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  • June 13, 2005

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    Find books now: Christians push for end to arms fair -13/06/05 Christians in the London borough of Newham are attempting to bring an end to the arms fair that takes place in the borough every two years. Alan Craig, a...
  • June 13, 2005

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    Find books now: Gaza children's centres set alight -13/06/05 Two centres for children and teenagers in the Gaza Strip have been severely damaged in an arson attack, Christian Aid has learned. Three masked and armed...
  • June 13, 2005

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    Find books now: Prison 'not a way to cut crime' -13/06/05 In a statement that will be welcomed by radical Christians who support moves towards more alternatives to prison including more restorative approaches to...
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    Find books now: World churches supremo to meet Pope -13/06/05 The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia is to meet Pope Benedict XVI this week. The encounter, which will take place on...
  • June 9, 2005

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    Find books now: Cardinal rallies Catholics to protest at G8 summit -09/06/05 Apparently undeterred by the controversy surrounding Bob Geldof's call for a million people to descend on the G8 summit, Cardinal Cormac...
  • June 8, 2005

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    Find books now: MP calls for state registration of religious groups -08/06/05 The row over diagnoses of demonic possession and practices of forced exorcism in some fundamentalist-style churches deepened yesterday,...
  • June 8, 2005

    Ekklesia, a UK Christian news agency and policy forum recently rated one of Britain's top think tanks by The Independent newspaper, has announced the arrival of a new co-director to partner Jonathan Bartley, who established it in 2002.

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    Find books now: UK Christian think tank gets new co-director -08/06/05 Ekklesia, a UK Christian news agency and policy forum recently rated one of Britain's top think tanks by The Independent newspaper, has announced...
  • June 8, 2005

    In a shot across the bows of those who feel that religion is being marginalized in broadcasting, most notably those who focus on 'entitlements' to religious slots, the BBC's director general has urged Christians to be more creative and '...

    Find books now: BBC director general takes Christians to task over religious broadcasting -08/06/05 In a shot across the bows of those who feel that religion is being marginalized in broadcasting, most notably those...
  • June 8, 2005

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    Find books now: Growing concern over violent church exorcisms -08/06/05 Independent churches in the UK that perpetuate belief in demon possession and practice physical ëexorcismsí on adults and children have come...
  • June 8, 2005

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    Find books now: Christians convicted after nonviolent protest -08/06/05 Four Christians have been convicted of Criminal Damage following an anti-war protest they staged outside the Ministry of Defence in December last...