UK News Briefing

  • April 3, 2004

    Church hospitals need clarity on Popes euthanasia speech

    -3/4/04

    A recent

    Church hospitals need clarity on Popes euthanasia speech -3/4/04 A recent statement by the Pope that health care providers are morally obliged to provide food and water to patients in persistent vegetative states has left church officials uncertain...
  • April 2, 2004

    -2/4/04

    10 James Bond look-alikes including representatives from Christian Aid agencies, have handed over a 'Licence to Kill Poverty' at the Treasury as part of an ongoing campaign to incre

    -2/4/04 10 James Bond look-alikes including representatives from Christian Aid agencies, have handed over a 'Licence to Kill Poverty' at the Treasury as part of an ongoing campaign to increase the aid budget for developing countries. The move...
  • April 2, 2004

    Christians subject to wave of arrests in Eritrea

    -2/4/04

    Eritrean authorities have raided the private homes of Christians, arresting and jailing adu

    Christians subject to wave of arrests in Eritrea -2/4/04 Eritrean authorities have raided the private homes of Christians, arresting and jailing adults and children who were praying and reading the Bible together according to Christian Solidarity...
  • April 2, 2004

    ITV set to cut religious programming

    -2/4/04

    The head of ITV has said that he wants to cut the amount of religious programming on the network.

    ITV set to cut religious programming -2/4/04 The head of ITV has said that he wants to cut the amount of religious programming on the network. Nigel Pickard, ITVís Director of Programmes, said that ITVís obligation to broadcast 104 hours of...
  • April 2, 2004

    Church can present human face of God says methodist president

    -2/4/04

    The President of the Methodist Conference has suggested that the church, at it

    Church can present human face of God says methodist president -2/4/04 The President of the Methodist Conference has suggested that the church, at its best, can present the human face of God. In his Easter message Rev Dr Neil Richardson drew...
  • April 2, 2004

    A newspaper has published a "10 commandments of Christian pop" containing tongue-in-cheek advice to Christian pop artists.

    Newspaper publishes 10 commandments of Christian pop -2/4/04 A newspaper has published a "10 commandments of Christian pop" containing tongue-in-cheek advice to Christian pop artists. The move was inspired after a journalist on the Scotsman was sent...
  • April 2, 2004

    Churches told Palm Sunday is not environmentally sustainable

    -2/4/04

    As Christians prepare to celebrate Palm Sunday this weekend, the Commission for

    Churches told Palm Sunday is not environmentally sustainable -2/4/04 As Christians prepare to celebrate Palm Sunday this weekend, the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and Rainforest Alliance drawing attention to the unsustainable...
  • April 2, 2004

    President of Tanzania thanks Christians for debt relief

    -2/4/04

    The President of Tanzania has expressed "profound gratitude" for the work of Christi

    President of Tanzania thanks Christians for debt relief -2/4/04 The President of Tanzania has expressed "profound gratitude" for the work of Christian-inspired campaigns to cancel Third World debt. In a speech to the Annual Conference Of The...
  • April 2, 2004

    -2/4/04

    In an Easter message to member churches, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev.

    -2/4/04 In an Easter message to member churches, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia has expressed his hope that ìChristians throughout the world will join in prayer and celebrationî as they celebrate Easter on...
  • April 2, 2004

    Children close to starvation in Kenya says christian charity

    -2/4/04

    Children and adults in Kenya are close to starvation says a leading Christian a

    Children close to starvation in Kenya says christian charity -2/4/04 Children and adults in Kenya are close to starvation says a leading Christian aid agency. World Vision says that people in Kalokol Division, in Kenyaís Turkana District, are going...