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  • 22 Apr 2003

    Prayers to be said on anniversary of Lawrence death

    -22/4/03

    Prayers to celebrate and mark the impact of Stephen Lawrence's life will be said this afternoon on

    Prayers to be said on anniversary of Lawrence death

    -22/4/03

    Prayers to celebrate and mark the impact of Stephen Lawrenceís life will be said this afternoon on

  • 22 Apr 2003

    In a surprising statement on Good Friday, the International Development Secretary revealed that she thinks in theological terms.

  • 22 Apr 2003

    Sunday campaigners defeated at tribunal

    -22/4/03

    In a blow to 'Keep Sunday Special ' campaigners, a Christian man who claimed he was fired for refusing to work

    Sunday campaigners defeated at tribunal

    -22/4/03

    In a blow to ìKeep Sunday Special ì campaigners, a Christian man who claimed he was fired for refusing to work

  • 21 Apr 2003

    Church leaders address Iraq in Easter messages

    -21/4/03

    Bishops and other church leaders were outspoken about the war with Iraq over the Easter weekend, with ma

    Church leaders address Iraq in Easter messages

    -21/4/03

    Bishops and other church leaders were outspoken about the war with Iraq over the Easter weekend, with ma

  • 18 Apr 2003

    Archbishop washes feet in physical sermon

    -18/4/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has performed the ancient Maundy Thursday feet washing ceremony in Canterbury Ca

    Archbishop washes feet in physical sermon

    -18/4/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has performed the ancient Maundy Thursday feet washing ceremony in Canterbury Ca

  • 17 Apr 2003

    Catholic voters urged to focus on family and schools

    -17/4/03

    Members of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland are being urged to 'vote with their conscience' o

    Catholic voters urged to focus on family and schools

    -17/4/03

    Members of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland are being urged to ìvote with their conscienceî o

  • 16 Apr 2003

    Theologians criticised for staying silent over abuse

    -16/4/03

    Theologians have been criticised by an influential committee, for being "virtually silent" about t

    Theologians criticised for staying silent over abuse

    -16/4/03

    Theologians have been criticised by an influential committee, for being "virtually silent" about t

  • 16 Apr 2003

    Aid agencies reach Basra

    -16/4/03

    A team of workers from Christian Aid will today head for Basra to give out water and essential medical supplies, the charity a

    Aid agencies reach Basra

    -16/4/03

    A team of workers from Christian Aid will today head for Basra to give out water and essential medical supplies, the charity a

  • 16 Apr 2003

    Bible and other religious books banned in Malaysia

    -16/3/03

    The Malaysian Home Ministry (KDN) has banned 35 books, several of them by Christian authors, and one

    Bible and other religious books banned in Malaysia

    -16/3/03

    The Malaysian Home Ministry (KDN) has banned 35 books, several of them by Christian authors, and one

  • 16 Apr 2003

    Christians return from Iraq and tell of people's suffering

    -16/4/03

    Members of peace teams, including many Christians are returning from Iraq and talking of th

    Christians return from Iraq and tell of people's suffering

    -16/4/03

    Members of peace teams, including many Christians are returning from Iraq and talking of th

  • 16 Apr 2003

    Hopes for Easter breakthrough in Northern Ireland

    -16/4/03

    Hopes are growing for a breakthrough at Easter in the Northern Ireland peace process.

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    Hopes for Easter breakthrough in Northern Ireland

    -16/4/03

    Hopes are growing for a breakthrough at Easter in the Northern Ireland peace process.

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  • 15 Apr 2003

    Euthanasia on the increase as British couple commit suicide

    -15/4/03

    A British couple have been helped to commit suicide by a Swiss euthanasia group even though

    Euthanasia on the increase as British couple commit suicide

    -15/4/03

    A British couple have been helped to commit suicide by a Swiss euthanasia group even though

  • 15 Apr 2003

    In an oral statement to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva, a Christian campaign group has highlighted the habitual killing of street children in Brazil, Honduras and Guatemala.

  • 15 Apr 2003

    Robertson: Iraq war fought with Christian principle

    -15/4/03

    The decision to minimize civilian casualties in the war in Iraq shows that the conflict is being fo

    Robertson: Iraq war fought with Christian principle

    -15/4/03

    The decision to minimize civilian casualties in the war in Iraq shows that the conflict is being fo

  • 14 Apr 2003

    Belief in resurrection undergoes revival

    -14/4/04

    Nearly half of the population believes that Jesus Christ rose from the dead, reports the Daily Telegraph.

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    Belief in resurrection undergoes revival

    -14/4/04

    Nearly half of the population believes that Jesus Christ rose from the dead, reports the Daily Telegraph.

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