UK News Briefing

  • January 21, 2005
    Order: "God's Politics: Why the American Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It" God's politics straight in to NY Times bestseller list -21/01/05 Whilst George Bush was invoking God's blessing in his...
  • January 20, 2005

    Williams sets out opposition to euthanasia

    -20/01/05

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has un

    Williams sets out opposition to euthanasia -20/01/05 The Archbishop of Canterbury has underlined his opposition to Euthanasia, but suggested a clear moral distinction between the deliberate taking of life and processes that may hasten death....
  • January 20, 2005

    Tree of guns to take root at British Museum

    -20/01/05

    A half-tonne sculpture made out of

    Tree of guns to take root at British Museum -20/01/05 A half-tonne sculpture made out of chopped up guns and other decommissioned weapons will be unveiled at the British Museum next month. The ëTree of Lifeí was commissioned by The British Museum...
  • January 20, 2005

    Iraqi archbishop: Press, prayers for peace and Pope brought freedom

    -20/01/05

    The Syrian

    Iraqi archbishop: Press, prayers for peace and Pope brought freedom -20/01/05 The Syrian Catholic Archbishop of Mosul, who was kidnapped and then freed a day later has spoken about how his prayers for peace, the media, and the intervention of Pope...
  • January 20, 2005

    Liberals criticise Archbishop for handling of gay row -20/01/05

    The Archbishop of Canterbury and other senior

    Liberals criticise Archbishop for handling of gay row -20/01/05 The Archbishop of Canterbury and other senior Anglicans are to be criticised for weak and dishonest leadership in a book to be published next month, by a group headed by...
  • January 20, 2005

    Church leaders get behind Make Poverty History campaign

    -20/01/05

    Church leaders united

    Church leaders get behind Make Poverty History campaign -20/01/05 Church leaders united yesterday behind MakePovertyHistory - the campaign against global poverty and injustice. The four presidents of Churches Together in England, the body which...
  • January 20, 2005

    Sunday Telegraph fails to correct misrepresentation of Archbishop

    -20/01/05

    The Sunday T

    Sunday Telegraph fails to correct misrepresentation of Archbishop -20/01/05 The Sunday Telegraph has failed to issue a public correction to a headline that its editor privately admitted misrepresented the views of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and...
  • January 18, 2005

    Catholic archbishop freed

    -18/01/05

    The Archbishop of Mosul has been freed 24 hours after being

    Catholic archbishop freed -18/01/05 The Archbishop of Mosul has been freed 24 hours after being kidnapped at gunpoint, the Vatican has confirmed. Pope John Paul II, who had prayed for the release of Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa, was...
  • January 18, 2005

    Religious Right to hold thanksgiving service for Bush

    -18/01/05

    US Christians in Washing

    Religious Right to hold thanksgiving service for Bush -18/01/05 US Christians in Washington are to mark the inauguration of the US President by holding a service giving 'thanks to God' for the re-election of George W. Bush. However the news comes...
  • January 18, 2005

    Incitement to religious hatred: Growing disagreement between Christians

    -18/01/04

    A stat

    Incitement to religious hatred: Growing disagreement between Christians -18/01/04 A statement by church leaders has highlighted a widening gap between Christians over government proposals to legislate against incitement to religious hatred. The...