UK News Briefing

  • May 4, 2003

    Dot com entrepreneur helps clear death row inmate

    -4/5/03

    A mentally-ill young black man on Death Row is set to become the only the second American juvenile of

    Dot com entrepreneur helps clear death row inmate -4/5/03 A mentally-ill young black man on Death Row is set to become the only the second American juvenile offender ever to be exonerated - and he will owe his life in part to the intervention of an...
  • May 4, 2003

    Evangelicals urged to oppose Middle East peace plan

    -4/5/03

    Israel's Minister of Tourism, will travel to Washington this week to meet with a number of high-lev

    Evangelicals urged to oppose Middle East peace plan -4/5/03 Israel's Minister of Tourism, will travel to Washington this week to meet with a number of high-level Senators and Congressman, as well as Evangelical Christian leaders, to rally opposition...
  • May 4, 2003

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor

    -4/5/03

    A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new S

    Pope canonises new saints for work with poor -4/5/03 A massive crowd in the shape of a cross gathered around Pope John Paul II today as he proclaimed five new Spanish saints for their work with the poor, and brought a message of peace. An estimated...
  • May 3, 2003

    Tony Blair has said that he believes he will be called to account for the Iraq War before God, and can justify to his 'Maker' decisions which led to hundreds of deaths.

    Blair will justify Iraqi deaths on Judgment Day -3/5/03 Tony Blair has said that he believes he will be called to account for the Iraq War before God, and can justify to his ìMakerî decisions which led to hundreds of deaths. The information comes...
  • May 3, 2003

    British peace activist arrested in Gaza

    -3/5/03

    The Israeli army has arrested a British peace activist in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah.

    The media c

    British peace activist arrested in Gaza -3/5/03 The Israeli army has arrested a British peace activist in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah. The media coordinator for the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) said Romany Smith was acting as a...
  • May 2, 2003

    Church leaders urge Bush to quit Iraq

    -2/5/03

    The leaders of several churches in the US have urged the United States to leave Iraq as soon as possible.

    Church leaders urge Bush to quit Iraq -2/5/03 The leaders of several churches in the US have urged the United States to leave Iraq as soon as possible. They were part of an inter-faith gathering in Chicago this week made up of about 100 Christians...
  • May 2, 2003

    Pope warns of idolatry of the market

    -2/5/03

    The Pope has warned that the great danger posed by the "civilization of consumption" is the so-called idolatry of t

    Pope warns of idolatry of the market -2/5/03 The Pope has warned that the great danger posed by the "civilization of consumption" is the so-called idolatry of the market. Advocating the alternative of a "civilization of love," he suggested that it...
  • May 2, 2003

    Gay Christians to lobby against discrimination

    -2/5/03

    Gay Christians are to lobby the government this weekend against attempts by the Church of England to obta

    Gay Christians to lobby against discrimination -2/5/03 Gay Christians are to lobby the government this weekend against attempts by the Church of England to obtain exemption from planned anti-discrimination employment regulations. Barbara Roche, the...
  • May 1, 2003

    Iraqi churches appeal for freedom of religion

    -1/5/03

    Churches in Iraq are seeking a national constitution that will guarantee minority Christians full rights.

    Iraqi churches appeal for freedom of religion -1/5/03 Churches in Iraq are seeking a national constitution that will guarantee minority Christians full rights. The appeal from Iraqi Christians who make up an estimated 3% of the population, was made...
  • May 1, 2003

    Church must support non-married relationships

    -1/5/03

    Clergy should give pastoral support to those in 'non-married adult relationships' as well as married ones

    Church must support non-married relationships -1/5/03 Clergy should give pastoral support to those in ìnon-married adult relationshipsî as well as married ones, a report published yesterday said. The report, commissioned by the Bishop of Guildford...