UK News Briefing

  • April 27, 2004

    Zionists attempt to keep evangelicals on board

    -27/4/04

    The man behind efforts last year

    Zionists attempt to keep evangelicals on board -27/4/04 The man behind efforts last year to place evangelical Christian pressure on US President George W. Bush to drop the road map peace initiative, has spoken about how he believes evangelical...
  • April 26, 2004

    Bishop joins campaigners for corporate killing reform

    -26/4/04

    The Bishop of Lincoln wil

    Bishop joins campaigners for corporate killing reform -26/4/04 The Bishop of Lincoln will join with campaigners today who are drawing attention to corporate killing. The Rt Rev John Saxbee, will officiate at a ceremony and short service with...
  • April 26, 2004

    MPs favour disestablishment says poll

    -26/4/04

    A new poll suggests a majority of MPs are in favo

    MPs favour disestablishment says poll -26/4/04 A new poll suggests a majority of MPs are in favour of ending the historic link between the Church of England and the state. The figures from CommunicateResearch show that 57% of a representative...
  • April 26, 2004

    Christian candidate for mayor launches London manifesto

    -26/4/04

    Christian candidate for

    Christian candidate for mayor launches London manifesto -26/4/04 Christian candidate for mayor of London Simon Hughes took to a open-top bus today to launch his manifesto for London mayor on a theme of unity. His campaign manifesto, "For a London...
  • April 26, 2004

    New protestant leader helped NI peace process

    -26/4/04

    The new leader of Ireland's larg

    New protestant leader helped NI peace process -26/4/04 The new leader of Ireland's largest Protestant denomination is a man who played an important part in in the Northern Ireland peace process. The Rev Ken Newell had extensive secret contacts with...
  • April 26, 2004

    Vannu seeks help from Archbishop of Canterbury

    -26/4/04

    Nuclear whistle-blower Mordechai

    Vannu seeks help from Archbishop of Canterbury -26/4/04 Nuclear whistle-blower Mordechai Vanunu has asked the Archbishop of Canterbury to help ensure his safety after he received death threats following his release from prison last week, reports...
  • April 26, 2004

    Over 600 Christian bible scholars, religious leaders and peace activists representing 32 countries, have gathered in Jerusalem's Notre Dame Centre to look at ways of challenging Christian Zionism.

    Christian scholars gather to study dangers of Zionism -26/4/04 Over 600 Christian bible scholars, religious leaders and peace activists representing 32 countries, have gathered in Jerusalem's Notre Dame Centre to look at ways of challenging...
  • April 23, 2004

    Churches to ditch their bibles

    -23/4/04

    Churches from the UK and around the world are planning t

    Churches to ditch their bibles -23/4/04 Churches from the UK and around the world are planning to give up the bibles - but just for a day. The initiative has been organised to draw attention to the importance of the Bible. "No Bible Sunday" takes...
  • April 23, 2004

    Church aid agencies pull out of Iraq as time runs out

    -23/4/04

    As coalition spokesman wa

    Church aid agencies pull out of Iraq as time runs out -23/4/04 As coalition spokesman warn that "time is running out" for a peaceful solution in the flashpoint Sunni Triangle town of Fallujah, Church aid agencies working in Iraq are pulling out...
  • April 23, 2004

    Christians say a fair global economy still a great moral challenge

    -23/4/04

    In anticipat

    Christians say a fair global economy still a great moral challenge -23/4/04 In anticipation of the first World Debt Day, the struggle for a fairer global economy has been called one of the great moral challenges of our time. Sunday 16th May 2004...