UK News Briefing

  • February 28, 2003

    Deaths of servicemen raise difficult questions

    -31/3/2003

    As the first coffins of British servicemen killed in Iraq begin to return home, churches across the

    Deaths of servicemen raise difficult questions -31/3/2003 As the first coffins of British servicemen killed in Iraq begin to return home, churches across the country are having to face many difficult questions relating to life, death, peace and war...
  • February 28, 2003

    TV series to explore experience of gay clergy

    -31/3/2003

    Tonight sees the start of a television series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Church of E

    TV series to explore experience of gay clergy -31/3/2003 Tonight sees the start of a television series that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Church of England, and will give an insight into the current debates about homosexual clergy. According...
  • February 28, 2003

    Tories to highlight role of churches

    -26/3/2003

    The Conservative Party is holding a summit aimed at highlighting the role that the voluntary sector contribut

    Tories to highlight role of churches -26/3/2003 The Conservative Party is holding a summit aimed at highlighting the role that the voluntary sector contributes to British society, including many churches and faith groups. The conference will also...
  • February 28, 2003

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq

    -29/3/2003

    Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of rep

    Christian minorities fear reprisals over Iraq -29/3/2003 Vulnerable Christian minorities in Iraq and across the Islamic world are living with the fear of reprisals from Islamic extremists who associate them with the ëChristianí West a Christian...
  • February 28, 2003

    Archbishop laments lack of alternatives to war

    -25/3/2003

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has questioned the polarisation of debate over Iraq and questioned why

  • February 28, 2003

    The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possessed by demons could increase the stigma associated with psychiatric illness.

    Church of Scotland warned over mental health - The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possessed by demons could increase the stigma associated with psychiatric...
  • February 28, 2003

    Church of Scotland warned over mental health

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    The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possess

    Church of Scotland warned over mental health - The Church of Scotland has been warned by mental health campaigners that a group set up to help people who believe they are possessed by demons could increase the stigma associated with psychiatric...
  • February 26, 2003

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Isma'il, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

    Christian convert killed in Iraq - Ziwar Muhammad Ismaíil, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern. The tragedy seems to be part of a growing hostility towards...
  • February 26, 2003

    Christian convert killed in Iraq

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    Ziwar Muhammad Isma'il, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern.

    Christian convert killed in Iraq - Ziwar Muhammad Ismaíil, a Christian convert from a Muslim background, has been shot and killed for his faith, according to Middle East Concern. The tragedy seems to be part of a growing hostility towards...
  • February 16, 2003

    US church leaders challenge PM's 'moral case'

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    An ecumenical delegation of U.S.

    US church leaders challenge PM's 'moral case' - An ecumenical delegation of U.S. church leaders that will meet with the Prime Minister this week, looks set to challenge the Prime Ministerís ëmoral caseí for regime change in Iraq through military...