News Brief

  • 1 Jan 2007

    New religious freedom row over Saudi flight Bible ban

    -01/01/07

    The New Year has start

    New religious freedom row over Saudi flight Bible ban

    -01/01/07

    The New Year has start

  • 1 Jan 2007

    Episcopal Primate makes global poverty her New Year target

    -01/01/07

    The new head of t

    Episcopal Primate makes global poverty her New Year target

    -01/01/07

    The new head of t

  • 31 Dec 2006

    Bishop Dr Joe Aldred, chair of the Council of Black-led Churches and the Rev Nezlin Sterling, chair of the African Caribbean Evangelical Alliance and a president of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, are among the Christian leaders backing Black Mental Health UK's call for the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) to examine the Department of Health's handling of the race review in the government's new Mental Health Bill.

  • 31 Dec 2006

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has said that we need to feel the same hunger for justice that ended the slave trade if the world is to be changed for the better.

  • 31 Dec 2006

    Black church leaders want review of Mental Health Bill race provisions

    -31/12/06

    Bisho

    Black church leaders want review of Mental Health Bill race provisions

    -31/12/06

    Bisho

  • 31 Dec 2006

    Hunger for justice in 2007, says Archbishop of Canterbury

    -31/12/06

    The Archbishop of

    Hunger for justice in 2007, says Archbishop of Canterbury

    -31/12/06

    The Archbishop of

  • 30 Dec 2006

    The auxiliary bishop of the Chaldeans in Baghdad, Shlemon Warduni, has called on fellow-believers to “continue to pray for peace across the world and today especially in Iraq” following the execution of former dictator Saddam Hussein at 6.10am today.

  • 30 Dec 2006

    Following the execution of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein earlier this morning(30 December 2006), the general secretary of the World Council of Churches issued a statement asking God to grant the nation of Iraq "the mercy, justice and compassion that it has long been denied" and "an end to fear and death that marked Saddam Hussein's rule and that continue now".

  • 30 Dec 2006

    Leaders of Iraq's various communities living in exile have expressed continuing concerns over the possibility of more sectarian violence following the execution of former dictator Saddam Hussein, says Journal Chretien in France

  • 30 Dec 2006

    Iraqi exiles are concerned about post-execution backlash

    -30/12/06

    Leaders of Iraq's

    Iraqi exiles are concerned about post-execution backlash

    -30/12/06

    Leaders of Iraq's