UK News Briefing

  • October 7, 2003

    Opponents of gay bishop meet in US

    -7/10/03

    US evangelicals opposed to the election of their church's first openly gay bishop are gathering in Dall

    Opponents of gay bishop meet in US -7/10/03 US evangelicals opposed to the election of their church's first openly gay bishop are gathering in Dallas, Texas, today to plan a strategy that may precipitate a schism within the Anglican communion and...
  • October 7, 2003

    Churches call for justice following unlawful killing

    -7/10/03

    Leaders of the Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) have expressed real hop

    Churches call for justice following unlawful killing -7/10/03 Leaders of the Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (CCRJ) have expressed real hopes that the inquest jury's verdict of unlawful killing on Friday 3 October in the case of Roger...
  • October 7, 2003

    Parliamentarians reaffirm importance of religious freedom

    -7/10/03

    Parliamentarians reaffirmed the centrality and precedence of religious freedom an

    Parliamentarians reaffirm importance of religious freedom -7/10/03 Parliamentarians reaffirmed the centrality and precedence of religious freedom and religious rights during the first Interparliamentary Conference on Human Rights and Religious...
  • October 6, 2003

    Holy fools take to the high wire

    -6/10/03

    A clown will next week deliver a sermon in a cathedral while balancing on a wire.

    Other clowns will act

    Holy fools take to the high wire -6/10/03 A clown will next week deliver a sermon in a cathedral while balancing on a wire. Other clowns will act in sketches and give Bible readings during the service at St Albans Cathedral, Herts, next Sunday. The...
  • October 6, 2003

    Inclusive church campaign to surround church leaders with prayer

    -6/10/03

    The leaders of the Anglican Church who meet next week to discuss the diffe

    Inclusive church campaign to surround church leaders with prayer -6/10/03 The leaders of the Anglican Church who meet next week to discuss the differences of opinion surrounding homosexuality in the church will be literally surrounded by prayer as a...
  • October 6, 2003

    Call for papers on political theology

    -6/10/03

    The international journal Political Theology has issued a call for papers that explore significant po

    Call for papers on political theology -6/10/03 The international journal Political Theology has issued a call for papers that explore significant political events, personalities and policies as well as the presuppositions of philosophical...
  • October 6, 2003

    Three die in US church shooting

    -6/10/03

    A woman has opened fire in a church in Atlanta, Georgia, killing her mother and the minister before turning

    Three die in US church shooting -6/10/03 A woman has opened fire in a church in Atlanta, Georgia, killing her mother and the minister before turning the gun on herself. The shooting happened early on Sunday at the Turner Monumental AME church in...
  • October 2, 2003

    Christians fast with David Blane

    -2/10/03

    Thousands of CAFOD supporters will join Blaine in choosing to go hungry this Friday (3 October) in a 24 ho

    Christians fast with David Blane -2/10/03 Thousands of CAFOD supporters will join Blaine in choosing to go hungry this Friday (3 October) in a 24 hour fast to raise money to help those who do not have that choice. The Catholic aid agency points out...
  • October 1, 2003

    Church says Government proposals would amount to gay marriage

    -1/10/03

    The Roman Catholic Church has said that the Government's proposals to give le

    Church says Government proposals would amount to gay marriage -1/10/03 The Roman Catholic Church has said that the Governmentís proposals to give legal recognition to same-sex couples were ìtantamount to civil marriageî and would undermine the...
  • October 1, 2003

    Church turns to spin

    -1/10/03

    The Church of England is trying to spin its way out of the crisis over the issue of homosexuality, reports the Daily T

    Church turns to spin -1/10/03 The Church of England is trying to spin its way out of the crisis over the issue of homosexuality, reports the Daily Telegraph. The revelation comes from a document drawn up by one of the Archbishop of Canterbury's...