UK News Briefing

  • April 6, 2004

    Christian Democrats attack opposition over Christian principles

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    The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) in South Africa has accused th

    Christian Democrats attack opposition over Christian principles -6/4/04 The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) in South Africa has accused the Democratic Alliance of pushing policies that are "not in line with Christian principles", or at...
  • April 6, 2004

    Evangelical Christians support Israels right to kill terrorists

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    Evangelical Christians in America overwhelmingly support Israel's right to

    Evangelical Christians support Israels right to kill terrorists -6/4/04 Evangelical Christians in America overwhelmingly support Israel's right to kill terrorist leaders according to a survey released by the International Fellowship of Christians...
  • April 6, 2004

    Bishop says treatment of asylum seekers undermines Iraq reconstruction

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    The Bishop of Liverpool has criticised the Government over its policy

    Bishop says treatment of asylum seekers undermines Iraq reconstruction -6/4/04 The Bishop of Liverpool has criticised the Government over its policy on asylum seekers saying that their experience in Britain is undermining the reconstruction process...
  • April 6, 2004

    Methodist Church announces 11th commandment

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    The Methodist Church has announced the winners to its

    Methodist Church announces 11th commandment -6/4/04 The Methodist Church has announced the winners to its 11th commandment competition. The winning entries were: Thou shalt not worship false pop idols Thou shalt not kill in the name of any god Thou...
  • April 6, 2004

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    "The Passion of the Christ" is not showing in Israel because no one has asked for it, distributors say.

    -6/4/04 "The Passion of the Christ" is not showing in Israel because no one has asked for it, distributors say. The film has created a stir among ultra-Orthodox rabbis and some politicians who want it banned reports the Los Angeles Times. The news...
  • April 6, 2004

    Rock star to search for the meaning of Easter

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    Rock star Rick Wakeman is to go in search of the meaning of Easter tonight on BBC1.

    Rock star to search for the meaning of Easter -6/4/04 Rock star Rick Wakeman is to go in search of the meaning of Easter tonight on BBC1. In a program called "Jesus Who?" Wakeman will look at how, whilst Jesus' message was so radical that it got...
  • April 6, 2004

    Church representatives to visit Rwanda on 10th anniversary of genocide

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    The moderator of the World Council of Churches' central committee, H

    Church representatives to visit Rwanda on 10th anniversary of genocide -6/4/04 The moderator of the World Council of Churches' central committee, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, and the WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, are to visit...
  • April 6, 2004

    Top Christian urges Israelis and Palestinians to see reason

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    The top Roman Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land has urged Israeli and Palestin

    Top Christian urges Israelis and Palestinians to see reason -6/4/04 The top Roman Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders "to come back to reason," saying the area has plunged into bloody madness. Despite the...
  • April 5, 2004

    Catholic church backs channel 4 abortion documentary

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    The Catholic church in England and Wales has said that a controversial channel 4 docume

    Catholic church backs channel 4 abortion documentary -5/4/04 The Catholic church in England and Wales has said that a controversial channel 4 documentary which will show footage of an abortion "could prove a powerful anti-abortion message,...
  • April 5, 2004

    Reference to Christianity in EU constitution gaining support

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    The controversial issue of whether there should be a reference to Christianity

    Reference to Christianity in EU constitution gaining support -5/4/04 The controversial issue of whether there should be a reference to Christianity in the future EU constitution might be gaining support. According to Jan Truszczynski, Polish deputy...