po

    -10/9/03

    A poster depicting a Nativity scene in which the infant Jesus is dressed in a red Father Christmas-style suit and hat is to be used to encourage churchgoing this Christmas.

    The po

  • 10 Sep 2003

    -10/9/03

    The concerns of many Christian campaigners appeared substantiated yesterday with reports that cluster weapons were on show at the opening of Europe's largest arms fair in London Do

    -10/9/03

    The concerns of many Christian campaigners appeared substantiated yesterday with reports that cluster weapons were on show at the opening of Europe's largest arms fair in London Do

  • 10 Sep 2003

    -10/9/03

    Europe and the United States - often economic enemies - arrive at crucial world trade talks today lined up against some of the poorer nations, insisting that developing countries mus

    -10/9/03

    Europe and the United States - often economic enemies - arrive at crucial world trade talks today lined up against some of the poorer nations, insisting that developing countries mus

  • 9 Sep 2003

    Police arrest 60 as Christians protest against sale of arms

    -9/9/03

    Police have already arrested more than 60 people ahead of protests involving man

    Police arrest 60 as Christians protest against sale of arms

    -9/9/03

    Police have already arrested more than 60 people ahead of protests involving man

  • 9 Sep 2003

    Police officers support church view on asylum seekers

    -9/9/03

    Asylum-seekers are not the "modern pariahs" they are made out to be, senior police off

    Police officers support church view on asylum seekers

    -9/9/03

    Asylum-seekers are not the "modern pariahs" they are made out to be, senior police off

  • 9 Sep 2003

    Hirst exhibition opens on theme of Christianity

    -9/9/03

    Damien Hirst unveiled his first solo exhibition for eight years yesterday on the theme of Ch

    Hirst exhibition opens on theme of Christianity

    -9/9/03

    Damien Hirst unveiled his first solo exhibition for eight years yesterday on the theme of Ch

  • 8 Sep 2003

    African Archbishop says homosexuality is a diversion

    -8/9/03

    One of Africa's most senior churchmen appears to have broken ranks with many fellow Af

    African Archbishop says homosexuality is a diversion

    -8/9/03

    One of Africa's most senior churchmen appears to have broken ranks with many fellow Af

  • 8 Sep 2003

    Coldplay back fair trade campaign

    -8/7/03

    British band Coldplay has sung its support for fair trade to a sell-out crowd in Mexico City, three days b

    Coldplay back fair trade campaign

    -8/7/03

    British band Coldplay has sung its support for fair trade to a sell-out crowd in Mexico City, three days b

  • 8 Sep 2003

    Creationist school opens

    -8/9/03

    A new £20m school which will teach "creationism", opens on Teesside today (Monday).

    The King's Academy in Mid

    Creationist school opens

    -8/9/03

    A new £20m school which will teach "creationism", opens on Teesside today (Monday).

    The King's Academy in Mid

  • 7 Sep 2003

    Williams barred in 350 churches

    -7/9/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has been barred from conducting communion in 350 Church of England parishes be

    Williams barred in 350 churches

    -7/9/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has been barred from conducting communion in 350 Church of England parishes be

  • 6 Sep 2003

    Churches unite around racial justice

    -6/9/03

    Next Sunday churches around the country will unite to focus upon racial justice.

    Each September, chu

    Churches unite around racial justice

    -6/9/03

    Next Sunday churches around the country will unite to focus upon racial justice.

    Each September, chu

  • 5 Sep 2003

    Last chance for poor says Christian Aid

    -5/7/03

    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting in Cancun is the last chance for the so-calle

    Last chance for poor says Christian Aid

    -5/7/03

    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting in Cancun is the last chance for the so-calle