UK News Briefing

  • March 22, 2004

    Gibson reveals the theology behind the Passion

    -22/3/04

    With the Passion about to become one of the biggest-grossing films ever, making Mel Gibson a

    Gibson reveals the theology behind the Passion -22/3/04 With the Passion about to become one of the biggest-grossing films ever, making Mel Gibson a personal profit of £200million, the man behind the movie has spoken out about his theology, the...
  • March 22, 2004

    Carter attacks Bush and Blair

    -22/3/04

    Former President Jimmy Carter, well known for both his Christian faith and work for peace, has attacked both

    Carter attacks Bush and Blair -22/3/04 Former President Jimmy Carter, well known for both his Christian faith and work for peace, has attacked both George Bush and Tony Blair. In remarks to Andrew Buncombe of The Independent newspaper, Carter, 79,...
  • March 22, 2004

    Christian Zionists organise prayer for peace

    -22/3/04

    Following the assassination of Sheikh Yassin by Israeli aircraft as the spiritual leader and f

    Christian Zionists organise prayer for peace -22/3/04 Following the assassination of Sheikh Yassin by Israeli aircraft as the spiritual leader and founder of Hamas was pushed in a wheelchair from morning prayers at a Gaza City mosque, evangelicals...
  • March 22, 2004

    UK to rule on Caribbean death penalty

    -22/3/04

    Christian campaigners against the death penalty could breathe a huge sigh of relief, if hundreds of d

    UK to rule on Caribbean death penalty -22/3/04 Christian campaigners against the death penalty could breathe a huge sigh of relief, if hundreds of death row prisoners in Trinidad, Barbados and Jamaica win a reprieve following an unprecedented privy...
  • March 22, 2004

    Pope addresses euthanasia by omission

    -22/3/04

    The Pope has said that the removal of feeding tubes from people in vegetative states was immoral, and

    Pope addresses euthanasia by omission -22/3/04 The Pope has said that the removal of feeding tubes from people in vegetative states was immoral, and that no judgment on their quality of life could justify such "euthanasia by omission." John Paul II...
  • March 22, 2004

    Madrid memorial service to be attended by Blair and Charles

    -22/3/04

    Tony Blair and Prince Charles will attend a memorial service with church leader

    Madrid memorial service to be attended by Blair and Charles -22/3/04 Tony Blair and Prince Charles will attend a memorial service with church leaders in Madrid for the victims of this month's train bombings that killed 202 people. Messages of...
  • March 22, 2004

    Madrid blast to help recruit RE teachers

    -22/3/04

    Graphic pictures of the bomb attacks in Madrid are to be used to try to halt a decline in the numb

    Madrid blast to help recruit RE teachers -22/3/04 Graphic pictures of the bomb attacks in Madrid are to be used to try to halt a decline in the number of religious education teachers, by life's big questions. Scenes of Islamic terrorism will feature...
  • March 22, 2004

    Religion set to play central role in US elections

    -22/3/04

    Faith and religious conviction look set to play a central role in the election of the nex

    Religion set to play central role in US elections -22/3/04 Faith and religious conviction look set to play a central role in the election of the next US President. Reports suggest that President Bush's re-election campaign intends to target...
  • March 21, 2004

    Bishops laments decline of Christendom

    -21/3/04

    The decline of Christendom is causing concern for a leading Anglican bishop who has warned that the

    Bishops laments decline of Christendom -21/3/04 The decline of Christendom is causing concern for a leading Anglican bishop who has warned that the Church of England could become a minority sect within "a generation". The Bishop of Manchester, the...
  • March 21, 2004

    Sabbath debate reignited by horse race

    -21/3/04

    The first Sunday horse race meeting in Northern Ireland has reignited the debate about 'keeping Sund

    Sabbath debate reignited by horse race -21/3/04 The first Sunday horse race meeting in Northern Ireland has reignited the debate about ìkeeping Sunday Specialî. About 50 protesters, mostly members of Ian Paisley's Free Presbyterian church, held...