UK News Briefing

  • April 29, 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 elections for London Mayor, meaning that at least two Christians will compete against each other...
  • April 29, 2003

    Archbishop to address post-modern spirituality

    -29/3/04

    The Archbishop of Canterbury will give a speech this afternoon tackling Benedictine spirituality and its

    Archbishop to address post-modern spirituality -29/3/04 The Archbishop of Canterbury will give a speech this afternoon tackling Benedictine spirituality and its relevance to post-modern culture. His contribution will be part of a live webcast from...
  • April 29, 2003

    Barry Morgan chosen as new Welsh Archbishop

    -29/4/03

    The decision was made yesterday that the Bishop of Llandaff, Barry Morgan, should be the new Archbishop of

    Barry Morgan chosen as new Welsh Archbishop -29/4/03 The decision was made yesterday that the Bishop of Llandaff, Barry Morgan, should be the new Archbishop of Wales. It took the 42-strong electoral college of the Church in Wales just over an hour...
  • April 28, 2003

    New Archbishop of Wales to be chosen

    -28/3/03

    A new Archbishop is about to be chosen by the Church in Wales.

    Dr Barry Morgan - the man currently in charge of

    New Archbishop of Wales to be chosen -28/3/03 A new Archbishop is about to be chosen by the Church in Wales. Dr Barry Morgan - the man currently in charge of the Llandaff diocese in Cardiff - is the favourite to follow Dr Rowan Williams who held the...
  • April 28, 2003

    Creationists plan six more schools

    -28/4/03

    The organisation behind a state-funded secondary school that has been criticised for promoting biblical creationism

    Creationists plan six more schools -28/4/03 The organisation behind a state-funded secondary school that has been criticised for promoting biblical creationism is to open two inner-city academies and is in talks that would bring seven schools under...
  • April 28, 2003

    Scottish catholics to protest child detention

    -28/4/03

    The Catholic Church in Scotland is to mount a national campaign against the detention of asylum seekers'

    Scottish catholics to protest child detention -28/4/03 The Catholic Church in Scotland is to mount a national campaign against the detention of asylum seekers' children, calling on the Home Secretary to end the practice and find more humane ways of...
  • April 28, 2003

    In a statement that will raise concerns amongst many churches, a national spokesman for the far Right British National Party has claimed that many of its members are 'Christians'.

    BNP claims many of its members are Christians -28/4/03 In a statement that will raise concerns amongst many churches, a national spokesman for the far Right British National Party has claimed that many of its members are ìChristiansî. Speaking to...
  • April 27, 2003

    Williams receives honour for theology

    -27/4/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has been handed a special honour from the university of Wales in recognition of his

    Williams receives honour for theology -27/4/03 The Archbishop of Canterbury has been handed a special honour from the university of Wales in recognition of his services to theology. Dr Rowan Williams was presented with an honorary doctorate at a...
  • April 27, 2003

    Christian TV regulator avoids The Simpsons

    -27/4/03

    Jonathan Edwards, the record-breaking triple jumper, spoke for the first time this weekend about the Christi

    Christian TV regulator avoids The Simpsons -27/4/03 Jonathan Edwards, the record-breaking triple jumper, spoke for the first time this weekend about the Christian principles that will guide him in his new role as a television watchdog, revealing...
  • April 25, 2003

    Clergy line up for Scottish elections

    -25/4/03

    Five Stirling clergymen have thrown their dog collars into the ring to stand in the Scottish parliamentary and lo

    Clergy line up for Scottish elections -25/4/03 Five Stirling clergymen have thrown their dog collars into the ring to stand in the Scottish parliamentary and local elections line reports The Times. Party allegiances have divided along religious...