UK News Briefing

  • April 28, 2004

    London needs mayor of faith says Christian candidate

    -28/4/04

    London Mayoral candidate S

    London needs mayor of faith says Christian candidate -28/4/04 London Mayoral candidate Simon Hughes MP has claimed that London needs a Mayor of faith who will represent the views of people of faith living in the capital. The outspoken Christian...
  • April 28, 2004

    Methodists welcome EU enlargement

    -28/4/04

    The Methodist church has welcomed as "an hist

    Methodists welcome EU enlargement -28/4/04 The Methodist church has welcomed as "an historic day for Europe" the accession of 10 new member states to the European Union, which takes place on May 1st. Colin Ride, Secretary for Europe at The...
  • April 27, 2004

    Christian authors challenge Da Vinci Code

    -27/4/04

    A host of Christian churches, clergy

    Christian authors challenge Da Vinci Code -27/4/04 A host of Christian churches, clergy members and biblical scholars are rushing to challenge ideas contained in the best selling novel the "Da Vinci Code" a number of newspapers are reporting today...
  • April 27, 2004

    Church report urges non-military strategy against terror

    -27/4/04

    Failure to find non-m

    Church report urges non-military strategy against terror -27/4/04 Failure to find non-military means of tackling terrorism has made the world an even more dangerous place, says a report to next month's General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. "...
  • 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...