UK News Briefing

  • April 16, 2004

    Christians line up to oppose Israeli barrier

    -16/4/04

    Christian groups, agencies, churches and denominations are expressing opposition to Israel's

    Christians line up to oppose Israeli barrier -16/4/04 Christian groups, agencies, churches and denominations are expressing opposition to Israel's "security fence" reports the Washington Times. Christian leaders including the U.S. Conference of...
  • April 15, 2004

    Author challenges theology of Left Behind series and Christian zionists

    -15/4/04

    A new book has been published which directly challenges both the th

    Author challenges theology of Left Behind series and Christian zionists -15/4/04 A new book has been published which directly challenges both the theology of the "Left Behind" series, and the view held by many Christian Zionists that the bible...
  • April 15, 2004

    Israeli Prime Minister accused of betrayal by Christian Zionists

    -15/4/04

    Following the news that Israel's Prime Minister has vowed to hold on to

    Israeli Prime Minister accused of betrayal by Christian Zionists -15/4/04 Following the news that Israel's Prime Minister has vowed to hold on to six Jewish settlements in the West Bank, which Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei and Yasser...
  • April 15, 2004

    Christian peacemakers advised to leave Iraq

    -15/4/04

    A Christian peacemaking delegation and team have left Baghdad after advice from Iraqi colleague

    Christian peacemakers advised to leave Iraq -15/4/04 A Christian peacemaking delegation and team have left Baghdad after advice from Iraqi colleagues. The Chicago office of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) received a phone call yesterday from their...
  • April 15, 2004

    Christian human rights group praises Egyptian action

    -15/4/04

    A Christian human rights group is praising prompt police action in a recent episode th

    Christian human rights group praises Egyptian action -15/4/04 A Christian human rights group is praising prompt police action in a recent episode that could have resulted in sectarian violence. A Muslim man allegedly murdered two Christians with an...
  • April 15, 2004

    Methodist concern over escalating violence in Iraq

    -15/4/04

    The Methodist Church in the UK has expressed concern over the escalating violence in Ira

    Methodist concern over escalating violence in Iraq -15/4/04 The Methodist Church in the UK has expressed concern over the escalating violence in Iraq, and responded to news carried by Ekklesia about civilian casualties in Fallujah. On Wednesday...
  • April 15, 2004

    Pro-lifers concerned after preview of abortion documentary

    -15/4/04

    The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has expressed disappoin

    Pro-lifers concerned after preview of abortion documentary -15/4/04 The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has expressed disappointment and concern after seeing a preview of the Channel Four programme "My Foetus" about abortion...
  • April 15, 2004

    Christian Zionists to bring blown up bus to US

    -15/4/04

    Christian Zionists are to bring the remains of an Israeli bus, blown up by suicide bombers,

    Christian Zionists to bring blown up bus to US -15/4/04 Christian Zionists are to bring the remains of an Israeli bus, blown up by suicide bombers, to the United States. Christians for Israel USA, a Washington-based Christian Zionist group is...
  • April 14, 2004

    Left Behind series slammed for dangerous theology -14/4/04

    In the week that the Bishop of Durham

    Left Behind series slammed for dangerous theology -14/4/04 In the week that the Bishop of Durham issued a warning about a lack of ìbiblical literacyî the theology behind the wildly popular "Left Behind" series of Christian apocalyptic novels...
  • April 13, 2004

    Hundreds of Vietnamese Christians killed at Easter

    -13/4/04

    An estimated 400 Christians have been killed during peaceful and prayerful demonstration

    Hundreds of Vietnamese Christians killed at Easter -13/4/04 An estimated 400 Christians have been killed during peaceful and prayerful demonstrations by Christians in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. On Saturday 10 April up to 400,000 Vietnamese...