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  • 19 May 2003

    Clergy appeal for prisoners in camp x-ray rejected

    -19/5/03

    The Supreme Court in the USA has rejected an appeal by clergy against the detention of hundreds o

    Clergy appeal for prisoners in camp x-ray rejected

    -19/5/03

    The Supreme Court in the USA has rejected an appeal by clergy against the detention of hundreds o

  • 19 May 2003

    Tories to be party for the poor

    -19/5/03

    The Tory leader, Iain Duncan Smith, has made a striking bid to rid his party of its uncaring image by declaring he w

    Tories to be party for the poor

    -19/5/03

    The Tory leader, Iain Duncan Smith, has made a striking bid to rid his party of its uncaring image by declaring he w

  • 18 May 2003

    Iraqis murdered as anti-christian violence increases

    -18/5/03

    Anti-Christian violence which Christians in Iraq have long feared seems finally to have arrived

    Iraqis murdered as anti-christian violence increases

    -18/5/03

    Anti-Christian violence which Christians in Iraq have long feared seems finally to have arrived

  • 16 May 2003

    Shootings in Baghdad reach epidemic proportions

    -16/5/03

    Statistics that have just been published reveal that 242 people have died in Baghdad in just over th

    Shootings in Baghdad reach epidemic proportions

    -16/5/03

    Statistics that have just been published reveal that 242 people have died in Baghdad in just over th

  • 16 May 2003

    Christian socialists tackle passion and politics

    -16/5/03

    God, politics and passion are the 'explosive' mix of a YMCA / Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) sp

    Christian socialists tackle passion and politics

    -16/5/03

    God, politics and passion are the ìexplosiveî mix of a YMCA / Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) sp

  • 16 May 2003

    Evangelicals praise Eastenders storyline

    -16/5/03

    The Evangelical Alliance has congratulated the BBC soap, EastEnders, for its 'sympathetic' and 'positive' p

    Evangelicals praise Eastenders storyline

    -16/5/03

    The Evangelical Alliance has congratulated the BBC soap, EastEnders, for its ìsympatheticî and ìpositiveî p

  • 16 May 2003

    Alliance of Jewish and Christian zionists meet in Washington

    -16/5/03

    A selection of hard-core pro-Israel/anti-Palestinian groups will meet this weekend in W

    Alliance of Jewish and Christian zionists meet in Washington

    -16/5/03

    A selection of hard-core pro-Israel/anti-Palestinian groups will meet this weekend in W

  • 15 May 2003

    Christian MP to stand down at next election

    -15/5/03

    The former culture secretary and prominent member of the Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) Chris Smith,

    Christian MP to stand down at next election

    -15/5/03

    The former culture secretary and prominent member of the Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) Chris Smith,

  • 15 May 2003

    Anti-war vicar found guilty of Iraq protest

    -15/5/03

    A magistrate has rejected a vicar's defence that God told him to block a road in protest.

    Anti-war vicar found guilty of Iraq protest

    -15/5/03

    A magistrate has rejected a vicar's defence that God told him to block a road in protest.

  • 14 May 2003

    Prophetic warning about MEPs comes to pass

    -14/5/03

    A prophetic warning by Bishops and other church leaders about the dangers of introducing a closed list s

    Prophetic warning about MEPs comes to pass

    -14/5/03

    A prophetic warning by Bishops and other church leaders about the dangers of introducing a closed list s

  • 13 May 2003

    Asylum policy should focus on peacemaking

    -13/5/03

    Government attempts to cut the number of asylum seekers should focus on peacemaking according to a leading

    Asylum policy should focus on peacemaking

    -13/5/03

    Government attempts to cut the number of asylum seekers should focus on peacemaking according to a leading

  • 13 May 2003

    MPs highlight third world debt

    -13/5/03

    Campaigners against Third World debt are today set to join with MPs in a bid to highlight the need for further action

    MPs highlight third world debt

    -13/5/03

    Campaigners against Third World debt are today set to join with MPs in a bid to highlight the need for further action

  • 13 May 2003

    Bush administration is attacking the poor say Christians

    -13/5/03

    Christian campaigners in the USA are claiming that proposed regulations by the Bush adminis

    Bush administration is attacking the poor say Christians

    -13/5/03

    Christian campaigners in the USA are claiming that proposed regulations by the Bush adminis

  • 13 May 2003

    Pressure groups mixed response to Short resignation - news from ekklesia on theology and politics from a christian perspective

    Pressure groups mixed response to Short resignation - news from ekklesia on theology and politics from a christian perspective

  • 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