UK News Briefing

  • April 28, 2003

    New Archbishop of Wales to be chosen

    -28/3/03

    A new Archbishop is about to be chosen by the Church in Wales.

    Dr Barry Morgan - the man currently in charge of

    New Archbishop of Wales to be chosen -28/3/03 A new Archbishop is about to be chosen by the Church in Wales. Dr Barry Morgan - the man currently in charge of the Llandaff diocese in Cardiff - is the favourite to follow Dr Rowan Williams who held the...
  • April 28, 2003

    Creationists plan six more schools

    -28/4/03

    The organisation behind a state-funded secondary school that has been criticised for promoting biblical creationism

    Creationists plan six more schools -28/4/03 The organisation behind a state-funded secondary school that has been criticised for promoting biblical creationism is to open two inner-city academies and is in talks that would bring seven schools under...
  • April 28, 2003

    Scottish catholics to protest child detention

    -28/4/03

    The Catholic Church in Scotland is to mount a national campaign against the detention of asylum seekers'

    Scottish catholics to protest child detention -28/4/03 The Catholic Church in Scotland is to mount a national campaign against the detention of asylum seekers' children, calling on the Home Secretary to end the practice and find more humane ways of...
  • April 28, 2003

    In a statement that will raise concerns amongst many churches, a national spokesman for the far Right British National Party has claimed that many of its members are 'Christians'.

    BNP claims many of its members are Christians -28/4/03 In a statement that will raise concerns amongst many churches, a national spokesman for the far Right British National Party has claimed that many of its members are ìChristiansî. Speaking to...
  • April 27, 2003

    Williams receives honour for theology

    -27/4/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has been handed a special honour from the university of Wales in recognition of his

    Williams receives honour for theology -27/4/03 The Archbishop of Canterbury has been handed a special honour from the university of Wales in recognition of his services to theology. Dr Rowan Williams was presented with an honorary doctorate at a...
  • April 27, 2003

    Christian TV regulator avoids The Simpsons

    -27/4/03

    Jonathan Edwards, the record-breaking triple jumper, spoke for the first time this weekend about the Christi

    Christian TV regulator avoids The Simpsons -27/4/03 Jonathan Edwards, the record-breaking triple jumper, spoke for the first time this weekend about the Christian principles that will guide him in his new role as a television watchdog, revealing...
  • April 25, 2003

    Clergy line up for Scottish elections

    -25/4/03

    Five Stirling clergymen have thrown their dog collars into the ring to stand in the Scottish parliamentary and lo

    Clergy line up for Scottish elections -25/4/03 Five Stirling clergymen have thrown their dog collars into the ring to stand in the Scottish parliamentary and local elections line reports The Times. Party allegiances have divided along religious...
  • April 24, 2003

    Church of England hit by stock market falls

    -24/3/03

    Figures published today have revealed that the stock market slump has wiped £500 million off the value of t

    Church of England hit by stock market falls -24/3/03 Figures published today have revealed that the stock market slump has wiped £500 million off the value of the Church of England's largest single investment fund. The Church Commissioners said...
  • April 24, 2003

    Evangelicals targetted as opposition to Middle East peace

    -24/4/03

    Evangelical Christians in the United States are the National Union Party's natural partners

    Evangelicals targetted as opposition to Middle East peace -24/4/03 Evangelical Christians in the United States are the National Union Party's natural partners for halting US President George W. Bush's "road map" for Middle East peace, senior...
  • April 24, 2003

    Pro-life candidates arrested during Welsh election campaign

    -24/4/03

    Two pro-life candidates have been arrested and charged with a Public Order Offence, after s

    Pro-life candidates arrested during Welsh election campaign -24/4/03 Two pro-life candidates have been arrested and charged with a Public Order Offence, after showing a picture of a 21 week aborted child. Fiona Pinto and Joseph Biddulph are...