UK News Briefing

  • October 14, 2004

    Christian coalition distributes voter guides

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    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 "...
  • October 14, 2004

    Witness says 1500 killed when priest ordered church destruction

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    A prosecution

    Witness says 1500 killed when priest ordered church destruction -14/10/04 A prosecution witness in the trial of the first Catholic priest to be accused of genocide before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has said that around...
  • October 13, 2004

    Christian aid agency warns of violent reprisals over Beslan

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    A Christian aid ag

    Christian aid agency warns of violent reprisals over Beslan -13/10/04 A Christian aid agency had warned that the end of the forty-day period of mourning in North Ossetia may spark violent reprisals for the tragic school siege in Beslan. At the end...
  • October 13, 2004

    Christians being driven from Iraq

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    Christians are being driven from Iraq with e

    Christians being driven from Iraq -13/10/04 Christians are being driven from Iraq with escalating violence and threats against them, according to a report from a Catholic priest distributed via the Fides News Service. Father Nizar Semaan says...
  • October 13, 2004

    Churches to address Korean nuclear proliferation

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    Church representatives from N

    Churches to address Korean nuclear proliferation -13/10/04 Church representatives from North and South Korea have been invited to a consultation organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and others, which will examine nuclear proliferation...
  • October 13, 2004

    Re-built church hosts peace week

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    A peace centre based in a historic church de

    Re-built church hosts peace week -13/10/04 A peace centre based in a historic church destroyed by a terrorist bomb in 1993 is to host a week of celebration, discussion, reflection, prayer and music on the theme of reconciliation. St Ethelburgaís...
  • October 13, 2004

    American Christians call for change

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    One thousand US Christians from across th

    American Christians call for change -13/10/04 One thousand US Christians from across the country have come together to call for a change of heart in American society, and for public policies based on concern for the vulnerable instead of the...
  • October 13, 2004

    Conservative evangelicals denounce Williams for 'theological prostitution'

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    C

    Conservative evangelicals denounce Williams for 'theological prostitution' -13/10/04 Conservative evangelicals have denounced the Archbishop of Canterbury, as sinful and corrupt, and threatened to refuse to recognise the authority of liberal...
  • October 12, 2004

    Evangelicals slam Bush for his 'theology of war'

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    A group of theologians have signed

    Evangelicals slam Bush for his 'theology of war' -12/10/04 A group of theologians have signed a statement opposing President Bush's attempt to converge God, church and nation and what they call his 'theology of war.' Glen Stassen, Fuller...
  • October 12, 2004

    Christians wanted for conflict situations

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    Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is seeking

    Christians wanted for conflict situations -12/10/04 Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is seeking people who will join their 2005 delegations which will enter conflict situations around the world, including Iraq, the Middle East and Columbia. CPT,...