UK News Briefing

  • January 15, 2005

    The editor of a major newspaper, the Sunday Telegraph in the UK, has admitted that his paper misrepresented the opinions of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, by falsely claiming that the tsunami disaster had made the Archbishop...

    Paper admits it misrepresented Archbishop of Canterbury -15/01/05 The editor of a major newspaper, the Sunday Telegraph in the UK, has admitted that his paper misrepresented the opinions of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, by...
  • January 15, 2005

    Missionaries accused of exploiting tsunami victims

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    Some Christian and Muslim organizat

    Missionaries accused of exploiting tsunami victims -15/01/05 Some Christian and Muslim organizations have been accused by aid workers in the Indonesian province of Aceh of preying on the survivors of the tsunami in order to compete for influence...
  • January 15, 2005

    US churches tell Bush to care for the planet -15/01/05

    Caring for the planet is a universal value

    US churches tell Bush to care for the planet -15/01/05 Caring for the planet is a universal value and a central part of Godís concern for stewardship of the earthís resources, say American church leaders in a powerful inter-...
  • January 15, 2005

    US gay sex bomb exposed -15/01/05

    Though US president George W Bush has strongly allied his administration to

    US gay sex bomb exposed -15/01/05 Though US president George W Bush has strongly allied his administration to the apparent prejudices of the religious Right, it seems that America has also been developing a sex bomb to turn its...
  • January 14, 2005

    Christian peacemakers have evidence of 'secret prisons' in Iraq -14/01/05

    Christian peacemakers

    Christian peacemakers have evidence of 'secret prisons' in Iraq -14/01/05 Christian peacemakers in Iraq who documented abuses of Iraqi prisoners last year before the Abu Ghraib prison scandal broke, say they have evidence of '...
  • January 14, 2005

    Repeal of 'unjust' blasphemy law urged

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    Trevor Phillips, chairman of the Commission f

    Repeal of 'unjust' blasphemy law urged -14/01/05 Trevor Phillips, chairman of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), has urged ministers to repeal the blasphemy law to allay fears that the new incitement law will limit the freedom to criticise...
  • January 14, 2005

    Catholic and Anglican archbishops pray together for tsunami victims

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    The Archbis

    Catholic and Anglican archbishops pray together for tsunami victims -14/1/05 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, and the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-OíConnor, joined in prayer today for the victims of the Asia...
  • January 13, 2005

    Bush says he needs God to run the US

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    George Bush could not run the United States witho

    Bush says he needs God to run the US -13/01/05 George Bush could not run the United States without "a relationship with the Lord", he has said in an interview stressing the role of his Christian faith in the presidency. "I don't see how you can be...
  • January 13, 2005
    Order: "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It" Search Now: God's politics hits bestseller list -13/01/05 A radical Christian book which challenges the moral agenda of US...
  • January 13, 2005

    Newspaper says Christian campaigners made a 'classic mistake' over Springer opera -13/01/05

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    Newspaper says Christian campaigners made a 'classic mistake' over Springer opera -13/01/05 A Christian newspaper has backed comments from the religious thinktank Ekklesia, which suggested that Christians had been too hasty in...