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  • March 14, 2005

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    Find books now: Baptist seeks to rock the UK Black vote -14/03/05 American civil rights activist and Baptist pastor Jesse Jacksonís visit to Britain is being described as ìa major boostî by Operation Black Vote (OBV...
  • March 14, 2005

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    Find books now: Nun begins prison sentence after protesting US torture -14/03/05 Sr. Lil Mattingly, a 63-year-old Maryknoll Sister of Maryknoll, NY, will report to Connecticutís Danbury Federal Prison tomorrow, March...
  • March 13, 2005

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    Find books now: Archbishop of Canterbury calls for eco-action to combat social crisis -13/03/05 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has warned that without a radical rethink of the relationship between...
  • March 9, 2005

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    Find books now: Churches say report will tackle police culture of racism -09/03/05 The Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) has welcomed the Commission for Racial Equality's far-reaching report into policing...
  • March 8, 2005

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    Find books now: BBC boss warns over extremist religious groups -09/03/05 The BBC's director-general has warned against the growing power of ìextremistî religious groups who opposed the controversial broadcast of Jerry...
  • March 8, 2005

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    Find books now: MP moves against anti-catholic legislation -08/03/05 The centuries' old ban on the monarch marrying a Roman Catholic will come under renewed attack in the House of Commons today. Edward Leigh, a...
  • March 8, 2005

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    Find books now: Over half UK MPs back Make Poverty History campaign -08/03/05 The Make Poverty History coalition, which includes many Christian organisations and agencies, has announced that more than half of the UKís...
  • March 7, 2005

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    Find books now: Peace camp to be set up opposite Parliament -07/03/05 Anti-war campaigners are to follow the lead of a Christian activist and set up a peace camp opposite the Houses of Parliament. The camp will be made...
  • March 7, 2005

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    Find books now: Catholics and pro-lifers split over Comic Relief abortion funding -07/03/05 A split has opened up between the Catholic church and a pro-life group over the BBC's fundraising initiative Comic Relief. A...
  • March 4, 2005

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    Find books now: Methodists voice concerns over 'control orders' -4/03/04 The Methodist Church has repeated its concerns over proposals to introduce 'control orders' for terrorist suspects. Steve Hucklesby, Secretary...