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  • 31 Jul 2003

    CAFOD welcomes US mandate to use force in Liberia

    -31/7/03

    Following weeks of bloodshed, CAFOD has welcomed the news that force may be used to bring change t

    CAFOD welcomes US mandate to use force in Liberia

    -31/7/03

    Following weeks of bloodshed, CAFOD has welcomed the news that force may be used to bring change t

  • 31 Jul 2003

    Christian Aid forced to remove exhibition from agricultural show

    -31/7/03

    Christian Aid has expressed its dismay that an exhibition showing the difficulties

    Christian Aid forced to remove exhibition from agricultural show

    -31/7/03

    Christian Aid has expressed its dismay that an exhibition showing the difficulties

  • 30 Jul 2003

    Churches call Panorama to account

    -30/7/03

    The Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) has raised ë

    Churches call Panorama to account

    -30/7/03

    The Churchesí Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) has raised ë

  • 30 Jul 2003

    Bishop calls on church to speak for Guantanamo detainees

    -30/7/03

    The Bishop of Shrewsbury has called on churchgoers to speak up for the detainees being held

    Bishop calls on church to speak for Guantanamo detainees

    -30/7/03

    The Bishop of Shrewsbury has called on churchgoers to speak up for the detainees being held

  • 28 Jul 2003

    Archbishop visits Sierra Leone

    -28/7/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has visted Sierra Leone on the latest stage of his tour of West Africa.

    Archbishop visits Sierra Leone

    -28/7/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has visted Sierra Leone on the latest stage of his tour of West Africa.

  • 28 Jul 2003

    Clare Short has warned that whilst questions must be answered following the death of the MoD adviser Dr David Kelly, to forget the thousands of Iraqi civilians who died in the Iraq war would be to fail to give equal value to all human life.

  • 18 Jul 2003

    Bishop demands closure of asylum detention centre

    -18/7/03

    The Home Secretary has defended the controversial Dungavel asylum detention centre yesterday afte

    Bishop demands closure of asylum detention centre

    -18/7/03

    The Home Secretary has defended the controversial Dungavel asylum detention centre yesterday afte

  • 18 Jul 2003

    New moderator for churches racial justice commission

    -18/7/03

    Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI), the body through which most major Churches wor

    New moderator for churches racial justice commission

    -18/7/03

    Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI), the body through which most major Churches wor

  • 17 Jul 2003

    Christian aid agency calls Bush a two-faced free trader

    -17/7/03

    President George Bush is a "two-faced free trader" and his much-vaunted visit to Africa will

    Christian aid agency calls Bush a two-faced free trader

    -17/7/03

    President George Bush is a "two-faced free trader" and his much-vaunted visit to Africa will

  • 17 Jul 2003

    The Church of England is launching a radical review of its finances after warnings from dioceses that they could face bankruptcy - despite the fact that churchgoers are becoming more generous.

  • 17 Jul 2003

    Anti-war stance of church kept Iraqi Christians safe

    -17/7/03

    One of Iraq's most senior archbishops has said that the perceived anti-war stance of the Churc

    Anti-war stance of church kept Iraqi Christians safe

    -17/7/03

    One of Iraq's most senior archbishops has said that the perceived anti-war stance of the Churc

  • 17 Jul 2003

    Canon John urges love for opponents

    -17/7/03

    Canon Jeffrey John, who was forced to step down as Bishop of Reading, has appealed to friends and supporters to

    Canon John urges love for opponents

    -17/7/03

    Canon Jeffrey John, who was forced to step down as Bishop of Reading, has appealed to friends and supporters to

  • 16 Jul 2003

    Christians say MPs report on trade challenges Government

    -16/7/03

    A report by an influential committee of MPs, recommending fundamental changes to world tra

    Christians say MPs report on trade challenges Government

    -16/7/03

    A report by an influential committee of MPs, recommending fundamental changes to world tra

  • 16 Jul 2003

    Huge drop in protestant church weddings

    -16/7/03

    Weddings in England and Wales are barely half as popular as they were in 1897, with a huge drop in protestan

    Huge drop in protestant church weddings

    -16/7/03

    Weddings in England and Wales are barely half as popular as they were in 1897, with a huge drop in protestan

  • 16 Jul 2003

    Peace activists arrested in Israel

    -16/7/03

    Eight foreign nationals have been arrested in the occupied territories as Israeli authorities clamp down on inter

    Peace activists arrested in Israel

    -16/7/03

    Eight foreign nationals have been arrested in the occupied territories as Israeli authorities clamp down on inter