UK News Briefing

  • January 5, 2005

    Aid agency welcomes chancellor's debt initiative

    -05/01/05

    The Catholic aid agency Cafo

    Aid agency welcomes chancellor's debt initiative -05/01/05 The Catholic aid agency Cafod has welcomed the initiative of the UK Chancellor Gordon Brown to suspend debt service payments of countries affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami. The main...
  • January 5, 2005

    Christian Coalition says tsunami aid is good PR for US -05/01/05

    The

    Christian Coalition says tsunami aid is good PR for US -05/01/05 The Christian Coalition in the U.S. has said that American aid and humanitarian help to the region devastated by the tsunami will help Muslim nations see the...
  • January 5, 2005

    Pope joins day of mourning for tsunami victims

    -05/01/05

    Pope John Paul has joined Europe's day

    Pope joins day of mourning for tsunami victims -05/01/05 Pope John Paul has joined Europe's day of mourning for the victims of the Asian tsunami, offering prayers for the 150,000 people killed and millions struggling to survive. "In Europe, today...
  • January 5, 2005
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  • January 4, 2005

    Debts of tsunami countries could be frozen

    -04/01/05

    The foreign debts owed by countries

    Debts of tsunami countries could be frozen -04/01/05 The foreign debts owed by countries hit by the Asian tsunami disaster could be frozen, under a proposal being pushed by UK Chancellor Gordon Brown. But, the Chancellor added, Africa should not...
  • January 4, 2005
    Get Tickets for the Tsunami Appeal Benefit Concert at the Millennium Stadium Cardiff Here Concert to raise funds for tsunami survivors -04/01/05 The director of the theological think tank Ekklesia is to get behind a drum kit...
  • January 2, 2005

    God is not a disaster, says Archbishop

    -02/01/05

    Many people are finding it difficult to believ

    God is not a disaster, says Archbishop -02/01/05 Many people are finding it difficult to believe in a God of love and justice, or are having their faith tested in the wake of the Asian tsunami disaster, the Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledged...
  • January 2, 2005

    Journalist says Christian Aid ignores tyranny

    -02/01/05

    British newspaper journalist Nick Cohen

    Journalist says Christian Aid ignores tyranny -02/01/05 British newspaper journalist Nick Cohen, who has defied allies on the political left with his support for US-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, has accused the respected charity Christian Aid...
  • January 2, 2005

    Tsunami makes climate change action vital say church leaders -02/01/05

    Two senior world church of

    Tsunami makes climate change action vital say church leaders -02/01/05 Two senior world church officials have urged political leaders across the globe to heed the danger that climate change could pose in triggering disasters...
  • January 2, 2005

    Churches fill as tsunami prayer and giving mounts

    -02/01/05

    Many churches across Britain and Ir

    Churches fill as tsunami prayer and giving mounts -02/01/05 Many churches across Britain and Ireland, and throughout the world, are anticipating a huge increase in congregations today (the second Sunday after Christmas) as the tide of prayer and...