UK News Briefing

  • 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...
  • September 14, 2004

    US bishop in plea to heal anglican rift

    -14/9/04

    The leader of the American Anglican Chu

    US bishop in plea to heal anglican rift -14/9/04 The leader of the American Anglican Church, who faces opposition after consecrating an actively homosexual bishop, has spoken at St Paul's Cathedral to plead for reconciliation. Bishop Frank Griswold...
  • September 14, 2004

    Lutheran President calls for bridges of understanding

    -14/9/04

    The President of the Lut

    Lutheran President calls for bridges of understanding -14/9/04 The President of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has called on Christians and leaders...
  • September 14, 2004

    Christians briefed FCO before visit to North Korea

    -14/9/04

    Christian Solidarity Worldwi

    Christians briefed FCO before visit to North Korea -14/9/04 Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has said that it briefed the foreign office on human rights concerns before the current visit of an FCO delegation to North Korea. Bill Rammell MP is...
  • September 13, 2004

    Methodists make euthanasia submission

    -13/9/04

    The Methodist Church in Britain has submi

    Methodists make euthanasia submission -13/9/04 The Methodist Church in Britain has submitted its written response to the Select Committee currently studying the Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill. The Church says it retains its opposition...
  • September 13, 2004

    Violence no solution say Quakers

    -13/9/04

    The Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of

    Violence no solution say Quakers -13/9/04 The Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends ñ the final constitutional authority for Britainís 16,000 Quakers ñ has issued a strong statement drawing attention to the failure of violence to...
  • September 13, 2004

    Churches say firm 'no' to racism

    -13/9/04

    By Simon Barrow

    Hundreds of Christian con

    Churches say firm 'no' to racism -13/9/04 By Simon Barrow Hundreds of Christian congregations of all shapes and sizes across Britain and Ireland joined in ëRacial Justice Sundayí on 12 September 2004, says the ecumenical Churchesí Commission for...
  • September 13, 2004

    Williams says revenge betrays God

    -13/9/04

    ëThe greatest challenge today for our world i

    Williams says revenge betrays God -13/9/04 ëThe greatest challenge today for our world is how to react to circumstances in a way that is faithful to Godís willí, declared the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, in Egypt this weekend, in the...