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  • June 28, 2005

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    Find books now: Senior US church leaders to meet UK Archbishop and Chancellor -28/06/05 Leading radical Christian activist Jim Wallis and Mennonite academic Ron Sider (whose book 'Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger'...
  • June 27, 2005

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    Find books now: UK faces protests over Zimbabwe asylum deportations -27/06/05 Refugee groups, churches and human rights organisations today vowed to maintain pressure on the British government after Prime Minister Tony...
  • June 27, 2005

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    Find books now: US says no to Ten Commandments in court -27/06/05 The United States Supreme Court announced verdicts in two controversial cases today, both concerning religious inscriptions and signs on public...
  • June 26, 2005

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    Find books now: UK Catholic leaders will attend Edinburgh G8 rally -26/06/05 There is a moral awakening taking place about world poverty, paralleled only by the movement to abolish slavery in the last century. That...
  • June 26, 2005

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    Find books now: Anglicans call for action against Israeli occupation -26/06/05 The Anglican Consultative Council, one of the key instruments of the 70 million strong Anglican Communion, has urged its member churches...
  • June 25, 2005

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    Find books now: Billy Graham bows out with a message of hope -25/06/05 International Protestant evangelist Billy Graham, who is 86 years old and in increasingly poor health, has addressed 60,000 people at New Yorkís...
  • June 25, 2005

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    Find books now: Iranís new president a blow to US foreign policy -25/06/05 The landslide victory of the conservative mayor of Tehran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, in Iranís presidential poll has thwarted US hopes of a...
  • June 25, 2005

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    Find books now: Christian Left alliance launched in the USA -25/06/05 After what it describes as ìthirty years of sustained effort by [US religious leaders] like Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson and James Dobson to merge...
  • June 25, 2005

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    Find books now: Co-op Bank takes account away from Christian Voice -25/06/05 The Co-operative Bank, one of the leading corporate practitioners of ethical banking, has asked a UK Christian organisation to take away its...
  • June 21, 2005

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    Find books now: Ecumenical body faces post-Christendom shake-up -21/06/05 The ecumenical body set up to enable the Churches to think, work and pray together, has announced that it is to radically reform in the context...