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  • 4 May 2003

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor

    -4/5/03

    A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new S

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor

    -4/5/03

    A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new S

  • 3 May 2003

    Tony Blair has said that he believes he will be called to account for the Iraq War before God, and can justify to his 'Maker' decisions which led to hundreds of deaths.

  • 3 May 2003

    British peace activist arrested in Gaza

    -3/5/03

    The Israeli army has arrested a British peace activist in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah.

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    British peace activist arrested in Gaza

    -3/5/03

    The Israeli army has arrested a British peace activist in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah.

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  • 2 May 2003

    Church leaders urge Bush to quit Iraq

    -2/5/03

    The leaders of several churches in the US have urged the United States to leave Iraq as soon as possible.

    Church leaders urge Bush to quit Iraq

    -2/5/03

    The leaders of several churches in the US have urged the United States to leave Iraq as soon as possible.

  • 2 May 2003

    Pope warns of idolatry of the market

    -2/5/03

    The Pope has warned that the great danger posed by the "civilization of consumption" is the so-called idolatry of t

    Pope warns of idolatry of the market

    -2/5/03

    The Pope has warned that the great danger posed by the "civilization of consumption" is the so-called idolatry of t

  • 2 May 2003

    Gay Christians to lobby against discrimination

    -2/5/03

    Gay Christians are to lobby the government this weekend against attempts by the Church of England to obta

    Gay Christians to lobby against discrimination

    -2/5/03

    Gay Christians are to lobby the government this weekend against attempts by the Church of England to obta

  • 1 May 2003

    Iraqi churches appeal for freedom of religion

    -1/5/03

    Churches in Iraq are seeking a national constitution that will guarantee minority Christians full rights.

    Iraqi churches appeal for freedom of religion

    -1/5/03

    Churches in Iraq are seeking a national constitution that will guarantee minority Christians full rights.

  • 1 May 2003

    Church must support non-married relationships

    -1/5/03

    Clergy should give pastoral support to those in 'non-married adult relationships' as well as married ones

    Church must support non-married relationships

    -1/5/03

    Clergy should give pastoral support to those in ìnon-married adult relationshipsî as well as married ones

  • 1 May 2003

    Archbishop to tackle ethical issues in TV debate

    -1/5/03

    Rowan Williams is to become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to take part in a television series disc

    Archbishop to tackle ethical issues in TV debate

    -1/5/03

    Rowan Williams is to become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to take part in a television series disc

  • 1 May 2003

    Charity calls for weapons clean up in Iraq

    -1/5/03

    A leading christian-based charity has called for the clean-up of abandoned weapons in Iraq after its relief w

    Charity calls for weapons clean up in Iraq

    -1/5/03

    A leading christian-based charity has called for the clean-up of abandoned weapons in Iraq after its relief w

  • 30 Apr 2003

    Bush pushes controversial AIDS plan

    -30/4/03

    In rare defiance of the moral conservatives within his own party, President Bush has urged Congress to fight AIDS w

    Bush pushes controversial AIDS plan

    -30/4/03

    In rare defiance of the moral conservatives within his own party, President Bush has urged Congress to fight AIDS w

  • 30 Apr 2003

    Second class status for Christians maintained in Iran

    -30/4/03

    The conservative Guardian Council of Iran once again rejected a parliamentary bill on equal diyeh

    Second class status for Christians maintained in Iran

    -30/4/03

    The conservative Guardian Council of Iran once again rejected a parliamentary bill on equal diyeh

  • 30 Apr 2003

    Call for tighter control of arms exports

    -30/4/03

    Two leading charities and the father of a child killed in the Dunblane tragedy have challenged the UK's arms

    Call for tighter control of arms exports

    -30/4/03

    Two leading charities and the father of a child killed in the Dunblane tragedy have challenged the UK's arms

  • 29 Apr 2003

    Dawkins attacks creationist plans

    -29/4/03

    Richard Dawkins has attacked plans to open more schools teaching a 'creationist' view of the origins of life.

    Dawkins attacks creationist plans

    -29/4/03

    Richard Dawkins has attacked plans to open more schools teaching a 'creationist' view of the origins of life.

  • 29 Apr 2003

    Christians to compete for London mayor

    -29/4/03

    The Christian People's Alliance (CPA) confirmed yesterday that it will field a candidate in next years election

    Christians to compete for London mayor

    -29/4/03

    The Christian Peopleís Alliance (CPA) confirmed yesterday that it will field a candidate in next years election