News Brief

  • 19 Dec 2006

    Archbishop of Canterbury honours Holocaust survivor and educator

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    On the eve

    Archbishop of Canterbury honours Holocaust survivor and educator

    -19/12/06

    On the eve

  • 19 Dec 2006

    Pope calls for global assistance to Iraqi refugees

    -19/12/06

    As violence continues to

    Pope calls for global assistance to Iraqi refugees

    -19/12/06

    As violence continues to

  • 19 Dec 2006

    Broadcaster says atheism is not the answer to our prayers

    -19/12/06

    Writer and broadca

    Broadcaster says atheism is not the answer to our prayers

    -19/12/06

    Writer and broadca

  • 19 Dec 2006

    Sr Lankan Christians appeal against shelling of civilians

    -19/12/06

    Mounting casualtie

    Sr Lankan Christians appeal against shelling of civilians

    -19/12/06

    Mounting casualtie

  • 19 Dec 2006

    The aid organization SOS Habitat has raised the alarm over fears that the Angolan authorities may swoop on poor families over the Christmas period, forcing them onto the streets.

  • 18 Dec 2006

    Recently I have had the great pleasure of meeting up again, for the first time since March 2006, with Jim Loney from Canada and Harmeeet Singh Sooden from New Zealand. One year ago this weekend we were companions in kidnap and held in close confinement in Baghdad where we had gone as members of a Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) delegation.

  • 18 Dec 2006

    The upcoming English church leaders' visit to Bethlehem reminds us that the world is mired in violence and insecurity, and that it is in just such a world that God came to accompany us in Jesus, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams said in a talk for BBC Radio 2's Pause for Thought today.

  • 18 Dec 2006

    The future of the 77 million-strong worldwide Anglican Communion was complicated further last night (16 December 2006) with the announcement that two large evangelical congregations in the US have voted to break away from the Episcopal Church, primarily because of its decision three years ago to consecrate a gay bishop, Gene Robinson of New Hampshire.

  • 18 Dec 2006

    Christmas is about God sharing our insecurity, says archbishop

    -18/12/06

    The upcoming

    Christmas is about God sharing our insecurity, says archbishop

    -18/12/06

    The upcoming

  • 18 Dec 2006

    Bethlehem peacebuilding school threatened with closure

    -18/12/06

    As UK church leaders

    Bethlehem peacebuilding school threatened with closure

    -18/12/06

    As UK church leaders