UK News Briefing

  • August 25, 2004

    Straw must increase pressure on Sudan

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    Jack Straw must increase pressure on Sudan accor

    Straw must increase pressure on Sudan -25/8/04 Jack Straw must increase pressure on Sudan according to a catholic aid agency which also says the humanitarian crisis is deepening in Darfur. Increasing numbers of people are arriving at the camps...
  • August 23, 2004

    Concerned about the growing plight of children in many parts of Asia, church leaders will gather in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 28-31 August and from 1-4 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to evolve a strategy for mobilising churches to take a more...

    Asian churches to challenge violence against children -23/8/04 Concerned about the growing plight of children in many parts of Asia, church leaders will gather in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 28-31 August and from 1-4 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...
  • August 13, 2004


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  • August 13, 2004

    Conference to examine religion and the media

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    What role does religion play in t

    Conference to examine religion and the media -13/8/04 What role does religion play in the European media? Starting off this year's Prix Europa in Berlin will be the conference "Crossing Borders: Culture, Religions and the Media" (15-17 October)...
  • August 12, 2004

    Evangelical group says cloned embryos are human beings

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    Evangelical pressure gr

    Evangelical group says cloned embryos are human beings -12/8/04 Evangelical pressure group CARE has called for a 'fundamental rethink' on human cloning, suggesting that a cloned embryo 'is a human being'. Their statement follows the Human...
  • August 11, 2004

    Korean Christians march for peace in Israel

    -11/8/04

    Over 2,000 South Korean Christians

    Korean Christians march for peace in Israel -11/8/04 Over 2,000 South Korean Christians have disregarded warnings from their government not to travel to the Holy Land for security reasons and marched from Jerusalem to Bethlehem to convey a message...
  • August 11, 2004

    Church prays against laziness of Olympic athletes

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    Greece's Orthodox Church has

    Church prays against laziness of Olympic athletes -11/8/03 Greece's Orthodox Church has said it is praying for athletes competing in the Athens Olympics not to be lazy, reports the Reuters news agency. "Athletes and sports fans should spend the...
  • August 11, 2004

    Bishop attacks Howard's crime policy

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    The Bishop for Birmingham has attacked a

    Bishop attacks Howard's crime policy -11/8/04 The Bishop for Birmingham has attacked a new policy statement on criminal justice by the Conservative Leader Michael Howard, reports the BBC. Mr Howard said he wanted to do away with the "political...
  • August 6, 2004

    Request for more connection between theology and ethics

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    Pleasure at seeing theol

    Request for more connection between theology and ethics -6/8/04 Pleasure at seeing theological studies on issues like peace and violence as well as gender and sexuality located next to classic studies on baptism and ecclesiology was expressed by...
  • August 5, 2004

    Christians protest to remember Burma uprising

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    Burmese exiles and human rights ac

    Christians protest to remember Burma uprising -5/8/04 Burmese exiles and human rights activists will march from Berkeley Square, London W1 to the Burmese Embassy in Charles Street this Friday, in a re-enactment of the student demonstration in...