UK News Briefing

  • September 1, 2004

    Churches to mark international day of peace

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    Churches representing over 550 milli

    Churches to mark international day of peace -1/9/04 Churches representing over 550 million Christians world-wide have been invited for the first time to mark 21 September as an International Day of Prayer for Peace. In the framework of its Decade...
  • September 1, 2004

    Jews are creating their own ghetto warns Israeli

    -1/9/04

    Jews are not making themselves

    Jews are creating their own ghetto warns Israeli -1/9/04 Jews are not making themselves safer by building a security wall in Israel but are rather sending themselves back into a ghetto, according to an Israeli Jew writing in a publication launched...
  • August 25, 2004

    Straw must increase pressure on Sudan

    -25/8/04

    Jack Straw must increase pressure on Sudan accor

    Straw must increase pressure on Sudan -25/8/04 Jack Straw must increase pressure on Sudan according to a catholic aid agency which also says the humanitarian crisis is deepening in Darfur. Increasing numbers of people are arriving at the camps...
  • August 23, 2004

    Concerned about the growing plight of children in many parts of Asia, church leaders will gather in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 28-31 August and from 1-4 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to evolve a strategy for mobilising churches to take a more...

    Asian churches to challenge violence against children -23/8/04 Concerned about the growing plight of children in many parts of Asia, church leaders will gather in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 28-31 August and from 1-4 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...
  • August 13, 2004


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  • August 13, 2004

    Conference to examine religion and the media

    -13/8/04

    What role does religion play in t

    Conference to examine religion and the media -13/8/04 What role does religion play in the European media? Starting off this year's Prix Europa in Berlin will be the conference "Crossing Borders: Culture, Religions and the Media" (15-17 October)...
  • August 12, 2004

    Evangelical group says cloned embryos are human beings

    -12/8/04

    Evangelical pressure gr

    Evangelical group says cloned embryos are human beings -12/8/04 Evangelical pressure group CARE has called for a 'fundamental rethink' on human cloning, suggesting that a cloned embryo 'is a human being'. Their statement follows the Human...
  • August 11, 2004

    Korean Christians march for peace in Israel

    -11/8/04

    Over 2,000 South Korean Christians

    Korean Christians march for peace in Israel -11/8/04 Over 2,000 South Korean Christians have disregarded warnings from their government not to travel to the Holy Land for security reasons and marched from Jerusalem to Bethlehem to convey a message...
  • August 11, 2004

    Church prays against laziness of Olympic athletes

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    Greece's Orthodox Church has

    Church prays against laziness of Olympic athletes -11/8/03 Greece's Orthodox Church has said it is praying for athletes competing in the Athens Olympics not to be lazy, reports the Reuters news agency. "Athletes and sports fans should spend the...
  • August 11, 2004

    Bishop attacks Howard's crime policy

    -11/8/04

    The Bishop for Birmingham has attacked a

    Bishop attacks Howard's crime policy -11/8/04 The Bishop for Birmingham has attacked a new policy statement on criminal justice by the Conservative Leader Michael Howard, reports the BBC. Mr Howard said he wanted to do away with the "political...