UK News Briefing

  • April 5, 2003

    Gulf summit to study place of scripture

    -5/4/03

    More details have emerged from Lambeth Palace about the "theological summit" that the Archbishop of Canterbury w

    Gulf summit to study place of scripture -5/4/03 More details have emerged from Lambeth Palace about the "theological summit" that the Archbishop of Canterbury will attend this week in the Gulf. The conference entitled "Building Bridges" takes place...
  • April 3, 2003

    Aid agency fears post-war sidelining of UN

    -4/4/2003

    Christian Aid has expressed its concerns that the UN will be sidelined by the US administration in a post-c

    Aid agency fears post-war sidelining of UN -4/4/2003 Christian Aid has expressed its concerns that the UN will be sidelined by the US administration in a post-conflict Iraq. The agencies director, Daleep Mukarji has said that he believes the UN must...
  • April 3, 2003

    Many Christians die in coalition bombing

    -4/4/2003

    Reports have emerged that Bartulla, a Christian village just 12 km from Mosul in the north of Iraq, was bombe

    Many Christians die in coalition bombing -4/4/2003 Reports have emerged that Bartulla, a Christian village just 12 km from Mosul in the north of Iraq, was bombed when Coalition planes hit the local Baíath Party headquarters on 31st march. Estimates...
  • April 3, 2003

    EU urged not to fund embryo experiments

    -3/4/2003

    European Catholic bishops have urged the European Union not to fund destructive research on human embryos.

    EU urged not to fund embryo experiments -3/4/2003 European Catholic bishops have urged the European Union not to fund destructive research on human embryos. The Commission of the Bishops of the European Community (COMECE) issued a statement at the...
  • April 3, 2003

    Blair to join ranks of Pope, Mandela and Mother Teresa

    -3/4/2003

    Tony Blair could soon join Mother Teresa Pope John Paul II and Nelson Mandela as a recipient

    Blair to join ranks of Pope, Mandela and Mother Teresa -3/4/2003 Tony Blair could soon join Mother Teresa Pope John Paul II and Nelson Mandela as a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal. The United States Congress is set to award him the highest...
  • April 3, 2003

    Instant sermons at the click of a mouse

    -3/4/2003

    Theology at the click of a mouse is a service now being provided by Lastminutesermon.com

    The Church of E

    Instant sermons at the click of a mouse -3/4/2003 Theology at the click of a mouse is a service now being provided by Lastminutesermon.com The Church of England lay reader, Bob Austin, has launched an online sermon service for vicars who find...
  • April 2, 2003

    Catholic theologian arrives in Baghdad

    -2/4/2003

    A Catholic theologian has arrived in Baghdad, hoping to take a stand with Iraqi civilians in the midst of th

    Catholic theologian arrives in Baghdad -2/4/2003 A Catholic theologian has arrived in Baghdad, hoping to take a stand with Iraqi civilians in the midst of the war. Jim Douglass, who has written four books on the theology of non-violence, has also...
  • April 2, 2003

    German President criticises Bush's 'divine mission'

    -2/4/2003

    The German President, Johannes Rau, who is a leading figure in the Rheinland Evangelical Chu

    German President criticises Bush's 'divine mission' -2/4/2003 The German President, Johannes Rau, who is a leading figure in the Rheinland Evangelical Church and the son of a revivalist preacher, has criticised George Bush for claiming a ìdivine...
  • April 2, 2003

    Archbishop to attend theological summit in Gulf

    -2/04/2004

    The Archbishop of Canterbury is to fly to the Gulf next week for a theological summit of Christian

    Archbishop to attend theological summit in Gulf -2/04/2004 The Archbishop of Canterbury is to fly to the Gulf next week for a theological summit of Christian and Muslim leaders, reports the Daily Telegraph. Dr Rowan Williams is leading a Christian...
  • April 1, 2003

    Aids 'may be God's challenge to care'

    -1/03/2003

    The South African health minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, has said that Aids may be an opportunity pro

    Aids 'may be God's challenge to care' -1/03/2003 The South African health minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, has said that Aids may be an opportunity provided by God for South Africa to care for its people. Launching an interfaith initiative to...