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  • March 13, 2003

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row

    -13/03/2003

    The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was d

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row -13/03/2003 The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was due to receive a lethal injection. This would have been the stateís 300th execution since...
  • March 13, 2003

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row

    -13/03/2003

    The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was d

    Last minute reprieve on Texan death row -13/03/2003 The execution of Delma Banks Jr, has been halted by the US Supreme Court about 10 minutes before he was due to receive a lethal injection. This would have been the stateís 300th execution since...
  • March 12, 2003

    Aid agencies said yesterday that military action in Iraq could create up to three million refugees and leave nearly two thirds of the population facing starvation.

    Iraq faces humanitarian crisis say charities -12/03/2003 Aid agencies said yesterday that military action in Iraq could create up to three million refugees and leave nearly two thirds of the population facing starvation. The prediction was made by a...
  • March 12, 2003

    The new Republican leadership in the US Senate, is hoping to ban a rare form of late-term abortion

    'Religious Right' may win abortion victory -12/3/2003 The new Republican leadership in the US Senate, is hoping to ban a rare form of late-term abortion The proposed legislation, being backed by many on the "Religious Right", now looks likely to...
  • March 12, 2003

    Help prepared for Iraqi Christians

    -12/03/2003

    An international committee has been created to assist with the needs of Iraqi Christians within post-war Iraq,

    Help prepared for Iraqi Christians -12/03/2003 An international committee has been created to assist with the needs of Iraqi Christians within post-war Iraq, who are likely to suffer great hardship in the event of military action. The ìIraq Crisis...
  • March 12, 2003

    The pacifist nephew of Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli finance minister, has appeared before a court martial for refusing to serve in the Israeli army.

    Pacifist faces court martial -12/03/2003 The pacifist nephew of Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli finance minister, has appeared before a court martial for refusing to serve in the Israeli army. Jonathan Ben-Artzi, 20, who is a nephew by marriage of...
  • March 11, 2003

    Splits over 'Section 28' laid bare

    -11/3/03

    Divisions both within the Conservative party and amongst prominent Christians were laid bare last night as MP's

    Splits over 'Section 28' laid bare -11/3/03 Divisions both within the Conservative party and amongst prominent Christians were laid bare last night as MPís voted against an amendment to retain Section 28 of the Local Government Act, which bans the...
  • March 10, 2003

    The Archbishop of York David Hope has said violent assaults on clergy and burglaries from churches are making some vicars too frightened to take up posts in inner city areas.

    Clergy fear inner city mission -10/3/03 The Archbishop of York David Hope has said violent assaults on clergy and burglaries from churches are making some vicars too frightened to take up posts in inner city areas. The archbishop maintained that...
  • March 4, 2003

    Lid lifted on Bush's theology

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    US president George Bush gets his early morning inspiration from the writings of a Scottish Evangelist from the last century, according the T

    Lid lifted on Bush's theology - US president George Bush gets his early morning inspiration from the writings of a Scottish Evangelist from the last century, according the The Times newspaper. Every morning when President Bush wakes up he reads a...
  • March 4, 2003

    Lid lifted on Bush's theology

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    US president George Bush gets his early morning inspiration from the writings of a Scottish Evangelist from the last century, according the T

    Lid lifted on Bush's theology - US president George Bush gets his early morning inspiration from the writings of a Scottish Evangelist from the last century, according the The Times newspaper. Every morning when President Bush wakes up he reads a...