UK News Briefing

  • March 31, 2004

    Archbishop opens meeting of Christians and Muslims

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    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has opened a meeting of Christian and M

    Archbishop opens meeting of Christians and Muslims -31/3/04 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has opened a meeting of Christian and Muslim leaders in the US in a bid to develop bonds between the two faiths, and examine amongst other...
  • March 31, 2004

    Passion inspires artistic response

    -31/3/04

    Colin Brown, one of the nation's top airbrush illustrators in the 1990's, has been inspired to make an a

    Passion inspires artistic response -31/3/04 Colin Brown, one of the nationís top airbrush illustrators in the 1990ís, has been inspired to make an artistic response to the suffering, pain and agony of Christ- vividly portrayed in Mel Gibsonís The...
  • March 31, 2004

    Row erupts over inclusivity of christian union

    -31/3/04

    A row has erupted between a University Students' Union and a Christian Union, which will on

    Row erupts over inclusivity of christian union -31/3/04 A row has erupted between a University Students' Union and a Christian Union, which will only allow people with a Christian faith to be on their steering committee. The university of Hull...
  • March 31, 2004

    Church of Scotland to address demon possession

    -31/3/04

    The Church of Scotland is to recognise that exorcisms can be effective in delivering people

    Church of Scotland to address demon possession -31/3/04 The Church of Scotland is to recognise that exorcisms can be effective in delivering people from demonic possession. The Kirk will stop short of creating an official rite of exorcism, or a...
  • March 31, 2004

    Four Christians arrested in Egypt

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    Four Christians have been arrested in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt after police found that they had Bibles an

    Four Christians arrested in Egypt -31/3/04 Four Christians have been arrested in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt after police found that they had Bibles and Christian music tapes in their possession, according to reports received by the Jubilee Campaign....
  • March 31, 2004

    Namibian churches embrace nonviolence

    -31/3/04

    Churches in Namibia have resolved to nurture a culture of non-violence believing that society needs t

    Namibian churches embrace nonviolence -31/3/04 Churches in Namibia have resolved to nurture a culture of non-violence believing that society needs to become more pro-active in condemning violence and crime. At the end of their Annual General...
  • March 31, 2004

    MPs motion backs recognition of Christmas and Easter

    -31/3/04

    A motion in the House of Commons has been tabled congratulating a Christian radio stat

    MPs motion backs recognition of Christmas and Easter -31/3/04 A motion in the House of Commons has been tabled congratulating a Christian radio station for its campaign to support workers who do not wish to work on Christmas Day or at Easter. The...
  • March 31, 2004

    Bookshop rejects Christian best seller -31/3/04

    The Regent College Bookstore, one of the biggest Christian book stores in Canada, has refused to stock the fin

    Bookshop rejects Christian best seller -31/3/04 The Regent College Bookstore, one of the biggest Christian book stores in Canada, has refused to stock the final book in the bestselling 'Left Behind' series, which went on sale this week....
  • March 31, 2004

    Bible reading increases in US following release of the Passion

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    People in the US are reading the Bible more as a result of Mel Gibson's con

    Bible reading increases in US following release of the Passion -31/3/04 People in the US are reading the Bible more as a result of Mel Gibson's controversial movie "The Passion of the Christ" according to a Beliefnet.com poll, which was sponsored by...
  • March 30, 2004

    Bishop takes restorative action after hit and run conviction

    -30/3/04

    An example of restorative justice in action has emerged following the convict

    Bishop takes restorative action after hit and run conviction -30/3/04 An example of restorative justice in action has emerged following the conviction of Bishop Thomas O'Brien, for a fatal hit-and-run accident in the US. As part of a his probation...