UK News Briefing

  • December 23, 2004

    Methodists call on Government to end detention without trial

    -23/12/04

    The Methodist Chu

    Methodists call on Government to end detention without trial -23/12/04 The Methodist Church has written to the Home Secretary, calling on the Government to amend legislation that allows detention without trial. Since 11 September, 16 men have been...
  • December 22, 2004

    Christmas story is God's message of defiance says Palestinian leader

    -22/12/04

    A Christ

    Christmas story is God's message of defiance says Palestinian leader -22/12/04 A Christian leader has said that the Christmas story gives Palestinian Christians, living under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank, the hope of defying...
  • December 22, 2004

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  • December 21, 2004

    UN report paints bleak picture of Bethlehem

    -21/12/04

    Nearly one tenth of the Christian populati

    UN report paints bleak picture of Bethlehem -21/12/04 Nearly one tenth of the Christian population of Bethlehem has gone abroad in the past four years says a United Nations report published yesterday. It said that the tourism industry in the...
  • December 21, 2004

    Christian agencies unite to make poverty history

    -21/12/04

    Leading Christian relief and developm

    Christian agencies unite to make poverty history -21/12/04 Leading Christian relief and development agencies have united to urge the Government to make the eradication of poverty a priority in 2005, through trade justice, debt cancellation and more...
  • December 20, 2004

    Christmas peace messages taken to Bethlehem

    -20/12/04

    A delegation from the British Sec

    Christmas peace messages taken to Bethlehem -20/12/04 A delegation from the British Section of the catholic peace organisation Pax Christi will take more than 600 peace messages from schools, churches and religious communities in England, Wales...
  • December 20, 2004

    Bishops support Sikh community over controversial play

    -20/12/04

    The Anglican and Cathol

    Bishops support Sikh community over controversial play -20/12/04 The Anglican and Catholic bishops of Birmingham have publicly expressed their support to the city's Sikh community over a play which they say portrays the Sikh religion in an...
  • December 20, 2004

    Urban churches feel post-christendom fallout

    -20/12/04

    Local churches in England's bigg

    Urban churches feel post-christendom fallout -20/12/04 Local churches in England's biggest cities are experiencing the fallout of post-christendom with only a "meagre" rise in attendance at Christmas, while it leaps 200% in rural areas, according...
  • December 19, 2004
    Find books by Robert Beckford Find books about who wrote the Bible Evangelicals criticise channel 4 documentary about the Bible -19/12/04 An Evangelical Christian group has expressed anger at plans by Channel 4 to screen a documentary...
  • December 17, 2004

    Bishop Robinson denies report about Lambeth Conference attendence -17/12/04

    The Bishop of New Hampshire, Gene R

    Bishop Robinson denies report about Lambeth Conference attendence -17/12/04 The Bishop of New Hampshire, Gene Robinson, has rebutted a report by the Associated Press that he will attend the 2008 Lambeth Conference in defiance of other...