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  • 29 Mar 2004

    Passion film sparks bombers confession

    -29/3/04

    A wave of repentance triggered by Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" has caused a Norwegian n

    Passion film sparks bombers confession

    -29/3/04

    A wave of repentance triggered by Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" has caused a Norwegian n

  • 29 Mar 2004

    Bishop says Passion is incomplete in its theology

    -29/3/04

    Bishop Crispian Hollis has warned that the Passion of Christ represents an "incomplete t

    Bishop says Passion is incomplete in its theology

    -29/3/04

    Bishop Crispian Hollis has warned that the Passion of Christ represents an "incomplete t

  • 29 Mar 2004

    -29/3/04

    Christian peacemakers in Israel have been cheered by the news that sixty prominent Palestinians have urged their people not to retaliate for Israel's killing of the Hamas founder, b

    -29/3/04

    Christian peacemakers in Israel have been cheered by the news that sixty prominent Palestinians have urged their people not to retaliate for Israel's killing of the Hamas founder, b

  • 29 Mar 2004

    -29/3/04

    Mel Gibson's controversial film The Passion of the Christ, covering the final hours of Jesus's life, opened in Britain this weekend to packed cinemas.

    -29/3/04

    Mel Gibsonís controversial film The Passion of the Christ, covering the final hours of Jesusís life, opened in Britain this weekend to packed cinemas.

  • 29 Mar 2004

    Gibson film breaks as the prayers stop

    -29/3/04

    The theology of the powers was in the spotlight today with the claim that "Spiritual forces' may hav

    Gibson film breaks as the prayers stop

    -29/3/04

    The theology of the powers was in the spotlight today with the claim that "Spiritual forcesî may hav

  • 29 Mar 2004

    Gibson film divides Muslims in Kuwait

    -29/3/04

    Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ" has stirred a religious controversy in Kuwait between

    Gibson film divides Muslims in Kuwait

    -29/3/04

    Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ" has stirred a religious controversy in Kuwait between

  • 29 Mar 2004

    -29/3/04

    In his Easter address Rowan Williams has urged Christians to reject the self-seeking lifestyle typified by the hit ITV television series, Footballers' Wives.

    -29/3/04

    In his Easter address Rowan Williams has urged Christians to reject the self-seeking lifestyle typified by the hit ITV television series, Footballers' Wives.

  • 29 Mar 2004

    -29/3/04

    South African Bishops have issued a pastoral letter to be read in all Catholic churches on the eve of the country's elections.

    Describing the election as "another giant step forw

    -29/3/04

    South African Bishops have issued a pastoral letter to be read in all Catholic churches on the eve of the country's elections.

    Describing the election as "another giant step forw

  • 29 Mar 2004

    Descendants of slaves seek justice from Lloyds

    -29/3/04

    Descendants of black American slaves say they plan to sue London's oldest insurance firm, L

  • 29 Mar 2004

    -29/3/04

    A US soldier is seeking asylum in Canada after attending meetings at a Quaker meeting house which changed his views on violence.

    Hinzman is believed to be the first U.S.

    -29/3/04

    A US soldier is seeking asylum in Canada after attending meetings at a Quaker meeting house which changed his views on violence.

    Hinzman is believed to be the first U.S.

  • 28 Mar 2004

    -28/3/04

    In an initiative which attempts to stop racist attacks again Muslims, Christian leaders in Northern Ireland have set up an inter-faith church group to work with Muslim leaders and th

    -28/3/04

    In an initiative which attempts to stop racist attacks again Muslims, Christian leaders in Northern Ireland have set up an inter-faith church group to work with Muslim leaders and th

  • 26 Mar 2004

    -26/3/04

    Stars are lining up in support Christian Aid's annual fundraising drive, the UK's longest established and most successful door-to-door fundraising week.

    Christian Aid Week runs

    -26/3/04

    Stars are lining up in support Christian Aid's annual fundraising drive, the UK's longest established and most successful door-to-door fundraising week.

    Christian Aid Week runs

  • 25 Mar 2004

    Franciscans Condemn Apartheid Wall at UN Commission

    -25/3/04

    Franciscans Internat

    Franciscans Condemn Apartheid Wall at UN Commission

    -25/3/04

    Franciscans Internat

  • 25 Mar 2004

    -25/3/04

    The question of the true nature of marriage, and specifically whether it is something that depends upon state endorsement has been raised by the news that two counties in the USA are

    -25/3/04

    The question of the true nature of marriage, and specifically whether it is something that depends upon state endorsement has been raised by the news that two counties in the USA are

  • 25 Mar 2004

    -25/3/04

    Pirated DVDs of Mel Gibson's 'The Passion of The Christ' have hit the streets of the Middle East and are selling like hot cakes, according to street vendors.

    -25/3/04

    Pirated DVDs of Mel Gibson's ìThe Passion of The Christî have hit the streets of the Middle East and are selling like hot cakes, according to street vendors.