UK News Briefing

  • May 20, 2003

    Conservative Christians send anti-road map letter to Bush

    -20/5/03

    Twenty-two American Christian conservative leaders have signed a letter George W.

    Conservative Christians send anti-road map letter to Bush -20/5/03 Twenty-two American Christian conservative leaders have signed a letter George W. Bush protesting against the road map to Middle East peace saying in its current form it "could lead...
  • May 19, 2003

    Archbishop questions Christendom

    -19/5/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has questioned the idea of Christendom where the Christian faith is more a matter of c

    Archbishop questions Christendom -19/5/03 The Archbishop of Canterbury has questioned the idea of Christendom where the Christian faith is more a matter of culture and tradition than conviction. Saying that members of the Western Church exhibit...
  • May 19, 2003

    Clergy appeal for prisoners in camp x-ray rejected

    -19/5/03

    The Supreme Court in the USA has rejected an appeal by clergy against the detention of hundreds o

    Clergy appeal for prisoners in camp x-ray rejected -19/5/03 The Supreme Court in the USA has rejected an appeal by clergy against the detention of hundreds of U.S. prisoners in camp x-ray,who were picked up in Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 terror...
  • May 19, 2003

    Tories to be party for the poor

    -19/5/03

    The Tory leader, Iain Duncan Smith, has made a striking bid to rid his party of its uncaring image by declaring he w

    Tories to be party for the poor -19/5/03 The Tory leader, Iain Duncan Smith, has made a striking bid to rid his party of its uncaring image by declaring he wants it to become "the party for the poor", taking up a theme suggested several years ago by...
  • May 18, 2003

    Iraqis murdered as anti-christian violence increases

    -18/5/03

    Anti-Christian violence which Christians in Iraq have long feared seems finally to have arrived

    Iraqis murdered as anti-christian violence increases -18/5/03 Anti-Christian violence which Christians in Iraq have long feared seems finally to have arrived with the brutal murder of two Christian men says the Barnabas Fund. Sabah Gazala and Abdul...
  • May 16, 2003

    Shootings in Baghdad reach epidemic proportions

    -16/5/03

    Statistics that have just been published reveal that 242 people have died in Baghdad in just over th

    Shootings in Baghdad reach epidemic proportions -16/5/03 Statistics that have just been published reveal that 242 people have died in Baghdad in just over three weeks - almost all from bullet wounds. The news comes after a warning at the beginning...
  • May 16, 2003

    Christian socialists tackle passion and politics

    -16/5/03

    God, politics and passion are the 'explosive' mix of a YMCA / Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) sp

    Christian socialists tackle passion and politics -16/5/03 God, politics and passion are the ìexplosiveî mix of a YMCA / Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) sponsored youth conference this weekend. Amongt the questions that the conference will tackle...
  • May 16, 2003

    Evangelicals praise Eastenders storyline

    -16/5/03

    The Evangelical Alliance has congratulated the BBC soap, EastEnders, for its 'sympathetic' and 'positive' p

    Evangelicals praise Eastenders storyline -16/5/03 The Evangelical Alliance has congratulated the BBC soap, EastEnders, for its ìsympatheticî and ìpositiveî portrayal of Dot Cottonís `crisis of faithí in one of its current storylines. In a move that...
  • May 16, 2003

    Alliance of Jewish and Christian zionists meet in Washington

    -16/5/03

    A selection of hard-core pro-Israel/anti-Palestinian groups will meet this weekend in W

    Alliance of Jewish and Christian zionists meet in Washington -16/5/03 A selection of hard-core pro-Israel/anti-Palestinian groups will meet this weekend in Washington for an ìInterfaith Zionist Leadership Summitî which is likley to strenghen an...
  • May 15, 2003

    Christian MP to stand down at next election

    -15/5/03

    The former culture secretary and prominent member of the Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) Chris Smith,

    Christian MP to stand down at next election -15/5/03 The former culture secretary and prominent member of the Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) Chris Smith, has announced he will stand down as an MP at the next election. Mr Smith, who emerged as a...