UK News Briefing

  • October 18, 2004

    Leader of Episcopal church expresses 'regret' following Windsor report -18/10/04

    Presiding Bisho

    Leader of Episcopal church expresses 'regret' following Windsor report -18/10/04 Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold has expressed "regret" for the pain that the actions of the Episcopal church had caused, but has stopped short of...
  • October 18, 2004

    Inclusive Church responds to Commission's report -18/10/04

    The Inclusive Church movement has said

    Inclusive Church responds to Commission's report -18/10/04 The Inclusive Church movement has said it is pleased that the Lambeth Commission on Communion which published its report today, has not recommended the suspension or...
  • October 18, 2004

    Williams warns of 'rush to judgement' over Windsor report -18/10/04

    The Archbishop of Canterbury

    Williams warns of 'rush to judgement' over Windsor report -18/10/04 The Archbishop of Canterbury has called on the Anglican Communion to do everything possible to meet the "real and demanding challenges" presented in the...
  • October 17, 2004

    Eames report to leave both sides unhappy in gay bishop dispute -17/10/04

    Sources have suggested that a report

    Eames report to leave both sides unhappy in gay bishop dispute -17/10/04 Sources have suggested that a report due to be published on Monday, which could signal whether the church will fall apart over the election of a gay bishop in...
  • October 16, 2004

    Churches bombed in Baghdad

    -16/10/04

    Iraq's 800,000 strong Christian minority are livin

    Churches bombed in Baghdad -16/10/04 Iraqís 800,000 strong Christian minority are living in fear today after further bomb attacks by insurgents on five Baghdad churches early in the morning. Chaldean, Orthodox and Catholic churches were among...
  • October 15, 2004

    US churches respond to bias claims

    -15/10/04

    A fresh argument has broken out about Ameri

    US churches respond to bias claims -15/10/04 A fresh argument has broken out about American churchesí criticisms concerning the policies of the US and Israeli governments. Calling it a case of 'journalistic malpractice,' National Council of...
  • October 15, 2004

    British Christians to make 'liberating connections'

    -15/10/04

    The eighth biennial gat

    British Christians to make 'liberating connections' -15/10/04 The eighth biennial gathering of a network promoting 'liberation theology' in Britain will meet in the north of England on 12-14 November 2004, with a focus on the link between the...
  • October 14, 2004

    Bush claims God for his foreign policy

    -14/10/04

    In a concerted attempt to corner the conservati

    Bush claims God for his foreign policy -14/10/04 In a concerted attempt to corner the conservative Christian vote in next month's presidential election campaign, Republican candidate George W. Bush yesterday used the last of three TV debates with...
  • October 14, 2004

    Church Army to debate name change due to militaristic overtones

    -14/10/04

    The Church Arm

    Church Army to debate name change due to militaristic overtones -14/10/04 The Church Army has announced it is set to debate a name change, because of its militaristic overtones. Church Army leaders from around the world will meet in Kenya for a...
  • October 14, 2004

    Christian coalition distributes voter guides

    -14/10/04

    The US Christian Coalition is dis

    Christian coalition distributes voter guides -14/10/04 The US Christian Coalition is distributing 30 million voter guides ahead of the US presidential election that use conservative catch-phrases such as "unrestricted abortion on demand" and "...