UK News Briefing

  • September 28, 2004

    Methodist church signs climate covenant

    -28/9/04

    The Methodist Church, four years on fro

    Methodist church signs climate covenant -28/9/04 The Methodist Church, four years on from the adoption of its Environmental Policy, has signed Operation Noah's Climate Covenant. The Covenant commits the Methodist Church to take action against...
  • September 28, 2004

    Christians tackle Labour over corporate responsibility

    -28/9/04

    The Christian Socialist

    Christians tackle Labour over corporate responsibility -28/9/04 The Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) has dedicated its latest magazine to the issue of ëcorporate social responsibilityí and contains criticism of the governmentís approach to...
  • September 28, 2004

    Churches to launch poverty campaign

    -28/9/04

    A global alliance of churches and aid orga

    Churches to launch poverty campaign -28/9/04 A global alliance of churches and aid organizations are urging international leaders to fulfill their promise to halve poverty by the year 2015, reports the Idea news agency. A new campaign, the Micah...
  • September 28, 2004

    Listen to the South Christians urged

    -28/9/04

    Four major Christian agencies have combin

    Listen to the South Christians urged -28/9/04 Four major Christian agencies have combined to produce a booklet for local churches encouraging Christians to listen and respond to the experience of people from the ëtwo-thirds worldí. ëVoices from...
  • September 28, 2004

    Women mark changes in church and society

    -28/9/04

    The future of women in the public life of the

    Women mark changes in church and society -28/9/04 The future of women in the public life of the Churches (Anglican, Catholic and Free) will be discussed as part of an event commemorating the centenary of the appointment of the first trained woman...
  • September 23, 2004

    Christian Aid warns of further devastation Haiti

    -23/9/04

    Christian Aid has warned that

    Christian Aid warns of further devastation Haiti -23/9/04 Christian Aid has warned that unless the underlying problems of deforestation and poverty are tackled in Haiti, tropical storms and hurricanes will continue to have a devastating effect. The...
  • September 22, 2004

    Bishop urges Bush to allow help for Cuba

    -22/9/04

    Episcopal Bishop Leo Frade of South Ea

    Bishop urges Bush to allow help for Cuba -22/9/04 Episcopal Bishop Leo Frade of South East Florida, who is Cuban by birth, has urged US President George W. Bush to lift restrictions on Americans visiting Cuba in the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan. On...
  • September 22, 2004

    God and mammon to clash in the city

    -22/9/04

    As part of the European Social Forum in Lon

    God and mammon to clash in the city -22/9/04 As part of the European Social Forum in London this autumn, which promises to bring over 3,000 people to the streets of the capital for a grassroots debate on public policy, Christians are organising a...
  • September 21, 2004

    Churches back international peace day

    -21/9/04

    Christian leaders from across the world h

    Churches back international peace day -21/9/04 Christian leaders from across the world have supplied short, broadcast messages for a website to promote the International Day of Prayer for Peace, which takes place today. Millions of Christians from...
  • September 14, 2004

    Call for 40 days of prayer for Bethlehem

    -14/9/04

    Karin Boyidgian, now living in Jerusal

    Call for 40 days of prayer for Bethlehem -14/9/04 Karin Boyidgian, now living in Jerusalem, lived in Bethlehem for 20 years, until 1998. She has many friends there and continues to go there every week, where she is part of a group of Intercessors...