UK News Briefing

  • September 22, 2003

    Archbishop says criminal justice system is failing children

    -22/9/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, delivered a scathing attack on t

    Archbishop says criminal justice system is failing children -22/9/03 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, delivered a scathing attack on the criminal justice system this weekend in his most overtly political speech to date. In a sermon at...
  • September 22, 2003

    Archbishop tells Evangelicals to listen

    -22/9/03

    Recent political infighting and controversy around the issue of homosexuality had 'eaten out the he

    Archbishop tells Evangelicals to listen -22/9/03 Recent political infighting and controversy around the issue of homosexuality had ìeaten out the heartî of the Church of England, the Archbishop of York said today. Dr David Hopeís comments came as he...
  • September 22, 2003

    Campaigners react to call for limited restrictions on human cloning

    -22/9/03

    Pro-life campaigners have reacted today against a statement by Lord May

    Campaigners react to call for limited restrictions on human cloning -22/9/03 Pro-life campaigners have reacted today against a statement by Lord May branding the use of embryonic stem cells in research as another "demeaning" assault on early human...
  • September 19, 2003

    Evangelicals gather at Blackpool

    -19/9/03

    The Archbishop of Canterbury is set to face renewed pressure to resist the ordination of gay bishops as Ch

    Evangelicals gather at Blackpool -19/9/03 The Archbishop of Canterbury is set to face renewed pressure to resist the ordination of gay bishops as Church of England evangelicals gather in Blackpool. The great majority of evangelicals - who make up...
  • September 17, 2003

    Christian socialists announce party conference events

    -17/9/03

    The Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) has announced that it will be holding a series

    Christian socialists announce party conference events -17/9/03 The Christian Socialist Movement (CSM) has announced that it will be holding a series of events at this years Labour party conference. The conference which takes place from 28th Sept-Oct...
  • September 17, 2003

    Catholics demand role in Iraq government

    -17/9/03

    The 19 Chaldean Catholic bishops of Iraq have issued a demand to US civil administrator Paul Breme

    Catholics demand role in Iraq government -17/9/03 The 19 Chaldean Catholic bishops of Iraq have issued a demand to US civil administrator Paul Bremer asking to be included and represented in the country's new government institutions. The bishops...
  • September 16, 2003

    Failure at Cancun a blow for worlds poor

    -16/9/03

    The Catholic aid agency, CAFOD, has expressed deep regret at the failure of the World Trade Organi

    Failure at Cancun a blow for worlds poor -16/9/03 The Catholic aid agency, CAFOD, has expressed deep regret at the failure of the World Trade Organisation to clinch a deal on reviving the Doha development round of trade talks. CAFOD said that...
  • September 16, 2003

    Maluku Islands move towards peace

    -16/9/03

    People on the Maluku Islands of Indonesia celebrated another step towards peace as the Indonesian governm

    Maluku Islands move towards peace -16/9/03 People on the Maluku Islands of Indonesia celebrated another step towards peace as the Indonesian government lifted the civil emergency status in the region reports Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). The...
  • September 16, 2003

    Church Society calls for exclusion of episcopal church

    -16/9/03

    The Church Society has written to Primates in the Church of England calling for the

    Church Society calls for exclusion of episcopal church -16/9/03 The Church Society has written to Primates in the Church of England calling for the exclusion of the Episcopal Church, following its decision to consecrate gay clergyman Gene Robinson...
  • September 16, 2003

    IDS pushes compassionate conservatism theme

    -16/9/03

    Iain Duncan Smith accused Tony Blair yesterday of neglecting the poor and creating a more "uneq

    IDS pushes compassionate conservatism theme -16/9/03 Iain Duncan Smith accused Tony Blair yesterday of neglecting the poor and creating a more "unequal" society than under Margaret Thatcher or John Major. The leader of the Conservative Party spoke...