UK News Briefing

  • November 18, 2004

    God is our therapist says Archbishop of Canterbury

    -18/11/04

    The Archbishop of Canterbur

    God is our therapist says Archbishop of Canterbury -18/11/04 The Archbishop of Canterbury, has likened God to a 'therapist" in his Christmas message to the Anglican Communion. "Christ does not save the world just by his death on the cross" Dr Rowan...
  • November 17, 2004

    Retired ministers to join Middle East peace teams

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    Two retired ministers have b

    Retired ministers to join Middle East peace teams -17/11/04 Two retired ministers have been selected to go to the Holy Land as part of the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI). Revd David Rowland, a Baptist Minister,...
  • November 17, 2004

    Christians and Muslims ëdevastated' by Hassan killing

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    Canon Andrew White, he

    Christians and Muslims ëdevastatedí by Hassan killing -17/11/04: Canon Andrew White, head of the Iraqi Centre for Dialogue Reconciliation and Peace, has described the devastation and revulsion felt by Muslims and Christians at the news of the...
  • November 17, 2004

    Clergy may see IRA disarmament

    -17/11/04

    Ten years after the IRA declared its first ceas

    Clergy may see IRA disarmament -17/11/04 Ten years after the IRA declared its first ceasefire in Northern Ireland, the armed republican group has said that it may allow Catholic and Protestant church representatives, probably clergy, to witness any...
  • November 17, 2004

    Memory of nuclear threat is fading warn churches

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    After 1989, there was hope th

    Memory of nuclear threat is fading warn churches -17/11/04 After 1989, there was hope that the end of the Cold War would put a stop to the use of nuclear power as a guarantee of "global security ". Since then however, not only have the superpowers...
  • November 17, 2004

    Christian campaigners launch website to expose child killing

    -17/11/04

    An international

    Christian campaigners launch website to expose child killing -17/11/04 An international website, set up by a Christian campaign group and dedicated to documenting and exposing the killing of children and young people, was simultaneously launched...
  • November 17, 2004

    Campaigners challenge Band Aid lyrics

    -17/11/04

    While welcoming the humanitarian initiative beh

    Campaigners challenge Band Aid lyrics -17/11/04 While welcoming the humanitarian initiative behind the re-recording of the 1985 Band Aid Christmas single in Britain, some Christians and campaigners for global justice have raised questions about...
  • November 16, 2004

    Commission for Africa consults churches on action

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    Now is the time to act on a

    Commission for Africa consults churches on action -16/11/04 Now is the time to act on a constellation of problems impacting Africa. That is the view of the UK governmentís recently established Commission for Africa, which yesterday talked to...
  • November 16, 2004

    Victims of Chile terror identified

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    An eight-person National Commission on Poli

    Victims of Chile terror identified -16/11/04 An eight-person National Commission on Political Prisoners and Torture, chaired by Roman Catholic Bishop Sergio Valech, has identified some 35,000 victims of General Augusto Pinochetís military...
  • November 16, 2004

    Church centenary linked to Ugandan peace hope

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    Hopes that a historic resolutio

    Church centenary linked to Ugandan peace hope -16/11/04 Hopes that a historic resolution of conflict in Northern Uganda might coincide with the centenary of the coming of the Gospel of peace to the region were building this week. This Saturday (20...