UK News Briefing

  • January 14, 2005

    Catholic and Anglican archbishops pray together for tsunami victims

    -14/1/05

    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

    -13/01/05

    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

    A Ch

    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...
  • January 13, 2005

    Female clergy march on Downing Street

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    Hundreds of female clergy from England a

    Female clergy march on Downing Street -13/01/05 Hundreds of female clergy from England and Wales will today join Dawn French to deliver a white band card at No 10 Downing Street to show their support for the Make Poverty History campaign. Richard...
  • January 13, 2005

    Female clergy press Prime Minister on poverty

    -13/01/05

    Around 600 vicars from across th

    Female clergy press Prime Minister on poverty -13/01/05 Around 600 vicars from across the country joined Dawn French today as a white band was tied around Nelsonís Column in Trafalgar Square and a white band card was delivered at No 10 Downing...
  • January 13, 2005

    Tsunami: lives could have been saved says Christian aid agency

    -13/01/05

    Lives could hav

    Tsunami: lives could have been saved says Christian aid agency -13/01/05 Lives could have been saved in the tsunami disaster, if simple and cost-effective measures had been put in place to protect vulnerable communities and prepare people to save...
  • January 13, 2005

    Evangelical tracts tell tsunami survivors to 'prepare for death'

    -13/01/05

    A major evangelisti

    Evangelical tracts tell tsunami survivors to 'prepare for death' -13/01/05 A major evangelistic organisation in the US has given a relief agency leaflets to distribute to tsunami survivors which tell them to prepare for death. The tracts, which...
  • January 13, 2005

    Tutu compares UK government actions to apartheid regime

    -13/01/05

    Archbishop Desmond Tut

    Tutu compares UK government actions to apartheid regime -13/01/05 Archbishop Desmond Tutu lashed out at the United States for detaining prisoners at Guantanamo Bay without trial, and has called for the release of the remaining terror suspects...
  • January 12, 2005

    Clinton: tsunami response will strengthen religious unity -12/01/05

    Former US President Bill Clinton has said th

    Clinton: tsunami response will strengthen religious unity -12/01/05 Former US President Bill Clinton has said that the response to the tsunami tragedy in Asia will strengthen religious unity and reduce terrorism. "I am grateful for...